Tag: Catholic education

Steps forward in Roadmap for Excellence point to promising future

Steps forward in Roadmap for Excellence point to promising future

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

As students prepare for another school year, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office for the Mission of Catholic Education is placing concrete steps along what it calls a Roadmap for Excellence in Catholic Education.

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Camp combines faith and football

Camp combines faith and football

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Young boys dressed in T-shirts and shorts gathered on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul Aug. 7.

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Communicating Catholic education benefits

Communicating Catholic education benefits

| Susan Klemond | July 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools’ combination of quality education and faith formation brings value to students, parishes and the wider community, but financial and social barriers to Catholic education remain for some families, including a growing Latino population, experts noted at a June 25 forum on education sponsored by the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota.

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St. Mark school in St. Paul restructuring; closing K-8, but preschool to remain open

St. Mark school in St. Paul restructuring; closing K-8, but preschool to remain open

| April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Mark’s Catholic School in St. Paul is reorganizing due to a sharp decline in kindergarten-to-grade-eight enrollment and rising costs, its leaders announced April 26.

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Priest, principal get ‘slimed’ when students meet raffle goal

Priest, principal get ‘slimed’ when students meet raffle goal

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Signs inside the gymnasium at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Roseville told everyone what would happen next: “It’s slime time.”

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New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

| Jacob Comello | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of many families who would otherwise not be able to afford them.

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Elementary school in Maplewood reaches out to diverse population

Elementary school in Maplewood reaches out to diverse population

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Anne Gattman at St. Jerome School in Maplewood, bringing more students into Catholic schools is all about an open heart and open arms.

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Regional school in West St. Paul bases growth on building community

Regional school in West St. Paul bases growth on building community

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridget Kramer has ridden a roller coaster of enrollment that’s now on the rise in this community school serving four parishes.

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Catholic high school in Victoria hones in on personal approach to enrollment growth with ‘Operation Bar Stool’

Catholic high school in Victoria hones in on personal approach to enrollment growth with ‘Operation Bar Stool’

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

As he joined the staff of Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria in 2016, Scott Breimhorst, executive director of admissions, didn’t like one aspect of what he saw: 395 students enrolled, the first time in 10 years administrators expected fewer than 400 students to fill Holy Family classrooms.

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Local Catholic schools gain enrollment at key entry points

Local Catholic schools gain enrollment at key entry points

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis saw enrollment increases this year at key entry points for students — preschool, kindergarten and ninth grade.

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DeLaSalle alumnus guides students in painting mural of school, city history

DeLaSalle alumnus guides students in painting mural of school, city history

| March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Don’t go into art.” That’s what Joe Duffy remembers people, including his parents, telling him back when he was trying to chart a career path. If he had listened, his alma mater, DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, would not have a 25-foot mural depicting its history and the history of the Mississippi River island on which it sits.

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What if there were no Catholic schools?

What if there were no Catholic schools?

| Jean Houghton | January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Imagine our community without Catholic schools.

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