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New Eagle Scouts from St. Odilia to be honored

New Eagle Scouts from St. Odilia to be honored

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Social justice comes alive at Visitation School

Social justice comes alive at Visitation School

| Christina Capecchi | February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic call to social justice presents a thrilling adventure, and when presented the right way, teenagers embrace it wholeheartedly.

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New foundation is raising funds for tuition aid

New foundation is raising funds for tuition aid

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Goal is to start accepting applications for scholarships beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.

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Local Catholic schools will benefit from council’s work

Local Catholic schools will benefit from council’s work

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Principal knows her kids by name — all 759

Principal knows her kids by name — all 759

| February 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

Nativity principal to be honored with national award for her dedication and service.

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

| February 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

» Archbishop John Nienstedt says Catholic Schools Week highlights all the good accomplished through Catholic education.
» Family Circles program connects St. Joseph School students with Rosemount community.
» Business executives meet and teach Risen Christ middle-school students about best practices.

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Catholic schools by the numbers

Catholic schools by the numbers

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following information from the National Catholic Educational Association about Catholic schools is online at www.ncea.org, where full reports may be purchased.

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Visit a Catholic school near you

Visit a Catholic school near you

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Open houses and information nights.

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Highland and Hill-Murray news

Highland and Hill-Murray news

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Highland principal wins award.

Hill-Murray principal named president.

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Schools get creative to integrate English language learners

Schools get creative to integrate English language learners

| February 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Karen Peterson holds up an alphabet book in front of her kindergarten class at Blessed Trinity School in Richfield, then presses “play” on the CD player. On cue, about 20 excited children jump to their feet.

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Family Circles connect St. Joseph students with community

Family Circles connect St. Joseph students with community

| Julie Pfitzinger | February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

With a student population of 207, St. Joseph School in Rosemount is already a close-knit community. But the regularly scheduled all-class sessions known as Family Circles have served to further strengthen connections among students of all ages at the kindergarten through eighth-grade school.

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Executives teach Risen Christ students business, character

Executives teach Risen Christ students business, character

| Susan Klemond | February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

She didn’t know it at the time, but Samayah Donaby was already learning good business practices more than four years ago when she and her two business partners each took a percentage of their lemonade stand earnings to buy more cups instead of making one person pay.

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