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Brother Michael Collins, DeLaSalle High School president, dies

Brother Michael Collins, DeLaSalle High School president, dies

| January 8, 2012 | 3 Comments

Brother Michael, a member of the Christian Brothers for 54 years, was president of DeLaSalle — his alma mater — since 1991. During his tenure, enrollment at the school more than doubled. His funeral is set for Jan. 14 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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Catholic schools show support, raise funds for paralyzed hockey player

Catholic schools show support, raise funds for paralyzed hockey player

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholic school students and staff are donning red and white Friday, Jan. 6 and Monday, Jan. 9 in honor of Benilde-St. Margaret paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski.

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Catholic regional school alignment changes

Catholic regional school alignment changes

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Following a recent appeal by one of the schools involved in plans for a new regional school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, changes to the plan have been made.

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Principal begins welcoming work for new regional school

Principal begins welcoming work for new regional school

| November 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

St. Michael School in West St. Paul has invited parents and students from St. Matthew in St. Paul to visit what will be their new regional campus next year.

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Five Catholic schools involved in reconfiguration plan

Five Catholic schools involved in reconfiguration plan

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The schools involved are Holy Trinity and St. John Vianney in South St. Paul; St. Joseph and St. Michael in West St. Paul; and St. Matthew in St. Paul.

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Catholic school students ‘rake in’ money to support schools, elderly

Catholic school students ‘rake in’ money to support schools, elderly

| Kathryn Elliott for The Catholic Spirit | October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Brilliant autumn leaves underfoot remind Jackie Warloff of her husband, who died of colon cancer in 2009. Annually since 2007, when he became sick, students from Our Lady of the Lake School in Mound, less than a mile from Warloff’s house, have descended upon her property.

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Big welcome for new educators

Big welcome for new educators

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Catholic Schools Office holds orientation for new teachers, principals and presidents

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Text of Archbishop Nienstedt’s Catholic schools announcement

Text of Archbishop Nienstedt’s Catholic schools announcement

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS: REINVESTING IN OUR FUTURE

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Strengthening our Catholic schools

Strengthening our Catholic schools

| August 4, 2011

My staff likes to make sure that I have plenty to do while away for vacation, so this year they presented me with the report and recommendations of the Catholic Schools Commission, which I convened last December as part of our Archdiocesan Strategic Plan.

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Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

A group charged by Archbishop John Nienstedt to make recommendations to him to help ensure the strength and ­sustainability of Cath­olic elementary schools in the archdiocese is on schedule to deliver its report by the June 27 deadline.

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Student clarifies graduation section responses

Student clarifies graduation section responses

| May 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

I am extremely honored at having been recognized in this year’s Salute to Graduates [May 12]. I understand space limitations often require students’ answers to be shortened. Due to the shortening of my answers, I believe that some of my key ideas have been misrepresented. At St. Agnes, I have been challenged to look at real-world and controversial issues from a faithfully Catholic viewpoint. I think this was lost in the editing, and I would like to clarify a couple of ideas.

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Nearby Catholic schools work to accommodate San Miguel students

Nearby Catholic schools work to accommodate San Miguel students

| Zachary Bartholomew For The Catholic Spirit | May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sometimes the smallest details are what highlight the largest changes. For the students of San Miguel Middle School of Minneapolis, which is closing at the end of this school year, one of those details is a simple handshake.

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