Tag: Catholic schools
This year, churches and schools might reduce expenses if they take advantage of a new purchasing program sponsored by the archdiocese.
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.
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.
Using a “flipped classroom” approach, eighth-grade algebra students at Presentation School watch video lessons at home and work on “homework” during class.
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.
Other Catholic schools, Aim Higher Foundation provide support
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.
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.