Parochial schools

August 31, 2018 - 7:16 am
WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — A Baptist pastor in North Carolina who also is the principal at a Baptist academy is accused of sex offenses with a minor. News outlets report 48-year-old Kevin Scott Heffner was arrested Wednesday on charges including statutory sex offense and disseminating obscene materials...
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August 25, 2018 - 1:00 am
PREP FOOTBALL= ACE Charter 27, Notre Dame Academy 0 Americus Sumter 43, Dougherty 7 Aquinas 33, Harlem 31 Aucilla Christian, Fla. 52, Pataula Charter 0 Bainbridge 15, Cairo 7 Banneker 42, B.E.S.T. Academy 0 Bartram Trail, Fla. 35, Brunswick 12 Berkmar 44, Cross Keys 0 Berrien 29, Atkinson County 16...
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August 24, 2018 - 11:29 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Abbeville 49, Newberry 0 Academic Magnet 58, Charleston Charter 20 Andrew Jackson 37, St. John's 24 Andrews 22, Hemingway 0 Asheville School, N.C. 27, Oakbrook Prep 12 Aynor 47, Waccamaw 14 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 20, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 6 Beaufort 48, Battery Creek 6 Belton-Honea Path 51,...
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August 24, 2018 - 10:28 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= Alexander Central 50, Wilkes Central 7 Apex Middle Creek 28, Wake Forest Heritage 24 Asheville 35, Knoxville Webb, Tenn. 10 Asheville Reynolds 17, Shelby 14 Asheville School 27, Oakbrook Prep, S.C. 12 Belmont Cramer 22, Mt. Holly Mountain Island Charter 20 Belmont South Point 42,...
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August 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In an Aug. 21 story about a young black girl asked to leave school because of her hair extensions, The Associated Press headline erroneously said that she had been expelled. She was not expelled from the school. The Archdiocese of New Orleans school superintendent says she...
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Paint covers the name of Cardinal Wuerl at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Wuerl, a Roman Catholic Cardinal, and the archbishop of Washington, D.C., has come under fire from revelations in the Pennsylvania grand jury report about his actions while bishop of Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
August 20, 2018 - 10:34 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A sign at a Roman Catholic high school in Pennsylvania named for Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been vandalized with paint. Monday is the first day of school for North Catholic High School. It is part of the Pittsburgh Diocese, where Wuerl was bishop from 1988 to 2006. Wuerl is now...
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August 18, 2018 - 12:58 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville, S.C. 57, Lincoln County 0 Adairsville 21, Chattooga 20 Aquinas 31, Laney 0 Arabia Mountain 28, Carver-Atlanta 14 Armuchee 28, Murray County 7 Athens Academy 20, Savannah Christian Prep 7 Athens Christian 28, Walker 0 Atkinson County 33, Montgomery County 10 Augusta...
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August 18, 2018 - 12:24 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville 57, Lincoln County, Ga. 0 Academic Magnet 35, Northwood Academy 7 Airport 49, Dreher 35 Andrew Jackson 45, McBee 3 Ashley Ridge 30, Goose Creek 13 Barnwell 54, Williston-Elko 6 Batesburg-Leesville 15, Ridge Spring-Monetta 8, OT Beaufort 35, A.C. Flora 21 Berkeley 69, R.B...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016 file photo Eric Johnson pauses during a news conference in front of his childhood portrait and a portrait of former priest Father Bruce Wellems at an office in Chicago. Johnson was sexually abused by the priest as a child and was surprised when he saw photographs posted online of Wellems at Chicago Public Schools functions last year. He wrote in a March 22, 2018, letter to district CEO Janice Jackson, describing how he was sexually abused by Wellems and urging CPS to ban Wellems from all schools. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim File)
June 22, 2018 - 4:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools correspondence provided to The Associated Press shows that the nation's third largest school district gave a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he was forced to leave the priesthood for sexually abusing a boy of 6 when...
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In this photo taken Friday, April 27, 2018, non-Muslim teachers who had to leave their posts camp out in the headquarters of the Kenya National Union of Teachers in Nairobi, Kenya. Deadly attacks by the al-Shabab extremist group targeting non-Muslim teachers in Kenya have caused hundreds of schools near the Somali border to shut down as teachers flee for their lives. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
May 03, 2018 - 6:01 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Every school day, Abdirizack Hussein Bashir rises at dawn for an eight-kilometer (five-mile) trek through a dangerous forest where he sometimes faces harassment by Kenyan army patrols hunting down extremists. Now the 12-year-old's dream to become a doctor is threatened...
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