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Archdiocese OF Louisville Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

January 19, 2016 – More than 19,000 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 49 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 24-30, 2016. 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 26, at Saint Agnes Parish, 1920 Newburg Road, Louisville. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville […]

2017-06-27T09:48:44+00:00 January 19th, 2016|2016 Press Releases, 2016 Schools Press Release, School Press Releases|

Catholic High School Placement Test – December 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 – 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 12, 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 […]

2016-05-10T15:11:24+00:00 November 17th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, School Press Releases|


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+00:00 November 17th, 2015|2014 Schools Press Releases, 2015 Press Releases|

St. Gabriel School Celebrates Blue Ribbon Award

Nov. 5, 2015 (Louisville, Ky.) – On Thursday, November 12 at 9:30 a.m., St. Gabriel School (5503 Bardstown Road) will hold a special assembly to celebrate its recent designation as a Blue Ribbon School. This is the first time that St. Gabriel has received the No Child Left Behind-Blue Ribbon Schools award, which honors schools for helping students achieve at very high levels or for making significant progress in closing the achievement gap.  St. Gabriel was honored as an […]

2017-10-13T15:53:01+00:00 November 17th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|


November 2, 2015 (Louisville, KY) On Thursday, November 5, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 198 Catholic school teachers who have achieved a total of 3,350 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:

Years             # Teachers

5   […]

2015-11-17T15:35:50+00:00 November 17th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|

Four Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Elementary Schools Win Blue Ribbon Awards

Today, the United States Department of Education announced that four Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic elementary schools have been named 2015 Blue Ribbon Schools.  Two schools, St. Gabriel School (5503 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky.) and St. Mary Academy (11311 St. Mary Lane, Prospect, Ky.) will be recognized for the first time. St. Albert School (1395 Girard Avenue, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for the second time (2004, 2015), and St. Margaret Mary School (7813 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Ky.) will be recognized for […]

2017-10-13T15:53:02+00:00 September 29th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|

Archdiocese scholarship awarded to St. Agnes Parish School teacher

Kathleen Doyle receives full scholarship for Marian University graduate program

August 12, 2015 (INDIANAPOLIS) – Kathleen Doyle, a fourth grade teacher at Saint Agnes Parish School in Louisville, will receive a full tuition scholarship to pursue a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership with a Concentration in Catholic Education through Marian University in Indianapolis. The specialty degree is designed to prepare currently licensed teachers to become principals in Catholic schools.

Marian University, a private Catholic institution serving nearly 3,000 students, […]

2017-10-13T15:53:03+00:00 August 12th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|

Marian University and Archdiocese of Louisville to offer scholarship

Program prepares Catholic School educators to be principals, administrators

May 12, 2015 (INDIANAPOLIS) – Marian University, a Catholic university serving 2,750 students in Indianapolis, announced today a partnership with the Archdiocese of Louisville to offer a scholarship to a current teacher in a Louisville Catholic school. The scholarship covers full tuition for a program that prepares teachers to become principals and fill other openings in school administration. The scholarship recipient would have the option of taking classes in Jeffersonville, […]

2017-10-13T15:53:04+00:00 May 12th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|

Statement on Trinity High School Drug Testing Policy

May 5, 2015 (Louisville, Ky.) – The Archdiocese applauds and supports Trinity High School as it implements its new random drug and alcohol testing policy. Trinity’s effort to provide students with the tool to say, “I can’t. My school tests,” is a powerful testament to the school’s concern about the well-being and health of students.

For Catholic secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville, decisions about implementing drug and alcohol policies and related disciplinary measures are established at the local level […]

2017-10-13T15:53:04+00:00 May 5th, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|

Lechleiter Family to Donate $1 Million to the Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville

Gift in Honor of Parents Jeanne and the Late John H. Lechleiter

(Louisville, Ky.) – The Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville (the “Foundation”) announced today that the nine children of Jeanne and the late John H. Lechleiter, along with their spouses, have agreed to donate $1 million in support of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville.

The Lechleiter siblings and their spouses are: John and Sarah Lechleiter of Indianapolis; Barbara and Doug McGrath of Simpsonville, SC; Paul and […]

2015-07-30T15:11:45+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|