Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls

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Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls
1000 West Lycoming Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140
United States
Coordinates 40°0′48″N 75°8′38″W / 40.01333°N 75.14389°W / 40.01333; -75.14389Coordinates: 40°0′48″N 75°8′38″W / 40.01333°N 75.14389°W / 40.01333; -75.14389
Type Private, All-Female
Motto Vigilate et Orate
(Watch and Pray)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1939
President Sr. Donna Shallo
Principal Sr. Kathleen Klarich
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Maroon and White         
Mascot Panda
Nickname LF
Team name Sentinels
Rival St. Huberts
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Publication Literary Garland
Newspaper Theresian
Yearbook Garland
Tuition $8,000
Alumni over 36,000
Admissions Director Maureen Kerr
Athletic Director Adam Buchter

Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls is a Catholic high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania located within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It is named after Saint Therese de Lisieux and has one of the most award-winning high school newspapers in the archdiocese, The Theresian.[citation needed]

Little Flower school consists of roughly 700 girls and 7 boys. The boys are a part of Little Flower's ESOL Program (English for Speakers of Other Languages). The school's Alma Mater is constantly sung by the students at a number of different events throughout the school year, including dances, proms, and assemblies.


Fall Sports - Cross Country, Golf, Field Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Winter Sports - Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Indoor Track, Swimming

Spring Sports - Softball, Lacrosse, Track and Field

Notable Alumnae[edit]

Brea Bee - actress known for her work in Silver Linings Playbook

Courtney Niemiec - professional soccer player, currently playing for the Western New York Flash of the National Women's Soccer League

Notable Volunteers[edit]

Because of his public support of same-sex marriage, Hanes has been removed from his volunteer position effective September 17, 2013.[2]
  • Sr. Evelyn Mattern, farmworker advocate and program associate for the North Carolina Council of Churches

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Retrieved 2009-05-23. 
  2. ^ Gambino, Matthew (September 18, 2013). "Official who issued same-sex marriage licenses removed as volunteer at Catholic school". Catholic Philly. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 

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