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Director’s Spotlight


Thankful for our Teachers & Staff!



Thankful for our Teachers & Staff!

We are so thankful for all our staff members that have been working hard to clean & sanitize our schools! Also, for our teachers that have been participating in online training courses to ensure our students receive the best education possible through e-learning.

LCSS COVID-19 Community Update 3/15/20



LCSS COVID-19 Community Update 3/15/20

Dear Families, We know the last few days have been a whirlwind and information overload as you try to plan for having children at home. These are unprecedented times, and we are planning and doing in real-time. As we outlined previously, we are using Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday to prepare and plan for Extended E-Learning. […]

LCSS COVID-19 Community Update 3/13/20 11:55 A.M.



LCSS COVID-19 Community Update 3/13/20 11:55 A.M.

Dear Families, After consultation with and recommendation from local health officials, our local public school leaders, and the Diocese of Lafayette, and after careful consideration we are suspending in-person classes and school activities (including sports and practices) at all of the LCSS schools, PreK – 12th grade, beginning today at 5:30 p.m. The suspended period […]

2019 State of the Schools



2019 State of the Schools

In 2017, the Lafayette Catholic School System began a comprehensive annual review of school and system performance. This empowers each school and our administrators to identify opportunities for improvement in areas that matter to our parents, supporters and long-term success of our students and schools. The following is a look at some of the things […]

Beyond the Grade: Measures of Catholic Identity and Catholic Intellectual Tradition



A ratings by the Indiana Department of Education for all four LCSS schools serves as a strong reminder of our staff’s commitment to the rigorous intellectual development of all students. The “A” ratings are based on a combination of factors; including high ISTEP+ growth and proficiency rates, measures of college readiness, and graduation rates. In […]

Top Performing Schools in State of Indiana



Top Performing Schools in State of Indiana

Congratulations to our students, faculty and staff for being among the Top Performing Schools in the state as noted by the Indianapolis Star – 2018 Top Performing Schools in the State. Please join me in helping share the good news. There are many measures that reflect a school’s overall performance and indicate whether they are […]

Welcome Back – School Update



Welcome Back – School Update

Catholic Education Growing in Tippecanoe County Catholic school enrollment in the United States has experienced a steady decline over the past ten years. Since 2008, over 1,300 Catholic schools have been closed or consolidated and total enrollment has declined by 435,000 students nationwide. Despite this, data continues to show that Catholic schools do a better […]

What does STEM look like in a Catholic School?



What does STEM look like in a Catholic School?

There is significant interest in building STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) programs in K-12 education, and LCSS is also committed to the trend. What should “STEM” look like in our schools? STEM implementation can look different depending upon priorities. It is difficult to find a clear definition or roadmap. The broad goal of STEM […]

State of the Schools



State of the Schools

This past fall, I gave a “State of the Schools” presentation to the Board of Directors and our Trustees. It was an optimistic look at our last five years and a hopeful look to the future. This practice is a good compliment to the continuous school improvement efforts we undertake each year in which we reflect […]

Building Community



Building Community

Studies have shown that Catholic schools are on average significantly better than their public school counterparts with regard to closing the achievement gap in low income and minority students, building civic responsibility in their students, and getting kids to college. Our Lafayette Catholic schools are no different. We find that our graduates are between 2 […]

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