Tag: Schools

Say hello to reading, writing — and social distancing

Say hello to reading, writing — and social distancing

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Students entering Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis at the end of this summer will find a new landscape. And new rules.

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Opportunity to help parishes, schools with matching dollars through April 26

Opportunity to help parishes, schools with matching dollars through April 26

| April 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

The next four days offers an important opportunity to give a financial boost to Catholic parishes and schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis particularly hard-hit by the economic downturn caused by coronavirus pandemic.

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Getty Fire impacts Catholic university, schools, retired sisters

Getty Fire impacts Catholic university, schools, retired sisters

| Carol Zimmermann | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Getty Fire that began whipping through mountain communities west of Los Angeles during the early hours of Oct. 28 caused the closure of several local Catholic schools, the evacuation of students and staff at Mount St. Mary’s University and a call for the retired sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet to shelter in place.

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Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

Students begin class at new two-year college at St. Thomas

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Ten, 20 years from now, I want people to be looking up at these skyscrapers; I want them to be filled with Tommies, but I want the demographics of those Tommies to represent the demographics of the state,” said Julie Sullivan, University of St. Thomas president.

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New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

New technologies, leadership mark school year’s beginning

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked principals of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share new their new initiatives, buildings and leadership.

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Opposed by MCC, ‘transgender toolkit’ approved by state education department

Opposed by MCC, ‘transgender toolkit’ approved by state education department

| July 20, 2017 | 19 Comments

The toolkit outlines practices for supporting students transitioning from their biological to perceived gender, using students’ preferred names and pronouns, and restroom use and overnight sleeping arrangements.

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Innovation, cooperation in St. Tim’s ‘recipe for success’

Innovation, cooperation in St. Tim’s ‘recipe for success’

| December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Small class sizes — 14, for example, in the combined seventh and eighth grade — are one attraction for families whose children attend St. Timothy in Maple Lake. They allow for flexibility in individualizing education to meet either the enrichment or remedial needs of each student, said the school’s principal.

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Governor closes public schools Jan. 6 due to bitter cold

Governor closes public schools Jan. 6 due to bitter cold

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Parents should check with their Catholic schools for closure information

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Reason for Catholic schools to celebrate

Reason for Catholic schools to celebrate

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In mostly “by-the-numbers” measures, good things are happening at Catholic schoos in the Twin Cities area.

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Does your Catholic school have these 9 defining characteristics?

Does your Catholic school have these 9 defining characteristics?

| August 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

These are the agreed-upon, non-negotiable ways to see if your Catholic school can be called a Catholic school.

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Put your money where it can enrich you and your favorite Catholic school

Put your money where it can enrich you and your favorite Catholic school

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Get ready to buy a raffle ticket and support a Catholic school near you.

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Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

Schools commission collects feedback, prepares recommendations

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

A group charged by Archbishop John Nienstedt to make recommendations to him to help ensure the strength and ­sustainability of Cath­olic elementary schools in the archdiocese is on schedule to deliver its report by the June 27 deadline.

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