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Quigley Catholic students Morgan Hansen, Marisa Metropoulos, and Joseph Myron competed against students from Bishop Canevin and Shadyside Academy on Hometown High Q (the KDKA high school quiz show) on Saturday. Despite not winning, it was an exciting experience for the students! The show will air on March 17th at 11am and March 24th at 11:30am on KDKA.

Morgan Hansen, Marisa Metropoulos, and Joseph Myron

Mrs. Philips, Mr. Pratt, and Morgan Hansen!! Great Job!!

Please watch this amazing video about Quigley Catholic High School!!

Congratulations to Hailey Drutarosky on being nominated as "Girls Athlete of the Week"

Hailey Drutarosky has been an immediate contributor for Quigley basketball

Our Dreams, God's Plan, by Annamarie Lovre

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The Quigley Catholic Beacon

Articles written by Mr. Bosco and Miss Eva Philips

An update from Jeff Craig, Seminarian.

Living a Life illumined by Faith

Quigley girls basketball headed to the playoffs (January 22nd). 

Quigley clinches playoff spot with win over Sewickley Academy. Read More 

Freedom hosts Ed Driscoll MAC Wrestling Championship (January 6th).

The annual Ed Driscoll Midwestern Athletic Conference Wrestling Championship t was held Friday and Saturday at Freedom Area High School. Read more. 

Quigley Catholic turns 50

The one-story brick building, with its large windows and neat lawn, could be a color photograph from its first day of classes in 1967.

Quigley Catholic Baseball in the playoffs for first time since 1985

When Kip Richeal was hired as Quigley’s baseball coach in the winter, he had no knowledge of the program’s thin playoff history.

Quigley Catholic Athletic Spotlight 

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Quigley Catholic Boys soccer makes playoffs for the first time

When Quigley’s Joseph Myron scored on a penalty kick early in the first half against OLSH on Thursday, he hoped it would be enough for the win.

Quigley Catholic Musical Earns Recognition

This year, Quigley Catholic performed Godspell for their annual musical.  We were nominated for sevral Mancini Awards.  Read More

Quigley Catholic Lady Spartans Featured in Two Timesonline Videos

The Quigley Catholic Lady Spartan basketball team recently defeated the Aliquippa Lady Quips 70-44.  A reporter from the Beaver County Times was there to capture some of the hightlights and interview Senior, Liz Duer.  Reporters also visited one of the Lady Spartan practices to film a segment for "Game On Beaver County".  The episode airs from our gym and features Lady Spartan highlights and an interview with Junior, Gabbie Smith.  Watch Here (scroll down to find the video of our girls' team and the Game On video)

Quigley Once Again Named a Top Catholic High School

Two area schools were among seven in the Pittsburgh Diocese that made the Catholic Education Honor Roll as 2014 Schools of Excellence, as determined by the Cardinal Newman Society.  Read More

Quigley Grad Broadcasts From Forensics Tournament

Kaye Burnet, Quigley graduate and student at Duquesne University, submitted the following video as a class project.  Watch Here

Quigley High School Freezes Tuition

School tuition is one of those things that is always going up and never coming down. But at Quigley Catholic High School in Baden, there’s a tuition freeze for all students in the graduating classes of 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.  Read More

"Cyber Days" Means No More Snow Days

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – It seems like almost every other day there are multiple school delays and closings.  One local high school is turning snow days into opportunity. Quigley Catholic has for the past few years instituted “cyber-days,” where students work from home on their computers. How does it work?  Read More  

(And make sure to listen to Mr. Yanyanin's interview in the sound clip at the bottom of the article.)

Quigley Girls Chase Hoops Titles Dreams

A team with aspirations of claiming titles understands it takes hard work to achieve goals.  Last year, the Quigley girls basketball team finally got over the hump by advancing past the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs and qualified for the semifinals where it fell to eventual PIAA runner-up Vincentian Academy.  With the playoff experience in tow, Quigley (14-5, 10-0) is primed to progress further in WPIAL playoffs, hoping to reach the championship for a possible rematch against Vincentian.  Read More

West Xtra:  Sister Act is Playing Well for Quigley

A sister act has been getting it done this season for the Quigley Catholic girls basketball team.  With a pair of sister duos making up four of the five starters, the Spartans have ridden the kind of chemistry a coach cannot teach to a strong start in Class A Section 1.  Read More

For Three Catholic Schools, 'Cyber Days' Replace Old Snow Days

By Robert Zullo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette...The digital age giveth and it taketh away.  For students in northern climes, the ritual of turning on the TV or radio on winter mornings, aquiver with the anticipation of a snow day declaration -- indeed the snow day itself -- may be threatened by the inexorable march of technological progress.  Read More

Quigley Catholic SAT Scores Lead County

BADEN — A Baden parochial school apparently topped all other Beaver County schools in average SAT scores last year.  Read More (subscription to Times required) or Read More (PDF)

Quigley Student Interviewed After Surviving Big Fall

Jerome Petukauskas made the news after rescuers helped pull him out of a ravine he fell into while helping his neighbor cut the grass.  The fall, equivalent to a ten story drop, could have had a much different ending.  Thankfully, Jerome is here with us today with only minor injuries.  Jerome was interviewed about the accident and he speaks about how his faith played a role in his ordeal.  Watch Here

Quigley Student Published in NAMI Newsletter

Macy Jaskiewicz submitted an article to the NAMI newsletter and was chosen to be published.  Read More
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Trib Total Media Honors 50 High School Students

Caitlan Carney, a Quigley Senior, was honored at a recent awards ceremony with a gold medal for being one of the Top 10 Outstanding Young Citizens (North) by the Trib Total Media organization.  Read More

Quigley Student Named to Top 50 Outstanding Young Citizens List

Caitlan Carney, a Quigley Senior, was recently named to the Trib's Top 50 Outstanding Young Citizens List.  Read More

Quigley Catholic Sets Bar High in Mock Trial

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Beaver County’s Quigley Catholic High School won the state mock trial competition Saturday — and has the most wins in state history.  Read More

Quigley Catholic High School celebrates International Pi Day

Math teacher Katie Coley has brought this tradition to her Quigley Catholic High School students for the last six years. From silent films to hand-made stories, students produced projects all about Pi. Watch the Video

Quigley Catholic tunes into Pope Francis

ECONOMY — The decibel level varied enormously as Quigley Catholic High School students and teachers twice applauded and cheered wildly — once when the name of the new pope was revealed and again when Pope Francis appeared — and then fell into an absorbent silence as he addressed the world.  Read More

On March 14, mathematicians can have their Pi and eat it, too

Students in Katharine Coley’s math classes at Quigley Catholic High School tease her to put aside Pythagorean Theorem, forget about functions, sequester square roots, ignore integers and instead have a party.  Read More

It had to be Pittsburgh for Kansas

Take a look at the sub-article, MONACA-TO-HOLLYWOOD, to see why Quigley alum, Michael Rubino is making the news!  Read More

Bethany’s Taormina Named PAC SAAC Scholar-Athlete of the Month

March 7 - GREENVILLE, Pa.—Bethany College women’s basketball senior Kayla Taormina (Center Twp., PA/Quigley) was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Scholar-Athlete for the month of February in 2013.  Read More

LoveWalk:  Helping All God's Children

There were many smiles among the more than 900 people — mostly young — who took to the streets of Pittsburgh’s East End Feb. 10.  (Look for quotes by Quigley Students Emily Smith, John Paul Lisella, and Macy Jaskiewicz)  Read More

Undefeated Quigley Advances in Mock Trial Competition

Quigley Catholic High School celebrated its silver anniversary of participating in mock trials in a big way.  Last week, the team won the Beaver County district championship to remain undefeated.  Read More

Lady Spartans Break Quigley Curse

The Quigley Curse has been broken.  It ended Saturday when the Lady Spartans refused to experience first-round heartbreak like they have the past two years.  It ended with perhaps their most complete game of the season when they crushed California, 81-36.  Read More

Cold Stretch Dooms Quigley

A high school basketball game is 32 minutes long, but for the Quigley Catholic boys’ basketball team, it boiled down to four minutes that mattered.  Four minutes into the second quarter, the Spartans trailed fourth-seeded Union just 25-23 and were giving the Scotties all they could handle.  Read More

Quigley Alum Produces Superbowl Ad

Quigley Alum Rebecca Deelo produced the Jeep Wrangler Superbowl Ad that aired nationwide on Superbowl Sunday.  We are proud of her and her accomplishment.  Watch the Commercial

West Xtra: Quigley Takes Different Route to Section Title

The full-court press has been a staple of the Quigley Catholic girls' basketball program over the past few years.  The Spartans have ridden that pressure defense to five section titles in six years and trips to the WPIAL semifinals in 2008 and 2009.  Read More

Transitions are Smooth at Quigley

Transition is the operative word for the Quigley girls basketball team.  The Spartans scramble for rebounds and quick outlet passes in their transition offense, press frequently to create steals and transition baskets on defense and do it all while transitioning from Dan Donawitz as coach to Bill DelTondo.  Read More

Quigley Catholic Attracting International Students

Collectively, they traveled more than 40,000 miles to a secluded hilltop campus in Baden.  The international community at Quigley Catholic High School is growing and evolving.  Read More

Quigley Alum Makes Headlines at Bethany Collge

Kayla Taormina scored her 1,000th point in a 77-58 win over Chatham.  Read More

Caitlan Carney Scores Goals with Local and International Service Projects 

A senior at Quigley Catholic High School, also in Baden, and captain of the women's soccer team, Caitlan, 18, has been working to make a difference in her community since she was in fourth grade.
Read More at TribLive or Read More at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette or Read More at The Soccer Outfitter or Read More at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Newsmakers

Cooking With Father Sam

The Rev. Samuel Esposito grew up cooking in his grandmother Jennie’s house in Ellwood City, Lawrence County, and for most of his adult life as a priest he has had to bach it in the kitchen.
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Beau and Belle Having a Ball

MONACA – Belle and Beau Limsakulpakdi take a relaxed approach to their golf games. It’s a sport they’ve played off and on since their youth — golf is kind of a tradition in their family — but they aren’t ultra-competitive.
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Quigley’s Koshut Overcomes Bumps

Their backyard game of catch started at 10 feet. As they warmed up, Bill Koshut backed up until he was standing a pitcher’s mound to home plate away from his son.  Will was in a wheelchair.
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Mancini Awards 

Nominees for outstanding achievement in high school musicals in Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties were announced by judges for the Geneva College Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards. The awards will be presented at 7 p.m. May 16 during a ceremony in Geneva’s Metheny Fieldhouse.
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Quigley Alum Sets Records

University of Dayton sophomore, Hilary Lang, is setting setting new track and field records.
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Quigley rebuilds

The unpleasant aftertaste of the 2010-11 basketball season stayed with the Quigley Catholic girls team throughout the off-season.
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Quigley in the spotlight

An Advanced Placement literature class at Quigley Catholic High School spent a recent afternoon dissecting the lyrics to “Eleanor Rigby,” a song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles.
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