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Aiming high: Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School touts 100 percent college rate for grads (Eagle Tribune, September 22, 2017)

"LAWRENCE — When Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School was founded in 2004, its mission was to give students from low-income families in Lawrence the opportunity to receive a solid Catholic education and win acceptance at colleges and universities.

Thirteen years later, Cristo Rey is batting 1.000, according to Sister Maryalyce Gilfeather, SND, PhD, the school's president and a longtime member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

An uplifting facelift in the works for Buckley garage's drab exterior (The Eagle Tribune, September 17, 2017)

"LAWRENCE — The cold and uninviting gray box of a building that even its owner – the city of Lawrence – admits is one of downtown's ugliest will be covered in a colorful and uplifting mural affirming the city's immigrant history under a $100,000 project the city and several co-sponsors announced Wednesday.

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