When a January blizzard prevented Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School’s pro-life group from going to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., no one would have guessed the storm was the beginning of a new pro-life billboard about a mile north of Elgin.
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Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School raised more than $250,000 April 29 at its annual fundraiser, "CeleBration 33, Our Grand Affair," in LaVista.
Sixth-grade students at St. Cecilia School raised $2,213 last month for the Pulsera Project in Central America by selling handmade purses and bracelets from Nicaragua and Guatemala, as well as baked goods and candy and holding a raffle.
As the first small-school overall champions in the Nebraska Academic Decathlon, students from Mount Michael Benedictine School near Elkhorn traveled to the national competition in Madison, Wis., April 21 and won Rookie of the Year for highest score among first-time teams.
The Holy Name Parish Men’s Club in Omaha helped raise about $25,000 at an April 29 youth boxing exhibition that drew more than 800 people to the parish’s field house, money it will split between parish and school sports programs and regional boxing clubs and youth resource centers sponsored by Carl Washington of Omaha.
Celebrating half a century of character and leadership development – including 47 Eagle Scouts – past and present members of Boy Scout Troop 380 will gather from 2 to 4 p.m. June 4 at St. James Parish Center in Omaha.
Every few years, students at Howells Community Catholic School in Howells get a day at CTC Farms, a feedlot, corn and soybean operation run by the Coufal family of St. John Nepomucene Parish, also in Howells.
Sixth-grader Hallie Beller of Holy Family School in Lindsay crowns a statue of Mary during a May Crowning ceremony. Students prayed the Hail Mary, Hail Holy Queen and Memorare, and Father James Novotny, pastor, gave a final blessing.
» Leadership team meeting, Chancery, Omaha