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Student Essay Contest

Congratulations to Justin McCartney '15, grand prize winner of Salesianum's "unidiverse" essay contest. At Salesianum, we strive for diversity in all facets of our community. As St. Francis de Sales writes, we are “unidiverse, that is unique and diverse, unique along with diversity, and diversity along with unity.” Students were asked about their experiences with diversity, and how they—or we as a community—could work to uphold St. Francis’ idea of “unidiversity.”

From L to R: Grade-level winners consisted of Jhalil Younger ’15, Dakota Tampanella ’17, Patrick Lyons ’16 and Nick Grant ’18. Justin is pictured second from right.

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Students Welcome Troops Home

On Dec. 23, the Salesianum track and cross-country teams gathered at the Philadelphia International Airport to welcome the troops home for the holidays and thank them for their service. This is an annual tradition for the team.

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Seeds of Service

Neil Kane’s homeroom traveled to Camden yesterday for their Seeds of Service retreat. Students worked at Immaculate Conception Cathedral’s Food Pantry, preparing and serving over 400 bagged lunches for the homeless. They then joined students from Holy Name Elementary School for recess, and visited with residents at the Last Stop Recovery House.

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Toys for Tots

Senior Ryan Kern organized the collection of hundreds of toys for Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Ryan has a special interest in military-related charities as he will attend the United States Naval Academy next fall.

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Christmas Concert

Tonight, the Salesianum Christmas Concert was held from 7-9 pm in the auditorium, with the Fine Arts Show held from 6-7 pm and during intermission, in the lobby. There's nothing like beautiful music and inspiring artwork to put you in the Christmas spirit!

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