5.25.18 - Fox 29 News - A Philadelphia high school is going to new heights. These drones were built and programmed by students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School. Students spent the morning test flying drones as part of a year long course in the school's Autonomous Systems Engineering Academy.
6.1.18 - CBS Philly - For the Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School's class of 2018, it's an even more special day–100 percent of the graduating senior class has been accepted into a four-year college or university. Faculty members attribute a valuable work-study program for the impressive statistic.
03.26.18 - WHYY - A Catholic school in North Philadelphia, is piloting a curriculum that will turn students into literal pilots. Drone pilots, that is. Throughout this school year, the students at Cristo Rey have gobbled up technical skills they'll eventually translate into a fleet of homemade drones.
1.12.18- 6abc Action News- Students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia got a huge surprise at school this morning, receiving $150,000 from Wells Fargo. The oversized check was presented to the students during their Honors Convocation and the money will go towards student scholarships.
10.15.16 LOGAN (WPVI) -- Friday marked a new beginning for seniors at Cristo Rey High School in Philadelphia's Logan section.
They learned they've been accepted to college, and received an acceptance letter on the spot from schools ranging from Rosemont to Cabrini to Chestnut Hill - this after brief interviews and looks at ACT scores and academic transcripts.
06.05.16 - Philadelphia Inquirer - Taylor McHenry took a chance on a new private Catholic high school in North Philadelphia for low-income students that would combine work-study and rigorous academics to provide a jump start on college.
02.20.16 - Philadelphia Inquirer - Cristo Rey Philadelphia students learned of long-ago efforts to integrate one of the area's oldest, Girard College, in a special screening of the third installment of "Cecil's People: The Freedom Fighters."