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Gesu in the News

1/26/2023 Philly – Sarah Huffman
12/15/2022 CBS3 Philadelphia

11/1/2022 ScoopUSA News 

10/21/2022 Catholic Philly – Photos by Sarah Webb

10/18/2022 Compilation of Coverage from 6abc Action News, CBS Philly, Fox 29 News, NBC 10 News 

12/17/2021 Catholic Philly – Gina Christian
9/14/2021 ScoopUSA News – Marcus Arthur

Catholic schools fill backpacks, throw party for fellow students
9/3/2021 Catholic Philly 

Meet Philly’s new Youth Poet Laureate: ‘Everyone has a story to tell’
7/2/2021 Philadelphia Inquirer – Kristen A. Graham

Andre’a R. talks youth poet laureate role, plans for the future
7/23/2021 Philadelphia Tribune – Chanel Hill, Tribune Staff Writer

North Philly student named city’s youth poet laureate
7/1/2021 Metro Philadelphia – Jack Tomczuk

Little Flower senior named Phila.’s youth poet laureate
7/28/2021 Catholic Philly – Gina Christian

Free Library of Philadelphia: Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate Webpage

PHENND (Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development): Philadelphia’s New Youth Poet Laureate

6/9/2021 6abc Action News
6/2/2021 ScoopUSA News – Marcus Arthur
11/12/2020 The Philadelphia Tribune – Fatoumata Nabie Fofana, Tribune Correspondent
11/11/2020 Catholic Philly

5/22/2020 Catholic Philly – Lou Baldwin

11/9/2019 KYW Newsradio - Cherri Gregg

12/14/2018 – 6 ABC Action News

11/7/2018 – Main Line Media News – Bruce Adams

11/29/2018 – Philadelphia Inquirer and – Maureen Fitzgerald, For the Inquirer

11/7/2018 – The Philadelphia Tribune

11/2/2018 – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – Philadelphia Sun Staff

11/1/2018 – The Philadelphia Tribune 

10/25/2018 – Philadelphia Inquirer and – Maureen Fitzgerald, For the Inquirer

10/18/2018 – Catholic Star Herald - Edward F. Beckett

9/21/2018 – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – Philadelphia Sun Staff

9/28/2018 – The Philadelphia Tribune – Tribune Staff Report

7/31/2018 – SB Nation – Christian D'Andrea

3/21/2018  – 3/27/2018  – City Suburban News, Year 33, No. 28

See article on page 6. Published 3/20/2018

2/22/2018 – KYW NewsRadio and CBS Philly – Hadas Kuznits

Gesu School Concludes Youngest Scholars Summer Program
8/9/2017 – 8/15/2017 – City Suburban News, Year 32, No. 48
See article on page 7. Published 8/8/2017

Gesu School Concludes Youngest Scholars Summer Program
8/4/2017 – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – Philadelphia Sun Staff

2017 Gesu School Graduation
6/25/2017 (print Cause & Celebration) and 6/25/2017 (online) – The Philadelphia Inquirer and – Maggie Henry Corcoran

Gesu School Celebrates the Graduation of 44 Bright Minds
6/15/2017 The Philadelphia Sunday Sun - Philadelphia Sun Staff

Community Gathers to Support N. Philly's Gesu School
6/2/2017 - The Philadelphia Tribune - Tribune Staff Report

James Higgins Receives Gesu School’s Spirit Medal
5/30/2017 - Langhorne Ledger 

2017 Gesu School Gala
5/28/2017 (print Cause & Celebration) and 5/27/2017 (online) – The Philadelphia Inquirer and – Maggie Henry Corcoran

Gladwyne Philanthropist Being Honored For Supporting Inner-City Education
5/9/2017 - Bryn Mawr Patch - Max Bennett

Catholic School Provides Former Student New Inspiration
12/23/2016 – The Philadelphia Tribune – Ryanne Persinger

Commentary: Expanded Tax-Credit Program Good for Philly Schoolchildren
11/3/2016  – The Philadelphia Inquirer and – by Gesu School President and CEO, Bryan Carter

The Little School That Does
7/9/2016  – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – Denise Clay

Gesu School's 2016 Graduation 

Gesu School Class of 2016
6/15/2016 – 6 ABC Action News

Gesu School Celebrates Graduation
6/22/2016 – 6/28/2016 – City Suburban News, Year 31, No. 42

See article on page 8.

2016 Gesu Gala 

Gesu Gala 
6/5/2016 (print) and 6/6/2016 (online) – The Philadelphia Inquirer and – Maggie Henry Corcoran

Gesu School’s Gala Raises $371,000, Honors Archdiocesan Pastor
5/18/16 –

Annual Gesu Gala Raises More Than $371,000
5/13/16 – The Philadelphia Tribune The Philadelphia Tribune Staff Report

Gesu School Raises More Than $371,000 at Annual Fundraising Gala
5/13/16 – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff

Haddonfield Resident Receives Award for Supporting North Philadelphia Gesu School
4/27/2016 – The Haddonfield Sun – Brigit Bauma

Priest to Be Presented with Gesu Spirit Medal
4/15/16  – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff 

Black Priest Gets Top Honor from Catholic School
4/22/2016 – The Philadelphia Tribune – Arlene Edmonds

Father Stephen Thorne to Receive Gesu School Award
4/13/2016 –

Community Raises $57,000 in One Day to Support Education in North Philadelphia
5/4/2016 – 5/10/2016 – City Suburban News, Year 31, No. 35

World Tennis Day Clinic with Tennis Hall of Fame Coach, Nick Bollettieri and Down the Line and Beyond Foundation

3/9/2016 – Fox 29 News Good Day Philadelphia – Jenn Frederick

Nick Bollettieri Coaches Local Tennis Players
3/9/2016 – Fox 29 News Good Day Philadelphia – Jenn Frederick

3/9/2016 – Fox 29 News WTXF

Week of 3/7/2016 – NBC 10 News 

Tennis Hall of Famer Teaches Philly Students
3/14/2016 – NBC 10 News 

Legendary Tennis Coach Serves Some Inspiring Advice to Young Players
3/9/2016 – CBS Philly – Justin Udo

3/9/2016 – Noticiero 62 Telemundo

Haverford Based Group Down The Line and Beyond and Tennis Icon Nick Bollettieri Make Perfect Pair
3/29/2016 – Main Line Media News – By Eddie Levin for Digital First Media

Dancing with the Students Finale at Gesu School 

12/21/2015 – PHL 17 Action News

Gesu School’s 2015 Christmas Concert 

12/18/2015 – 6 ABC Action News

Rosemont, Gesu form educational partnership
11/12/2015 – The Philadelphia Inquirer  Khalil Williams

Gesu School's 2015 Symposium on Transforming Inner-City Education

Gesu School symposium looks at violence in the media
11/11/2015 –

Symposium aims to help students understand what they see, read and hear in news media
11/6/2015 – KYW NewsRadio and CBS Philly – John McDevitt

Coverage of Gesu School and Dancing with the Students - Gesu School at the 2015 World Meeting of Families 

Lopez: ‘Simple messages' often the most important
10/7/2015 – The Herald-News – Kathryn Jean Lopez 

The Pope and gospel power: An invitation of a lifetime didn’t end with wheels-up to Rome
10/5/2015 – National Review Online – Kathryn Jean Lopez

Simple messages are often the most important
10/2/2015 – The Citizen – Kathryn Lopez

These North Philly kids did the tango for the Pope
10/2/2015 – Philadelphia Magazine online – Rob DiRienzo

CNN Coverage of Dancing with the Students and Gesu School at World Meeting of Families

9/26/2015 – CNN Live Stream

It takes more than two to tango for Pope Francis
9/26/2015 – Washington Post (originally in Religion News Service) - Madi Alexander

It takes more than two to tango for Pope Francis
9/26/2015 - Religion News Service - Madi Alexander

Fox 29 News Live Broadcast of Dancing with the Students at Gesu School

9/22/2015 -- Fox 29 News Good Day Philadelphia -- Jennifer Joyce 

North Philadelphia Students Ready to Dance at Fesitval of Families

9/21/2015 -- CBS 3 Philly Morning News -- Jan Carabeo 

These Penn Relays competitors are running for the ages
4/22/2015 – and Philadelphia Daily News – Drew McQuade 

The long and short of some interesting names at Penn Relays
4/22/2015 - and Philadelphia Daily News – Drew McQuade, Matthew Hall / Staff Photographer

North Philly school hosts holocaust-related play
3/21/2015 - Jewish Exponent -  Michael Elkin

Gesu Gospel Choir Featured on Fox 29 News

12/24/14 -- Fox 29 News

Gesu School’s 2015 Graduation

6/12/2015 - 6 ABC Action News

Gesu School's 2014 Graduation

6/11/2014 – PHL 17 Action News

A Major Milestone for a Boy Scout in Philadelphia

5/9/2014 – CBS 3

Social Captial feature on Bryan Carter: "Pope Francis will have an impact on Catholics and non-Catholics."
2/21/2014 – Philadelphia Business Journal – Dell Poncet

Philadelphia Freedom Festival visits local elementary schools
2/11/2014 – ABC 6 Action News – Lisa Thomas-Laury
Local school sends a special message to Pope Francis (audio clip)
Local school sends a special message to Pope Francis (text)
1/31/2014 – KYW NewRadio and CBS Philly - Steve Tawa

Catholic Schools Week card to Pope

1/31/2014 – NBC 10

Catholic Schools Week card to Pope

1/31/2014 – ABC 6 Action News

Philadelphia's 10 most outstanding board directors
1/16/2014 – Philadelphia Business Journal - Staff

Gesu School Christmas concert

12/18/2013 – PHL 17 Action News

With grit, youths escape inner-city travails
12/8/2013 – The Philadelphia Inquirer - Rosemary McDonough

PHOTOS: Summer school excursion educates Class of '13 Debs
9/26/2013 – The Main Line Times - Joan Bang

The Gesu School hosts its 7th annual gala
7/17/2013 – The Main Line Times - Maggie Henry Cocoran
Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta interview
5/11/2013 – ABC 6 Action News

Local “hero” teachers to be honored
3/14/2013 – Philadelphia Tribune - Damon C. Williams

Bryn Mawr Trust continues to support Gesu School
3/1/2013 – The Main Line Times and The Bryn Mawr Patch

Schools aren’t just for Catholics
2/1/2013 – Philadelphia Daily News – Op-ed by president Bryan Carter
Gesu School pep rally to kick off Catholic Schools Week
1/28/2013 – 6 ABC Action News

Mission Schools
1/26/2013 – The Philadelphia Inquirer – Letter to the editor by president Bryan Carter

Sr. Ellen awarded The Robert Molyneux, S.J. Award by Saint Joseph’s University Center for Catholic and Urban Education
1/30/2013 – 6 ABC Action News at 10 p.m. on PHL 17

Symposium highlights need to keep Gesu education alive
12/22/2012 – The Main Line Times – Rosemary McDonough
Gesu School Christmas concert
12/20/2012 – ABC 6 Action News
Gesu School Christmas concert
12/20/2012 – ABC 6 Action News at 10 p.m. on PHL 17

A new mission for Catholic Schools
12/5/2012 – The Philadelphia Inquirer – Op-ed by president Bryan Carter

PA tax credit aid for schools of to a slow start
9/3/2012 – The Philadelphia Inquirer – Dan Hardy

Sustaining Urban Catholic Education
Summer 2012 – SJU Magazine – Dan Wisniewski

Gesu School brings hope to inner-city kids
5/24/2012  - The Main Line Times - Maggie Henry Corcoran
Trash can basketball in North Philadelphia school
5/29/2012 -  ABC 6 Action News  -  Shirleen Allicot
Bryn Mawr Trust supports Gesu School
5/10/2012 – Main Line Times and the 4/4/2012 - Bryn Mawr Patch
Robert McAlaine – People on the Move
4/3/2012 – The Philadelphia Business Journal

Union of Charity Ball and Gesu in a League of its own
12/4/2011 — The Main Line Times by Joan Bang

What will we need to educate inner-city children in the 21st century
11/16/2011 — The Main Line Times by Rosemary McDonough

Bryn Mawr Trust awards $1,500 scholarship
6/22/2011 – Main Line Times

Gesu School’s Beck, pioneer in Philadelphia private Catholic education, is retiring
5/23/2011 — The Philadelphia Inquirer by Martha Woodall

Gesu School continues empowering children despite the odds
5/15/2011 — The Main Line Times by Maggie Henry Corcoran

Christine Beck to be awarded as she retires as Gesu head
4/20/2011 — The Main Line Times

Curbing school violence: a recipe for success
4/2011 — Momentum, the Official Journal of the National Catholic Educational Association by Sr. Patricia McGrenra, IHM

Orchestra brings interlude to Philly schools
1/3/2011 — WHYY/NewsWorks by Peter Crimmins

Philadelphia Orchestra members visit area schools
1/3/2011 — KYW Newsradio 1060 by Steve Tawa

Entrepreneurial Bryn Mawr couple pledges $1 million to inner-city school
12/14/2010 — The Main Line Times by Halimah Barnett

Malvern man to be honored for his contributions to saving a struggling school
12/3/2010 — The Main Line Times by Halimah Barnett

Gesu gets $1 million pledge for scholarships
12/3/2010 — The Philadelphia Inquirer by Martha Woodall

Reading program has tail to tell
5/27/2009 — The Philadelphia Daily News by Morgan Zalot

Gesu School awards Spirit Medal
5/11/2009 — The Bulletin by Lily Williams

They’re all ears — and four legs
4/23/2009 — The Philadelphia Inquirer by Daniel Rubin

The Gesu School’s inaugural speaker series
4/23/2009 — The Bulletin

Youngest Scholars program let’s pupils’ light shine
7/24/2008 — The Philadelphia Daily News by Nicole Norfleet

Maryland Province, Gesu School, sign agreement
6/2008 — National Jesuit News by Karen Witiw

Redefining “community” to benefit inner-city students
11/2006 — Momentum, the Official Journal of the National Catholic Educational Association by Christine Beck

A model school: how Philadelphia’s Gesu School is remaking inner-city education
2004 — Villiger Press by Jerrold Footlick

The Gesu School Story
1/1996 — Crisis Magazine by Stacy Mattingly

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