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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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00January 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+00:00November 30th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Archdiocese of Louisville Honors 3,610 Years of Teaching Service

October 26, 2016 (Louisville, KY) On Wednesday, November 2, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 206 Catholic school teachers who have achieved a total of 3,610 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 are being recognized for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of teaching:

Milestone

Years

# Honorees Total Years
5 48 240
10 38 380
15 28 420
20 […]

2017-10-13T15:52:32+00:00October 26th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

St. Leonard School Among Early Users of Smart Technology to Stop the Spread of Flu in School

October 25, 2016 (Louisville, Ky.)  As schools prepare to fight the flu season, St. Leonard School (440 Zorn Avenue, Louisville) hopes to keep more kids healthy with the help of Kinsa Smart Thermometers. Selected as one of just 500 schools nationwide (one of nine in Kentucky and one of two in Jefferson County) to participate in Kinsa’s FLUency school health program, all St. Leonard families will receive free Kinsa Smart Thermometers, priced at $19.99 retail. With this tool, families can […]

2017-06-27T09:47:54+00:00October 25th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

ACCOMMODATE 2016: A College Night for Students Seeking Support Services

CALENDAR ADVISORY

October 5, 2016

The Archdiocese of Louisville is sponsoring the annual ACCOMMODATE 2016: A College Night for Students Seeking Support Services. This event will be held at Saint Xavier High School (1609 Poplar Level Road, Louisville) on Thursday, November 3, 2016 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 […]
2017-06-27T09:48:02+00:00October 5th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

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

September 28, 2016

Today, the United States Department of Education announced that two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have been named 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools.  One elementary school serving preschool through grade 8, St. Francis of Assisi (1938 Alfresco Place, Louisville, Ky.), will be recognized for the first time. St. Xavier High School (1609 Poplar Level Road, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for the fourth time (1984, 1989, 1993, 2016).  St. Xavier was the first school recognized as a Blue […]

2017-10-13T15:52:35+00:00September 28th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Catholic Elementary Teachers Gather for Opening School Rally

July 28, 2016 (Louisville, KY) – Approximately 750 teachers from 40 Catholic elementary schools will gather on Friday, August 5 to celebrate the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year and share their collective ministry in Catholic school education.  This event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence Parish, 1925 Lewiston Drive.

Teachers will gather to celebrate Mass with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz and hear a keynote from Brother David Migliorino entitled, “Jesus CEO.”  Here is Br. David’s […]

Catholic Schools Begin 2016-17 Academic Year

July 28, 2016 (Louisville, KY) – Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville will begin the first official day of instruction on August 17, 2016. Although this is the first “official” day of school, some Catholic schools choose to begin on a day other than August 17. Parents should consult their school’s handbook for the first day information.

Catholic elementary and secondary schools outside Jefferson County generally follow the calendar of the public school district in which they are located. […]