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For Immediate Release November 3, 2015:

Veterans’ Day Celebration

(Louisville, Ky.) On Wednesday, November 11 at 8:00 a.m., St. Leonard School (440 Zorn Avenue) will celebrate Veteran’s Day.  The ceremony will feature patriotic songs and a presentation by Michael Rowan, a St. Frances of Rome parishioner and St. Leonard school parent, about his service in the U.S. Army. Students then will process to the front lawn of the school, which faces Zorn Avenue, and hold up small American flags […]

2015-11-17T15:40:11+00:00November 17th, 2015|2014 Schools Press Releases, 2015 Press Releases|

Calendar Advisory – Catholic High School Placement Test

November 12, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) 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 13, 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 […]

2014-11-12T10:01:32+00:00November 12th, 2014|2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|

Major New Initiatives Announced for Catholic Elementary Schools

November 6, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Today, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz and Richard A. Lechleiter, President of the Catholic Education Foundation, announced new efforts to make Catholic elementary schools more accessible and affordable.  These efforts are expected to double the amount of tuition assistance available for families in need to more than $3 million annually.

“It’s a new day for families who may be thinking about a Catholic elementary school but are unsure if it is financially possible for them,” said Archbishop Kurtz.

The […]

2017-10-13T15:53:05+00:00November 12th, 2014|2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|

Calendar Advisory: Accommodate 2014

October 10, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Please run the following announcement in community calendars or air on public service announcements: 

The Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Lifelong Formation and Education is sponsoring the annual ACCOMMODATE 2014: A College Night for Students Seeking Support Services. This event will be held at Trinity High School (4011 Shelbyville Road, Louisville) on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Shamrock Hall.    

Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will […]

2014-10-10T16:05:52+00:00October 10th, 2014|2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|

Four Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Elementary Schools Win Blue Ribbon Awards

September 30, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Today, the United States Department of Education announced that four Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic elementary schools have been named 2014 Blue Ribbon Schools.  Two schools, St. Aloysius (212 Mount Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley, Ky.) and St. Patrick (1000 North Beckley Station Road, Louisville, Ky.), will be recognized for the first time.  St. Agnes School (1800 Newburg Road, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for the third time (1999, 2005, 2014), and Holy Spirit School (322 Cannons Lane, […]

2017-10-13T15:53:06+00:00September 30th, 2014|2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|

Calendar Advisory

September 22, 2014 Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a Catholic Elementary Open House Day on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Families interested in Catholic education may visit any elementary school between the hours of 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. or 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Please call 502/634-1315 or go to here for more information.  

More information about Catholic schools can be found in the Catholic school selection guide here.  

For more information, contact the Catholic School Information Line at 502/634-1315 […]

2014-09-30T08:39:31+00:00September 30th, 2014|2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|

Catholic Elementary Teachers Gather for Opening School Rally

August 7, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Approximately 750 teachers from 37 Catholic elementary schools will gather on Friday, August 8 to celebrate the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. This event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel Parish, 5505 Bardstown Road.

The theme is “Disciples Called to Witness.” At the Mass, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz will talk during the homily to those gathered about the new evangelization, and the role of Catholic teachers in forming students in […]

2014-08-07T11:48:33+00:00August 7th, 2014|2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|

Catholic School Spring Break Week for 2014-2015 School Year Changed

May 14, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) Based upon the change in the Spring Break dates on the part of Jefferson County Public Schools, Catholic school leaders overwhelmingly recommended that Catholic schools in Jefferson County adjust the 2015 Spring Break dates to be consistent with other school systems.

Based on that input, Leisa Schulz, Superintendent of Schools, has changed the 2015 Spring Break dates to April 6-10, 2015 for Jefferson County Catholic schools.

For more information, call Cecelia Price, cprice@archlou.org or 502/585-3291. 

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Catholic Charities Holds Rice Bowl Lunch

February 13, 2014 (Louisville, Ky.) On Wednesday, February 19, beginning at 10:30 a.m., Catholic Charities of Louisville will hold an event for Catholic school students to learn about Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl program.  This will be held at Holy Cross High School (5144 Dixie Highway) and will feature an interactive display, lunch, and remarks from Thomas Awiapo from Ghana, an individual who benefitted from the funds raised by this program for Catholic Relief Services.  An agenda is below.

For nearly 40 […]

Archdiocese of Louisville Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

January 21, 2014 Nearly 20,000 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 47 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 26-February 1, 2014. 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 28, at Saint Edward Parish, 9608 Sue Helen Drive. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will attend […]