Schools Office

Weekly Wrap 8.16.19

August 16, 2019

Welcome Back to School After a very successful week of both principal and pastor meetings at the Diocese office, 31 of our 39 schools welcomed students this week for their first day of school. Across the Diocese students eagerly entered schools to find a welcoming Christ-like environment. In 2019-20, our schools will educate over 6500…

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Weekly Wrap 8.2.2019

August 2, 2019

August 2. 2019 New Teacher Orientation Recap On Wednesday, July 31 the School Office welcomed 67 new teachers from across the Diocese. Teachers were engaged in meaningful learning regarding the Defining Characteristics of Catholic Schools, designing a pray-filled classroom environment, and Christ-centered classroom management. New Leadership Team at Fr. Tolton Catholic High School Please extend…

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Message to St. Patrick, Rolla, regarding James L. Gummbersbach

July 28, 2019

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight This week we were informed by the Archdiocese of St. Louis that two priests who once served at St. Patrick, Rolla, have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. They were assigned to St. Patrick before the Diocese of Jefferson City began in 1956 and when it was still part…

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Weekly Wrap 7.26.2019

July 26, 2019

Standards Based Report Cards Many principals have “MANY” questions regarding the implementation of the diocesan standards based report cards for grades PK-2. The school office and each of our schools will be implementing these positive changes for 2019-20. If your school is transitioning to FACTS for 2019-20, the report card will be web based and…

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