Tag: Catholic schools
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 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.
St. Francis-St. James United School in the West Seventh neighborhood of St. Paul is closing at the end of the 2012-2013 school year, school officials announced Nov. 30.
Marty Frauenheim, who has served in the position since 2008, will retire Oct. 24, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Sept. 14.
The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis announced earlier today that Marty Frauenheim, Superintendent of Schools, is retiring effective October 24th. The process to find a successor to Ms. Frauenheim is now underway.
The new school has 237 students in grades kindergarten to eight and 32 preschoolers. It is a cooperative effort bringing together kids from St. John Vianney in South St. Paul, St. Matthew and Our Lady of Guadalupe parishes in St. Paul and St. Michael in West St. Paul, as well as 25 students from other area parishes.
“You’re coming out for the track team,” McLaughlin recalled telling the then-perplexed student.
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.
These are the agreed-upon, non-negotiable ways to see if your Catholic school can be called a Catholic school.
A half-day event gave Catholic Schools superintendent Martie Frauenheim an opportunity to give her “state of the schools” report that referred extensively to the progress made on the recommendations of the “Reinvesting in Our Future” initiatives and the goals for this year in the initiatives’ four focus areas: governance, educational excellence, advancement and funding models.