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A Year in the Life: Volunteering at CRB

At Cristo Rey Boston High School, six volunteers work full time in various capacities throughout the school – from admissions to Corporate Work Study, and academics to student life. As the school year draws to a close, our volunteers took … Continue reading

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Reason and Freedom

I’ve learned that you don’t explicitly “teach” faith to high school students. Yes, all of our students take Theology classes including Sacred Scriptures, Ethic, and World Religions. They attend masses, go on retreats, and participate in service projects. Faith is … Continue reading

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Mayor Walsh

In 2009 as we were negotiating our move from Cambridge to Boston, we connected with a little-known State Representative named Marty Walsh. Some in Dorchester’s Savin Hill neighborhood – Representative Walsh’s political base – were opposed to our move because … Continue reading

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What’s at Stake

On the eve of the first day of academic classes, one of our teachers, Mike Kauffmann, sent around a brief essay written by a freshman. Our Foundations class, a two-week summer orientation program for new students, begins in mid-August with … Continue reading

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Valedictorian Speech by Rebecca Rojas

On Christmas Eve of my freshman year, I was on a plane on my way to Nicaragua for what my parents called a “nice vacation.” Now, for those of you who aren’t geographically savvy, Nicaragua is in Central America, the … Continue reading

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Salutatorian Speech by Misa Nguyen

Class of 2013, today our 4 year journey together ends. Today may be the last day we will ever spend together in one room surrounded by the people who love us. We came a long way to be here today. … Continue reading

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Graduation Day Speech by Jeff Thielman

On behalf of our faculty and staff, I am pleased to welcome our parents, grandparents, guardians, Trustees, alumni, corporate sponsors, and benefactors to the Commencement Exercises for the Cristo Rey Boston High School Class of 2013. Every one of you … Continue reading

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