Catholic Schools

News and notes from Catholic schools in Metro Detroit

Loyola’s ‘house’ point system fosters friendly competition, bonding

Grace Turner | Special to The Michigan Catholic DETROIT — A Catholic high school tucked away in a quiet corner of Detroit uses a competitive system that allows boys to help each other step into manhood. Loyola High School, an all-boys school, groups students into one of five “houses.” The houses — named after distinguished former leaders…

Gabriel Richard High School instills a lifetime passion for service

RIVERVIEW — Like all teenagers, students at Gabriel Richard Catholic High School in Riverview are busy with homework, extracurricular activities and friends, but they also devote many hours to helping those in need. Through Gabriel Richard’s Christian Outreach Program, students in grades 10-12 must complete 12 hours of community service per school year. Most contribute far…

Group reveals the bigger world at Regina

Michelle Samartino | Special to The Michigan Catholic WARREN — Attending a Catholic school helps Morgan Nichol realize how fortunate she is, and she wants to give back by helping other children receive a good education, too. Morgan and approximately 30 other girls at Regina High School are part of Free the Children, an international organization focused…

Senior editors take pride in Notre Dame Prep’s award-winning yearbook

For Irish, creating lifelong memories also builds dreams of creative careers Grace Turner | Special to The Michigan Catholic PONTIAC — The yearbook team at Notre Dame Preparatory High School and Marist Academy is looking to create an award-winning product for the fourth year in a row. Led by yearbook advisor Kyle Lilek, the class of 25…