On National Appreciation Day for Catholic schools St. Edmund students, families, educators and other Catholic school supporters communicate the value of Catholic education to government leaders. They share information with leaders on the significant contributions Catholic schools make to the nation and their role in preparing students to be good citizens. They pray for the nation and recognize all those who serve. In honor of Catholic schools week, the Rev. Sal Istre blessed all classrooms in school, and students wrote letters to the men in the seminary. Above, The Rev.
We all start out with good intentions and grand ideas when it comes to our gardens and houseplants. I have personally dreamed of having a gorgeous destination garden such as Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; The Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina; or Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia.
Alas, in my lifetime, this destination-level status will never be met — but hey, I can dream, right?
Destiny Chante’ Reed, a fifth grader at Central Middle School, has recently been named St. Landry Parish Middle School Student of the Year.
Reed is a 4.0 GPA honor student at the middle school campus.
Reed is the daughter of Travis and Delana Reed. She has two siblings, Travis Reed Jr. and De’Miyah Reed.
She enjoys reading, dancing, playing softball and singing.
Reed will advance and represent the school at the regional level of competition some time this month.
St. Edmund School celebrate students during National Catholic Schools Week by planning enjoyable and meaningful activities for them and recognizing their accomplishments. They encourage students to reflect on the benefits of Catholic education and how the grounding in faith, knowledge and service it provides will help them throughout their lives. On Tuesday, during 11th and 12th grade Mass, in honor of Catholic Schools Week, Hannah and Rebecca Benoit played the piano while Wesley Driggs played and sang to his guitar.
Savannah DeVillier, a senior at St. Edmund Catholic School received the 2020-2021 Student of the Year. This honor was announced during Tuesday’s morning Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.