News Bites from the Network

Metro Catholic School in Cleveland, Ohio is thrilled to have received a $10,000 grant from the Giant Eagle Foundation. The funds will aid the school’s Learning Center.  Thank you Giant Eagle and congrats to Metro Catholic for a successful proposal!


2016-nov-nda-kySeveral art students from Notre Dame Academy in Covington, KY were honored to be chosen as exhibitors at Thomas More College. Congratulations to Annie Lee, Emma Wainscott, Caroline Lucas, Paige Brunson, and Meg Whelan for submitting and having their work selected to show in the annual Thomas More College Juried High School Art Exhibition.

2016-nov-ndclThanks to a tournament-best score of 312 on the second day of play, the boy’s team from Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School in Chardon, OH clinched the state runner-up spot in the OHSAA Golf Tournament at The Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course. Junior Charlie Toman led the Lions with a score of 150, earning the third-place spot in the tournament overall. Charlie won the state championship in 2014. In a promising sign for the Lions’ future, freshman Aditya Achar tied for 15th place with a score of 159. Way to go, Lions!


2016-nov-olvAt Our Lady of Victory School in Washington, DC 2nd graders had a very unique STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) challenge. With limited materials and time, each group used problem solving and design skills to build a strong and aesthetically pleasing bridge between two desks. What a great way to learn!!


2016-nov-st-johnStudents from St. John School in Ashtabula, OH were thrilled to be included in the University of Dayton Explore Engineering Day. Participants experience engineering as they engage in hands-on laboratories with faculty and university students while learning how to infuse innovation and creativity into engineering design. St. John students also had an opportunity to gather information regarding real-world engineering experience through cooperative education, global experiences such as study abroad and international service programs and involvement in engineering student organization.


2016-nov-st-francis-gentlemanSt. Francis School in Cleveland, Ohio approaches leadership in a very unique way. The “Club of the Distinguished Gentlemen” is an educational program that teaches young men various skills needed to develop into well-rounded young men. In the program, students define their values and analyze how well they live out their values. They also learn skills needed in a business setting, such as dressing for success, tying a tie, shaking hands, conversing professionally, and correct etiquette for attending a formal dinner. The program aims to develop confidence and self-esteem in students as they transition into adults. Congrats Gentlemen, for a job well done!


2016-nov-grandparentsSt. Leo school in Versailles, KY has developed a lovely tradition – the celebration of Grandparents Day. The generations gather for mass, lunch and classroom visits each November to acknowledge the value of family and staying connected. Grandparents and students also have the opportunity to browse the book fair, enjoy student performances and lots of demonstrations. It’s a day filled with love and laughter.