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Three Catholic Elementary Schools Win National Blue Ribbon Award

September 24, 2020 (Louisville, Ky.)–The United States Department of Education announced that three Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville are 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools.  Three elementary schools serving preschool through grade 8 will be recognized: Saint Agnes School (1800 Newburg Road, Louisville, Ky.) for the fourth time (1999, 2005, 2014, and 2020). Saint Agnes is the first elementary school in the Archdiocese to receive the award four times. Saint Aloysius School (122 Mount Mercy Drive, Pewee Valley, Ky.) [...]

By |September 24th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Schools Open for In-Person Instruction in August

June 26, 2020 (Louisville, Ky.)–In a letter sent yesterday to pastors, principals, and presidents of the 48 Catholic PK-12 schools in seven counties of central Kentucky, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz announced that Catholic schools will resume in-person instruction on their previously announced first day of school, which for Catholic schools in Jefferson County is on or around August 12. (Schools located outside of Jefferson County typically align their schedules to the public system of that county.) Archbishop Kurtz noted that the [...]

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: School Press Releases|0 Comments

Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Schools Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update March 12, 2020 (5:00 p.m.)

Dear Catholic School Leaders and Parents, Archdiocese of Louisville Catholic Schools will be closed Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 3, 2020 in response to Governor Andy Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky schools close as one of several preventive measures to address the COVID-19 outbreak.  All Catholic school activities are also canceled during this time. Each Catholic school will communicate directly with parents to share specific information about opportunities and requirements to continue studies through alternative methods of instruction. [...]

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: 2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Catholic Schools Week Media Tipsheet

January 22, 2020 (Louisville, Ky.)–For information, call: Cecelia Price at 502/585-3291 (office) or 502/417-7187 (cell). Assumption High School Will Hold Think Globally, Act Locally Initiatives Because the word “catholic” means “universal,” Assumption High School (2170 Tyler Lane, Louisville) is focusing on “universal” issues of human dignity, compassion for those in need and solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the globe.  Assumption is calling on students to be both “Catholic” with a capital “C” and “catholic” with a small “c” [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Categories: 2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Archdiocese of Louisville Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

January 21, 2020 (Louisville, Ky.)–More than 18,500 students and 1,500 faculty and staff at 49 Catholic elementary and secondary schools will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week from January 26-February 1, 2020. 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 28, at Saint Peter the Apostle Parish, 5431 Johnsontown Road, Louisville. Student and faculty representatives from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese [...]

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: 2020 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Catholic High School Placement Test – December 14, 2019

November 4, 2019 (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 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Students take the test at the Catholic high school they plan to attend, and students should bring two #2 pencils. The test is free of charge. Information about the location of Catholic high schools can be found at www.louisvillecatholicschools.com. The placement test [...]

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Archdiocese of Louisville Honors 3,505 Years of Teaching Service

October 30, 2019 (Louisville, Ky.)–On Wednesday, November 6, the Archdiocese of Louisville will honor 199 Catholic schoolteachers 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, 45, and 50 years of teaching: Milestone Years # Honorees Total Years   5 48 240 10 28 280 15 35 525 20 [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Calendar Advisory

The Archdiocese of Louisville is sponsoring the annual ACCOMMODATE 2019: A College and Career Night for Students Seeking Support Services and Post-Secondary Career Opportunities. This event will be held at Trinity High School (4011 Shelbyville Road, Louisville) on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Shamrock Hall, one of the gymnasiums at Trinity. Representatives from colleges, universities, and alternative post-secondary programs will offer information and resources for parents and students who are exploring: How colleges and [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: 2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Discover Catholic Schools Week-Visit Catholic Elementary Schools on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

During Discover Catholic Schools Week, parents are invited to visit a Catholic elementary school anytime during the school day on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, to discover the Catholic school difference. For information about the location of Catholic elementary schools, go to www.louisvillecatholicschools.com or call the Catholic School Information Line at 502/634-1315.

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: 2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments

Two Catholic Elementary Schools Win National Blue Ribbon Award for First Time

September 26, 2019 (Louisville, Ky.)–The United States Department of Education announced that two Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville are 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools.  Two elementary schools serving preschool through grade 8 will be recognized: Church of the Ascension School (4600 Lynnbrook Drive, Louisville, Ky.) and Saint Dominic School (312 West High Street, Springfield, Ky.), both for the first time. These two schools are among five public and four non-public schools recognized in the state of Kentucky. The [...]

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Press Releases, School Press Releases|0 Comments
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