Purple & Gold Magazine

The Purple & Gold alumni magazine is published twice a year for alumni and friends of the school. We welcome your story ideas and suggestions! Submit ideas to Kim Irwin at development@bguilfoyle.org for consideration.

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Marauder Team Captain Represents BG at White House Graduation Ceremony

BG’s 2020 class hasn’t had a traditional graduation ceremony, but one standout graduate had the honor of a lifetime when he was invited to participate in a graduation ceremony at the White House. Thanks to BG alumnus Mary Foor, who works for the Archdiocese of...

Missing Our BG Family

First and foremost, I am so proud of our school community for its response during the current statewide shutdown that is keeping most of us at home. BG’s teachers and students have built on their experiences and used hard work and ingenuity to keep our school year...

A Better, Stronger BG Emerging Through Challenges

Loyal alumni and supporters, BG is being tested by this pandemic, which is a major challenge for every school across the country. It has not been easy to continue educating students well, so I wanted to write to you to share how thrilled we are at BG’s performance...

Spring Purple & Gold is Here

The Purple & Gold Magazine will be coming off press, and this issue just might show up in some unexpected places around the Altoona area! In the meantime, you can enjoy this advance copy! √  Find out how students and faculty are handling the transition to remote...