PUBLISHED: 14:57 06 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:53 06 April 2019 Oliver Sullivan Brother Paul McAuley, who was found dead in Peru, was previously a teacher at St Joseph's College in Ipswich. Pictures: LA SALLE Archant A Catholic activist found dead in Peru was a former teacher at a top Ipswich school. Paul McAuley, taught at St Joseph’s College, an independent day and boarding school in Belstead Road.Mr McAuley, aged 71, known as Brother Paul to colleagues and friends, moved to Peru in 1995 and worked with indigenous people, campaigning for their human and environmental rights.Before moving to South America Mr McAuley, originally from Portsmouth, taught at St Joseph’s College during the late 1970s.His reportedly burned body was discovered by students at the youth hostel he ran in Iquitos, a large city in the Peruvian Amazon.St Joseph's College in Belstead Road, Ipswich where Brother Paul McAuley was a teacher during the 1970s. Picture: GOOGLE … [Read more...] about Former St Joseph’s College teacher Paul McAuley found dead in Peru
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PUBLISHED: 17:30 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 17:30 11 March 2019 Steve Russell David Hennessy became head of the independent day and boarding school St Joseph's College in the autumn of 1987 Picture: ARCHANT An ex-headmaster of St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, who went on to become a parish priest in Felixstowe, has died after a long illness. Then Brother David Hennessy, of the De La Salle order, he became head of the independent day and boarding school in the autumn of 1987. He said, before he started, that: “We have got to move with the times, but that is not to say I will follow any educational fashion.” He added that “huge value” would be put on links with the community.Brother David later trained for the Roman Catholic priesthood, being ordained in the college chapel three weeks before Christmas 1998. As Father Hennessy he served in Cambridgeshire before becoming the parish priest at St Felix, Felixstowe, in 2007.The Right … [Read more...] about Did you know David Hennessy at St Joseph’s College?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Laura Krantz Globe Staff January 15, 2019 Hampshire College on Tuesday announced its desire to merge with another educational institution, citing financial strain that threatens its future. The school is also evaluating whether to admit a freshman class for the fall. The news came in an e-mail from the president of the liberal arts college in Amherst, which is known for its nontraditional curriculum and gradeless courses.“When we look several years out, we are concerned about our future,” the president, Miriam Nelson, said in an interview with the Globe on Monday. Advertisement The potential merger adds new depth to the crisis facing small colleges across the country. Hampshire is one of the more elite schools to announce such plans. So far, at least in Massachusetts, the schools that have merged or closed have been less selective and less … [Read more...] about Hampshire College, facing financial pressure, considers merger
PUBLISHED: 11:30 29 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:30 29 November 2018 James Scott Joene (head boy), Dawn Titus (headteacher, Harriette, Kacper, Jennifer (head girl) and Ms Kirby (deputy head). Photo by St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School Archant A headteacher of a school which was ravaged by a fire three years ago has championed the resilience of her students in transforming its fortunes. St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School has been named as the second best state primary school in the Sunday Times School Guide 2019, a cause for celebration among staff. The recognition is a far cry from September 22, 2015 when more than 500 nursery and primary pupils aged 3 to 11 years old were evacuated into the playground of St Joseph’s alongside 65 staff as flames began to tear through the roof and upper floors.Following the fire, the children and staff relocated for 8 weeks at Newman Catholic College before moving into temporary classrooms on our … [Read more...] about St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School recognised in Sunday Times School Guide three years after fire
Saint Joseph’s University this week unveiled an “Autism Break Room” at its basketball arena for students and children with autism spectrum disorder. As you might expect, the university is one of the first to offer an on-site resource to help make every family’s gameday experience positive and inclusive. Earlier this year, Sesame Place in Langhorne, Bucks County launched a similar initiative, and similar sensory spaces have been popping up in NBA arenas nationwide over the past few years. The Break Room at the Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena features sensory-friendly items such as color-changing mats, bouncy balls, stress balls, bean bag chairs, bounce boards, weighted ties and blankets, noise canceling headphones and more. Experts at St. Joe’s Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support have trained all game-day staff on how to best interact with guests who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.RELATED READ: Temple … [Read more...] about St. Joseph’s launches ‘autism break room’ in basketball arena