Teach me to be generous : the first century of Regis High School in New York City / Anthony Andreassi.
By: Andreassi, Anthony.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Empire State Editions: Publisher: New York, New York : Focal Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations, tables.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780823256365; 0823256367; 9780823256341; 0823256340.Subject(s): Catholic high schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Catholic high school students -- New York (State) -- New York -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teach me to be generous : the first century of Regis High School in New York City.DDC classification: 371.071/209747 LOC classification: LD7501.N5 | .R453 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Cover; Contents; Foreword; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Mrs. Grant's Gift; 2 Strong Beginnings, 1914-1930; 3 "See You in North Africa!": Regis Through the Depression and World War II; 4 A Winning Team, Father Gannon, and Anniversary Celebrations; 5 Neat and Clean with Socks and Covered Shoes: A Revised Dress Code, a New Curriculum, and Other Changes, 1964-1980; 6 The Return of the Missing Owl; Conclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; X; Y; Z
Teach Me to Be Generous tells the remarkable story of Regis High School, the Jesuit school on New York's Upper East Side that was founded in 1914 by an anonymous donor as a school for Catholic boys whose families could not otherwise afford a Catholic education. Enabled by the philanthropy of the founding family for nearly a century, and now by alumni and friends carrying on that tradition of generosity, Regis has been able to provide tuition-free, all-scholarship education for its entire history. It also holds the distinction of being the first free-standing Jesuit high school in the United St.