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April 7th, 2015
The entire Gesu community mourns the loss of Ms. Shirley Bright, long-tenured 3rd grade Teacher and Director of the Akybra Theater Program and the award-winning Gesu Forensics Team. Ms. Bright touched the lives of so many students in her 25-year... Read More
March 17th, 2015
Gesu School is honored to announce Keith Pension and Tad Decker as our 2015 Gesu Spirit Medalists, Gesu’s highest honor. Ms. Pension and Mr. Decker will be recognized at the 2015 Gesu Gala for their extraordinary dedication to Gesu School.
Keith... Read More
March 5th, 2015
On February 3, 2015, the renewal signing of the Sustaining Agreement between Gesu School and the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus took place. Fr. Robert Hussey, S.J., Provincial, attended the ceremony in Philadelphia to execute the... Read More
January 16th, 2015
On December 24, 2014, Fox 29 News aired the Gesu Gospel Choir singing the moving American spiritual, “What Ya’ Gonna Call Your Baby?” arranged by Choir Director and Music Teacher, H.L. Ratliff.
Stay in the Christmas spirit by enjoying the Choir’s... Read More
December 5th, 2014
Gesu School presents its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Church of the Gesu. This is our gift to the community. All are welcome to attend to hear the incredible voices of the choir warm your hearts and spread... Read More
November 13th, 2014
“Teaching academics is easy. We would not leave students unprepared,” said Steve Piltch, Head of School at Shipley School.  “Teaching emotional literacy is the harder issue.” Yet this is the work that has to be done and the reason over 200 education... Read More
November 12th, 2014
What do kids and some cars have in common? “Unibody construction,” moderator Dr. John J. DiIulio, Jr. explained to the crowd of approximately 250 educators, policy makers, funders, parents, and concerned citizens packed into Gesu School’s gymnasium... Read More
September 12th, 2014
Feeling a little lonely as her classmates raced about the rooftop playground, one little 2nd grader sat herself down on a bench on the sidelines.
Then something very special happened. Three other girls joined her.
You see, this bench isn’t just any... Read More
September 12th, 2014
Tony Luke’s, a Philadelphia tradition, cares about Philly’s future. That’s why they’ve teamed up with Ajungo and Gesu School to help inner-city kids get a top-notch education.
Tony Luke’s is raffling off their Johnny Mac’s Chopper House custom-built... Read More
September 2nd, 2014
These new stairs were in place in time to greet our students on the first day of school! The Latin phrase translates to "For the greater glory of God." An inspiration from our Jesuit heritage, the phrase is the foundation of our mission at Gesu... Read More