Join Archbishop Listecki at the Annual Catholic Schools Dinner!

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 • Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union

Leaders in the community and in our Catholic schools are invited to join Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki for an inspiring evening to celebrate the profound difference that Catholic education makes in the lives of our children and for a brighter future.  Dr. Michael R. Lovell, president of Marquette University and a distinguished scholar, researcher, educator and leader, will be the keynote speaker.

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Catholic Schools Week

Sunday, January 25 - Saturday, January 31, 2015
Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week. Schools typically observe National Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open house and other activities for students, families, parishioners, alumni and community members.

Governor Walker Proclaims Catholic Schools Week

Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed January 25 through January 31, 2015, as Catholic Schools Week in Wisconsin. The proclamation coincides with the national observance of Catholic Schools Week and recognizes the nearly 300 Catholic schools in Wisconsin now serving almost 58,000 Wisconsin students. Click here to view.

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee Elementary School Curriculum

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Information about Common Core State Standards for Archdiocese of Milwaukee
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To Teach as Jesus Did:

Dr. Kathleen Cepelka

Catholic Schools Week 2015: A Litany of Gratitude

As the Catholic educational community of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, we give thanks to God during this Catholic Schools Week for all the blessings of this privileged ministry to which we have been called. In particular, we are grateful:


Vision 2014

By Kathleen Cepelka, Superintendent of Catholic Schools

The following ten challenges for our Archdiocesan schools are also, in many individual cases, our major blessings. As both challenges and blessings, they form a vision for Catholic education that, I believe, can be ours to strive for and to cherish:

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Catholic School FAQs

Q: Our family is not practicing the Catholic faith, but we want to send our children to a Catholic school. Are we welcome?

A: Catholic schools have a rich tradition of welcoming and educating all students. Children of all traditions are welcome in Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic schools. Approximately 18% of elementary students are non-Catholic, and 25% of high school students are non-Catholic.

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