St. Hubert’s holds early morning rally following closure appeal

    Following Wednesday’s appeal hearing with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, St. Hubert’s High School will hold an early morning rally Thursday morning.

    The all-girls high school was the second of the four slated to close to meet with the diocese about plans to stay open. Officials from Archbishop Prendergast-Monsignor Bonner had their meeting Monday, and brought $1 million worth of ammo.

    Update, Jan. 26, 8:30 a.m. Hubert’s fundraising is $722,000 as of this morning. More than 150 eighth-grade girls have committed to attending the school next year, which the administration says is twice the number as this time last year.

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    The 7:15 a.m. rally outside the Torresdale Avenue school was a status report on the appeal and and announcement about more fundraising. The Blue Ribbon Commission announced Jan. 6 its plan to close Hubert’s, Prendie-Bonner, West Catholic and Conwell-Egan.

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