Tag: Catholic education

Bus tour highlights positive impact of Catholic schools

Bus tour highlights positive impact of Catholic schools

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Alliance for Catholic Education, a program of the University of Notre Dame, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a cross-country bus tour making stops at 50 schools along the way. The Fighting for Our Children’s Future National Bus Tour included stops at two schools in the archdiocese, Blessed Trinity in Richfield and Good Shepherd in Golden Valley.

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Schools band together to improve Catholic education

Schools band together to improve Catholic education

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enhanced innovation, staffing among collaborative’s goals

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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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Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

Proclaiming Gospel at ‘heart’ of Catholic education, says archbishop

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

National Catholic Schools Week will be observed in U.S. dioceses Jan. 26-Feb. 1 with the theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”

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Foundation aims higher for tuition aid to students in need

Foundation aims higher for tuition aid to students in need

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Isaiah Goodman speaks about the importance of financial support for Catholic schoolchildren during the Aim Higher Foundation’s “Night of Light” celebration Nov. 1 at the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.

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Author Tom Clancy dies at age 66; was supporter of Catholic education

Author Tom Clancy dies at age 66; was supporter of Catholic education

| George P. Matysek Jr. | October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Even after Tom Clancy became an international best-selling novelist whose fans included the likes of President Ronald Reagan, the Baltimore-born writer never forgot the role his hometown Catholic education played in giving him the tools to his success.

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Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

| Jennifer Janikula | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year, churches and schools might reduce expenses if they take advantage of a new purchasing program sponsored by the archdiocese.

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Back to School – 2013

Back to School – 2013

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School
– Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom
– AP classes give students jump start on college
– Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest
– Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

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Why choose a Catholic school?

Why choose a Catholic school?

| Todd Flanders | August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why Catholic schools? The question is more urgent than ever in a crowded K-12 marketplace. It’s not enough for a Catholic school to be a smaller version of a public school, with prayer and service projects added. Essential as prayer and service are, ours is first a teaching mission. If we are to serve families well, we need to focus on how that mission makes a contribution not offered elsewhere.

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Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove is breaking ground for a new 40,000-square-foot school building, set for completion the last week of June 2014. The goal is for enrollment to grow from the current 175 students to 300 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest

Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest

| Kristi Anderson | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

St. Jude of the Lake School received authorization as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program School. With the authorization, making it the first Catholic IB PYP School in the Midwest and just the third in the nation.

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