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Catholic Schools Week Celebrated

Local Catholic elementary schools have plenty planned.

St. Pius X School in Broomall
St. Pius X School in Broomall

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will celebrate Catholic Schools Week Sunday through Feb. 1 and local Catholic elementary schools have plenty planned.

Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of the values-centered, faith-filled education that students receive in Catholic elementary, secondary and special education schools, according to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

This year's theme is "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service."

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Saint Anastasia School in Newtown Square, student council members and parent volunteers will deliver baked goods and cards made by the students as a "thank you" to various members of the community including: the local police and fire Departments, post office, the Marple Public Library and the Saint Anastasia convent and rectory. This is a 10-year tradition at the school during Catholic Schools Week.

St. Annie's will also hold a Open House for new families from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 29. Find more details here

St. Pius X School in Broomall will hold an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tour the school, see student projects on display, stop by the Book Fair, listen to the choir and band, and meet Pius families. New student registration will also take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Jan. 26. 

St. Pius will also host their Grandparents/Special Person Day for coffee and donuts on Jan. 27. Find more details on the week's events here.  

St. Mary Magdalen School in Media will hold an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26 and Monday, Jan. 27 from 9-10 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Find more details here. 


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