Parents protest closure of St. Dominic Catholic School: ‘We rely on each other’

Parents protest closure of St. Dominic Catholic School: ‘We rely on each other’

CREST HILL, Ailing. (TOC) — Dad and mom of scholars at St. Dominic Catholic Faculty have been protesting the college’s closure.

They mentioned they need to struggle to maintain the doorways open.

In an effort to attract consideration to their trigger, St. Dominic Catholic Faculty dad and mom are protesting to voice their considerations.

“We’re a neighborhood, so I really feel leaving my children secure with anybody at this college. We assist one another. We depend on one another. We’ve made long-lasting associates and the youngsters have made superb associates,” mentioned Iris Alvarado, a father or mother.

The Catholic college is closing after greater than 50 years on the finish of this month. The Diocese mentioned it is due to declining enrollment.

“Our hearts are heavy right this moment, however management at each the diocese and the college have come to the identical unhappy conclusion: The time has come to shut St. Dominic Catholic Faculty,” the Diocese mentioned in a press release.

Nonetheless, dad and mom are hoping they’ll change the minds of college leaders, saying if they’d extra time, they might fundraise and save their college.

“We’ve neighborhood. We have got the help of parishioners at each church buildings. We have got help of the city. We’re the one Catholic college in a city with two Catholic church buildings,” mentioned Melissa Caboth, a father or mother.

Dad and mom mentioned they plan to protest outdoors of their native church buildings this weekend and can meet with the Diocese on Tuesday.

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