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How to Teach a Child to Reset After a Bad Day (without fixing their problems for them.) By: Amy Joyce (New York Times)

Did you ever have one of those days where everything is going just fine, and then your child comes through the door upset, frustrated, angry and all your fine-ness slips down the drain? Maybe you want to fix it right away. You tell your little girl everything will be okay, or you tell your tween how to handle a friend kerfuffle, or you commiserate with your teen who’s... Read More >

Harassment: Parent Session

Please join us for a parent discussion forum on harassment on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. presented by our parent educator, Kelly Tronstad. Much like bullying, harassment is unwanted pervasive and destructive acts that are meant to cause harm to another, but are based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. We will be discussing a school’s... Read More >

Investing in Our Children

Dear Parents, Parishioners, and Friends of Holy Spirit Catholic School, As we look forward to our Catholic Schools Week celebration (Jan. 26–31), we are deeply grateful to you for supporting the advancement of Catholic education at Holy Spirit. I am writing to share an exciting opportunity that will have a transformational impact on Holy Spirit Catholic School. Through “... Read More >

Northern Heat is Growing!

Northern Heat is excited to announce that we are growing! Northern Heat is adding a mini season for our Youth Development Teams (YDT). These teams are for girls who are currently in 5th and 6th grade that are interested in playing in fun and competitive volleyball during a shorter season. Do you have a daughter or know someone that would be interested in this league? YDT... Read More >

A Community Baby Shower is Coming to Holy Spirit

The Annual Baby Shower/Diaper Drive is coming up on Sunday, Dec. 15 after both Masses. The items collected will be donated to Second Stork . Second Stork collects items for new mothers in need leaving the hospital. Please see their needs below. Anything that is made or donated that cannot be used by Second Stork will be brought to the Wakota Life Center for distribution. This Baby... Read More >

Walk-In Wednesdays

If you have a few minutes and find yourself in the neighborhood, stop on in! No appointment necessary. We would be honored to help you learn about the excellent education Holy Spirit has to offer your child. See us in action! Tours of ALL grade levels (preschool–8th grade) will be led by Holy Spirit administrators. Enrollment information will be available. If you... Read More >

Activity Pictures

Believe it or not, it's time to take activity pictures for the 2020 yearbook. On Friday, Oct. 11 we will take yearbook activity pictures for band & fall sports. We will begin with band photos at approximately 2:15 p.m. Band students must be in their school uniforms & should bring their instruments. Fall sports pictures will follow and will extend... Read More >

Leaves May Be Falling, But A Blizzard Of Books Is Calling!

It's almost time for the annual Book Fair and loads of volunteers are needed to help make this year's Blizzard of Books another big success! We are kicking off the festivities earlier this year with the set up on Friday, Oct. 4. The fair runs through Friday, Oct. 11. The Book Fair is a big and beloved Holy Spirit event for students, families and staff. Volunteers... Read More >

Walk to School Day

Wednesday, Oct. 2 is Walk to School Day. Before the cold weather sets in, take this opportunity to get some fresh air and exercise before the beginning of the school day.  If you live close by, get up a few minutes early and join your child for a walk to school. If you live at a distance, you can participate too. Just park your car a few blocks away (perhaps on HIghland Parkway or... Read More >

Back to School Shopping on Amazon

When you do your back to school shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/41-0705768 , Amazon donates to Holy Spirit Church & School. Happy shopping! Read More >