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2015-2016 School Calendar
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2015-2016 Directory of Schools

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Job Opportunities:

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Department Events


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January 2016

See St. Matthew School's new St. Francis of Assisi statue!

St. Mary's sophmore credo: Just say "yes"

Regis, St. Mary working together

School offers five specialist teachers

Madeleine School breaks giving records

Jesuit's Peterson named national volleyball player of the year

OLL Students put faith into action

State honors Jesuit for sustainability

Reality check for CTK students

Woodburn students respond to global crisis with hope

Dynamic teaching duo

St. Clare first-graders are service leaders

Blanchet students use music to benefit disease research

St. Cecilia's "quilt of love for Jesus"

CC grad is most valuable player

Toys that can teach

Acts of kindness from Nativity School

Marist dedicates multi-use turf field

Jesuit inducts Dunleavy into hall of fame

Archbishop Howard's smallest students nourish neighbors

St. Thomas More gives at Christmas

Holy Cross wins reading prize for third year in a row

Regis athletic director makes hall of fame

Queen of Peace School: Faith woven into life

Student celebrate a season of service

Advent shows what school can do

SMA: Ending the era of "brogrammers"

New playground for Queen of Peace

Four St. Mary's Academy National Merit Scholarship finalists

Merit Scholarship finalists at Valley Catholic

St. Mary, Stayton, receives grants

O'Hara continues Toys for Tots tradition


December 2015

Projecting Success at St. Matthew

St. Luke middle schoolers head outdoors

Central hires coach for girls lacrosse

Regis pair go on Peru mission

Next-step service at All Saints

Service with good sense (with video)

Animals come to St. John the Apostle School

St. Matthew to host regional science fair

The saints come marching in

Marist students make commended list

CC's new diversity leader, basketball coach

O'Hara honors vets

Rivals team up

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Department of Catholic Schools

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January 15
Elementary Principals' Meeting

January 30 - February 6
Catholic Schools Week

February 5
Elementary Teachers' Faith Formation Inservice

February 6
Red, White, and Blue Rodeo Auction
O'Hara Catholic School

February 10
Ash Wednesday/Lent begins

February 26
Middle School Science Fair
St. Matthew School hosts

February 27
World of Pure Imagination
St. Cecilia Auction

High School Admissions

Blanchet Catholic School (Salem)

Central Catholic High School (Portland) Admissions

 De La Salle North Catholic (Portland)

Jesuit High School (Portland)

 La Salle Catholic College Prep (Milwaukie)

Marist Catholic High Schools (Eugene)

Regis Catholic High School (Stayton)

St. Mary's Academy (Portland)

St. Mary's School (Medford)

Valley Catholic High School (Beaverton)

2015-2016 School Year

Statewide Teacher In-service
October 9, 2015

Christmas Vacation
December 21, 2015 – January 1, 2016

Catholic Schools Week Faith Formation In-service: February 5, 2016

Catholic Elementary Schools Teacher In-service: February 16

Spring Vacation
March 21-25, 2016

Easter Monday Observance
March 28, 2016

Please check with your local school for specific scheduling questions.

Catholic Identity

Catholic Identity Curriculum Integration

Teacher Faith Formation

Helpful Links

Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools

Catholic Sentinel

Child Protection/Called to Protect

Dennis Uniforms

National Catholic Educational Assn.

Renaissance Testing

Oregon Teacher Standards & Practices Commission

US Conference of Catholic Bishops

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