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ICSF Dinner Gala Raises $3.3M to Support Inner-City Catholic Schools
Every school day, more than 4,000 students in 82 of the Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Boston don their uniforms, clutch their backpacks and get to do something extraordinary: learn.
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Program Seeks to Foster Future School Leaders
“Quality leadership is essential to the long-term success of Catholic education and we are thrilled to support this comprehensive program. Catholic schools are blessed with committed teachers and administrators, but without programs like this, opportunities for professional development can be limited” – CSF executive director Mike Reardon.
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CSF Leadership Program
In collaboration with the Catholic Schools office, the CSF Leadership Program is designed to develop the next generation of dynamic, effective, mission-driven school leaders. One of the key components of the CSF Leadership Program is providing year-long apprenticeships for aspiring principals to prepare them for school leadership roles. Read more about our new Apprentice Principals!Click Here to Meet our Apprentices
Scholarship helped girl chase dream
“We are very thankful to those who helped our parents pay for our tuition. While we will continue to learn and grow, we will never forget the values that we learned at Saint Columbkille, and how much this school has done for our family,” Elizabeth Kudinova
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Martinez’s Experience with ICSF Comes Full Circle
“Because of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, I can quote the great Kevin Garnett and say that “Anything is possible!” Jason Martinez
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Meet ICSF Dinner Speaker, Jay Carreiro
“Marian High School senior Januario “Jay” Carreiro is preparing to give the biggest speech of his young life; tomorrow night he will address the donors to the Catholic scholarship fund that gave him the private school education of his immigrant parents’ dreams.” -The Boston HeraldRead More
CSF Honored by Celtics During Catholic Schools Week
The Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) launched Catholic Schools Week by treating 75 Catholic high schoolers and their chaperones to a Celtics game on Jan. 27.
“This is really cool,” smiled Dardompre. “I’ve never been to a Celtics game before, so for me this is more special than I could have ever imagined.”
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The most diverse Massachusetts high schools
“I see anecdotally, in schools that have this diverse makeup that community is stronger and more intentional,” she said. “The thing about Catholic schools, they have universal Catholicity, an umbrella under which all these communities are celebrated.” – Megan Adzima, Director or Partnerships and Allocations at the Catholic Schools Foundation
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Lowell Catholic students guide the next generation
“Through a grant from the Catholic Schools Foundation, seventh- and eighth-graders from Catholic schools across Greater Lowell have been active participants in a series of leadership retreats held at Lowell Catholic.”
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ICSF Dinner Celebration Raises Over $3 Million to Support Catholic Education
“Every school day, students at Sacred Heart School in Roslindale don their uniforms and prepare themselves to learn. Led by principal Monica Haldiman, the students in grades K-0 through 8 are taught to “Dream Big,” as the school’s motto asserts.
For 139 of these students, this would not be possible without the Inner City Scholarship Fund (ICSF). The ICSF provides partial scholarships to these students, 73 percent of whom come from single-parent households.
On April 14, the ICSF held its 26th Annual Dinner Celebration at the Marriott Copley Hotel in Boston. The event, attended by over 1,000 people, helped raise over $3.15 million, according to Gina Rindfleisch, development officer of the Catholic Schools Foundation, the organization that oversees the ICSF.” – The Boston PilotRead More