Archive: January, 2012
The Comcast Network has announced that it will air eight high school boys’ basketball games over the next six weeks, starting with a game featuring perennial powerhouse and defending state champion Chester.
Jan. 17: Chester at Penn Wood, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 19: Simon Gratz at Math Civics & Sciences, 6 p.m.
Jan. 29: Lehigh Valley Hoop Group Showcase. Allentown Central Catholic vs. Council Rock North, 1 p.m.; Neumann-Goretti vs. South Shore, 2:45; St. Benedict’s (N.J.) vs. Constitution, 4:30; Parkland at Scranton, 6:15.
Feb. 9: Holy Spirit at Rancocas Valley, 6 p.m.
Feb. 16: Pitman at Williamstown, 5:30 p.m.
By Jenn Wright
SCIENCE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
High school is complicated enough as it is. In 11th grade this year, applying to college and getting my academic act together, I would know. Imagining having to practically switch schools and start over makes me unsteady.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to announce this week that several Catholic high schools in the area will close or consolidate. Which ones is not yet known.
Depending on the school spirit of an individual, the first thought may be something along the lines of “Why my school?” As the realization sets in that it is actually happening after the current school year, questions about the future are infinite.