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  • Join us for a Christmas Concert

    Enjoy an afternoon of music and celebrate the holidays at BG's Christmas Concert! The concert will feature BG's band and chorus as well as the middle school and elementary bands. The concert will be held on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m. in BG's gymnasium. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Come out and support BG's talented musicians! 

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  • See What's on BG's Christmas List

    Give BG students the gift of a world-class education this Christmas! Keep reading to see what's on Bishop Guilfoyle's Christmas wish list.

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  • Fall and Spring 2018 Purple and Gold Newsletter

    Check out the new edition of the Purple and Gold Magazine for Spring and Fall 2018.

    You can find it here: Spring Fall 2018

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  • Meet BG’s Trustees: Scott Durbin

    Scott Durbin, member of the Bishop Guilfoyle Board of Trustees and leader of a successful construction company, has volunteerism in his blood. Read more to learn how Durbin is giving back to BG!

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  • Popular Pre-AP Program Yielding Student Success

    Four years ago, Bishop Guilfoyle opened its doors to seventh and eighth graders for the first time. The students formed the inaugural class of BG’s Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) Preparatory Program. BG began the program in response to the many parents and gifted students who were searching for accelerated programs for middle school students. BG’s program is the first of its kind in the Altoona area. Keep reading to learn what the inaugural class of Pre-Ap students are doing now.

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  • BG Students Serve their Community

    Bishop Guilfoyle is proud to have students that act with integrity and serve their community both in and outside the classroom. Read more to learn how students are serving their community! 

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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.


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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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