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Sparkling celebrations held to mark school’s Diamond Jubilee

December 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

STAFF and pupils of Our Lady of the Annunciation Primary School in Merrylee, Glasgow, joined together to celebrate the school’s Diamond Jubilee. First known as Friarton primary school, it opened its doors in 1956 to 73 students with Mary Cairney as headteacher, and served Holy Cross and St Mirren’s parishes, becoming Our Lady of the Annunciation Primary School in 1969. The school has since added an annexe and now teaches more than 200 pupils, with 11 teachers. To mark the school’s milestone, pupils have been learning about how life is different today compared to life across the years since the school opened, ... continue reading.

Silver jubilee brings together the people—and nationalities—of Maryhill parish

November 18th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Immaculate Conception parish in Glasgow celebrated the silver jubilee of its current church building with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia on November 9. ... continue reading.


New St Aloysius’ head aims to take school back to roots

November 11th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE new headteacher of St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow says he wants the school to expand its bursary provision to take it back to its roots serving ‘the children of migrant workers.’... continue reading.

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Chloe waves goodbye to flowing locks for charity

September 30th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

CHLOE Carmichael, an S4 pupil at St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School in East Kilbride put herself through a hair raising experience—chopping ten inches off her locks to raise money for cancer charities.... continue reading.

Holyrood marks 80 years of progress

September 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ARCHBISHOP Philip Tartaglia joined current and former pupils and staff of Holyrood Secondary School as the school community marked its 80th anniversary.... continue reading.

Catholic education about critical engagement, Archbishop says

September 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia has told teachers to dismiss criticisms of Catholic education as a ‘production line’ to produce ‘brainwashed Catholics,’ insisting it is instead a critical engagement with the mystery of faith.... continue reading.

Teacher prepares for month-long stint in Malawi

August 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Dan McGinty and Amanda Connelly... continue reading.

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