An anonymous sign of Christ’s love

St. Joseph first-grade teacher Amy Doyle had a reason for sharing her favorite book “Everybody Can Help Somebody” by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with her students. “I read it to the kids to build a sense of the fact that there are people right here in our community who...

An instant shot of Christmas Spirit

One of the blessings of being a Catholic school is having a Christ-centered Christmas will all the joy and tradition. And that tradition includes Christmas Trees. This year two trees stood in our St. Joseph Elementary School, but they weren’t decked with bells, bulbs,...

BCACS Basketball Roundup: Christmas Edition

By: Abbie Lahr, Class of 2019 Was that a sleigh bell I hear? Oh, no it was just the whistle again. This week’s roundup will look a bit different. I will break down what happened in the games, the top players, and the new averages. Varsity Boys Basketball Our varsity...

MS Boys Hoops: “They’re having a miracle season”

Mike Leifeld’s football, baseball, and basketball career at St. Philip High School is legendary. He broke multiple records, earned multiple honors, and was named the Battle Creek Enquirer’s Athlete of the Year in 2003. Now, this highly-decorated alum is paving the...

A band according to plan

The Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools hired Laura Bandlow in 2007 to create a fifth through eighth-grade band program. Mrs. Bandlow, however, had another plan. “In my mind, it was never going to be just a middle school band,” Mrs. Bandlow said. She started the high...

Learning to serve

Service is right up there with reading, writing, and math at our Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools, which is why every elementary and preschool classroom participates in service-learning projects. “We are called to be charitable,” St. Joseph School principal Sara...

Volunteers needed for St. Philip Basketball games

Click here to volunteer to run concessions and take tickets for our 2018-19 St. Philip Basketball season. Families with high school basketball players are asked to signup for four slots.  Additional volunteers are DEARLY needed and DEARLY appreciated! You do not need...
Questions? Call Cathy Erskine at 269.963.1131