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Aim Higher’s new president to draw from business, education background

Aim Higher’s new president to draw from business, education background

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Local Catholic school scholarship-granting foundation Aim Higher has named a former business consultant and school advancement director its new president.

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Two sets of second-grade twins baptized at Columbia Heights school

Two sets of second-grade twins baptized at Columbia Heights school

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Second grade often is a time parents start thinking about their children receiving the sacraments, Principal Jane Bona said, because it’s a year in which Catholic children receive both their first reconciliation and first Communion.

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Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Ten, 20 years from now, I want people to be looking up at these skyscrapers; I want them to be filled with Tommies, but I want the demographics of those Tommies to represent the demographics of the state,” said Julie Sullivan, University of St. Thomas president.

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Archbishop Hebda joins Holy Angels and Hill-Murray for football opener

Archbishop Hebda joins Holy Angels and Hill-Murray for football opener

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield will kick-off its high school football season against Hill-Murray of Maplewood Sept. 1 with Archbishop Bernard Hebda visiting.

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New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked principals of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share new their new initiatives, buildings and leadership.

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With Faithful Beginnings, CSCOE aims to help preschools flourish

With Faithful Beginnings, CSCOE aims to help preschools flourish

| Michael P. Kassner | August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The initiative is part of Catholic Schools Center of Excellence’s mission to strengthen Catholic education and student enrollment in grade schools and early childhood programs in the archdiocese by creating a network of preschools with similar goals.

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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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Proposed legislation to benefit Catholic schools, prospective families in need

Proposed legislation to benefit Catholic schools, prospective families in need

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A bill that can help middle and low-income families afford a Catholic or private school made headway among Minnesota state Senate and House committees Jan. 24.

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Three urban Catholic schools partner for long-term success

Three urban Catholic schools partner for long-term success

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The kindergarten through eighth-grade schools — Ascension Catholic School in north Minneapolis, St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School in northeast Minneapolis and St. Peter Claver Catholic School in St. Paul — comprise Ascension Catholic Academy. With Ascension serving as the anchor school, its staff is responsible for managing daily operations of all three.

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Sister teaches younger brother at Holy Family Academy

Sister teaches younger brother at Holy Family Academy

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fifth-graders in teacher Becca Reinhardt’s class at Holy Family Academy in St. Louis Park were asked if she shows favoritism to one particular student, Sam.

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Speaker: Catholic schools must cultivate identity to keep students in the faith

Speaker: Catholic schools must cultivate identity to keep students in the faith

| Susan Klemond | January 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

The vision for Catholic education outlined in many Church documents hasn’t changed, but some Catholic schools need to regain this vision and develop a traditional Catholic identity in order to raise future Church and societal leaders in the faith, said Jamie Arthur, director of the Cardinal Newman Society’s Catholic Education Honor Roll who spoke at an event for parents Jan. 19 at St. John the Baptist in New Brighton.

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Stillwater family carries on Zach Sobiech’s legacy

Stillwater family carries on Zach Sobiech’s legacy

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Danny Valerius of Stillwater stood with his parents and two older brothers in the Mall of America rotunda as a crowd of hundreds gathered Dec. 9 for an annual fundraising event put on by KS95 radio to honor the memory of Zach Sobiech, who died of cancer in 2013 at age 18.

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