Tag: Catholic Schools Center of Excellence

New office for linking Latino families to Catholic schools launches on Lake Street

New office for linking Latino families to Catholic schools launches on Lake Street

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 2017, Lorena Trejo heard a radio spot pitching Catholic schools on a secular Spanish radio station. It piqued her interest, and she reached to out the source, the Catholic Schools Center for Excellence, which focuses on Catholic elementary school excellence and advancement in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Now her two children attend St. John the Baptist in Savage.

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‘Ask the Archbishop’ showcases students’ letters to Archbishop Hebda — and his responses

‘Ask the Archbishop’ showcases students’ letters to Archbishop Hebda — and his responses

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Hebda had in mind his six nieces and nephews as he penned the responses, he said. They are written simply, but they also synthesize complex truths of the Catholic faith.

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Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

Conference guides teachers to help ‘exceptional learners’

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Teachers and principals from almost every Catholic grade school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis gathered June 20-21 to explore educating learners on both ends of the learning spectrum.

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Birk’s new initiative encourages purpose in Catholic school athletics

Birk’s new initiative encourages purpose in Catholic school athletics

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Could the intensity of traveling teams be taking the “sport” out of “sports,” especially for young athletes?

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Seeking Mary in the communion of saints

Seeking Mary in the communion of saints

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the sun was coming up over Minneapolis Oct. 18, 2,000 Catholic school teachers, administrators and staff converged upon the Convention Center from every point of the archdiocese for the first Catholic Schools Summit, sponsored by the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE). It was an exhilarating day, with dynamic speakers, opportunities for sharpening skills and sharing best practices, and a joyful recommitment to the mission of Catholic education. I felt privileged to join with this army of disciples for Mass.

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Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace bring home the Holy Land

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Teacher-pilgrims from Our Lady of Grace in Edina to enhance school’s Holy Week experience

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Catholic school pre-K programs fuel enrollment growth

Catholic school pre-K programs fuel enrollment growth

| October 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Preschool programs popping up at Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have boosted enrollment. After years of decline, kindergarten through eighth-grade Catholic schools bounced back from an average loss of 800 students per year over the past three to four years, according to the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence. This year, schools increased total enrollment by 20-some students.

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In Waconia, innovative technology meets age-old values

In Waconia, innovative technology meets age-old values

| November 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s like a scene from a futuristic movie.

In a grade-school classroom, students work at “pods,” odd-shaped work stations that take on the look of islands, each with three peninsulas. Each peninsula hosts a large, glistening computer monitor, and pods share some of the newest technology available.

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