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Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

Before we know it Thanksgiving will herald in the beginning of the Holiday Season. Our 7th graders are sponsoring our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in collaboration with the Franciscan Brothers of Peace. From now through Nov. 13 we will be collecting food. All donations are welcome. To insure that we have a variety of items we are encouraging the... Read More >

Holy Spirit Lawn Signs are Coming!

Our Lawn Signs are Coming: Earlier this year we received a marketing grant from CSCOE (Catholic School Center of Excellence). One of the items that was included in our grant was creating and distributing lawn signs. Thanks to Mitch Ernst (designer) and our Marketing Committee, the lawn signs have arrived and are ready for distribution! On Nov. 9, lawn signs... Read More >

Introducing Holy Spirit's Parent Liaison

We are pleased to introduce Kelly Tronstad, a licensed parent and family educator and Master of Family Education candidate at the University of Minnesota. Many of you may also know Kelly as a Holy Spirit parent. Two of Kelly’s daughters attend Holy Spirit and one of them was a 2018 graduate currently attending CDH. Kelly will be volunteering at Holy Spirit as a Parent... Read More >

A Note From the Mary Library Regarding Book Checkout

Students have been busy getting to know their way around the library/media center, learning basic library operations and checking out books. Even though we live in the 21st century where technology plays a prominent role in our daily lives, it has been my experience that our students enjoy the printed word and look forward to being able to check out books. Before checking out books for the... Read More >

Mass of the Holy Spirit 2.0

Many of you may remember when the Catholic School Center of Excellence (CSCOE) sponsored the first Archdiocesan Mass of the Holy Spirit in 2016. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4th-8th graders will be participating in the second Mass of the Holy Spirit which will be held at US Bank Stadium. We will be traveling by bus. Our exact departure and return times have not been... Read More >

PTA Fundraiser

Back-to-school shopping isn’t just for the kids! Join us at Elite Repeat (1336 Randolph Ave.) for a glass of wine and a sweet snack while you shop and chat with other Holy Spirits families on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Elite Repeat will generously donate a portion of the proceeds from our sales to the Holy Spirit PTA. Read More >

Coaches Needed for Girls on the Run

We need your help in order to continue our Girls on the Run (GOTR) program at Holy Spirit! The GOTR team meets twice weekly for 10 weeks in the fall. We are still looking for a head coach and more assistant coaches. Time commitment is about 1.5-2 hours on 2 afternoons per week. Coach training is provided by GOTR so no experience is necessary. Running skills are not required,... Read More >

Holy Spirit Robotics

We are excited to get Holy Spirit Robotics up and running this year! We will have 7 teams with students in first through eighth grade participating in the FIRST Robotics program. In honor of the first man walking on the moon fifty years ago, this year’s theme focuses on space exploration. Students in grades 1-3 will participate in "Mission Moon." Students in grades... Read More >

Boys Adventure Camp

Summer Boy’s Camp is back in session for Summer 2018! The camp provides easy access to parks and open areas to let some energy out as well as indoor spaces for additional fun. We will conduct science projects, have creative Lego contests and battle each other on Mario’s cart tracks, run out our lungs outdoors with football, tag and other testosterone-filled activities and... Read More >

PTA WANTS YOU!!!

Want to get more involved in the Holy Spirit community? Want to be among the first to know what's going on at school? Got some great ideas to make Holy Spirit an even better place? PTA is looking for a president (or co-presidents!) for the 2018-2019 school year. The PTA president does things like: Coordinating with the school principal, PTA Secretary, and PTA Treasurer... Read More >