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Archbishop encourages first class at new Institute for Catholic School Leadership

Archbishop encourages first class at new Institute for Catholic School Leadership

| July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Encouraging the first class of an initiative offering Catholic formation for principals and aspiring principals, Archbishop Bernard Hebda reminded the 20 participants that their work as teachers and school leaders goes beyond meeting students’ academic needs.

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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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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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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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Reserve Fund offers emergency tuition support for Catholic school families

Reserve Fund offers emergency tuition support for Catholic school families

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Principal Nikki Giel of Presentation of Mary in Maplewood credits annual Aim Higher Foundation scholarships with making it financially possible for nearly half of her 141 K-8 students to attend the suburban Catholic school.

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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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Benilde-St. Margaret’s looks back on dramatic hockey season

Benilde-St. Margaret’s looks back on dramatic hockey season

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Where were you when Jack Jablonski got hurt?

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Hill-Murray continues strong state hockey legacy

Hill-Murray continues strong state hockey legacy

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bill Lechner led Hill-Murray hockey players in skating drills at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood on Valentine’s Day. Holiday festivities would have to wait, as the boys in green had some work to do.

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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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New office for linking Latino families to Catholic schools launches on Lake Street

New office for linking Latino families to Catholic schools launches on Lake Street

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 2017, Lorena Trejo heard a radio spot pitching Catholic schools on a secular Spanish radio station. It piqued her interest, and she reached to out the source, the Catholic Schools Center for Excellence, which focuses on Catholic elementary school excellence and advancement in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Now her two children attend St. John the Baptist in Savage.

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USCCB education secretary is used to thinking outside the box

USCCB education secretary is used to thinking outside the box

| Carol Zimmermann | January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mary Pat Donoghue, the new education secretary at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, knows that Catholic schools have to be creative not just to compete, but sometimes to survive.

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