Tag: Catholic education

To engage all ways students learn, two schools changing teaching models

To engage all ways students learn, two schools changing teaching models

| Bridget Ryder for The Catholic Spirit | March 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Student strengths and individual learning are at the core of a new educational initiative two Twin Cities Catholic grade schools plan to launch this fall. Drawing on the success of a school in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., St. Alphonsus Parish School in Brooklyn Park and St. Mark’s Catholic School in St. Paul are aiming to show all students they are smart, “just smart differently,” said Kari Staples, St. Alphonsus’ principal.

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Archbishop says morality clauses are about upholding mission of church

Archbishop says morality clauses are about upholding mission of church

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone told a group of California legislators that he respects their right “to employ or not employ whomever you wish to advance your mission” and expects the same in return.

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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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St. Joseph, West St. Paul, says ‘so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye’ to alumna’s Austrian son

St. Joseph, West St. Paul, says ‘so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye’ to alumna’s Austrian son

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

After Spirit Week at St. Joseph School in West St. Paul, seventh-grader Sam Seitlinger will return to his hometown of Zell am See, Austria, bringing with him fond memories of his American Catholic school education. Sam’s mother, Andrea, is from West St. Paul and graduated from St. Joe’s in 1981.

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Religious presence

Religious presence

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Consecrated religious bring gifts to the classroom

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Winners of ‘The Amazing Race’ say their aim was to inspire others

Winners of ‘The Amazing Race’ say their aim was to inspire others

| Joseph Kenny | January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

At Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, where she received her undergraduate degree, the differences in Warren’s approach were valued as well. “So, Rosati-Kain taught me how to be a woman who can go into a place that’s brand new and take charge,” she said.

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2014 Heisman Trophy winner says everything he does is for God’s ‘glory’

2014 Heisman Trophy winner says everything he does is for God’s ‘glory’

| Ed Langlois | December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The winner of college football’s 2014 Heisman Trophy attended Hawaii’s only all-boys Catholic high school, the successor to the school St. Damien of Molokai briefly attended in preparation for his ordination in Honolulu.

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Aim Higher Foundation helps families access Catholic education

Aim Higher Foundation helps families access Catholic education

| Rita Beatty for The Catholic Spirit | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

For stay-at-home mom Hilda Torres and her husband, Jose Castro, making ends meet has been difficult for their family of five.

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Educational options don’t always equal choices; it’s time for both

Educational options don’t always equal choices; it’s time for both

| Shawn Peterson | November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of all the important and interesting policy areas I work on, none is more personal than education.

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Former Catholic schools director remembered as advocate

Former Catholic schools director remembered as advocate

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“He reached out to Catholic educators in our archdiocese to share with others what we were doing in Catholic education,” recalled Gary Wilmer, who is director of personnel and planning for the archdiocese’s Office of Catholic Schools.

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G.K. Chesterton connects Minnesota and Italy

G.K. Chesterton connects Minnesota and Italy

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegation visits local counterpart of school named after 20th century writer

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Students to receive individualized instruction with new learning model

Students to receive individualized instruction with new learning model

| Bridget Ryder for the Catholic Spirit | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three Catholic elementary schools are adding educational innovation to the classroom this fall.

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