Our 2017-18 (mini) yearbook

Kelly Francisco’s 4-year-old preschool This was an event that I put together for my parents to say thank you for all of their love and support throughout my year of treatment. This was just my way of saying thank you. Robert Kaufmann, who works for and manages...

Celebrating with Christ

The end of the school year brings graduations, inductions, and ceremonies. Our Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools are no different in this respect. Where you will see a difference is in the location of our celebrations. We are a Christ-center school, and His church is...

Taking care of our whole family

Our BCACS family is becoming more diverse, with over 30% of our students coming from underrepresented groups. This vibrant mix of cultures is a gift to our schools, but it comes with a challenge. “It is important we treat all students with respect and provide the same...

Getting to know the Good Shepherd on their terms

After Spring Break, St. Joseph kindergarteners proceeded to Room 8, carrying precious items for reasons they understood. The room was dark except for a tall Easter candle, every symbol on which they also understood. “The Procession of Light is our way of celebrating...

The donkey and the Cross

A special visitor came to St. Joseph Catholic School to teach the children about Jesus. Although invited inside, Paul was more comfortable outside, welcoming every student who came to see him. Paul is a donkey, one of three donkeys owned by St. Joseph parishioners...

“Extended Day has found its happy place.”

Spring is a season of renewal and our St. Joseph Extended Day program is experiencing its own renewal. “The fun and frivolity are back,” said Jeanine Winkler, St. Joseph administrative assistant and extended day staff member. “Extended Day has found it’s happy place.”...

Catching up on our ABCs

Crayons to College and Career is in its second year thanks to a renewal of a Calhoun Intermediate School District grant. This means the ABCs of Character is back in our elementary school. “In the education world right now there is a lot of talk about how it’s a...
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