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Saint Leonard Community School Wins National Award

April 13, 2018 (Louisville, Ky.) – On April 4, 2018, during the National Catholic Education Association Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, Saint Leonard Community School (440 Zorn Avenue) received the Today’s Catholic Teacher “Innovations in Catholic Education Award.”  Saint Leonard won this national award in the “Curriculum and Instruction” category for its middle school program entitled “20% Time.”

The concept for “20% Time” emerged from the business world, mirroring the practices of companies such as Google and 3M, who give their employees one […]

2018-04-13T14:27:34+00:00 April 13th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

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January 26, 2018

Immaculata Observes Catholic Schools Week with a Presentation of Patron Saints and Valentines for the Elderly and Priests

(Louisville, Ky.)  On Friday, February 2 at 1:30 p.m., Immaculata Classical Academy (6010 Preston Highway) high school students will perform an act of mercy by making Valentines for the elderly and for priests who visit the school to celebrate Mass.

On Tuesday-Friday, January 30 to February 2, at 8:00 a.m. each morning, the secondary students will present the patron saint for each […]

2018-01-26T10:00:32+00:00 January 26th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

January 23, 2018 (Louisville, Kentucky) – Nearly 19,500 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 49 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 28-February 3, 2018. The theme for this year’s Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

Festivities for the week include the annual liturgy at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 30, at Saint Gabriel Parish, 5505 Bardstown Road, Louisville. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville […]

2018-01-23T09:55:53+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|2018 Press Releases, School Press Releases|

Teachers Honored for 3,505 Years of Service

October 31, 2017 (Louisville, KY) – On Wednesday, November 8, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 213 Catholic school teachers who have achieved a total of 3,505 years of teaching
experience. This luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Avenue.

Teachers will receive recognition for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of teaching:

Milestone Years # Honorees Total Years
5 […]

2017-10-31T09:20:34+00:00 October 31st, 2017|2017 Press Releases, 2017 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Catholic High School Placement Test – December 9, 2017

Students in grade 8 who wish to attend a Catholic high school next year are required to take the Catholic high school placement test scheduled on Saturday, December 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Students take the test at the Catholic high school they plan to attend. They must bring a $10 fee and two #2 pencils. Information about the location of the high schools can be found at www.louisvillecatholicschools.com.

The placement test helps Catholic secondary schools determine the most […]

2017-10-27T16:04:12+00:00 October 27th, 2017|2017 Press Releases, 2017 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

ACCOMMODATE 2017

The Archdiocese of Louisville is sponsoring the annual ACCOMMODATE 2017: A College Night for Students Seeking Support Services. This event will be held at Mercy Academy (5801 Fegenbush Lane, Louisville) on Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.

Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will be available for an informational session for parents and students who are exploring:

  • How colleges and universities are addressing the needs of students with learning differences.
  • […]

2017-10-24T08:41:01+00:00 October 17th, 2017|2017 Press Releases, 2017 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Two Catholic Schools in Archdiocese of Louisville Win National Blue Ribbon Awards

September 28, 2017  (Louisville, KY) – Today, the United States Department of Education announced that two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have been named 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Two elementary schools serving preschool through grade 8 will be recognized: Saint Joseph School (320 West Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, Ky.) for the first time and Holy Trinity School (423 Cherrywood Road, Louisville, Ky.) for the second time (2017 and 2007).

These two schools are among nine public and non-public […]

2017-10-13T15:51:58+00:00 September 28th, 2017|2017 Press Releases, 2017 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Catholic Schools Begin 2017-18 Academic Year

August 4, 2017  (Louisville, KY) – Jefferson County Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will begin the first official day of instruction on August 16, 2017. Although this is the first “official” day of school, some Catholic schools choose to begin on a day other than August 16. Parents are asked to consult their school’s handbook to determine when their particular school will begin instruction.

Catholic elementary and secondary schools outside Jefferson County generally follow the calendar of the […]

2017-10-13T15:52:04+00:00 August 4th, 2017|2017 Press Releases, 2017 Schools Press Release|

Archdiocese of Louisville celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

January 23, 2017 (Louisville, Ky) More than 19,500 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 49 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 29-February 4, 2017. The theme for this year’s Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service.”

Festivities for the week include the annual liturgy at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 508 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools […]

2017-10-13T15:52:23+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|2017 Press Releases, 2017 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Catholic High School Placement Test – December 10, 2016

Students in grade 8 who wish to attend a Catholic high school next year are required to take the Catholic high school placement test scheduled on Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Students take the test at the Catholic high school they plan to attend. They must bring a $10 fee and two #2 pencils.  Information about the location of the high schools can be found at www.archlou.org/schools.

The placement test helps Catholic secondary schools determine the […]

2017-06-27T09:47:44+00:00 November 30th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|