Category Archives: News

St. Petersburg Catholic High School Announces Major Renovations to Main Classroom Buildings

St. Petersburg Catholic High School has announced a multimillion-dollar revitalization project of its two main classroom buildings, Bishop Barry Hall and Notre Dame Hall, marking the first major renovation to the classrooms since they were built in 1957. The buildings, including twenty classrooms and eight departmental offices, are expected to reopen by the first day… Read More

Congratulations to our 2018 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Congratulations to the valedictorians and salutatorians for the 2017/2018 school year from the seven Catholic high schools in our diocese! Note: The first year that Cristo Rey High School will have a class of seniors is 2020. Academy of the Holy Names Valedictorian Salutatorian Emma Gibbs Heston Evelyn Nicole Martinez   Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High… Read More

St. Petersburg Catholic High School To Implement International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

St. Petersburg Catholic High School has been approved as a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.  The school is now pursuing authorization as an IB World School.  IB World Schools share a common philosophy – a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education, which St. Petersburg Catholic believes is important for its students. “The… Read More

New Field House and Football Locker Room Facility Coming to Clearwater Central Catholic High School

On April 11, 2018, ground was officially broken for the new field house and football locker room facility at Clearwater Central Catholic High School. The building will be completed about halfway through the 2018-19 Marauder football season, with an estimated completion date of October 2018. The new structure will be alongside the current football field and… Read More

Three Catholic Schools Recognized as Top Workplaces in Tampa Bay

Three of our Catholic schools made the Tampa Bay Times’ Top 100 Workplaces in Tampa Bay list. Guardian Angels Catholic School was the top employer in the small category. (minimum of 50 local employees). On the list of the top 50 small employers, Clearwater Central Catholic High School was number 42 and St. Cecelia Interparochial… Read More

Holy Week in Our Schools

See how some of our schools journeyed through the 2018 Holy Week in the photos below. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Seminole Click on the album below to scroll through the photos. Christ the King Catholic School in Tampa Click on the album below to scroll through the photos. Clearwater Central Catholic High School in… Read More

St. Cecelia Catholic School Seventh-Grader Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Edward Sieh of Safety Harbor, a student at St. Cecelia Catholic School has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by the Prudential Spirit of… Read More

Our Schools Participated in National Walk-Out Day

Student walk-outs were planned all across the country on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, to call attention to school safety in the wake of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Our Catholic high schools and some middle schools classes planned events at their schools to contribute to this national effort… Read More

Mother Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School Learns, Serves, Leads and Succeeds

Every year, Catholic Schools Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the gift of a Catholic education. Students are given time to renew our faith in God and honor him by growing in our academic and spiritual development.  Students at Mother Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School in Lutz embraced this year’s theme: LEARN, SERVE, LEAD, SUCCEED by participating in a… Read More

Cathedral School of St. Jude Holds Trike-A-Thon to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

On Friday, January 26, 2018, the Cathedral School of St. Jude held their first Trike-A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The EC2, EC3, EC4, and K students rode their bikes, trikes, and scooters around the school track and raised over $7000. The Trike-A-Thon was organized and run by a student committee… Read More

Open Houses for Catholic Schools and Centers

Catholic Schools Week will be held Jan. 28-Feb. 3 around the country. This week is an opportunity to celebrate Catholic education in the United States and the many ways Catholic schools are improving lives of children from all demographics, faith backgrounds, and ethnicities. Catholic schools place a strong emphasis on academic excellence, community service, and… Read More

Back to School

  August 9 was the first day of the 2017-2018 school year in our Catholic schools and Centers. See how some of our schools and centers celebrated the first day and week back at school in the photos below. If you have back to school photos that you would like to be included in the… Read More

Groundbreaking for New Multi-Purpose Building at Bishop Larkin Catholic School

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new multi-purpose building at Bishop Larkin Catholic School in Port Richey was held on May 25, 2017. Bishop Parkes, many of the school’s Parish Pastors,  Superintendent Chris Pastura, Dr. Mark Majewski, Dr. Ann Davis, Dr. Michael Tkacik, Mr. Mike Messano, State Representative Amber Mariano, Mr. Mike Fasano, many principals, other distinguished guests, and… Read More