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It all began with an idea to keep local kids involved in athletics when school buildings were initially “temporarily” closed. So Matt Stone, who is the athletic director at St. Mary’s High School in Rutherford had a plan. He also runs a boys recreational basketball program in North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Our summer reading program provides students with the opportunity to maintain and sharpen their reading and thinking skills over the school break. All students are required to participate in our schoolwide program by reading the book for the class level they are entering in the fall. The novels will be integrated into the curriculum throughout...
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St. Mary HS junior, Selena Kossup, has been spending a great deal of her time at home completing assignments on Google Classroom for her English Honors and Algebra Honors classes, along with her other courses of study. However, during her Spring Break, Selena decided to work on an initiative called the “Wave of Positivity: Belleville...
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When he took a part-time job as armed security officer at a North Jersey hospital four weeks ago, Dennis Hulse, the reigning NJ.com Baseball Coach of the Year, had no idea how his daily perspective of the coronavirus pandemic would reinforce his definition of teamwork and change the role of baseball in his life.
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St. Mary High School senior QB Matthew Toman, signed with Division 1 school University of Maine this past Wednesday. Matt, over the course of his high school football career, played 28 games, completed 154 passes for a total of 2,421 yards, averaged 15.7 yards per pass, rushed for 452 yards, completed 20 touchdown passes, 5...
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Catholic Schools Week is a national celebration of Catholic education and an opportunity to recognize the importance, value, and contributions of Catholic education to the Church and the world. Catholic Schools Week is sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).  This year, Catholic Schools Week runs from January 26 through February 1. During CSW...
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This past summer, Cecilia Hernandez was accepted into Harvard University’s Summer Program. Cecilia, an 11th grader, wrote four short essays to apply for Harvard’s program. Students from all over the world apply every year to be a part of this program and Cecilia was one of those lucky enough to be accepted. She enrolled in...
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After four days of voting, St. Mary quarterback/linebacker Matt Toman has been selected as the North Jersey Football Player of the Week. The Gaels bested Becton in overtime, 32-26, with Toman starring on both sides of the ball. He finished 14-for-24 passing for 253 yards and two touchdowns, ran for a TD, made five solo...
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The 4-3 win over 19-time group champion Gloucester Catholic on June 6 at Hamilton Township’s Bob DeMeo Field meant Hulse had come full circle. He won a state championship as a senior at St. Mary in 1998.
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St. Mary did all its scoring in the second inning against Gloucester Catholic lefty Anthony Solometo. The sophomore and North Carolina commit, who was masterful in last year’s group final, struggled with command and location. He threw 86 pitches and was lifted in in the fourth.
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