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School News in Brief - September 2017

The Northern Cross - September 2017
School News In Brief

Helping Catholic schools

Diocesan Catholic schools have simple ways for you to help with fundraising for the local school, whether you have children in the school or not. Many schools collect Box Tops, so clip those Box Top labels and drop them off. Be sure to contact the school as to where their collection site is. Also, many schools provide SCRIP gift cards. Often these are sold after Mass on weekends, but contact your local Catholic school for ways to purchase them and for a list of businesses that offer SCRIP gift cards. There is no extra cost to you. The business gives a percentage, anywhere from 3-10 percent, back to the school. So call your local Catholic school and purchase gift certificates before you go shopping or for a gift.

Registration open

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Duluth have begun accepting registrations for the 2017-18 school year. Call the school in your local area to find out about its registration information.

Brainerd: St. Francis of the Lakes School, 817 Juniper St., 56401; (218) 829-2344;;

Cloquet: Queen of Peace School, 102 Fourth St., 55720; (218) 879-8516;;

Duluth: Stella Maris Academy, Holy Rosary Campus, 2802 E. Fourth St., 55812; (218) 724-8565;;

Duluth: Stella Maris Academy, St. James Campus, 715 N. 57th Ave. W., 55807; (218) 624-1511;;

Duluth: Stella Maris Academy, St. John’s Campus, 1 W. Chisholm St., 55803; (218) 724-9392;

Grand Rapids: St. Joseph’s School, 315 S.W. 21st St., 55744; (218) 326-6034;;

Hibbing: Assumption School, 2310 Seventh Ave. E., 55746; (218) 263-3054;;

International Falls: St. Thomas Aquinas School, 810 Fifth St., 56649; (218) 283-3430;;

Virginia: Marquette School, 311 S. Third St., 55792; (218) 741-6811;;