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  • Student will Make an Impact with Girl Scout Project

    BG student Julia Cacciotti is a girl scout ambassador currently working toward her Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting, recognizing girls who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through remarkable Take Action projects that have sustainable impact in their communities and beyond. Find out how Julia's project will impact the BG community!

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  • Join us for the John Conlon Memorial Tailgate

    Fun for alumni, fans, families and friends, the annual John Conlon Memorial Tailgate is planned for Saturday, October 6, before the Homecoming game. Get details!

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  • Congratulations to BG Graduates from Blair County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Youth Program

    Congratulations to Bishop Guilfoyle students Olivia Butler and Michael Montecalvo who recently graduated from the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Youth Program!

    The program works to develop the leadership potential of high school students in Blair County as well as educate the students about the county’s heritage, culture and work force opportunities. It aims to instill a sense of civic pride and community involvement in the students by teaching them to make a positive difference in their communities and offering hands-on learning experiences.

    The curriculum includes an overnight retreat, monthly sessions on community-focused topics and a class project.

    Congratulations

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  • Join us for the 1st Annual Bishop Guilfoyle Marauder Golf Outing & Dinner

    Join us Friday, Aug. 17 for the first annual Bishop Guilfoyle Marauder Golf Outing & Dinner at the Park Hills Golf Club in Altoona!

    The event kicks off with registration at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. The tournament begins at 1 p.m. and is immediately followed by cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. During the dinner reception, we’ll be holding a putting contest for anyone in attendance for a nominal fee. Cash prizes are awarded for top finishers.

    Tournament proceeds are used to fund scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need, as well as to

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  • Strong Faith as Important as Strong Academics: How the foundation of a Catholic education is helping BG grad excel at Harvard

    Did you know one of our alumni went on to Harvard? Andrew Irwin, class of ‘17, is a freshman at the university.

    He is studying economics and is a starting linebacker for the football team. We recently caught up with Andrew to learn more about his journey and what helped him along the way.

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  • Discovering Gifts Outside the Classroom

    There is no shortage of opportunities for our students to get involved outside the classroom. Anyone looking to explore their talents, interests and abilities — whether in sports, academic clubs or community service — can get involved in one of 28 clubs and organizations.

    In fact, many students are involved in a variety of activities. Students Luke Yanoshak, Sarah Zakrzwski and Kenta Okada are taking advantage of the vast opportunities BG offers. 

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  • Educating the Whole Student

    Between AP courses, Dual Enrollment options and an extensive list of extracurricular activities and electives beyond required courses, there’s no denying that our students get a top-notch education. But our mission goes beyond that.

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  • BG opens training center

    BG held the grand opening of the new Anthony J. and Nora E. Misitano Center of Athletic Performance recently, before 100 families and school supporters.

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  • Alumni Update: A Life Dedicated to Service

    Nate Callahan, a freshman at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, is already ahead of his peers. When selecting his first-year courses, Nate registered with a sophomore status thanks to the 14 credits he took with him from his Bishop Guilfoyle education. The Dual Enrollment and AP courses set Nate up for educational success, while his extracurriculars taught him valuable life lessons he can implement in his day-to-day. The emphasis on community and service at BG is reflected in his participation with the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and a continued drive to help others.

    “BG has definitely set me up well.

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  • BG Signing Day: Student Athletes Feel Ready for College Competition

    At Bishop Guilfoyle, it’s becoming a tradition to have two tables set up for National Signing Day to accommodate all our talented student athletes! This year, there were seven student athletes present.

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  • Championship Caliber Basketball: When a Loss is a Victory

    When an opposing coach is so impressed that he is moved to publicly compliment an opponent, you know that opponent is something special.

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  • BG Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

    Held once a year, Catholic Schools Week is a chance for Bishop Guilfoyle to celebrate what makes the Catholic education experience unique, as well as the aspects that connects it to other Catholic schools all across the country.
     
    Running from this Sunday, Jan. 28, to Friday, Feb. 2, this year’s CSW focuses on the theme: “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

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  • December Brings BG’s Choir and New Chorus Director to the Stage

    The BG choral group not only holds its annual Christmas concert, but spreads the cheer into the community with a performance for residents of the Garvey Manor Nursing Home.

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  • The 12 Days of BG Christmas

    The 12 Days of BG Christmas is a chance for the BG community to celebrate the Christmas season in a special way, each day leading up to Christmas vacation, whether that’s a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus, or cookies and milk at lunch. This year, for the first time, students are receiving a virtual school day for one of the 12 days.

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  • Record-Breaking Generosity This Thanksgiving

    The Pope Francis Challenge, overseen by Religion teacher Robert Sutton, began in the wake of World Youth Day, in 2013, when Pope Francis challenged young Catholics worldwide to go out and do something special in their local diocese.

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