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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, Indiana, [...]

By |May 12th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |May 5th, 2015|Categories: 2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 Maureen [...]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Categories: 2015 Press Releases, 2015 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |November 12th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |November 12th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |October 10th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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, [...]

By |September 30th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |September 30th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Press Releases, 2014 Schools Press Releases|0 Comments

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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