Thursday, February 28, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI will step down today at 2 p.m. and Blessed Trinity and Queen of Angels, the Catholic schools in Roswell, have publicly thanked and prayed for him.
In Vatican City, Italy at 8 p.m. (2 p.m. EST), the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI will step down as Pope, triggering the process of the election of a new Pope. Blessed Trinity Catholic High School thanked him on its Facebook page: “By humble and faithful prayer, the soul acquires, with time and perseverance, every virtue.” (Saint Catherine of Siena) Today Pope Benedict XVI resigns to dedicate his life to prayer. As we pray for him during this transition, may we also thank him for his humble service until now and in the future. Similarly, Queen of Angels also posted a public prayer for the resigning Pope on their Facebook page: Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI O God, true shepherd of all the faithful, look with kindness on your servant Pope …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Several students will now travel to Washington, D.C. to represent Georgia in the national competition during National Engineers Week, Feb. 15-20.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
When the Queen of Angels student died from asthma complications last year, many were inspired to give to her memorial, which helps fund the school's art programs.
The young girl whose untimely death has inspired so many would be proud - Brennan Passons Memorial Fund for the Arts raised $22,228 in its first year, 2011-2012. "Brennan touched so many in so many ways and gave unselfishly in any way possible," Sarah Passons, Brennan's mother, told Roswell Patch in an e-mail. "We are so proud of her and so grateful for everyone that gave so much of their time, money and love to her memory." The memorial fund was begun as a way to pay tribute to Brennan, who died from asthma complications in October 2011. The fund money goes toward several arts programs at Brennan's school, Queen of Angels Catholic School in Roswell. Brennan will live on through the future artists and all students at Queen of Angels thanks…
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Molly Carlin kicks off her new position with Queen of Angels having received the Michael Pressley Awards for Excellence in Catholic Education.
Molly Carlin begins her service as principal of Queen of Angels Catholic School in Roswell having just recently received the Michael Pressley Awards for Excellence in Catholic Education during a commencement ceremony at the University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) and its ACE Advocates for Catholic Schools presented their annual awards for “significant contributions to the ministry of Catholic education.” Every year, the awards go to two graduates of the ACE teacher formation program - the nation’s largest program forming the next generation of educators for Catholic elementary and secondary schools. Carlin taught in a Pensacola, Fla., Catholic school while she was in ACE’s “Service through Teaching” …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Three Queen of Angels students will head to Washionton D.C. in several weeks to compete against teams from across the country in the national future cities competition.
A team of students from Queen of Angels recently won the Georgia Regional National Engineers Week Future City competition and will compete for the national title next month. Sophia Taylor, Marissa Muller, Sarah Hall teamed up with Queen of Angels teacher, Margaret Degance and volunteer engineer mentor William Taylor to construct a city using the SimCity 4 Deluxe software. The group built a three-dimensional tabletop model to scale with recycled materials they were able to find or purchase, spending no more than $100. The competition drew 152 middle school teams from the region, but in the end Taylor, Muller and Hall walked away the with the win. They will move on to compete against 37 teams in Washington D.C. during the 19th Annual Future…
Friday, November 11, 2011
Queen of Angels record-breaking game of hide and seek is no longer the largest game ever played.
Just weeks after students from Queen of Angels were recognized by the Roswell City Council for their world record status, a school in Tifton, Ga. breaks it. Students from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton set out to break the Queen of Angels hide and seek world record Wednesday, Nov. 9 with 419 students playing, versus the 245 students recruited to play in May at the Roswell school. However, the victory was short lived, since another school in the United Kingdom broke the college's record the next morning, Thursday, Nov. 10, with 508 students playing. Queen of Angels record-breaking game of hide and seek is now bumped to the second largest game in the U.S. and third largest in the world. However, the Guinness World Records …