St. Monica celebrates Red Ribbon Week
St. Monica Catholic School is drug free from head to toe! The school’s PTC sponsored a day of “crazy hair” and “crazy socks” during Red Ribbon Week at the end of October. Principal JoAnn Wood and first grader Josie Salazar used bows to get their “crazy” look. Third grade students Mallory Beltran and Lauren Handley had awesome toe coverage. And David Rey, a fifth grade student, remembered to stay away from drugs with his rainbow mohawk.
St. Gerard Royals giving back to the community
St. Gerard Catholic High School, home of the Royals, is proud to share some of the many accomplishments achieved over the first few months of school. Not only is the campus still blooming during the beautification process, but we are thrilled with the installation of brand new scoreboards on campus. The Mighty Royal Football team has a beautiful, new scoreboard shining across the field. It can be seen from miles away and its glow brings warmth to our hearts and hope to the fans. Our indoor sports are just as excited with the installation of a new scoreboard in Royal Gym. With the new paint, new chairs, new banners, and brilliant boards in our gymnasium, we are ready to raise the roof and make it happen!
OLH National Honor Society ‘Trick or Treat’ for canned goods
Our Lady of the Hills High School (OLH) National Honor Society (NHS) students spearheaded the second annual trick or treat for canned goods. The members trick or treated on Halloween in several neighborhoods in Kerr County. With a donation to the cause, an OLH student was allowed to dress in a Halloween costume at school the Thursday before Halloween.
Mount Sacred Heart Catholic School Montessori Program celebrates 41 years
Last August, when students and families entered the doors of Mount Sacred Heart School, they were welcomed with open arms from the faculty and staff who are proud to serve in the Montessori Program which celebrates its 41st year at Mount Sacred Heart School (MSH).
Archbishop shares lunch with high school principals
Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, recently gathered for lunch at his Good Shepherd Center residence with high school principals to share the message of United as Church, sent by the spirit. Front row from left are Henry Galindo, Rene Escobedo, Michelle De Anda, Archbishop Gustavo, Therese Schwarz, BJ Nelson, and Alicia Garcia. Back row from left, Paul Garro, Walter Spencer, Andrew Iliff, Marti West, and Gilbert Saenz.
Catholic Schools Week to be observed in dioceses across the country Jan. 25-31
National Catholic Schools Week 2015 will be observed in dioceses around the country Jan.25–31. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” focuses on the important academic, faith-building and societal contributions provided by a Catholic education.
Oblate School of Theology establishes Vance Chair of Systematic Theology
Oblate School of Theology (OST) has established the Louis G. Vance Chair of Systematic Theology and appointed Father Ken Hannon, OMI, PhD, as the first faculty member to hold this professorship. Father Hannon will deliver the inaugural lecture of the Louis G. Vance Memorial Lecture Series in the fall of 2015.