Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. During the week, we focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation. We build community awareness of and involvement in Catholic schools throughout the country. And we honor those who contribute to the success of our schools—students, families, faculty and staff, volunteers, community supporters and local and national leaders. The theme for Catholic Schools Week 2015 is “Catholic Schools Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Catholic schools are noted for their academic excellence and high moral standards. This year’s theme celebrates the constant attention Catholic educators pay to increasing the learning and growth in faith of all students. We invite all our school parents to join us for during the activities planned for Catholic School Week.
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St. Columbkille School will hold its Fifth Annual Awards Dinner on May 16, 2015 to honor a community who has made a significant impact in the lives of our students. This year, we honor Loyola Marymount University, a community who has dedicated endless resources to support Catholic education from primary school to graduate school. LMU’s entities such as the School of Education, Service Organizations, Center for Catholic Education, and Campus Ministry, to name a few, have supported St. Columbkille in fulfilling its mission. We are pleased that the award bestowed each year honors the memory of Sr. Peg Dolan, RHSM, who was a founding board member at St. Columbkille and was dedicated to seeing the school thrive and succeed. Sr. Peg began and nurtured the partnership between St. Columbkille and Loyola Marymount University which has lasted and grown for over 15 years. Receiving the Sr. Peg Dolan award on behalf of LMU will be President David Burcham whose strong leadership and support of Catholic education has impacted many communities, schools, and children. For more information about this special event or to donate toward our fundraising goal of $100,000 please visit the school website: www.columbkille.org or contact Karla Briceno at email@example.com. We hope to see you there!
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Fifth Annual Awards Dinner
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Loyola Marymount University – UHall
Looking for Columbkille and LMU Graduates! If you are a graduate of both schools we would love for you to share your experience and hopefully attend this event. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A FREE Community Event
Perfect for families with children ages 3-13
November 1, 2014
Lots of Activities:
Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Game Truck, Jumpers, Halloween Costume Contest, Music and more…
We are located at 145 West 64th Street,
Los Angeles 90003
(between Broadway and Main—1 block south of Gage)
Food and Drinks will be sold; all else is free.
Street Parking Only—Arrive Early
October 3, 2014 | Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M. Five years ago, LMU said good-bye to one of the most beloved members of the community when she passed away: Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M, ’58, M.A. ’74. To exaggerate her contributions to individuals and the institution as a whole would be difficult: mentor, counselor, visionary, justice worker, friend, minister, advocate, role model, servant. Watch our video slideshow of a woman who changed lives.
Remembering Sr. Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M.
Read our latest Oasis Newsletter – August 2014 Issue. Click on the link below. Oasis August 2014
On Sunday, September 21st we will hold our Fourth Annual Alumni Mass and Brunch. This event is designed to celebrate the blessings of the past and present, and to honor two distinguished alumni. We are inviting former alumni, school parents and students to attend this wonderful event so you can help us honor the alumni who have helped us continue the St. Columbkille tradition through. We hope this will be a wonderful and special event for everyone. This year we honor Christopher Herrera – Class of 1962 and Roger Briceno – Class of 1994. We hope to see you there!
To RSVP or request additional information contact Cheryl Cormier @ 323-758-2284
Martha Elena Bautista a 29-year-old mother received her High School diploma at St. Columkille Catholic School graduation on June 18, 2014. Martha is first to earn GED through archdiocese’s C3 pilot program.
Thank you to all our Sponsors and Guests who attended the Education in Action Gala honoring the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and Dr. Shane Martin on June 7, 2014. With over 200 guests in attendance at LMU, it was a first for urban Catholic elementary education – a collaboration between Ascension Catholic School and St. Columbkille School to raise the needed funds to bring a quality education to the children of South Los Angeles.
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