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Family Focus April 14, 2022

date 04/20/2022 author Kris Sauer category April 2022, 2021-22 comment Leave a comment

"But Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him." Jeremiah 17:7 (Bible verse of the year chosen by Peer Ministry)

April 14, 2022

Dear BA Families:

BLESSED EASTER! As you celebrate the Triduum, may you feel the blessing of God upon you. Just a reminder, there is no school on Friday or Monday. This week the Holy Spirit helped guide our Peer Ministry as they led the 6-7th grade retreat. What a blessing to have our young leaders helping our middle school scholars grow in faith and fellowship. 

THANK YOU! We are so thankful to everyone for their participation in BABS. Thanks to your efforts and donations, we raised over $61,950 towards our Fund-A-Need and will receive a match of $50,000 enabling us to support Teacher Wish Lists. In addition, our Live and Silent Auctions brought in over $36,000. With all of the sponsors and games, we anticipate grossing over $40,000 helping us reach our budget needs for BABS.

BA REGISTRATION FOR 2022-23 CONTINUES: Thank you for registering early, we have nearly 90% of our scholars registered. If you haven't registered, please do so by Friday, April 15. Remember it's a two step process: 1) FACTS-this is where you re-enroll your scholar for next year and set up your payment plan-this can be adjusted later. 2) TADS-Apply for tuition assistance, if needed - MORE BA SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! Apply HERE by April 15. Award letters and tuition agreements are sent in May. Reach out to Kris Sauer with questions.

HOBAN Scholarships for BA 9-12 Scholars: Looking for another scholarship opportunity to support your tuition costs at BA? Please take time to apply for the Hoban scholarship. Scholars must write a short essay due by April 29. (Apply Here)

SUMMER CAMPS: We have several summer camps, including robotics and athletics, and will be scheduling additional programs as well. Check out what's open for registration now! (Summer Programs)


SAVE THE DATE - April 29-May 1! BA Scholars are performing the play "Clue" at the Paradise Center for the Arts. Come support our theater students!

KUDOS: To our Peer Ministry Team and Ms. Shimota for their work with our middle school this week. Special thanks to our Student Council and Home & School for hosting Grandparents Day today!

UPCOMING EVENTS: Additional activities and sporting events online. Join us weekly at Immaculate Conception Church for Mass on Wednesdays.

  • April 15: TADS aid and FACTS Re-enrollment Deadline!
  • April 15: NO SCHOOL / Good Friday
  • April 18: NO SCHOOL / Easter Monday
  • April 18: Post Prom Dining Night Out @ Crooked Pint, FLYER
  • April 19: Guest Speaker Darryl Thompson, 1pm (WIN schedule)
  • April 21: WIN day
  • April 22: Dress down day for Ukraine hosted by SADD
  • April 26: WIN day
  • April 29: HS Hoban Scholarship application due, click HERE
  • April 29-May 1: BA spring play, Clue, at the Paradise Ctr for Arts
  • Click HERE for the 2022-2023 BA School Calendar
  • Find our event school calendar on our website HERE

Prayers for a beautiful Easter! To support Ukraine at this time, the Diocese has fundraising information: https://www.archspm.org/helping-ukraine/

Blessings, Mindy Reeder- President/Principal
mreeder@bacards.org

ALL BA UPDATES

Crooked Pint DNO April 18: Post-prom is hosting a dining night out at Crooked Pint Monday, April 18 and 15% of all dining/drink purchases from 5-9pm will go to Post Prom! Click HERE for the flyer to show your server for the discount. 

Earn Scrip Credit: Sell @ Masses! The DMCS Scrip Program is looking for people to sell Scrip after weekend Masses for the upcoming year (May 21, 2022 – May 14, 2023). The Scrip Program allows participating families the chance to earn tuition credit at Divine Mercy Catholic School and Bethlehem Academy. You will receive an additional $7 tuition credit in your Scrip account for each Mass that you sell Scrip. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Peggy Johnson at (507) 334-7706 Ext: 2206 or pjohnson@dmcs.cc as soon as possible. 

Positivity Project Home Activities: To help extend the learning to your students' homes, we encourage you to share these P2 for Families resources with your students' families. The password is: P26-8 | 9-12

TALK TO YOUR TEEN: MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES: We know that at this time we are seeing an increase in the mental health needs of our scholars. Here is a link to Rice County resources. The Rice County Chemical and Mental Health Coalition's April message for parents is on Steve's Law. Under Steve’s Law, also known as the Minnesota Good Samaritan Law, any person who seeks medical assistance for someone experiencing alcohol poisoning or a drug overdose cannot be prosecuted for possession of drugs or paraphernalia. Both the person seeking help and the overdose victim are protected from prosecution if they cooperate with law enforcement. For more information, visit ricecountycmhc.org/naloxone/.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION

Class of 2022 Info:
Senior Picture Deadline Extended! The senior photos and baby picture deadline has been extended to Monday, April 18. Please make sure you graduating scholar has uploaded photos by the deadline. 
Senior Photos Link: If possible upload 1 horizontal and 1 vertical portrait to the file found HEREBaby Photo Link: Please upload a baby photo to this LINK

Open Campus: Eligible Seniors have open campus every Friday from April 1st to Friday, April 29th. Starting Monday, May 2nd, open campus will be available daily for eligible Seniors.

Faribault Daily News Senior Section: The Faribault Daily News is inviting area high school seniors to submit information and photos to be published in a special section of the paper. To submit your photo and future plans, please se this form.The deadline to receive submissions is Wednesday, May 4

MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATION

Click HERE to register!

JOB/COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Pregnancy Options Pancake Breakfast May 14: See flyer at left; tickets available at BA from Jen Robert '22. 

Americorps Jobs: A full description of the various positions can be found here, healthycommunityinitiative.org/americorps

 





DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC SCHOOL AND CHURCH

Registration for the Steubenville Youth Conference is now open! Open to grades 8 (going into 9th next year) and up. July 29-31 at the University of St. Thomas. Cost is $275 per person, $100 deposit to hold your spot. Register online HERE. Find the conference video teaser HERE

Summer Youth Formation Programs! Summer Stretch and Totus Tuus registration is open! There is a program for everyone, grades 1-12! Teen leaders also needed. Find more information and register online HERE

CALENDAR LINK
Click the link below for the school activities calendar.

Family Focus April 8, 2022

date 04/12/2022 author Kris Sauer category April 2022, 2021-22 comment Leave a comment

"But Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him." Jeremiah 17:7 (Bible verse of the year chosen by Peer Ministry)

April 8, 2022

Dear BA Families:

It's BABS Weekend! I hope to see many of you at BABS tomorrow as we celebrate BA pride, enjoy time together and raise critical dollars for our scholars. It's not too late to sign up, hope to see you there! 

BABS 2022: You can still reserve your ticket (online event tickets sales close Sat 4/9 @ 12noon; tickets available at the door), volunteer, or bid on Silent Auction items online if you cannot attend: 

BA REGISTRATION FOR THE 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR CONTINUES: Thank you for registering early, we have nearly 90% of our scholars registered. If you haven't registered, please do so by next Friday, April 15. Remember it's a two step process: 1) FACTS-this is where you re-enroll your scholar for next year and set up your payment plan-this can be adjusted later. 2) TADS-Apply for tuition assistance, if needed - MORE BA SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! Apply HERE by April 15. Award letters and tuition agreements are sent in May. Reach out to Kris Sauer with questions.

GRANDPARENTS' DAY - April 14: Please be sure to share this date with grandparents/special adults in your scholar's life. We will have a short program and treats beginning at 1 p.m. Click here for the invitation, information on the baking competition, and grandparent questionnaire. 

SUMMER CAMPS: We have several summer camps being offered this year and will be scheduling additional programs as well. Check out what's open for registration, now! (Summer Programs)

KUDOS: To our BABS committee for the incredible efforts to put everything together for a fantastic BABS event! Special congratulations to our FFA scholars - our Landscaping team qualified for State! Thanks to Mrs. Jensen for leading her FFA team.

RECOGNITION: It's that time of year to recognize a business and area schools at the Faribault Daily News! Click here to vote: VOTE FOR THE BEST

UPCOMING EVENTS: Additional activities and sporting events online. Join us weekly at Immaculate Conception Church for Mass on Wednesdays.

  • April 9: BABS 2022!! Click here for more information 
  • April 12 & 13: Easter flower pick up, 3-6pm, BA Front Lobby
  • April 12: Gr 6-7 retreat, BA gym
  • April 13: Joint BA & DMCS Mass at 8:30 a.m. (No 10:30 a.m. Mass today)
  • April 14: Grandparents Day, 1pm!
  • April 15: TADS aid and FACTS Re-enrollment Deadline!
  • April 15: NO SCHOOL / Good Friday
  • April 18: NO SCHOOL / Easter Monday
  • April 18: Post Prom Dining Night Out @ Crooked Pint
  • April 19: Guest Speaker Darryl Thompson, 1pm (WIN schedule)
  • April 21: WIN day
  • April 26: WIN day
  • April 29-May 1: BA spring play, Clue, at the Paradise Center for the Arts
  • Click HERE for the 2022-2023 BA School Calendar
  • Find our event school calendar on our website HERE

Prayers for the healing and relationships. Special prayers asked for the families of Ukraine. To support Ukraine at this time, the Diocese has fundraising information: https://www.archspm.org/helping-ukraine/

Blessings, Mindy Reeder- President/Principal
mreeder@bacards.org

ALL BA UPDATES


Easter flower pick up! Easter flowers ordered for the BAAA fundraiser will be available for pick up Tuesday April 12 and Wednesday April 13, 3-6pm in the BA front lobby. Forgot to order? Extra flowers are available for purchase during pick up times!

April 15: TADS, FACTS Deadlines & Tuition Tax Documents: Friday, April 15 is the deadline to apply for BA tuition assistance for the 2022-2023 school year. Find the application here. We ask that enrollment in FACTS be completed by April 15 so we may adequately plan for next year. Find the FACTS login HERE  (Parent login/FACTS Family Portal). Taxes: Please remember that your tax deduction for tuition spans two school years. TADS information can be downloaded from your account under Reports/Tax Year. Find the process from obtaining tax information from FACTS HERE


Crooked Pint DNO April 18: Post-prom is hosting a dining night out at Crooked Pint Monday, April 18 and 15% of all dining/drink purchases from 5-9pm will go to Post Prom! Click HERE for the flyer to show your server for the discount. 

Earn Scrip Credit: Sell @ Masses!
The DMCS Scrip Program is looking for people to sell Scrip after weekend Masses for the upcoming year (May 21, 2022 – May 14, 2023). The Scrip Program allows participating families the chance to earn tuition credit at Divine Mercy Catholic School and Bethlehem Academy. You will receive an additional $7 tuition credit in your Scrip account for each Mass that you sell Scrip. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Peggy Johnson at (507) 334-7706 Ext: 2206 or pjohnson@dmcs.cc as soon as possible. Thank you!

2022 Summer Camps: We are excited to offer a variety of summer camps for students from grades 2-12! From robotics to sports (football, basketball, volleyball), there are a lot of opportunities. Click HERE to find registration forms and information on all our summer options!

From the Nurse’s Office
A reminder to all students entering 7th grade this fall: Please make sure that you have had your tetanus booster and 1st meningitis shot before the start of school in the fall. Many students have already received the required shot. Reminder letters will be going out. For all students entering grade 12 in fall: A second meningitis shot is required before the start of school this fall. Reminder letters will be sent out.

SPRING SPORTS
As we head into spring break, spring sports are getting underway at Bethlehem Academy and Faribault High School. Available sports include girls fastpitch softball, baseball, track & field, golf and boys tennis. 

Girls Fastpitch Softball is offered by Bethlehem Academy to girls in grades 6-12. The high school team began practice this week and middle school will begin practice on Monday, March 28. Please visit our athletics website https://sports.bacards.org, for registration link, activity fee payment link, schedules, forms, parent-player-coach handbook and other items. The activity fee is $140 per participant and may be paid online or by sending a check to the school office. Student participants must also have a valid sports physical clearance on file with the school. Sports physicals are good for 3 years from the date of the exam. Register for Girls Fastpitch Softball HERE. Completing the online registration form is required. Pay the Softball Activity Fee HERE

Baseball, Track & Field, Golf and Boys Tennis are offered through cooperative sports agreements with Faribault Public Schools. Please visit www.faribaultfalcons.com for schedules, registration, forms and other information. The activity fee for high school students is $170 and the activity fee for middle school students is $85. Payment of activity fees for these sports is done through the district’s Infinite Campus web portal. Contact Shawn Behrens in the high school activities office to create your Infinite Campus account. Ms. Behrens may be reached at 507-333-6210 or sbehrens@faribault.k12.mn.usClick here for Faribault Falcon sports registration. Student participants must also have a valid sports physical clearance on file with the school. Sports physicals are good for 3 years from the date of the exam.

Positivity Project Home Activities: To help extend the learning to your students' homes, we encourage you to share these P2 for Families resources with your students' families. The password is: P26-8 | 9-12

Enrollment/Financial Aid/Tuition Agreement Deadlines:

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES: We know that at this time we are seeing an increase in the mental health needs of our scholars. Here is a link to Rice County resources

PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM: Phoenix Counseling, with a Catholic focus, is our counseling association and is available to BA parents. Please visit their website for videos and resources as part of the "Peace of Mind" for families supported by Catholic Schools' Center of Excellence. (Link to website). 

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION

Class of 2022 Info:
Senior Picture Deadline Extended! The senior photos and baby picture deadline has been extended to Monday, April 18. Please make sure you graduating scholar has uploaded photos by the deadline. 
Senior Photos Link: If possible upload 1 horizontal and 1 vertical portrait to the file found HEREBaby Photo Link: Please upload a baby photo to this LINK

Open Campus: Eligible Seniors have open campus every Friday from April 1st to Friday, April 29th. Starting Monday, May 2nd, open campus will be available daily for eligible Seniors.

P.E.O. Local Scholarship: High school senior girls pursuing post-secondary education are encouraged to apply for the up to $1000 P.E.O. Scholarship. Applications available in the school counselor's office and due by April 14.

Faribault Daily News Senior Section: The Faribault Daily News is inviting area high school seniors to submit information and photos to be published in a special section of the paper. To submit your photo and future plans, please se this form.The deadline to receive submissions is Wednesday, May 4

MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATION

Click HERE to register!
















 

JOB/COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Pregnancy Options Pancake Breakfast May 14: See flyer at left; tickets available at BA from Jen Robert '22. 

Americorps Jobs: A full description of the various positions can be found here, healthycommunityinitiative.org/americorps

 





DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC SCHOOL AND CHURCH

Registration for the Steubenville Youth Conference is now open! Open to grades 8 (going into 9th next year) and up. July 29-31 at the University of St. Thomas. Cost is $275 per person, $100 deposit to hold your spot. Register online HERE. Find the conference video teaser HERE

SUMMER STRETCH
June 13th-17th, 2022
This program is designed for middle school students going into grades 6-8 to "stretch" themselves by making new friends, growing in their faith, and having new experiences. Each day includes a morning service project (local needs, River Bend Nature, Sharing and Caring Hands, Feed My Starving Children), lunchtime Bible Student, and afternoon activity (water park, movie, Valleyfair, tour of Twins Stadium).***activities mentioned above are subject to change based on availability. 
Register for Summer Stretch

Register for Totus Tuus
Day Program Grades 1-6
Divine Mercy Catholic School
June 27-July 1 9:00am-2:30pm
$50 per student, with $100 family max
Evening Program Grades 7-12
Divine Mercy Catholic Church/Farmhouse
June 25- June 30 7:30p-9:45pm
Free to attend

CALENDAR LINK
Click the link below for the school activities calendar.

Family Focus, April 1, 2022

date 04/06/2022 author Kris Sauer category 2021-22, April 2022 comment Leave a comment

"But Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him,"
Jeremiah 17:7 (Bible verse of the year chosen by Peer Ministry)

April 1, 2022

Dear BA Families:

Welcome April!  I hope that Spring Break blessed you with relaxation of body and renewal of spirit. The parish and BA scholars that traveled to Belize experienced a beautiful act of service during their Spring Break and we are proud of all of them. They shared their stories with the Legion this past week.

BA is excited to celebrate the beginning of the 4th quarter this week and continue in our Lenten activities. Today we gathered for our last "Stations of the Cross" closing with a special candle ceremony. Next Friday reconciliation will be offered to all scholars. We invite you to join us and take our Lenten "Kindness Challenge!" (Kindness)

SUMMER CAMPS: We have several summer camps being offered this year and will be scheduling additional programs as well. Check out what's open for registration, now! (Summer Programs)

GRANDPARENTS' DAY - April 14: Please be sure to share this date with grandparents/adults in your scholar's life. We will have a short program and treats beginning at 1 p.m.


BABS 2022: Have you reserved your ticket for April 9? It's just one week away! You won't want to miss the fun:

Class Basket: Donate toward your scholar's class basket! Each grade this year has picked a theme that you can donate toward: 6-Movie; 7-Camping; 8-Sports; 9-Gardening; 10- Bonfire or Beach; 11-Movie; 12-BBQ/Grill. ALL BASKET DONATIONS ARE DUE APRIL 4.

BA REGISTRATION FOR 2022-23 CONTINUES: Thank you for registering early, we have 85% of our families completed and anticipate close to 15 new scholars! Remember it's a two step process: 1) FACTS-this is where you re-enroll your scholar for next year and set up your payment plan-this can be adjusted later. 2) TADS-Apply for tuition assistance, if needed - MORE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! Apply HERE by April 15. Award letters and tuition agreements are sent in May. Reach out to Kris Sauer with questions.

KUDOS: To our choir and solo and ensemble participants who all received Superior ratings, check this out on Facebook! Special thanks to Mrs. Kratt for working with each scholar on their performance. Congratulations to Delaney Luckow '28 and Holden Boyd '26 competing in their State Archery tournament in Duluth and receiving their highest scores for the season!

RECOGNITION: It's that time of year to recognize a business, and area schools at the Faribault Daily News! Click here to vote: VOTE FOR THE BEST

UPCOMING EVENTS: Additional activities and sporting events online. Join us weekly at Immaculate Conception Church for Mass on Wednesdays and Stations of the Cross on Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

  • April 4: Deadline to apply to be a Summer Student Worker (see info below)
  • April 4: 2023 Close-Up Trip (DC & NYC) mtg, Gr 9-11, 7:45am
  • April 5: BA Blood Drive in the BA gym; Gr 9 Pre-ACT test
  • April 7: Gr 10 Pre-ACT test
  • April 8: Reconciliation
  • April 9: BABS 2022!! Click here for more information 
  • April 12: Gr 6-7 retreat, BA gym
  • April 14: Grandparents Day, 1pm!
  • April 15: TADS aid and FACTS Re-enrollment Deadline!
  • April 15: NO SCHOOL / Good Friday
  • April 18: NO SCHOOL / Easter Monday
  • Click HERE for the 2022-2023 BA School Calendar
  • Find our event school calendar on our website HERE

Prayers for the healing and relationships. Special prayers asked for the families of Ukraine.

Blessings, Mindy Reeder- President/Principal
mreeder@bacards.org

ALL BA UPDATES

HS Summer Workers: Deadline April 4: High school students (entering grades 9-12 in 2022-2023) interested in working at BA and DMCS this summer on our maintenance team have until Monday, April 4 to apply. Student workers help clean and prepare the schools for the upcoming school year. Students are guaranteed 2 weeks and may be asked to work additional weeks. The hourly wage is $8.42; all wages earned will be credited directly to the scholar’s BA tuition agreement in August. Workers who are selected will be under the direction of Mr. Steve Zabel, but will work a week in both schools. Students whose families receive financial aid will have first priority; others are encouraged to apply. If interested, please call the BA office @ 507-334-3948 or email Barb Johnson with te names of your scholar(s). 

April 15: TADS, FACTS & Tuition Tax Documents: Friday, April 15 is the deadline to apply for BA tuition assistance for the 2022-2023 school year. Find the application here. We ask that enrollment in FACTS be completed by April 15 so we may adequately plan for next year. Find the FACTS login HERE  (Parent login/FACTS Family Portal). Taxes: Please remember that your tax deduction for tuition spans two school years. TADS information can be downloaded from your account under Reports/Tax Year. Find the process from obtaining tax information from FACTS HERE

Earn Scrip Credit: Sell @ Masses!
The DMCS Scrip Program is looking for people to sell Scrip after weekend Masses for the upcoming year (May 21, 2022 – May 14, 2023). The Scrip Program allows participating families the chance to earn tuition credit at Divine Mercy Catholic School and Bethlehem Academy. You will receive an additional $7 tuition credit in your Scrip account for each Mass that you sell Scrip. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Peggy Johnson at (507) 334-7706 Ext: 2206 or pjohnson@dmcs.cc as soon as possible. Thank you!

From the Nurse’s Office
A reminder to all students entering 7th grade this fall: Please make sure that you have had your tetanus booster and 1st meningitis shot before the start of school in the fall. Many students have already received the required shot. Reminder letters will be going out. For all students entering grade 12 in fall: A second meningitis shot is required before the start of school this fall. Reminder letters will be sent out.

2022 Summer Camps: We are excited to offer a variety of summer camps for students from grades 2-12! From robotics to sports (football, basketball, volleyball), there are a lot of opportunities. Click HERE to find registration forms and information on all our summer options!

SPRING SPORTS
As we head into spring break, spring sports are getting underway at Bethlehem Academy and Faribault High School. Available sports include girls fastpitch softball, baseball, track & field, golf and boys tennis. 

Girls Fastpitch Softball is offered by Bethlehem Academy to girls in grades 6-12. The high school team began practice this week and middle school will begin practice on Monday, March 28. Please visit our athletics website https://sports.bacards.org, for registration link, activity fee payment link, schedules, forms, parent-player-coach handbook and other items. The activity fee is $140 per participant and may be paid online or by sending a check to the school office. Student participants must also have a valid sports physical clearance on file with the school. Sports physicals are good for 3 years from the date of the exam. Register for Girls Fastpitch Softball HERE. Completing the online registration form is required. Pay the Softball Activity Fee HERE

Baseball, Track & Field, Golf and Boys Tennis are offered through cooperative sports agreements with Faribault Public Schools. Please visit www.faribaultfalcons.com for schedules, registration, forms and other information. The activity fee for high school students is $170 and the activity fee for middle school students is $85. Payment of activity fees for these sports is done through the district’s Infinite Campus web portal. Contact Shawn Behrens in the high school activities office to create your Infinite Campus account. Ms. Behrens may be reached at 507-333-6210 or sbehrens@faribault.k12.mn.usClick here for Faribault Falcon sports registration. Student participants must also have a valid sports physical clearance on file with the school. Sports physicals are good for 3 years from the date of the exam.

Middle school track & field begins practice on April 4. 

Middle school baseball begins practice on April 4. 

Golf begins practice on Monday, March 28. Golf is open to students in grades 7-12.

Boys Tennis begins practice on Monday, March 28. Boys Tennis is open to boys in grades 7-12. 

Positivity Project Home Activities: To help extend the learning to your students' homes, we encourage you to share these P2 for Families resources with your students' families. The password is: P26-8 | 9-12

Enrollment/Financial Aid/Tuition Agreement Deadlines:

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES: We know that at this time we are seeing an increase in the mental health needs of our scholars. Here is a link to Rice County resources

PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM: Phoenix Counseling, with a Catholic focus, is our counseling association and is available to BA parents. Please visit their website for videos and resources as part of the "Peace of Mind" for families supported by Catholic Schools' Center of Excellence. (Link to website). 

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION

PreACT Test – For students in grades 9 (April 5) and 10 (April 7): The ACT is the most common college entrance exam in Minnesota and the United States. It is commonly taken by students in spring of their Junior year and/or fall of their Senior year. The PreACT is designed to prepare students for taking the ACT. It is a standards-based assessment which monitors progress toward college and career readiness. Students are automatically registered for these tests, which are paid for by the school. Grade 9 students will take this test Tuesday, April 5; Grade 10 on Thursday April 7. To learn more about the PreACT exam, click HERE.

ST CATHERINE UNIVERSITY FASHION CAMP: Dates: July 11-15 (1-5 p.m.) Open to all 10-12th grade scholars.Cost: $300 (A reduced cost of $50 is available for families who qualify for free/reduced price lunch). For more information and to sign up, click HERE

Class of 2022 Info:
Open Campus: Eligible Seniors may have open campus every Friday beginning Friday, April 1st to Friday, April 29th. Starting Monday, May 2nd, open campus will be available daily for eligible Seniors.

P.E.O. Local Scholarship: High school senior girls pursuing post-secondary education are encouraged to apply for the up to $1000 P.E.O. Scholarship. Applications available in the school counselor's office and due by April 14.

MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATION

Click HERE to register!


















BA EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Evening School Maintenance position open: Hours 3-11pm during the school year, 6:30am-3 p.m. in the summer. Click HERE for the full job description. 

JOB/COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Pregnancy Options Pancake Breakfast May 14: See flyer at left; tickets available at BA from Jen Robert '22. 

Americorps Jobs: A full description of the various positions can be found here, healthycommunityinitiative.org/americorps

 





DIVINE MERCY CATHOLIC SCHOOL AND CHURCH

Registration for the Steubenville Youth Conference is now open! Open to grades 8 (going into 9th next year) and up. July 29-31 at the University of St. Thomas. Cost is $275 per person, $100 deposit to hold your spot. Register online HERE. Find the conference video teaser HERE

SUMMER STRETCH
June 13th-17th, 2022
This program is designed for middle school students going into grades 6-8 to "stretch" themselves by making new friends, growing in their faith, and having new experiences. Each day includes a morning service project (local needs, River Bend Nature, Sharing and Caring Hands, Feed My Starving Children), lunchtime Bible Student, and afternoon activity (waterpark, movie, Valleyfair, tour of Twins Stadium).***activities mentioned above are subject to change based on availability. 
Register for Summer Stretch

Register for Totus Tuus
Day Program Grades 1-6
Divine Mercy Catholic School
June 27-July 1 9:00am-2:30pm
$50 per student, with $100 family max
Evening Program Grades 7-12
Divine Mercy Catholic Church/Farmhouse
June 25- June 30 7:30p-9:45pm
Free to attend

CALENDAR LINK
Click the link below for the school activities calendar.

Our Mission
Bethlehem Academy, a Catholic school in the Sinsinawa Dominican tradition, strives to empower its students and staff to achieve personal, spiritual and academic excellence. We challenge ourselves to love as Jesus Christ loved, to lead, to serve, to inspire and to seek the truth: Veritas.
Address
105 3rd Ave. SW
Faribault, MN  55021
Phone:  507-334-3948
Fax:  507-334-3949