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When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?

When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ann Bergmann senses that sports are becoming a “false idol” in American society.

In the next breath she admits that she, her husband, Brian, and their twins are a part of that culture.

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Back to School – 2013

Back to School – 2013

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School
– Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom
– AP classes give students jump start on college
– Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest
– Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

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Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove is breaking ground for a new 40,000-square-foot school building, set for completion the last week of June 2014. The goal is for enrollment to grow from the current 175 students to 300 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest

Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest

| Kristi Anderson | August 28, 2013 | 4 Comments

St. Jude of the Lake School received authorization as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program School. With the authorization, making it the first Catholic IB PYP School in the Midwest and just the third in the nation.

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AP classes give students jump start on college

AP classes give students jump start on college

| Jennifer Janikula | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Students taking Advanced Placement classes during high school at Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield earn credits for college and learn valuable skills.

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Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom

Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Using a “flipped classroom” approach, eighth-grade algebra students at Presentation School watch video lessons at home and work on “homework” during class.

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Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School

Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ascension Catholic School has accepted 50 new students for the coming year and is opening two additional classrooms, due in large part to the school’s outreach to its north Minneapolis neighborhood.

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Urban Catholic schools receive technology upgrade

Urban Catholic schools receive technology upgrade

| Sara Kovach | August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012-2013 school year promises to be a tremendous one for Ascension School in Minneapolis and St. Francis-St. James United School in St. Paul — one that will bring new technology to the students, teachers and staff.

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Twin Cities Catholic schools office releases annual report

Twin Cities Catholic schools office releases annual report

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s a new way the good news of Catholic schools is being shared in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Reason for Catholic schools to celebrate

Reason for Catholic schools to celebrate

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In mostly “by-the-numbers” measures, good things are happening at Catholic schoos in the Twin Cities area.

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Does your Catholic school have these 9 defining characteristics?

Does your Catholic school have these 9 defining characteristics?

| August 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

These are the agreed-upon, non-negotiable ways to see if your Catholic school can be called a Catholic school.

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Catholic schools leadership day highlights progress made

Catholic schools leadership day highlights progress made

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A half-day event gave Catholic Schools superintendent Martie Frauen­­heim an opportunity to give her “state of the schools” report that referred extensively to the progress made on the recom­men­dations of the “Reinvesting in Our Future” initiatives and the goals for this year in the initiatives’ four focus areas: governance, educational excellence, advancement and funding models.

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