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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2014

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2014

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week, January 26-February 1, 2014

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Risen Christ School plans for bilingual education

Risen Christ School plans for bilingual education

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Starting this fall with the Minneapolis school’s two kindergarten classes, Risen Christ will become the first Catholic school in Minnesota to offer a dual language immersion program.

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New regional school to draw kids from two parishes

New regional school to draw kids from two parishes

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When the new White Bear Lake area Catholic school — Frassati Catholic Academy — opens this fall, an innovative curriculum will connect not only the students’ academic subjects, but also the legacies and traditions of two long-established parish schools.

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Volunteers fill health care need at St. Stephen School

Volunteers fill health care need at St. Stephen School

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of 20 volunteer health care professionals provide care for students during the school week at St. Stephen School, stepping in to fill the school’s paid health paraprofessional hours lost to budget cuts in recent years.

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Catholic schools rely on donor generosity through CSA

Catholic schools rely on donor generosity through CSA

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 1969, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have benefited from the annual Catholic Services Appeal. This year’s appeal seeks to raise $9.3 million, with $2.4 million allocated for education.

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Cretin-Derham Hall students receive perfect ACT scores

Cretin-Derham Hall students receive perfect ACT scores

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall juniors Maria Neuzil and Anna Kalkman earned the top composite score of 36 on their ACT tests.

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Network aims to bring servant leadership to Catholic schools

Network aims to bring servant leadership to Catholic schools

| January 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. Mark School principal Zach Zeckser is bringing resources for servant leadership — the idea that a true leader is someone whose motivation comes from a desire to serve others — to Catholic schools.

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Principal’s ‘flame of love’ leads to award

Principal’s ‘flame of love’ leads to award

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

For Mary Adrian, winner of the 2014 NCEA distinguished principal award, kids always come first at Holy Spirit School.

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Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

National Catholic Schools Week will be observed in U.S. dioceses Jan. 26-Feb. 1 with the theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catholic Schools Week

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Risen Christ School could become bilingual

Risen Christ School could become bilingual

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

When Marisol Duran was choosing a school for her boys, now 7 and 9, she had to decide between the faith and values found in Risen Christ School in Minneapolis and instruction in her children’s native Spanish language found at a public school.

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Integrating faith and education through STEM

Integrating faith and education through STEM

| Kristi Anderson | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The acronym ‘STEM’ refers to education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. It is a hands-on, activity-based learning style that is designed to bolster confidence and interest in these disciplines. Numerous schools across the nation are offering STEM curriculum, including many Catholic schools in the archdiocese.

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