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School Briefs - April 2015

The Northern Cross - April 2015
School News in Brief

St. John students make mural of Jesus

Students at St. John’s School in Duluth, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the Diocese of Duluth, created a mural of Jesus. Each student received a 1-inch piece of a picture of Jesus and were then asked to duplicate it on a larger square. The pieces were then put together to make the final mural of the picture. This beautiful mural is displayed in the school’s main hallway. There are a total of 125 squares that make up the entire mural.

St. Mary’s hosts clay shoot fundraiser

The 15th annual Charity Clay Shoot for St. Mary’s School in Pine City will be held Friday, April 24, at Wings North. Teams for the event are in groups of five, $100 per shooter, which includes ammunition, lunch, competition and door prizes. Registration the day of the shoot begins at 11 a.m. Contact principal Deanna Jahnz for registration information at or at (320) 629-3953. Organizers are also in need of station sponsors, businesses or individuals looking to support St. Mary’s School and gain some advertising. For $250 the name of the sponsor will be posted at a station, recognized during the event and be recognized on the door prize. The committee is also looking for silent auction donations. Donations and sponsorships can be dropped off at the school, 815 Sixth Ave. S.W., Pine City. The day also includes appetizers, live and silent auctions, games, raffles and more. Gather your team and join in the fun competition. Proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Catholic School of Pine City.

‘Germ Trek’ at St. Michael’s Lakeside

St. Michael’s Lakeside School in Duluth will perform the musical “Germ Trek,” which is a spoof on Star Trek. As “alien invaders” try to attack the body, the captain and crew try to rid the body of the “enemies.” Students from kindergarten through fifth grade are participating. The show is Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 25, at noon at St. Michael’s Church, 4901 E. Superior St., Duluth. A freewill offering will be taken. The performance runs about 45 minutes.

Catholic school registration open

Contact the local Catholic school in your area to learn more about registering your children at a Catholic school. Many Catholic schools are currently in the process of registering students for the 2015-16 school year.

Brainerd: St. Francis of the Lakes School, 817 Juniper St.; (218) 829-2344,; grades pre-K through 8

Cloquet: Queen of Peace School, 102 Fourth St.; (218) 879-8516,; grades pre-K through 5

Duluth: Holy Rosary School, 2802 E. Fourth St.; (218) 724-8565,; grades K through 8

Duluth: St. James School, 715 N. 57th Ave. W.; (218) 624-1511,; grades pre-K through 8

Duluth: St. John the Evangelist School, 1 W. Chisholm St.; (218) 724-9392,; grades pre-K through 6

Duluth: St. Michael’s Lakeside School, 4628 Pitt St.; (218) 525-1931,; grades pre-K through 5

Grand Rapids: St. Joseph’s School, 315 S.W. 21st St.; (218) 326-6232,; grades pre-K through 6

Hibbing: Assumption School, 2310 Seventh Ave. E.; (218) 263-3054,; grades pre-K through 6

International Falls: St. Thomas Aquinas School, 810 Fifth St.; (218) 283-3430,; grades pre-K through 4

Pine City: St. Mary’s School, 815 Sixth Ave. S.W.; (320) 629-3953,; grades pre-K through 6

Virginia: Marquette School, 311 S. Third St.; (218) 741-6811,; grades pre-K through 6