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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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Another Generous Grant Received from J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation

November 8, 2017

We would like to thank the J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation for another generous grant we received in memory of Robert & Loretta Cleary and Marie & Harrington Glidden.  We are very grateful for their support.

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Giant Eagle Foundation Grant

October 13, 2017

We would like to thank The Giant Eagle Foundation for the grant we received for $10,000.  The funds this year will aide the Learning Center.  We are grateful for their support through the years.

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Day of Hope Luncheon

October 6, 2017

8th graders were invited to represent Metro Catholic.  They listened to speakers and had lunch at The Silver Grille at Ritz Carlton yesterday. The luncheon was sponsored by Boys Hope Girls Hope.

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Humphrey Awards ~ October 1, 2017

October 4, 2017

The annual Humphrey event was held on Sunday, October 1st in historic St. Stephen Church.  The awardees this year were:  St. Barbara Parish ~ accepted by Fr. Joe Hilinski and St. Barbara parishioners, Third Federal Foundation ~ accepted by Mr. Kurt Karakul, and The House of Champions founding mothers ~ Sr. Karen Bohan,OSU, Sr. Mary Kay Conkey, OSU and Sr. Nanette Zeimet, SND.

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Forum for Catholic Formation and Education August 10, 2017

August 11, 2017

This years forum held in the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State was attended by hundreds of Catholic School educators, catechists and administrators.  Our own Sergio Harris, Grade 4, was a speaker on the importance of Catholic education and the Metro Catholic family in his life.

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Living Our Theme ~ Connect - Respect - Protect

September 28, 2017

The students of Metro Catholic donated money to help victims of the terrible hurricanes during September. The goal was to collect $500 in the month of September. They have surpassed their goal, and have collected over $800. 

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Grant Received from J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation

August 24, 2017

We would like to thank the J. Harrington & Marie E. Glidden Foundation for the generous grant we received in memory of Robert & Loretta Cleary and Marie & Harrington Glidden.  We are very grateful for their support.

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Grant Received from the Office of Catechetical Formation & Education ~ Diocese of Cleveland

August 21, 2017

It has been a busy summer at Metro Catholic School.  We are grateful to the Office of Catechical Formation and Education at the Diocese of Cleveland for a grant received for assisting us with the cost of the following renovations:
NEW boys' bathroom on the 2nd floor
NEW carpeting in 3 classrooms
NEW lighting in all 3 buildings
TUCK POINTING on Stephen & Michael buildings
REPAIR of walls damaged by water
GUTTER repairs
GARDEN IMPROVEMENTS in the Sr. Ann Michael garden 

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Murphy Family Foundation Grant

May 23, 2017

We would like to thank the Murphy Family Foundation for the grant we received in the amount of $10,000.  The funds will be directed to the Literacy Readiness Program.  We are very grateful for their support.

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