Elijah McGhee is shooting a basketball through a rim 10 feet above a gym floor instead of a garbage can sitting on a cafeteria floor now that Our Lady of Grace School in the Bronx has a gym to call home.
The Jaguars hosted their first basketball games Dec. 22 after playing all road games a season ago when the fifth- and sixth-grade and seventh- and eighth-grade boys’ teams went undefeated against opponents from the Bronx and Westchester County.
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Cardinal Dolan will be attending Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium June 17.
The evening invites students from Archdiocese of New York Catholic schools and parish religious education programs to participate in a number of events during a New York-Penn League baseball game between the Hudson Valley Renegades and Lowell Spinners.
The Renegades are offering a special giveaway in honor of Cardinal Dolan’s visit.
Click here to learn how tickets can be purchased and how students can register to participate in events.
PHOTO BY CHRIS SHERIDAN FROM 2017 CATHOLIC EDUCATION NIGHT
Former WWE wrestler and current MMA artist Jack Swagger will headline a BCW event at the St. Helena School gymnasium in the Bronx at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12.
A meet-and-greet with Swagger begins at 5:30.
Discount tickets are available in the rectory. Call Father David Powers, Sch.P., at (718) 892-3232.