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Community Outreach

Community outreach is an important part of student life and provides opportunities to learn from others whose experiences may differ from his/her own. Personal sacrifice in service to others and encouraging students to develop a commitment to helping those in need is an integral part of our Catholic faith.  Our student body participates in service projects throughout each school year. Examples of community service projects include collecting canned goods, winter coats and baby items for those in need. Our middle school students also participate in sorting and delivering these items to various locations.

2017/2018 MISSIONS AND MINISTRY

* Made Cards for local assisted living and nursing homes

* Donated $1350 to True Cross Catholic School after Hurricane Harvey

* Collected and delivered 4,773 cans and $1,200 to LaFollette Food Life Services

* Filled seventy-five stockings from Sewing Buddies of Concord Hills with toiletry items for Catholic Charities

* Collected thirty-five throw blankets for Samaritan Place

* Donated $452 to Le Cheile-Together

* Baby Bottle Drive- Donated $2,000 to the Pregnancy Help Center

* American Cancer Society- Donated 12 ponytails through “Pantene Beautiful Lengths”

* Eighth grade students visited Sherrill Hills residents and distributed hand-painted pots with flowers

* K-2 toured local nursing homes during Catholic Schools Week to perform a short musical. Places we’ve visited include NHC, Summit View Nursing Home, The Lighthouse, Morning Pointe, Autumn Care, and River Oaks.

* Tiny Saints- St. Vincent de Paul Society- Donated 40 prayer shawls to Summit Nursing Home, baked 500 cookies for local Knox County Firehouses, collected cans for Ladies of Charity, created prayer cards and journals, sang Christmas Carols and decorated 50 wreaths for nursing home residents

Middle school students are required to accumulate the following number of service hours per semester:

  • Grade 5 – two hours per semester
  • Grade 6 – four hours per semester
  • Grade 7 – six hours per semester
  • Grade 8 – eight hours per semester
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