Pope Francis High School grads ready to soar

Eighty-four graduates of the Pope Francis High School Class of 2018 threw their caps in the air outside of St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield, Friday evening, June 8, following the commencement exercises.

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Springfield student receives formal acceptance to U.S. Naval Academy

A Springfield teenager will pursue his boyhood dream of continuing his education at the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Pope Francis High School student receives appointment to naval academy

It was the childhood dream of Edward Thomas to attend a military service academy and become a naval aviator pilot. Thomas, a senior at Pope Francis High School, here, was given this opportunity as Congressman Richard Neal from the First Congressional District of Massachusetts offered him an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

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New School Opening 7 Years After Tornado Destroyed Catholic High School

Pope Francis Prep is filling a hole in the heart of Springfield’s Catholic community, as well as the neighborhood where Cathedral High School once stood

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Pope Francis students learn to ‘Stop the Bleed’

The pain of a properly applied tourniquet was just one of the lessons Pope Francis students learned as they rushed to pack gauze into simulated puncture and knife wounds on practice devices, working to apply pressure to the packings until their arms shook with the effort.

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Training event helps Pope Francis students learn to ‘Stop the Bleed’

Students gazed up at an anatomical chart of the human torso projected at the front of the classroom. Several tables were covered with tourniquets, rolls of gauze and rubber models of human arms and legs. One might assume this classroom could be found in a medical school, filled with young doctors in training. This classroom however, was actually located within the halls of Pope Francis High School in Chicopee.

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