Students of St. Cecelia Celebrate Clearwater’s 100th Birthday
June 12, 2015

Jason Poulos a 2nd Grade student of St. Cecelia Catholic School has a summer birthday and as a result does not get to celebrate his birthday during the school year.  Jason’s mother in conjunction with the 2nd grade teachers decided to plan a celebration for Jason and other classmates who also have summer birthdays.  Mrs. …

Our Lady Lourdes Catholic School Students Live the Gospel of Jesus
June 12, 2015

“The 2nd grade class from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School in Dunedin recently visited Nurses Helping Hands and Mease Manor Continuing Care assisted living facilities. The students sang and engaged the residents by teaching them the songs, sign language, clapping and chant patterns. After their performance, the children interacted with the residents and drew …

Student Awarded The 25th Annual Esther & Jack O’Brien Family Scholarship
June 12, 2015

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Brett Brattvet, a student at the Cathedral of St. Jude Catholic School, received the Esther and Jack O’Brien Family Scholarship. For 25 years, the scholarship has been awarded to a local 8th grade graduate from the school. The scholarship provides a deserving student the opportunity to continue their Catholic education …

10 Guardian Angels Middle school students receive Award
May 8, 2015

Each year, Raytheon’s MathMovesU® awards 150 middle school students nationwide $1,000 scholarships to attend math and science camps and programs, or to save the money for college. Raytheon also donates a $1,000 matching grant to each winning student’s middle school for their math program. Guardian Angels Catholic School began participating in this program in …

May 8, 2015

With the tragedy of the Nepal earthquake, students at OLL are putting their focus and efforts into helping Catholic Relief Services support those most in need. “The Student Council has taken the reins in leading our student body in putting our ‘Faith into Action’.” In lieu of the Middle School Dance, the Mother’s Day Carnation …

International Mass at Blessed Sacrament
April 30, 2015

The students at Blessed Sacrament had an International Mass. The Spanish teacher, Mrs. Bauer, prepared the Liturgy. The students dressed up from their different heritages and brought up flags from those countries at the Offertory. They also spoke in different languages and sang in Spanish.  

St. Lawrence Catholic School Receives National Recognition
April 30, 2015

St. Lawrence Catholic School receives the 2015 “Innovations in Catholic Education” award from Pflaum Publishing Group’s national magazine Today’s Catholic Teacher.  Our school received the award in the category of “Catholic Identity”  for our innovative projects that promote the Catholic identity of our school. The award annually honors Catholic elementary and secondary schools that have led …

Espiritu Santo – State Science & Engineering Fair
April 14, 2015

Two students from Espiritu Santo Catholic School recently competed at the State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida and came home with awards demonstrating their hard work and creativity. Congratulations to Lily and Katelyn who traveled to Orlando to participate in the state-wide fair held on March 31 – April 2, 2015. Lily’s project won the “Polk County Regional Science and …

St. Cecelia Seder Meal
April 10, 2015

On Monday, March 23, our 2nd and 6th grade classes celebrated a Seder Meal under the direction of Father Jack Marino. The Seder Meal is the traditional retelling of the story of the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt as found in the Book of Exodus. Our students first celebrate this meal here in 2nd grade as …

St. Paul Lenten Retreat
April 9, 2015

St. Paul Catholic School participated in its’ first school-wide Lenten Retreat on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  Students in grades K-8 moved between four locations.  Each place was connected to a phrase that Jesus used before He died, and each location had Lenten activities.  The four phrases were; “Father, forgive them, for they do not know …

Our Lady of Lourdes Celebrate Mass with Mease Manor Residents
April 8, 2015

The fourth grade choir class along with teachers, Ms. House and Mrs. Wong-Stark, celebrated Mass with the residents at Mease Manor Assisted Living facility. The students sang as choir with Father Gary Dowsey as celebrant on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25th. Under the direction of their teacher, the students prepared …

Guardian Angels Future Cardiac Surgeons
April 8, 2015

Meet the future cardiac surgeons in the 7th grade science class at Guardian Angel’s Catholic School.  Culminating the Cardiovascular unit in class, the students dissected a lamb heart.  They are able to identify the main structures of the heart; the 4 chambers, the main blood vessels, valves, chordae tendineae (heart strings), muscle, pericardium etc.  They can also …

Notre Dame Students dress up for reading
March 12, 2015

Students in Kindergarten – 3rd grade at Notre Dame dressed up as their favorite book or subject area character and the 4th – 8th grade wrote and read research papers on Catholic Schools in the U.S. and the involvement of clergy in Catholic education.  

Diocese of St. Petersburg School System Lands on AP Honor Roll
January 12, 2015

Diocese of St. Petersburg School System Lands on AP Honor Roll! For five years, the College Board has recognized school districts that simultaneously increase participation in Advanced Placement testing and improve the percentage of students earning a 3 or better on the tests. Tampa Bay Times Story AP District Honor Roll   “Congratulations for the hard …

Odyssey of the Mind at ESCS
January 9, 2015

Espiritu Santo Catholic School sent four teams to compete in the Buccaneer Bay Regional Odessey of the Mind Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 14th. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical …