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Teachers are collectors — always on the lookout for supplies and resources. As time passes, their collection grows with the thought “maybe I’ll use that next year.”
In the face of a major decision, I can count on Marilou Eldred to provide a sense of humor and a sense of perspective. Those are just the ingredients we need when we are moored in calculations: levity, light and a big-picture view, what today’s matter means for tomorrow, for 10 years from now.
Students at Catholic schools in the archdiocese have been reacting to the papal transition in many ways. Some schools have been inspired by Pope Francis to complete works of mercy. Others are writing letters, including to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
The acronym ‘STEM’ refers to education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. It is a hands-on, activity-based learning style that is designed to bolster confidence and interest in these disciplines. Numerous schools across the nation are offering STEM curriculum, including many Catholic schools in the archdiocese.
The science and technology building nearing completion at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is inspired by its cloistered nuns, administrators say.
The search committee charged with finding a new superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is currently seeking candidates for the position and hopes to conduct initial interviews sometime in the spring, said committee chair Barbara Shaw.
Preparations for a new regional Catholic school are under way in the western metro area, where the first open house for the yet-to-be-named school was set for Nov. 8 and a principal search has begun.
It is hard to believe that summer is almost over and a new school year is just upon us. Where does the time go? Soon parents will be sending their sons and daughters out the door with backpacks filled with books, notepaper and writing tools.
It is time to settle down and let the learning begin anew!
There’s a new way the good news of Catholic schools is being shared in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
In mostly “by-the-numbers” measures, good things are happening at Catholic schoos in the Twin Cities area.