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An Unforgettable First Buffalo Harvest

on Monday, 23 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

American Indian Catholic Schools Network - St. Joseph Indian School - Buffalo Hunt

Chamberlain, S.D.) –On November 19, St. Joseph’s Indian School eighth-grade students and staff ventured to the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation on a brisk and cold morning to experience what would be for some a “once in a lifetime” buffalo harvest. This is the first-ever St. Joseph’s Indian School organized buffalo harvest.

Honor Your Ancestors and “Rock Your Mocs”

on Monday, 16 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

Rock Your Mocs - St. Joseph's Indian School

(Chamberlain, S.D.) –During the week of November 16, St. Joseph’s Indian School 4-6th grade students and Native Hope are participating in this year’s national Rock Your Mocs event. This annual event creates a positive cultural experience that promotes unity and celebration of tribal individuality by wearing moccasins.

Erich Hoffer: Committed to Catholic Education

Tim Will on Friday, 13 November 2020.

Erich Hoffer Remick Leadership Program

Erich Hoffer’s initial plans didn’t include a commitment to Catholic school leadership, let alone the University of Notre Dame’s Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program.

Not even close. 

For one thing, he wasn’t Catholic. He also had aspirations to major in political science and head straight to law school before beginning a long and successful career. 

So how is it that he is now in his 18th year in education and nearing the middle of his second year as the principal of Christ the King Roman Catholic School in the Archdiocese of Denver?

USAID awards $8 million to Notre Dame to expand early literacy, learning program

Theo Helm on Thursday, 05 November 2020.

USAID ACE Haiti Grant

Recognizing the impact of the University of Notre Dame’s efforts to improve childhood literacy in Haiti, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded an $8 million grant to the University to expand its early-grade literacy and social-emotional learning programs and improve early childhood development.

AICSN School Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

on Tuesday, 03 November 2020.

By: Danielle Kucera, St. Joseph’s Indian School

St. Joseph Indian School Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

(Chamberlain, S.D.) – During the week of October 26, St. Joseph's Indian School students kicked off Red Ribbon Week on Monday with five differently themed dress-up days and an interactive scavenger hunt to teach students about drug and alcohol awareness. St. Joseph’s Indian School—a member of the American Indian Catholic Schools Network—has actively participated in Red Ribbon Week for nearly 20 years and continues to develop updated drug and alcohol curriculums that relate to each age group.

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