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See our NEWS page for full coverage

Marist names new principal

Jesuit president announces retirement

Build bridges out of noodles?

Holy Names sister honored by her old school

Catholic schools bands converge

Eight Graders warned about foes of faith

Scrimping and Saving Families make sacrifices for Catholic school

Catholic schools outperform others

Introducing the Spring Forums for Prospective Catholic Administrators - see our flyer for more information!

St. Anne Battle of the Books

St. Anne's in Grants Pass won their Region in the Oregon Battle of the Books and are going to the statewide contest later this month!(3/5/2015)

In celebration of its 20th year anniversary, Blanchet Catholic School is pleased to announce its inaugural class of Hall of Fame inductees who will be recognized in a ceremony at Blanchet on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

St. Mary's Academy students win 97 scholastic art and writing awards

Marist School Board and Archbishop Select Marist's First President

God at Work in Schools -- Catholic Schools Week editorial at the Catholic Sentinel  (1/13/2015)

Contact us at 503-233-8300 or 503-233-8348
Fax: 503-236-3683

Department of Catholic Schools

2838 E. Burnside St., Portland OR  97214

Upcoming Events

March 18 & 19
5th/6th Grade Vocation Rally - hosted by St. Anthony, Tigard (18th) and Queen of Peace, Salem (19th)

March 20
8th Grade Mass with Archbishop Sample at the Cathedral

March 29
Palm Sunday

April 3
Good Friday

(Schools closed/Pastoral Center closed)

April 5
Easter Sunday

April 6
Easter Monday
Pastoral Center closed

April 8
St. Paul Parochial School Kindergarten Round Up

April 9
St. John the Baptist School Open House

April 14
Spring Forum for Prospective Catholic Administrators (Portland)

April 18
Say Everything - best of the 80s night - St. Agatha Auction

April 23
Spring Forum for Prospective Catholic Administrators (Salem)

April 25
Return to the 80's - St. Anthony Auction

May 2
The Great Outdoors - Marist Auction

May 9
Knight in Vegas - Visitation Auction

May 16
 The  Friar Trot at St. Francis -- Register now!

2015-2016 School Year - Early Planning Alerts

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.

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National Catholic Educational Assn.

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