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No summer break for debate on Common Core standards for schools

No summer break for debate on Common Core standards for schools

| Carol Zimmermann | July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even in the dog days of summer, the realization that the school year is just around the corner keeps creeping up like pockets of sprouting weeds in a garden.

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Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though there were tears and hugs as the school year came to an end at St. Pius X School in White Bear Lake, there also was excitement for the new regional school that will take its place.

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Helping hungry neighbors

Helping hungry neighbors

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 100 seventh- and eighth-grade students from St. Hubert School in Chanhassen spent March 12 at Cub Foods purchasing items to donate to People Reaching Out to Other People, a local food shelf and multi-service organization serving the Chanhassen and Eden Prairie area.

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Vatican II document holds lessons for Catholic educators

Vatican II document holds lessons for Catholic educators

| Katherine Talalas | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Living the Vision of ‘Gaudium et Spes’ (‘Joy and Hope’)” in Catholic higher education was the overall theme of the annual conference of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, held Feb. 1-3 in Washington.

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Risen Christ School plans for bilingual education

Risen Christ School plans for bilingual education

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Starting this fall with the Minneapolis school’s two kindergarten classes, Risen Christ will become the first Catholic school in Minnesota to offer a dual language immersion program.

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New regional school to draw kids from two parishes

New regional school to draw kids from two parishes

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When the new White Bear Lake area Catholic school — Frassati Catholic Academy — opens this fall, an innovative curriculum will connect not only the students’ academic subjects, but also the legacies and traditions of two long-established parish schools.

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Volunteers fill health care need at St. Stephen School

Volunteers fill health care need at St. Stephen School

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of 20 volunteer health care professionals provide care for students during the school week at St. Stephen School, stepping in to fill the school’s paid health paraprofessional hours lost to budget cuts in recent years.

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Catholic schools rely on donor generosity through CSA

Catholic schools rely on donor generosity through CSA

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 1969, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have benefited from the annual Catholic Services Appeal. This year’s appeal seeks to raise $9.3 million, with $2.4 million allocated for education.

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Cretin-Derham Hall students receive perfect ACT scores

Cretin-Derham Hall students receive perfect ACT scores

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cretin-Derham Hall juniors Maria Neuzil and Anna Kalkman earned the top composite score of 36 on their ACT tests.

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Network aims to bring servant leadership to Catholic schools

Network aims to bring servant leadership to Catholic schools

| January 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. Mark School principal Zach Zeckser is bringing resources for servant leadership — the idea that a true leader is someone whose motivation comes from a desire to serve others — to Catholic schools.

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Principal’s ‘flame of love’ leads to award

Principal’s ‘flame of love’ leads to award

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

For Mary Adrian, winner of the 2014 NCEA distinguished principal award, kids always come first at Holy Spirit School.

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Foundation aims higher for tuition aid to students in need

Foundation aims higher for tuition aid to students in need

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Isaiah Goodman speaks about the importance of financial support for Catholic schoolchildren during the Aim Higher Foundation’s “Night of Light” celebration Nov. 1 at the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.

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