Archive for Category: "Catholic Schools Week"
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.
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.
The science and technology building nearing completion at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is inspired by its cloistered nuns, administrators say.
Now, exactly 25 years later, she is putting both the parish and school on the map as one of 12 principals in the nation to be honored with a Distinguished Principal Award from the National Catholic Educational Association.
Cedarcrest Academy in Maple Grove is celebrating Catholic Schools Week in a special way — with a new name: Ave Maria Academy.
Risen Christ, Minneapolis. Maternity of Mary, St. Paul. Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Paul.
Klondike Kate of the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Family greets kindergartners at Holy Trinity Catholic School in South St. Paul.
Recognizing one Boy Scout at a time for earning his Eagle Scout is more typical than what is about to happen at St. Odilia in Shoreview, where eight youth in Troop 626 who recently achieved the program’s highest rank will be recognized at the same time.
The Catholic call to social justice presents a thrilling adventure, and when presented the right way, teenagers embrace it wholeheartedly.
Goal is to start accepting applications for scholarships beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have a new source of support to help them plan more strategically, work more collaboratively, be more accountable and implement best practices in areas ranging from marketing and governance to academics and finances.