Campus Life

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Students Run Philly Style by Julia Tran ’20

“I’m not signing this contract. It’s a waste of time, just focus on your studies and get As,” my dad said as he furrowed his brows and handed me back the contract for Students Run Philly Style (SRPS). As you can see, my dad wasn’t amused about the idea of me joining a running club […]

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Students Exceed Expectations for 2019 Fashion Show

Education is the foundation for anyone who wants to make a difference in this world, and extracurricular activities are an important part of that education. For Javon Hitson ‘20 and Naomi Karnuah’s ‘20—copresidents of West Catholic Prep’s Fashion Club—producing a successful fashion show for their friends, family and peers at West meant a lot, both […]

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Caring For The Whole Student

Catholic Education, especially a Lasallian education, has always been focused on caring for the whole child. Providing students support outside of the classroom—helping them spiritually, socially, and emotionally— has been an integral component of a West Catholic education, and even more so today. When Principal Kelly Lanza thinks about students excelling in math or reading, […]

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A Letter From The President

This June, our school is sending forth its 100th class of graduates! I often tell our young people that they stand on the shoulders of the many West Catholic “giants” who have come before them. I am very proud of our seniors for the contribution that they have made to the West Catholic legacy. In […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Meet West Catholic’s Brother Dave

I knew I was meant to be a teacher when… I first taught English as a second language in college. Growing up I wanted to be…. a landscape architect or marine biologist. Teaching at West Catholic has taught me…to think outside the box. My favorite West Catholic tradition is…. West’s integration of different nationalities, faiths […]

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West Catholic Prep Partners with University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center To Bolster After-School Programming

Last year, The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships approached West Catholic Prep with an exciting grant opportunity to fund and expand current and new after-school activities for students. Since then, the center began working with school administration and then with Justin Bangs, Director of Student Life at West Catholic Prep, upon his […]