Tag: Catholic education

Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School

Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ascension Catholic School has accepted 50 new students for the coming year and is opening two additional classrooms, due in large part to the school’s outreach to its north Minneapolis neighborhood.

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Reilly will stay on as interim Catholic schools superintendent

Reilly will stay on as interim Catholic schools superintendent

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

At its Opening Leadership Meeting on Aug. 8, the chair of the Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Advisory Council announced that Jill Reilly will continue to serve as interim superintendent of Catholic schools through fall 2014. The previous superintendent, Marty Frauenheim, retired last year.

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Families at closed St. Paul school receive help for transition

Families at closed St. Paul school receive help for transition

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Other Catholic schools, Aim Higher Foundation provide support

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Three teachers retire after more than 40 years of service

Three teachers retire after more than 40 years of service

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.”

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Catholic high school graduation ceremonies set

Catholic high school graduation ceremonies set

Dates and times of graduation ceremonies

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Saluting Dr. Marilou Eldred, a leader in Catholic women’s education

Saluting Dr. Marilou Eldred, a leader in Catholic women’s education

| Dawn Nichols, Ed.D. | April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Popes Francis, Benedict inspire Catholic school students

Popes Francis, Benedict inspire Catholic school students

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Integrating faith and education through STEM

Integrating faith and education through STEM

| Kristi Anderson | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

| Christina Capecchi for The Catholic Spirit | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The science and technology building nearing completion at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is inspired by its cloistered nuns, administrators say.

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Search for Catholic schools superintendent moves ahead

Search for Catholic schools superintendent moves ahead

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Preparations for new regional school moving ahead in Hopkins, Minnetonka

Preparations for new regional school moving ahead in Hopkins, Minnetonka

| November 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

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.

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Reinvesting in our Catholic schools

Reinvesting in our Catholic schools

| August 16, 2012

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!

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