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Post date: 02/15/2017
Senior Shantel Preister, left, and junior Grace Henn use 3D pens at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School in Elgin. A recent corporate donation of $2,000 allowed the school and St. Boniface School in the same building to purchase the pens, programmable robots, physics sets and other items.
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Marian High School seniors Emily Kleinschmit, center, and Kellie Stoessel assist Lori Loschen of St. Pius X Parish in Omaha with online bidding at the Feb. 10 MarianFEST in Omaha. More than 600 people attended the dinner and auction, helping the school raise $450,000 for scholarships and tuition assistance.
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Four eighth-graders from St. Bernadette School in Bellevue swept the top awards Dec. 10 at the McMillan Middle School VEX Robotics Tournament in Omaha. Owen Clark, Andrew Jesus, Emma McCoy and Caitlyn Talkington won the Robot Skills and Excellence Awards and the tournament, qualifying for the Heartland Regional Nebraska and Iowa State Championship...
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"Penny Wars" for worthy causes held at Catholic elementary schools often raise a few hundred dollars. That wasn’t the case recently at Christ the King School in Omaha. As part of Catholic Schools Week Jan. 29 through Feb. 4, the school decided to raise money to help St. Bernard School in Omaha build a "level library," which features multiple book...
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St. John Vianney Parish in Omaha is offering its annual Theology Day March 5, featuring a professor reflecting on Pope Francis’ call for the church to become a model of compassionate love for the poor and the earth. Vincent Smiles, theology professor from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., will...
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Father Ryan Lewis, chaplain of Daniel J. Gross Catholic High School in Bellevue, recently received National Chaplain of the Year for his work with Legatus, an international Catholic organization of business CEOs, presidents and managing partners. Father Lewis was presented the award at the Jan. 26-28 Legatus National Summit in Naples, Fla., for...
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An evening of music, dinner and a live auction is planned for supporters of Catholic Charities of Omaha and its work helping the poor and marginalized. The organization’s annual Irish Fest will be held March 11 at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center. It will include music from Ellis Island, and after-dinner dancing with Pam and the...

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