Catholic Schools

News and notes from Catholic schools in Metro Detroit

Five high schools, six grade schools welcome new principals

Metro Detroit — Eleven Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit will welcome new principals this fall, including five high schools welcoming new leaders. At the high school level: Donna Sweeney will take over as principal at Cabrini High School in Allen Park, succeeding 13-year principal Jim Wasukanis. Sweeney, a 1978 alumna of the school,…

Catholic education center offers ‘hybrid’ homeschool, classroom model

Regina Caeli Detroit gives students best of both worlds in classical education Sterling Heights — As any parent who’s seriously considered homeschooling knows, there are pros and cons to both home-based education and traditional schools. So, five years ago, a local Catholic educational initiative decided to take the best from both and combine them into…

Shining stars in the classroom

Marian, Gesu teachers share passion for learning with students Bloomfield Hills — Students across the Archdiocese of Detroit will be returning to classes taught by some of the most dedicated, thoughtful teachers in the area. While teachers don’t teach for the accolades, every year, the Catholic High School League recognizes an elementary and secondary school…

Felician-sponsored Montessori ministry inspires a lifetime of learning

Livonia — On the grounds of the Felician Sisters of North America’s central convent, a school has stood for 42 years embracing a holistic vision of education. The Montessori Center of Our Lady, located off Newburgh Road in Livonia, has provided Montessori education to preschoolers and kindergarteners since 1976, when Sr. Mary Paulita Bikowski, CSSF,…