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McGinty Family Foundation

November 6, 2018

We are pleased to announce the very generous grant of $30,000 from Mr. Tom McGinty and the McGinty Family Foundation.  This funding will be used to help support Metro Catholic's Learning Center and Specialized Literacy Program.  We cannot thank them enough.

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Giant Eagle Foundation Grant

October 22, 2018

We would like to thank Giant Eagle Foundation for the recent grant we received for $10,000.  We are blessed to have their support for our ongoing efforts to ensure that our students receive the best education possible.

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The Louise H. David S. Ingalls Foundation

August 16, 2018

Metro Catholic School was awarded $5,000 grant from The Louise H. David S. Ingalls Foundation to provide continued funding for our Learning Center and our Specialized Literacy Program.  We want to thank them for their generous support.

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Welcome to New Staff at Metro Catholic School

August 14, 2018

As we prepare for the new school year, we welcome these new staff members to Metro Catholic!
Miss Liz Banks ~ Boniface building principal
Miss Rachel Osheka ~ Kindergarten teacher
Miss Stephanie Mochal ~ 2nd Grade teacher
Miss Sarah Bullock ~ 3rd Grade teacher
Mrs. Anna McClowry ~ 4th Grade teacher
Miss Allison Klutarich ~ 5th Grade teacher
Mrs. Jennifer Whittier ~ 6th Grade teacher
Sr. Rosanna Mellert, SND ~ Aide, ELL Program
Mrs. Rachael Lash ~ Kdg - 8th Grade Music teacher
Mrs. Patty Skvoretz ~ Boniface building librarian
Mrs. Christy Bartley ~ Green Activities Coordinator

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Metro Catholic Alums win the National Grand Prize in the 2017 - 2018 Lexus Eco Challenge

May 23, 2018

Congratulations Joslyn Muniz, Jadalise Pacheco, Alicia Valladares and Esther Ngemba, Metro Catholic Class of 2014, for being part of Team Enerjagers that won the National Grand Prize in the Lexus Eco Challenge 2017-2018. (A national STEM competition)

The team worked for years to help the country's carbon footprint through the reuse of materials normally thrown away or have energy spent on recycling them. They created "Second Chance Candles". The candles use clear bread bags, made up of plastic #4, a material that is no longer recycled.

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Congratulations to Ingrid Cheung, Metro Catholic Class of 2014

May 23, 2018

We congratulate Ingrid Cheung, Metro Catholic Class of 2014, who has received a full scholarship to Northwestern University through QuestBridge National College Match.

The competitive program selects high school Seniors who have shown outstanding excellence. From a pool of 15,606 applicants, from which QuestBridge chose 5,759 as finalists, 918 outstanding students were selected as this years College Match Scholarship Recipients based on their academic achievement and a variety of other factors.

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Murphy Family Foundation Grant

May 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce the generous of $15,000 to help support the Literacy Program at Metro Catholic School.  The continued support of the Murphy Family Foundation is very important to our ongoing efforts.  Thank you!

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J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation

May 15, 2018

We are overwhelmed by the generosity of J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation for another grant we received in memory of Robert & Loretta Cleary and Marie & Harrington Glidden. The grant of $15,000 to support the programs at Metro Catholic School is greatly appreciated. 

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Thank You to the Tabor Fund Grant Program

May 15, 2018

The Tabor Fund Grant Program supports a staff retreat at Metro Catholic School by providing us with a generous grant.  Metro Catholic is blessed to have supporters like the Tabor Fund Grant Program.

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Mr. Tom Bernot ~ Advisory Board Member

May 15, 2018

Mr. Tom Bernot, Vice President of Falls Digital and a member of Metro Catholic's Advisory Board, was featured in Crain's Cleveland Business.  The article is attached.

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Helen F. Stolier and Louis Stolier Family Foundation

May 10, 2018

We would like to thank the Stolier Family Foundation for their generous grant.  We appreciate their continued support at Metro Catholic.

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2018 Honors Assembly

May 9, 2018

At the Honors Assembly our 8th graders earned $125,000 in high school scholarships, and many K-8 students were celebrated and received “Metro Money” for their outstanding achievement— congratulations!

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Better Together Video

May 8, 2018

Because of our unique and outstanding program that serves a wide variety of children, Metro Catholic School was invited to participate in a video created for all Catholic schools. The video encourages Catholic schools to accept students of all learning abilities. We are grateful to 8th grader Emerald Hood and her mom, Marcelle, for sharing their opinions and taking part with us!

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Rooted in Faith Publication

May 8, 2018

Metro Catholic students were featured on the front cover of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese’s report on the money raised for ministries through the Rooted in Faith campaign.  Our school received several grants from this fund, including money to renovate a bathroom and money for tuition assistance to families.

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Metro Catholic's New Mascot

January 1, 2018

Announcing the release of Metro Catholic's new school mascot logo!  This proud and alert cougar is already being worn on our students new sweatshirts!

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Preschool Receives 5 STAR RATING from Step Up To Quality!

May 1, 2018

Congratulations to Miss Weinrich and the Preschool staff!  Our Preschool has received a 5 Star rating from Step up to Quality and the Ohio Department of Education. Step up to Quality recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet qualityprogram standards that exceed preschool licensing and school age child care licensing health and safety regulations.

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High School Scholarships Awarded

April 25, 2018

We are pleased to announce that 3 of our 8th graders who have been accepted at Holy Name High School have received the following scholarships:   Hayley Lewis-Academic Scholar Award-$1000/year renewable ($4000) ~ Isabelle Marflak-Academic Scholar Award ($4000) ~ Gabrielle Veauthier-Merit Award $500/year ($2000) We congratulate these students, their families AND our teachers here at Metro Catholic!

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We received more good news from Sears-Swetland Family Foundation

Thank you to Sears-Swetland Family Foundation for the second check of $2500 for Metro Catholic School's Green Program. 

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Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Thank you for the generous grant for $2500 to help support the many programs at Metro Catholic School.  The new support of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation is very important to our ongoing efforts.

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High School Honors from St. Joseph High School

February 14, 2018

We are pleased and proud to announce these Metro graduates who have attained honors at St. Joseph Academy:
HIGH HONORS: Ingrid Cheung, Tina Dong, Jadelise Pacheco and Jamesha Powell.
HONORS: Nuhr Abbas, Tiffany Cheung, Carol Creter, Abigail Fleming, Joslyn Muniz, Esther Ngemba and Theresa Pham.

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High School Honors from Holy Name High School

February 14, 2018

We are pleased and proud to announce these Metro graduates who have attained honors at Holy Name High School:
FIRST HONORS: Samiry Barragan, Aracely Guzman, Elizabeth Hernandez, Jaylen Huffman, Naiah Leon and Ariana Marflak.
SECOND HONORS: Mauricio Flores, Nicholas Veauthier, Francisco Velez and Rocky Wright.

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Metro Catholic Alum is Placed on Dean's List at R.I.T.

February 9, 2018

Kurt Gregorek, class of 2012, is a Sophomore at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is majoring in Computer Science, and his minor is in Chinese. Kurt has been placed on the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Services Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the Fall 2017 semester. 

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High School Honors from Trinity High School

February 6, 2018

We are pleased and proud to announce that the Nathaniel Richardson, graduate of Metro Catholic, has achieved honors at Trinity High School.  Congratulations, Nathaniel!

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High School Honors from St. Ignatius High School

January 30, 2018

We are pleased and proud to announce that the following graduates of Metro Catholic have achieved honors at St. Ignatius High School:  Timothy Lewis, Eduardo Rios-Idiaquez, Aaron Samkas and Everett Alan Hood.

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Padua High School Art Show Winners Announced

January 10, 2018

Congratulations to the Padua Art Show winners from Metro Catholic!
First place ~ Brandina Festo, Kindergarten.
Second Place ~ Malcolm Taylor, 1st Grade.
Honorable Mention ~ Isaiah Robles, 1st Grade and Aaliyah Rhodes, 6th Grade.
All submitted work will be exhibited in the gym at Padua High School, 6740 State Rd, on Sunday, January 14th at 1:00 pm.

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The John Milton Costello Foundation

January 9, 2018

We are excited to announce new funding from The John Milton Costello Foundation.  This generous grant helps support the programs at Metro Catholic School.

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Another Generous Grant from The Thomas C. & Sandra S. Sullivan Foundation

January 9, 2018

We would like to thank The Thomas C. & Sandra S. Sullivan Foundation for the grant we received for $25,000.  The funds this year will aide the Learning Center.  We are grateful for their continued support through the years.

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Announcing Our New Mascot

December 18, 2017

Announcing the release of Metro Catholic's new school mascot logo! This proud and alert cougar is already being worn on our students new sweatshirts!

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Third Federal Foundation Grant

December 12, 2017

We would like to thank Mr. Kurt Karakul and Third Federal Foundation for the recent grant we received for $10,000.  We are blessed to have their support for our ongoing efforts to ensure that our students receive the best education possible.

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High School Honors from Holy Name High School and Padua High School

December 1, 2017

We are pleased and proud to announce the following honors achieved by our graduates:
HOLY NAME HIGH SCHOOL:  First Honors ~ Samiry Barragan, Aracely Guzman, Jaylen Huffman, Naiah Leon and Ariana Marflak.
Second Honors ~ Mauricio Flores, Elizabeth Hernandez, Nicholas Veauthier, Francisco Velez and Rocky Wright.
PADUA HIGH SCHOOL:  Honor Roll ~ Angelic Claudio, Ileana DeJesus, Kevin Delgado and Nicolas Morales Lechuga.

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