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Are You Our Next Girls on the Run Coach?

Are you our next Girls on the Run coach? – by Laurie Taylor Are you contemplating being a coach for Girls on the Run (GOTR)? If so, I can tell you that was exactly where I was a year ago. Would I be able to commit the time, know what I was doing and connect with the girls? I decided to take a stop into the unknown, give it a try and say YES! I worked with 3 other... Read More >

Phone Policy Changes

We are looking forward to a great school year and a successful journey with all of our students. Thank you for the support and encouragement you will provide your child as they navigate a new school year. I want to alert you to a change in our technology policy. We support each parent’s decision regarding when they feel their child is ready to take on... Read More >

Welcome, New Staff!

We are sad to say good-bye to three veteran teachers who are moving on from Holy Spirit. Amy Nelsen, Maggie Kramer, and Dave Skrypek are all on to new adventures. We will miss them and wish them only the best! That said… We are happy to welcome 3 new faculty members to Holy Spirit.  Aaron Van Hoeck is our new 3 rd grade teacher. Aaron comes to us from... Read More >

Class of 1977 Reunion

Let's Meet, Catch Up and Celebrate Yes, it's true! 40 years ago the class of 1977 graduated from grade school! Perhaps St. Mark's classmate, Mark Grogan, put it best "Nobody has better roots than us" You and your guest are cordially invited to attend a multi-school reunion to celebrate. Friday, Aug. 25 4:30... Read More >

Girls on the Run

This year, Holy Spirit sponsored a Girls on the Run team. We are hoping to sponsor a team for girls in grades 3-5 and if there is interest, a team for girls in grades 6-8. If you are interested in being a coach, please contact Dr. Adrian at (651) 698-3353 or via email at adrianm@holy-spirit.org . The teams meet 2 times a week from September to November from approximately 3... Read More >

Summer Tutoring

There are several Holy Spirit teachers who will be offering tutoring services this summer. Learning Specialist, Kathy Tambornino , will be tutoring this summer using the Sonday System. The Sonday System is an Orton-Gillingham-based multisensory approach to reading. Tutoring will be available June 12-July 28 (Not the week of July 4). Tutoring will take place at Holy... Read More >

No Hot Lunch or Little More Stores

Pack those lunches on May 30 and 31. There will be no hot lunch those days, nor will the Little More Store be open. Don’t forget that there will be a free hot dog lunch on Thursday, June 1, following Olympic Day! Read More >

Retirement on the Horizon

Fourth/fifth grade teacher, Dave Skrypek has decided that it is time to retire and spend his days enjoying his grandchildren. Dave has been an intermediate teacher at Holy Spirit since 1999. We have all appreciated his quiet wisdom and grace. Please join us in wishing him well. Dave’s last day at Holy Spirit will be Thursday, June 1. Read More >

Thank you, Carmen Grace

Carmen Grace Poppert, a student teacher from St. Catherine University, will be ending her time at Holy Spirit this week. Carmen Grace has been working with Maggie Kramer for the past few months. Carmen, congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We know you will do great things as a teacher. Read More >

Congratulations, Gabrielle!

A book is being written, entitled Ask Archbishop Hebda.   Children from across the Archdiocese submitted questions.  The book will be published later this calendar year. We are proud to announce that Kindergartner, Gabrielle Jendro’s question will be one of the questions featured in the book. Gabrielle asks:  When people die, do they become angels? We will... Read More >