Tag: Back to School

Supplied for school, supplied for life

Supplied for school, supplied for life

| Alyssa Bormes | September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

School supplies in the aisle at the grocery store bring on such nostalgia. Upon seeing them, I usually want to scoop up some notebooks, pencils, erasers and, of course, a new pack of crayons. And, I’m not exactly school-aged.

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Schools plan for new buildings, expanded preschool

Schools plan for new buildings, expanded preschool

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share what’s new for the 2016-17 academic year. The following is a selection of their responses.

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Back to school and starting over

Back to school and starting over

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

While it’s hard to say goodbye to my family’s more relaxed summertime state of being, I love the implicit promise of the new school year. It’s a reminder that there are always fresh beginnings in life, that we don’t have to stay fixed in one place.

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Back to school: A missionary perspective

Back to school: A missionary perspective

| Katie Burke for The Catholic Spirit | August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just like students, campus missionaries are packing their bags in anticipation of another school year.

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Why choose a Catholic school?

Why choose a Catholic school?

| Todd Flanders | August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why Catholic schools? The question is more urgent than ever in a crowded K-12 marketplace. It’s not enough for a Catholic school to be a smaller version of a public school, with prayer and service projects added. Essential as prayer and service are, ours is first a teaching mission. If we are to serve families well, we need to focus on how that mission makes a contribution not offered elsewhere.

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