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Maine Catholic School News

Holy Savior School Welcomes New Staff Members

After the successful implementation of a new blended learning program last year, Holy Savior School in Rumford is welcoming new staff members as the school continues to enhance the project-based, educational approach that has been embraced by students, families, and teachers! [Read more]

St. Michael Students Deliver Toys and Joy

Students at St. Michael School in Augusta worked with the Capital Region Salvation Army by providing toys to nearly 200 local families in need, delivering joy and the Christmas spirit in the process. [Read more]

St. Brigid Students "Stuff the Bus"

A METRO bus looked more like a toy store than a means of transportation thanks to students, faculty, and staff at St. Brigid School in Portland.  As part of CBS 13’s Joy of Sharing Campaign, the school donated hundreds of toys for Maine children. [Read more]

Holy Savior Students Assist Refugee Families

After learning about the plight of refugees in Maine, students at Holy Savior School in Rumford wanted to help in any way that they could. Students organized a campaign to collect coats, mittens, hats, scarves, and other warm clothing for Catholic Charities Maine Refugee and Immigration Services (RIS). [Read more]

St. James Students Tie Bags of Donated Clothes in Park

Students from St. James School in Biddeford set out into the town-owned park on the corner of South and Green Streets in December to tie nearly 300 bags of clothes made up of hats, mittens, and scarves to the long fences surrounding the green. Any resident in need was invited to come and take a bag. [Read more]

Holy Cross Students Fill Local Food Cupboard

Boxes, bags, and baskets of food were placed in the front of Holy Cross Church, the culmination of a three-week food drive conducted by the students of Holy Cross School in South Portland for the South Portland Food Cupboard. So much food was gathered during the initiative that some of the classrooms were forced to bring only a few cans to the service to represent their much larger collections which were too big to bring over from the school to the church. [Read more]

St. Thomas Students Walk "In Shoes" of Refugees

Students at St. Thomas School in Sanford participated in "In Their Shoes" training, provided by Catholic Charities Maine's Refugee and Immigration Services. The training is an interactive experience for corporations, agencies, community organizations, and schools that educates participants on the path of a refugee, inviting them to walk for a moment “in their shoes. (Read more]

Students Team Up to Help Zimbabwe School

A chance visit to a village school during an African safari in March of 2015 started a chain of events that have now bonded Catholic school students in South Portland and Bangor with children at the Ngamo Primary School in Zimbabwe. [Read more]

Bishop Deeley celebrates Educators Mass

Hundreds gathered at St. John the Baptist Church in Brunswick on Sunday, August 28, for an Educators Mass celebrated by Bishop Roberty Deeley to thank and honor teachers, catechists, staff, and administrators for their important work. [Read more]

Bishop Celebrates Opening Mass at St. Dom's

More than 600 students, teachers, staff, and family members gathered as Bishop Robert P. Deeley celebrated Mass at Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn to mark the start of the school year. [Read more]

All Saints Program Holds Service Week

During “Service Week” at All Saints Catholic School’s Summer Program, the children worked in a community garden, made stress balls for faculty, and made fleece dog toys, among other projects.  [Read more]