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. http://mathmovesu.org/about-mathmovesuscholarships/mathmovesu-middle-school-scholarship Guardian Angels Catholic School began participating in this program in […]

OLL STUDENTS SUPPORTING VICTIMS OF NEPAL EARTHQUAKE TRADGEDY
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.  

Bishop McLaughlin Students Visit Tampa General Hospital
April 30, 2015

On  Friday, April 24th, 45 students from Bishop McLaughlin visited Tampa General Hospital for their “Trauma is NO Accident Day!” The students were able to view the AeroMed area and the TGH helicopter, visit the Rehab Center and see a Pediatric Trauma Room where children (up to 18 years of age) are taken for treatment when […]

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 […]

General Mills Leads Hydroponics Class at Sacred Heart
April 13, 2015

During our hydroponics class with Mr. Oloriz, General Mills, the company that helps sponsor our hydroponics garden, came to present some important things about our garden and how our food grown or made. We were all split in three groups. One of the groups stayed in the Science class with two volunteers from General Mills […]

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 […]

Sacred Heart Field Trip to Weedon Island
April 8, 2015

In celebration of their winning door display for Red Ribbon Week in October, the 3rd grade students of Sacred Heart Catholic School in Pinellas Park, FL and their teacher, Mrs. Robbie Mueller, were awarded an extra field trip to Weedon Isand for the “Sensing Nature” field trip. The students learned all about Florida’s ecosystems, how […]

Our Lady of Lourdes Respect Rally
April 8, 2015

On March 11th the entire Our Lady of Lourdes students, faculty and staff participated in a school-wide Respect Rally for the Special Olympics. This wonderful event affirmed our unity as the children of God. Each event stressed working as a team. There was a mixture of students and teachers from each grade.  The crowd cheered […]

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 […]

St. Cecelia 7th graders using their hands for service
January 9, 2015

St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School 7th graders are using their hands for service at the St. Vincent de Paul Soup kitchen on Monday mornings. Working in small groups, they’re helping to prepare and serve hot meals to 200 needy members of our community. The Soup Kitchen provides a hot, nutritious meal seven days a week […]