Tag: Catholic schools

Financial transparency, accountability are key priorities for the archdiocese

Financial transparency, accountability are key priorities for the archdiocese

| September 26, 2013

The meeting with all the priests in the archdiocese on Sept. 16 was just one more example of how we are living out the vision set forth in the archdiocese’s 2010 Strategic Plan. Today, I’d like to share with you highlights of what was shared at that meeting.

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Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Peter’s School in Delano learn Spanish from videos produced from Spanish students at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park.

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Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

Purchasing program helps parishes, schools stretch dollars

| Jennifer Janikula | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year, churches and schools might reduce expenses if they take advantage of a new purchasing program sponsored by the archdiocese.

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Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

Renting days are numbered for Ave Maria Academy

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove is breaking ground for a new 40,000-square-foot school building, set for completion the last week of June 2014. The goal is for enrollment to grow from the current 175 students to 300 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest

Mahtomedi school is first Catholic IB Primary Years Program in Midwest

| Kristi Anderson | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

St. Jude of the Lake School received authorization as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program School. With the authorization, making it the first Catholic IB PYP School in the Midwest and just the third in the nation.

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AP classes give students jump start on college

AP classes give students jump start on college

| Jennifer Janikula | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Students taking Advanced Placement classes during high school at Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield earn credits for college and learn valuable skills.

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Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom

Students and teachers benefit from ‘flipped’ classroom

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Using a “flipped classroom” approach, eighth-grade algebra students at Presentation School watch video lessons at home and work on “homework” during class.

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Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School

Neighborhood outreach pays off for Ascension School

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ascension Catholic School has accepted 50 new students for the coming year and is opening two additional classrooms, due in large part to the school’s outreach to its north Minneapolis neighborhood.

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Families at closed St. Paul school receive help for transition

Families at closed St. Paul school receive help for transition

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Other Catholic schools, Aim Higher Foundation provide support

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Jill Reilly to serve as acting superintendent of Catholic schools

Jill Reilly to serve as acting superintendent of Catholic schools

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reilly served as president of Academy of Holy Angels from 1995 until her retirement in 2011 when she was given the honorary title of president emeritus. She continues to serve Catholic schools in an advisory capacity through her consulting practice.

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Catholic high school graduation ceremonies set

Catholic high school graduation ceremonies set

Dates and times of graduation ceremonies

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Popes Francis, Benedict inspire Catholic school students

Popes Francis, Benedict inspire Catholic school students

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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