Schools Office

Escuelas Católicas cerradas hasta el 30 de abril

April 1, 2020
Diocese of Jefferson City Schools Office

En una carta con fecha del 31 de marzo, el superintendente interino Kenya Fuemmeler anunció que las escuelas diocesanas cumplirán con un decreto emitido por el obispo W. Shawn McKnight y permanecerán cerradas hasta el 30 de abril, con la posibilidad de terminar el año escolar en línea. La carta completa es: A la luz…

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Catholic schools closed through April 30

April 1, 2020
Diocese of Jefferson City Schools Office

In a letter dated March 31, Interim Superintendent Kenya Fuemmeler announced that diocesan schools will abide by a decree issued by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight and remain closed through April 30, with the possibility of finishing the school year online. The full letter follows. In light of the guidance from the United States Federal Government,…

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COVID-19 presents a new challenge for diocesan schools

March 24, 2020

Spencer Allen, Principal of St. Joseph Cathedral School, shares insights on the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents to Catholic faculty, staff and students in the Diocese of Jefferson City.

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Guidance from Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools regarding COVID-19 Break

March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020: An update from Kenya Fuemmeler, Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools Office for the Diocese of Jefferson City on commonly asked questions from teaching staff regarding the COVID-19 break.

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Fort Worth Catholic school leader tapped as superintendent

March 3, 2020

March 3, 2020 | JEFFERSON CITY, MO |A life-long Catholic educator will take the helm of the Diocese of Jefferson City’s Catholic school system on May 1. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight has named Dr. Erin Vader as superintendent of schools for the diocese. Vader, who holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Texas Wesleyan University, currently serves as…

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What you can do to stay healthy in flu season

February 28, 2020

Know the facts. Influenza is thought to spread mainly person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people. Take everyday actions to stay healthy. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or into your sleeve if you do not have a tissue available.  Throw the tissue in the trash after…

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Scholarships available

January 11, 2020

Applications for the 2021-2022 Simon Scholarship are being accepted through March 31, 2021. Applications can be acquired through the pastor or parish life collaborator or may be downloaded at diojeffcity.org/scholarship.  Completed applications should be sent to:  Attn: Scholarship Facilitator, PO Box 104900, Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900 or faxed to 573-635-2286. Applications must be postmarked or…

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An invitation to join Advent small group sessions

November 1, 2019
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Missouri Catholics told to find, pursue their mission

October 23, 2019

The greatest Catholic advocates of all time have something in common. They discovered their mission, made it personal and pursued it with uninhibited passion. “You need to find the issue that animates you, that is part of your faith, that will affect our culture and help point things in the right direction,” said nationally-recognized Catholic…

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Weekly Wrap 10.18.2019

October 18, 2019

Holy Family School in Hannibal focused on Stewardship Holy Family School in Hannibal is focused on teaching students the true meaning of stewardship for the 2019-20 school year. Teachers and students are coming to a better understanding of how they can give mostly of time and talent within their school community. There is a “Time…

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