Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sacred Heart Helped Families in Need for Easter

Every year Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Shreveport prepares Thanksgiving dinners, Christmas presents for children and Easter baskets for the less fortunate in our area. This year our Society of St. Vincent de Paul had 113 families signed up to receive Easter baskets. April Johnson expressed her gratitude, “I thank Sacred Heart so much. They always bless us each year with lots of good things. May God bless y’all. We love y’all.”

Zwolle Senior Citizens Day

A Senior Citizens Day was hosted by the Council of Catholic Women on March 30 at St. Joseph Parish in Zwolle. Everyone enjoyed the food, bingo and door prizes from the religious gift shop.

SJB Student Wins Essay Contest

St. John Berchmans School eighth grader, Adam Cook, competed against 1,000 other entries to earn first place in the Knights of Columbus Essay contest for the entire State of Louisiana. Congratulations Adam!

Destination Imagination at St. Joseph

St. Joseph Catholic School took Destination Imagination (DI) by storm this year, and one of their teams will be traveling to Knoxville, TN, to compete globally!  DI is a fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning. Participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas and the collaborative problem solving process.This year, St. Joseph School’s Elementary Technical Team (Garrett Hawes, Audrey Dufrene, Alex Horton, Anna George, Sawyer Nelson, Brooke Tuminello and Jonathan Robichaux) won first place and heads to Knoxville in May to compete in the global competition.

Living Stations of the Cross at JGS

The students and faculty of Jesus the Good Shepherd School celebrated Holy Week with the Annual Living Stations of the Cross. The dramatic performance presented by the 5th and 6th grade classes was held in the school gymnasium for the student body and the JGS community for two days during Holy Week.

Discover Weekend

St. Frederick School is a member of the STEM-Discovery program which is a collaboration with Louisiana Tech and Cyber Innovations. Blair David and Joni Dollar attended the Discover Weekend at Louisiana Tech in March. This program is an integration project based partnership with hands-on collaboration across multiple disciplines.

Band Performs for Our Lady of Fatima Students

 

The group DREAM came to Our Lady of Fatima to perform for the students. Children from local schools participate in the band. They teach life skills and music.