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Salem Area Catholic Schools offer “an education for everyone”

Blanchet teacher Karen Parton Lee shares her experience attending Salem Area Catholic Schools.   Which Salem Area Catholic School(s) did you attend? St. Vincent, St. Joseph, Blanchet   What years did you attend? St. Vincent 1993-1997, St. Joseph 1997-1999, Blanchet 1999-2005   When did you graduate? 2005 from Blanchet   What is your current occupation? Spanish…

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Salem Area Catholic Schools celebrate Catholic Schools week

Salem Area Catholic Schools joined with schools across the nation to celebrate Catholic education during Catholic Schools week. This was an opportunity to highlight the value of Catholic education and celebrate their impact on students and the community. From crazy hair to dressing up like their favorite Disney or animated character to Grandparents/Special Friends Day,…

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Blanchet Catholic School announces new campaign

As Blanchet Catholic School prepares to celebrate 25 years of operation, the school recently announced the Complete the Dream Campaign. This $4.4 million campaign will have a significant impact on several major aspects of the school. Blanchet already has received more than $3.25 million in pledges during the silent phase of the campaign. Complete the…

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Students get hands dirty with science

“It must have been a great day: You’re good and dirty,” said Carl Mucken, Queen of Peace principal, as the fourth-graders returned from a scientific inquiry adventure at Howard Creek. Have you ever stumbled upon a giant cauliflower mushroom or a Western thatching ant colony, or wondered about nature beneath a Douglas fir only to…

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Sacred Heart featured in local paper

Sacred Heart Catholic School was featured in a recent article in the Woodburn Independent, A lesson in geography, faith. The article highlights how technology instructor Judy Adams involved students on her trip to Fatima, Portugal over Christmas break. Read full article

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Pam McHugh: Celebrating 40 years of teaching

Queen of Peace School invites alumni, parents, students and friends to an open house in honor of Pam McHugh, celebrating 40 years of teaching. Sunday, February 10, 2019, from 2-4pm Pringle Creek Painters Hall 3911 Village Center Dr. SE Salem, OR 97302 RSVP via Facebook or call the school: 503-362-3443 Children welcome  

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St. Joseph students share what they like about school

The students at St. Joseph Catholic School were recently asked to complete an anonymous survey with one of the questions pertaining to what they like most about St. Joseph Catholic School. Numerous comments were made, but there was a common theme amongst them; their love for learning about God and the education they receive. Some of…

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Free Basketball Clinic

Blanchet Catholic School is hosting a FREE basketball clinic on Sunday, January 20 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for kids in grades 3rd through 8th! The clinic is organized by the Cavalier’s varsity coaches Ron Hittner and Max Goodman. For more information, please contact Blanchet Catholic School.

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Catholic education provides holistic approach to life

Jeff Lieder shares his experience attending Salem Area Catholic Schools.   Which Salem Area Catholic School(s) did you attend? St. Vincent for 6th grade and Blanchet for mid high and high school   What years did you attend? St. Vincent 2009, Blanchet 2010-2014   When did you graduate? 2014   What is your current occupation? Interviewing…

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