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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 >

Holy Spirit Track Team News

Congrats to the Holy Spirit Track Team who competed in the CAA Track Meet this past weekend and placed 3rd overall in team standings for both Boys and Girls. Our place finishers include: Andy Chestovich - 1st, mile Katie Chestovich - 1st, 800m run Seth Richter - 5th, 100m dash Eliana Meyer - 7th, 50m dash Katie Chestovich - 4th, 400m run... Read More >

Calling All Runners

For the past two years Holy Spirit has sponsored a Girls on the Run Team. This has been an amazing opportunity for girls in grades 3-5 to learn important interpersonal skills and also be challenged to ultimately complete a 5K run. In order to continue, we need 2-3 coaches to work with students twice a week from September until race-day (typically early November). If you are... Read More >

A Note from the Mary Library

Please note that this is the last week to check out books. All books are due by Thursday, May 17. Overdue notices for unreturned books will be sent home the week of May 21. Replacement costs for books not returned by Thursday, May 31 will be billed to the family's SMART account. Stay tuned for Summer Reading Program information and Summer Reading suggestions. Read More >

Supporting Venezuelan Missions

Recently, a priest from our Archdiocese, Fr. Greg Schaffer visited Holy Spirit. Fr. Schaffer grew up in St. Paul and has served as a missionary in Venezuela (the diocese of Ciudad Guayana) for over 25 years. He and another priest serve a parish community of 60,000 members. The parish is exceedingly poor with very few resources. Food is scarce and many of the grocery stores are empty with... Read More >

Volunteers Needed for Teacher/Staff Appreciation Luncheon and Classroom Supervision

To cap off Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week, a luncheon is being planned for all teachers and staff to enjoy on Friday, May 11. Parent volunteers are needed to help with the set up, serving, and clean up for the luncheon in Howley Hall, and also at the school to supervise classrooms while our teachers and staff enjoy the meal. Volunteers will check in either at the... Read More >