Over the course of the past year, Bishop Earl Boyea appointed four individuals as the first presidents of our four Catholic high schools when the Diocese of Lansing adopted the president/principal leadership model. Their role is to provide visionary leadership to the school, assuring the success of its organization, fund development and enrollment management. Read more on each president at faithpub.com.
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Sean Costello, superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Lansing, believes more families would choose a Catholic school if cost wasn’t a factor because Catholic institutions have the opportunity to “educate the whole child.”
Costello says Witness to Hope, the diocesan-wide campaign which includes the goal of $12.5 million for a Catholic school financial aid endowment, will radically change support for Catholic schools within the Diocese of Lansing.
Imagine a tranquil space in your child’s school with a child-sized altar and chalice, small prayer candles, wooden cut-outs of characters to act out biblical stories, crayons and colored pencils to be closer to God through art, a comfortable, quiet place to listen to and meditate on the Word of God.
On Wednesday, Sept. 15, the Michigan State Board of Education approved by a 6-2 vote its document “Statement and Guidance on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students.”
In response to the statement’s approval, Michigan Catholic Conference offered the following comments:
As Teachers, parents and students gear up for a new school year to begin, the Diocese of Lansing Catholic Schools invites you to reflect on where we have been and where we are going by browsing our 2015-16 annual report.
With it's strong focus on faith, knowledge and service, the report gives a snapshot of the outstanding Catholic education our schools provide, while at the same time helping parents maintain their role as their child’s primary educators, and encouraging families to make the Lord the center of their lives.
What does your child want to be when he or she grows up? Discover how St. Mary Catholic School in Pinckney, Mich. helps students reach their full potential!
Why choose a Catholic school for your child?
Witness the difference at Holy Family Catholic School in Grand Blanc, where teachers and staff partner with parents to help children in preschool through 8th grade become intellectually advanced, while strongly rooted in their Catholic faith.
Diocese of Lansing Catholic schools are enrolling now for 2016-17! Find a school near you at dolcatholicschools.com.
Powers Catholic High School alumna Ellen Tomek will be part of the 2016 US Olympic Rowing Team in Rio next month. The former Powers athlete started rowing at the University of Michigan. Read more about her story here:
Lumen Christi named graduate Stephanie Spoelstra Kristovic as the school's new principal beginning July 1.
Stephanie graduated from Lumen Christi in 2004 as the valedictorian of her class. She also holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Statisics, and English Literature from Miami University and a master’s degree in Education Administration from Dominican University.