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Director’s Spotlight


Patience and Perseverance



Patience and Perseverance

“Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9) Patience and Perseverance are good values for us to practice and encourage, both in school and out of school. These Gospel Values help our children, students, and each other have […]

Wellness



Wellness

“Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?” (1 Cor 3:16) The Gospel Value of “Wellness” dovetails well with our mission to educate the whole person – spiritually, physically, intellectually, and socially. As Catholics, we believe that the human person is created in […]

Straight A’s for the Lafayette Catholic School System



Straight A’s for the Lafayette Catholic School System

Congratulations goes out to all teachers, students and staff at: St. Boniface Elementary; St. Lawrence Elementary; St. Mary Cathedral Elementary; and Central Catholic Jr./Sr. High. The Indiana Department of Education issued its grades today for K-12 schools, and all four Lafayette Catholic schools received an A. “The Lafayette Catholic School System focuses on the education […]

Humility and Understanding



Humility and Understanding

“Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show his works by a good life in the humility that comes from wisdom.” (James 3:13) As most of our readers know by now, we launched our Core Gospel Values this year and have been featuring one each month. The Gospel Values help build a community […]

Gratitude



Gratitude

“Give thanks to the LORD for he is good, his mercy endures forever!” (Psalm 107:1) This month our faculty, students, administration and staff are spending time practicing and reflecting on our core Gospel value: Gratitude. Please join me in reflecting on this Gospel value. There is a saying which states that it is not happy […]

Respect



Respect

“Give honor to all, love the community, fear God, honor the king.” (1 Peter 2:17) Catholics believe that the human person is created in the image and likeness of God and with an immortal soul. “The divine image is present in every [human]. It shines forth in the communion of persons, in the likeness of […]

Servant Leadership



Servant Leadership

“For the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:45) “Give of your hands to serve and your hearts to love.” ~ St. Teresa of Kolkata   The Catholic Church has many examples of servant leaders. Mother Teresa, who […]

Community



Community

“So we, though many, are one body in Christ….” (Romans 12:5) Here at LCSS, people often comment that our schools “feel like family.” That feeling is due in large part to the community acting and functioning as a broader extension of the family. And being part of a broader family calls us to be responsible […]

Gospel Values



Gospel Values

As we are looking toward the upcoming 2016-2017 school year, we are focusing our efforts on rolling out nine core Gospel Values. In addition to our mission and the Catholic Standards and Benchmarks, the Gospel Values will help to inform us and guide us in all that we do at LCSS. This is true for […]

Mission Statement: Student Success



Mission Statement: Student Success

The Lafayette Catholic School System, centered on Jesus Christ, educates the whole person in a culture that is: •  sustained by Gospel witness and service; •  imbued with a Catholic worldview; •  supported by a community of faith; •  distinguished by academic excellence; and •  committed to student success. This is the sixth and last […]