The Central Catholic/Bishop O'Reilly community lost a legend this week. Throughout his fifty-two year career that began at West Side Central Catholic, continued through the transition to Bishop O'Reilly, and concluded with his retirement from Holy Redeemer last year, James McKeown touched countless lives. Doc devoted his life to teaching, and now leaves behind a … Continue reading James “Doc” McKeown, RIP
Show your Queensmen Pride!
Looking for a Christmas gift for your favorite Queensman? Check out some of these featured items from our Campus Shop! We have both Bishop O'Reilly and Central Catholic designs available!
Memorial Service planned for Bernie Walko
A memorial service has been scheduled for Bernie Walko and his wife at the end of the month. Both passed away within the past year. Their daughter, Anne, was a member of the graduating class of 1969. Mr Walko was as much a part of our high school lives as any student or teacher. The … Continue reading Memorial Service planned for Bernie Walko
Class of ’66 Planning Fiftieth Reunion!
The Class of 1966 will hold a planning meeting for their fiftieth reunion on Monday, November 30 at 12:00 noon at Grotto Pizza in Edwardsville.
Want to set up a class website?
I recently received an email from Zac Davis of ClassReport.org. If anyone is interested in setting up an individual class website, this might be a good option. Also, if you would like anything (reunion notices, class news, human interest stories, etc.) posted on bishoporeilly.org or our Facebook page, email me. Those of you who aren't … Continue reading Want to set up a class website?
News from the Class of 1978
Hello Classmate! Can you believe it’s 34 years since we walked the hallowed halls of Bishop O’Reilly High School! My how the time has flown by. Recently, many of our fellow classmates have reconnected from around the country through the magic of Facebook and the internet, and if you don’t already know we are in … Continue reading News from the Class of 1978
Class of ’78 Reunion
Save the date! The Class of 1978 Reunion will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012. We secured Konefal's Grove for a those who can make this informal reunion/get together. We will also plan for a 35th year reunion for 2013. Since creating a group on facebook excitement has grown for all to get together … Continue reading Class of ’78 Reunion
Class of ’78 gathers online
Alumni from Bishop O'Reilly High School Class of 1978 are participating in a new class reunion website. There are no registration fees required to join in the fun. Each class member has full participation privileges.
Rev. Daniel Hitchko
The Central Catholic/Bishop O'Reilly Community mourns the sudden loss of Rev. Daniel Hitchko, principal from 1968-1974. The diocese has released the following statement: The Diocese is saddened by the death of Father Daniel Hitchko. Although Father, who was 73, had been battling several serious health problems for a number of years, his sudden death while … Continue reading Rev. Daniel Hitchko
New website for Catholic school alumni
There's a new website in the works for alumni of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Scranton: http://www.nepacatholicschools.com. This new resource will connect alumni from various schools, post information on reunions and alumni gatherings, and celebrate Catholic education.