Tag: Catholic education

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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Local Catholic schools opt to limit Sunday sports

Local Catholic schools opt to limit Sunday sports

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Athletic directors at several Catholic elementary schools told The Catholic Spirit that, while their schools and parishes have no written policy about when sports teams may play or practice, many tend to allow no sports activity before noon on Sundays.

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Cultural training to help teachers relate better to students

Cultural training to help teachers relate better to students

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grant money brings diversity experts to two St. Paul schools

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Scholarships from Catholic United Financial help hundreds each year

Scholarships from Catholic United Financial help hundreds each year

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back in 1955, the Catholic Aid Association began offering scholarship money to help the children of members go to college.

Some $2.8 million later, the scholarship program of the 84,000-member nonprofit fraternal benefit company is still in the works, evolving just as Catholic Aid has evolved into Catholic United Financial.

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Catholic schools superintendent’s contract extended

Catholic schools superintendent’s contract extended

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has extended its contract with Jill Reilly and changed her title to superintendent of Catholic schools.

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New committee begins school sustainability study

New committee begins school sustainability study

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amid rising costs and enrollment challenges, a new committee is examining the issues and needs of the archdiocese’s Catholic schools in order to enhance academic excellence and provide access to all families that desire a Catholic education for their children.

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Congratulations, graduates!

Congratulations, graduates!

– Catholic high school graduation ceremonies
– Reflections written by high school seniors selected by their Catholic schools and parishes

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Catholic high school graduation ceremonies

Catholic high school graduation ceremonies

Dates and times of graduation ceremonies in the archdiocese

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