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School choice initiatives gain momentum

School choice initiatives gain momentum

| January 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Across the country at the state level, Catholic conferences are involved in lobbying efforts to promote school choice as a way to provide more families access to Catholic schools.

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A day in the life of Catholic schools

A day in the life of Catholic schools

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In honor of Catholic Schools Week, The Catholic Spirit photographer Dave Hrbacek documented a day at eight Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Jan. 18, starting in the east at St. Croix Catholic School in Stillwater and ending in the west at St. Timothy School in Maple Lake.

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Three urban Catholic schools partner for long-term success

Three urban Catholic schools partner for long-term success

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The kindergarten through eighth-grade schools — Ascension Catholic School in north Minneapolis, St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School in northeast Minneapolis and St. Peter Claver Catholic School in St. Paul — comprise Ascension Catholic Academy. With Ascension serving as the anchor school, its staff is responsible for managing daily operations of all three.

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Sister teaches younger brother at Holy Family Academy

Sister teaches younger brother at Holy Family Academy

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fifth-graders in teacher Becca Reinhardt’s class at Holy Family Academy in St. Louis Park were asked if she shows favoritism to one particular student, Sam.

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Catholic Schools Week photos

Catholic Schools Week photos

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pictures submitted from Catholic schools around the diocese celebrating Catholic Schools Week

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School milestones

School milestones

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three schools responded to The Catholic Spirit’s query of schools celebrating milestone years in 2015: Immaculate Conception in Columbia Heights, Bethlehem Academy in Faribault and Holy Cross Catholic School in Webster.

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‘A sense of Christian leadership’ spans ages in Anoka

‘A sense of Christian leadership’ spans ages in Anoka

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

A handful of young students at St. Stephen School in Anoka worked feverishly on their religion drawings.

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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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