St. Catharines celebrates Catholic Schools Week


SPRING LAKE — St. Catharine School recently observed Catholic Schools Week, an annual and national celebration of Catholic education.

The school community participated in a week of activities and service projects from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. This year’s theme was “Faith. Excellence. Service.” according to the National Catholic Education Association.

Each day focused on a different theme, which included celebrating the community, students, nation, vocations, faculty and staff, and families.


Depending on the theme of the day, students were either encouraged to dress in school spirit wear to show off their St. Catharine pride, wear patriotic colors to celebrate the United States or dress in clothes that reflected their future career aspirations.

Students also wrote letters and drew pictures to show their appreciation for members of the parish ministry and school faculty as well as local hospitals and health care workers. Students even delivered Kind granola bars to school bus drivers, crossing guards and community workers in an effort to spread kindness throughout the community.

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