School News and Events

Alumni Weekend 2017

November 6, 2017

Five years ago St. Raymond of Penafort began an annual tradition of inviting anyone and everyone to revisit our parish and school.  Each year since 2012, organizers of the Alumni Mass have invited anyone who had ever graduated or attended …

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Howley Family Foundation Visit

September 20, 2017

We were happy to be visited by the President (Lorie Howley) and Executive Director (Meg Mitkus) of the Howley Family Foundation. The mission of this foundation is to award academic scholarships and to provide tuition assistance to elementary, high …

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Students Raise over $3K with Rice Bowls

April 22, 2017

St Raymond of Penafort Students raised $3121.88 for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) during the Lenten Season.  Ted Miles and Joanne Kratz represented CRS and accepted check at the monthly mass for the school with all students present.  Children learned about …

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Catholic Schools Week 2017

January 25, 2017

We began celebrating National Catholic Schools week at our school with Career Day on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  We invited parents, alumni, parishioners, and community members to talk to our students about their jobs. At St. Raymond of Penafort School, …

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Congratulations Student Council Members

November 2, 2016

student-council-10-2016Congratulations are in order!  On Friday, October 14, 2016 our student council members were inducted into office. Among these members are:

  • President – Nyree White
  • Vice President – Aamir Boyer
  • Secretary – Brianna Scott

8th Grade Representatives

  • Zenaya Mason
  • Jeremiah

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Prayer for Peace

September 10, 2016

prayer-for-peace-4On Friday, Sept. 9th our school and church gathered in response to the request of the US Bishops for people of faith join in prayer for the Feast of St. Peter Claver.  This saint Spanish priest who served in South …

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St. Raymond’s Celebrates Catholic Schools Week February 1 – February 5

January 20, 2016

St. Raymond of Penafort School is gearing up for the 2016 Catholic Schools Week which will run from Monday, February 1st through Friday, February 5th. Our activities for the week are listed below.

Tuesday, 2/2/16
Career Day for 5th -8th

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Re-Enrollment for Current Families Begins January 4th!

December 21, 2015

The word is out! St. Raymond of Penafort enrollment is up for the third straight year. Don’t lose your student’s place in class. Current St. Raymond families are required re-enroll for the 2016-17 school year between January 4th and

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It’s Not too Late to Enroll Your Child for the 2015-16 School Year!

September 25, 2015

Independence Mission Schools, like St. Raymond,  deliver an affordable, values-based education, taught in the Catholic tradition, for students of all faiths from across the city. Our innovative education programs for grades Pre-K to 8 help students by providing a strong …

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Students Are Excited to Welcome Pope Francis

September 23, 2015

Follow the link below to see what the Papal visit to Philadelphia means to them.…

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