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Tf-LE OBSEI4VER FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1961. [OCKFORD -- Juvenile en-[prograrn. Of this group 165 were siasm ran high during the]enrolled at St. Patrick grade nths of June and July, aslschool, Rockford: 152 at St. r 600 children participated in Mary grade school, Sterling; 144 diocesan summer seminar at St. Mary grade school, Me- Henry; 125 at St. Nicholas grade school, Aurora, and 97 at St Edward high school, Elgin. At- lention was focused on both en- richment and remedial projects. Endeavoring to improve abi- lity was on of the major goals of the remedial program. In ad- dition help was given to students O ROCKFORD -- The spirit of friendly unity and cooperation among the high schools in the diocese of Rockford may be ex- pected to grow even stronger during the 1961-1962 academic year. The ten high schools in the diocese will be invited to send representatives to participate in the National Catholic Youth convention to be held in Buffato. N. Y, Nov. 9 to 12. [ National Convention I-- Two years ago under the di- . s . ",' l for the congres rectlon of the Vefy.Rev. Ra.y-[ It is expected that the first round J. Wahl, j.~ u alocesan day will consist largely of panel director ot eoucatlon, repre: discussions by students on topics Isentatives from the schools at of special interest to youth. In the diocese journeyed to Kansas the evening a banquet will be City to see in action 18.000 Cath- held in the school cafeteria, at olic students tram 30 states, which the honored guest will be From this convention they lhe Most Rev. Loras T. Lane, brought hack many ideas which D.D Bishop of Rockford. Fol- were helpful in formulating the lowing an orchestra dance, the diocesan Youth congress held the representatives will stay in following spring. The Kansas homes of the Newman students City trip was so successful that!of the area. it has been decided to sponsor a Saturday morning Bishop Lathe similar trip to Buffalo, N.Y this will offer a Dialogue Mass in fall. Father Wahl, assisted by which the delegates will partici- r I[Q[ who could profit from supple- U[mentary work in mathematics. Classes were limited to 15 chil- t dren for every Sister, and so the LG.IN-y-St. Edward .Central]pupils received individual help hohc htgh school will open h w n ' [t at as not possible duri g the 21st scholastic year to an ex- school year ted enrollmen't of 410 stu-[ ' . ," I MARIAN CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL in Woodstock, Te enrmnment program has t~ on Se~t 6 accordino to[ "-" 'will open its doors on Sept. 6 to approximately 700 students, an Rev Ro'bert'E Schnei'der [been growing,in popularity increase of 115 over last year's enrollment. The faculty has erintendent ' 'tevery year In some areas it] been expanded by an addition of three Sisters of the Holy new feature at St. Edward was necessary for the children'sf Cross and three lay faculty members, Stephen Zoll, assistant name~ to be put on a wamng nt year will be the weekly o,~- " ' " I football coach, Mat Po ar and Edward Urbaniak. The 1961 ." ?" list so popular were the courses l etlnlty perloo tar all stuoents . ,~ I . . ' in ~panlsn ann science, blmplel ring non-credit programs lor . . . talks in this foreign language by] ~ N ~ ~ A ~onai Improvemen~ oevelop- s" " ' i ' : .lxth grade children were made: t" IT 1// 8 ,tal read,us, drama, pobl c throughout the diocese. Futuro: O journalism, personal ins, choral and debate. ~ther new features this year : 300 new volumes in the li- ry, book shelves in the class- ,as to facilitate departmen- libraries, new cafeteria fur- re, rebuilt mechanical draw- tables and new gymnasium ngs to facilitate double ses. ster Mary Giles, O.P school scientists baked bread to study the effects of yeast, and gazed at movies of the planets to learn more about the new world in outer space. An interesting diversion dur- ing classes came when students from each school were asked to pose for pictures that would ap- pear in THE OBSERVER. The Sisters who conducted the faculty has two priests, 14 Sisters, 11 lay teachers and seven priests on a part-time basis, according to the school's super- intendent, the Rev. Thomas C. Brady. Sister Elizabeth Ann, C.S.C. is the school's principal. Orientation days for the various classes are: Aug. 30, Freshmen; Aug. 31, Sophomores; Sept. 1, Juniors and Seniors. several high school teachers, is expected to lead the group. Plan Diocesan Meet The students who attend the Bkfffalo convention will be asked to participate in a meeting in Rockford in January to discuss a theme for the diocesan youth congress and suggest topics for the panel discussions and spe- cial speakers. Newman Central Catholic high school at Sterling will be the site of the youth congress to be held Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28. The Roy. Francis J. Bun- nile, superintendent, and Sister Frances Therese, S.L principal, have already begun preparations A me~'ica,s are debating# the It provided, however, one Sisters Assi nedg qaestiorl of :federal assista~ace small opening for religious in-Diocesan Schoolsi for p r i v a t e and parocttia! struction in the public schools. According to info r m at i o n schools as part of .massive U.S. It allowed for three half-hours which is available at this time, help to education. The following article on Catholic schools in a week for religious teaching, 'six Sisters will begin new terms Lcipal. announced that the re- programs throughout the diocese the Phil;ppines is nne o.f a serges at the parents' option, in these as diocesan school principals seem well pleased with the re t when school opens this tall dng faculty members are: " . "ldescribing how religious schools To children in the publiclthe Spanish gave ~o the Philip- ~oh,~,~l~ (In ~,-~otioo thi~ nn,~n- ' "" ' ' ul s A i ni for h ~ ' " s t p c e t em spun o The newly appointed prmcl er Agnes Mary, O.P Sister -- " fare in other lands, schools, textbooks are supplied pines colleges and universities n- ~-i-h :s too re-tri~ted ,~t* ' - Felice, O.P Sister Marie:sated by the Rockford Diocesan] free in the first four grades. In lear]for and in greater number x g, w~ c t. z c ~ !pals and their assignments are: o By ine rtev ratrte~ U ~onnor n of en blocked b , barn, O.P and Sister Cath- :Bureau of Education, along] Soemty" o'f St Celumbans 'rades five and six, textbookslthan an"j other colonial v~'o~er' best, has bee t . . YJSister Mar30ringa, O.S.F St. Rock River at Oregon made the " are lent from school stocks atlhas ever nrovided elsewhere administrative difficultms and Michael Aurora; Sister Paul e Dennis. O.P. New faculty summer program complete. ] MANILA, P. I.--fiNe)--Cath-ta smali' fee The government[ The State - supported educa- plain obstruction.) tMary, O.P St. Bridget. Loves nbers and their assignments - - . ohe schools and thetr pupils m Cathohe schools and collcgeslPark Sister Mary de Lourdes : Sister John Mary, 0.P so- " " " " ' " Imakes no such benefits avail-ltion in the PhilipPines under the . ' L," !"~ : " [,' ,I . %/ studies; Sister John Mau- " the Philippines: have been denied I able to children attendin Cath- I S-anishe reoime~, was, Catholic. in me. rnidppines tunny are eau- St. Mary, lvtctlenry' ~ister lw. ~:~ every kind ot atd lrom pubhc olic or other church s~onsored That is one reason why the eating nearly half a mtlhon ooyslthony, Rock t, O. P science and mathe-,~!~ funds since the United States set schools "'- Philionines today is the only and girls, young men and wom- Lucia, O.S.F ics: Sister Catherine Mau- ~~ Ithe governmental pattern herel " Tax Re ealed IChristian nation i'n ti~e Far Eas[. en, from kindergarten to univer- Rockford: an ~, O.P business education;/~.~ fin 1901. I - : P, .[ " sity. The enrollment in the State- astine, O.S.F m .tv~u a tax o~ one per cent Seeulartst S stem I Sister:lish, Norbert Mary, O.P ~*~ [ As a Commonwealth (1936-[o, qae "ross annual in-'lm" wa~[ . Y [maintained public schools is 4,- ist, Savanna. ~~ I~aa~ ~.a ~ . ~,~.~,hi;o r~h,~o].''~ ~ ~. "".~ ~1 The American administratiqn/216000 accordingto official -- eturning members of the lay ~,~, ;:~:::,~z~,///]~ ~ ~ ~ ~ lmno~en ov Jaw on ever- o,~n~,m,' ' ' -.'~'~ :~ 1946) the Philinnine State has ~ ~,~ -, ~ " " . "l abruptly abolished Catholic pub-lfigures. ilty are: Greg True, Charles,~*" ~nauonm scnoo~ ann cortege m/ ~'~ ~ [been just as unfair to Filipino hc educatmn of the Phfl~pp~nes[ The Cathohe populatmn ofthe ver, Arnold Schaffer, Henry ~] children attending church-spun- me r'nlupptnes. gross in- and imposed a secularist systemlPhilippines is estimated at be- ~l~ll~r~ come mus taxeo lncmaea ~ees hi e in n 1 tho'" w tczak, Joseph Manning, anti /~ [sored schools as the Americanli, eceived to pay for everyfiaing] n t s pr dom a ty Ca nc[t een 83 per cent and.85 per ,IIUU ' Mary Ann Harris. Mrs. y Mae Justice joins St. Ed- ~~'~,~. [administration was before inde-lfrom teachers' salaries to li-[pc pIe" Icent m a total of 27 millions. ,d faculty for the first time~ :~~ [pendence. It has withheld even brary and laboratory fees and] -- ['h ,hing physical education and ]benefits that U. S. law allows tO]medical services. In 1958 this [ " Ill~]~ )gy. Mrs. Mary Ellen Bru- ]such children in America.[law was repealed tl b| IU ~*" [ Required Services,The Philippine C nstituti n!l ~.1,'~l~I['/~[~ will teach English and his- - ] Children attending p u b 1 i c exempts lands and buildings us-,~@ ~ .~,~ ~ led exclusively for religious i| ~:i!~: '~::~. . '~/~ll~ ~:'~] W'lllLillr I charitable or educational pur- IL;i:i':.~:::{i::::!i::i!?];. ~ |~ DV~2:<;;i~ l~[-m I ' ~:: ~.: '~ ~ -- ~:.~.~::.: '." -- v .- ]poses from taxation. Henceil ~i;:;ii:i::~:@) ~Y| .:~.~~ Catholic schools are not subject I ~'~:::::: ~ ~ ":"~~ to property taxes ~i:)ii:.}ii:.ii:.ii:::~!:~i~ ATT['NTION: Catholic schools and colleges, ~i~i~i~- lin the Philippines are maintain. I ~t41~:ii!~!~ii!~ [ed by tuition fees and contr,-l[ tl il ' " Ihutions from dioceses and reli-[I v- ~* l gious communities. The parents !| ~ [who pay the tuition fees must, i[ ~ a .~ ~ lot course, also pay taxes to sup-!| ~.~ ~ ~,~]~ ]port the public non-religious i| ~ ~ It's back-to-school time. , That means lunch boxes, pencils and paper, a new r.hoolbag- and homework. Good time to talk about the lights that make homework possible Experts say that most people read by inadequate lighting. They als0 say that best lighting is provided by a bulb of at least 150 watts, properly shaded. Iar : chec your reading lights now, pate by answering th(~ Latin re- sponses and singing hymns. In the afternoon over 1,000 students will participate in a music festi- val. Marian Teacher Attends Institute DUNDEE, Edward O s a d ~, teacher at Marian Central Cath- olic high school, Woodstock. at- tended the University of Illinois Committee on School Mathema- tics - National Science Founda- tion summer institute along with Edward Osada 225 other high school mathema- tics teachers from throughout the country during the summer. Although summer institutes have. been held since 1953, this was the second one held under NSF sponsorship and the first in which participants learnecl how to teach material Ior the four new methods of teaching math- ematies developed under the di- rection of Professor Max Beber- man, director of the institute. Also in use during the institute were teacher training films pre- pared under a grant from the U.S. office of education to the National Educational Television and Radio center in co-operation with the university. ALL ILL, INOIS schools. 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