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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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  • A Fond Farewell to Our Treasured Retirees!

    The BG family says goodbye to familiar faces we know and love!

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  • Distinguished Alum Appears at Live Your Best Life Lecture Series

    The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Alumni Association was proud to have Robert J. Tribeck, a 1987 BG graduate, as the featured speaker for the Live Your Best Life Lecture assembly, which was held on Sept. 20 at BG. Tribeck graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in economics from Penn State University in 1991, and a Juris Doctor degree, with highest distinction, from the Ohio Northern University, Pettit College of Law, in 1994. Upon graduation from law school, he was appointed to a federal judicial clerkship with the honorable William W. Caldwell of the United States District Court for the Middle

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  • 2017 Annual Scholarship Breakfast

    Check out some photos of our recent scholarship breakfast! Students benefiting from the generosity of donors like you gather once a year to thank those making a difference in their lives.

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  • Leadership Program Helps BG Students Take Action

    The Blair County Youth Leadership Program is designed to help high school students in their sophomore year develop their—you guessed it—leadership skills. The program was developed by the Blair County Chamber of Commerce and has been active for over a decade.

    During the spring of a student’s freshman year, they complete an application along with an essay and letters of recommendation. From there, students are chosen at random to make up a leadership class for the following year. Most Blair County schools will have at least two representatives.

    Current Bishop Guilfoyle students enrolled in the program include Olivia Butler and

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  • Fall Sports Season is in Full Swing!

    If there’s one thing that sets Bishop Guilfoyle athletics apart from other schools, it’s the amount of participation among students, staff, coaches and alumni. “We have about 85 percent of our student body involved in athletics, most of them in multiple sports,” said BG principal Joan Donnelly.

    If the students aren’t involved in more than one sport, they are often involved in other extracurriculars, such as the peer ministry group or the drama club. This involvement has led to both academic and athletic successes.

    The football team, for example, has earned some definite bragging rights—three consecutive state titles and 50

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  • BG Alum, Firefighter Takes on Rare Cancer

    Jordan Wiley, a Bishop Guilfoyle graduate, discovered something we all seek and few of us ever find - his passion and his purpose in life. He had been training, sacrificing and working hard for it for the last seven years.

    He was completely fulfilled and living out his dream as a firefighter/paramedic in the District of Columbia Fire & EMS Department.

    About 12 weeks after starting his dream job however, it all came to a screeching halt, when a gastrointestinal specialist at the Cleveland Clinic discovered a cancer mass at the base of his abdomen. The prognosis was not good.

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  • Students' Take on BG Tech

    Over the last few years, smart technology has become a crucial element in educational programs and a huge benefit to students as a learning tool, and the same holds true at Bishop Guilfoyle. As an institution, we've brought iPads to our classrooms, enabling students to learn more efficiently both during school hours and at home.

    We asked the students if they feel having iPads available to them in class has benefited them or heightened their academic performance.

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  • Program Benefits Students Both at Home and Abroad

    Bishop Guilfoyle offers education and enrollment to international students, so that students from all around the world can have the opportunity to experience everything BG has to offer, all while getting a real taste of American culture.

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