As they walked through the Sixth Floor Museum on Nov. 13, history students from Bishop Lynch High School got their first tangible glimpse of what happened on Nov. 22, 1963, a day remembered as a painful part of Dallas’ history.
The ill-fated Kennedy motorcade, Lee Harvey Oswald’s perch on the sixth floor, the grassy knoll, the “Badge Man,” the “Umbrella Man” and the Moorman Polaroid all vividly came to life on Oct. 29 for 11 Cistercian history students when Father Anthony Bigney took his class studying the assassinations of Presidents Kennedy and Lincoln on a tour of Dallas’ Dealey Plaza.
On Nov. 13, history came alive for the sixth and seventh grade students of James L. Collins Catholic School, as they walked through Dealey Plaza and toured the Sixth Floor Museum in downtown Dallas.
Bishop Lynch High School’s theatrical Blackfriars Guild provides an occasional homecoming opportunity well beyond simply catching up. On the final weekend of October, more than two dozen alums celebrated the 50th anniversary of the school and of Blackfriars by recreating high school performances in a rollicking alumni musical “revue” staged at the school’s McGonigle Theater.
CORSICANA – Students at James L. Collins Catholic School donned the attire of their favorite saints on Nov. 1 to mark All Saints Day. A procession of students, led by four students carrying new banners for the school, made their way into the church for Mass as parishioners sang the hymn, “When the Saints Go Marching In.”
As the 2013 school year began, Bishop Kevin J. Farrell made a surprise visit to two Irving schools: Holy Family of Nazareth and St. Luke.
With a backdrop of architectural renderings on easels and with St. Mary of Carmel Catholic School kindergarteners singing “I’ve Got Joy Down in My Heart,” developers and community volunteers announced plans Oct. 3 for Los Arboles de Santa María, a mixed-use development centered around the West Dallas school.
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