Treats for Troops Collected

Members​ of the student group, Isidore House, ​at​ ​Pope​ ​John XXIII Central Catholic in Elgin recently completed a service project that involved collecting treats and money to purchase candy for United States troops stationed in Afghanistan,​ ​Japan,​ ​Turkey,​ ​and​ ​Qatar.  The group was able to send a total of five boxes of candy.   Peggy […]

Parents as Catholic School Marketers

As a parent, you know the importance of making an informed decision. It is not uncommon for you to talk with your neighbors, friends and family about the pros and cons of any choice. Why not talk about your Catholic school experience as well? Parents are a key part of a Catholic school’s marketing plan. […]

Pope John Seniors Making School History

Although, September isn’t usually the month when most high school seniors are making college scholarship decisions, three Pope John XXIII Central Catholic seniors find themselves making school history with multiple full-tuition offers already.  Logan Henn, son of Denis and Jan Henn, Sydney Kerkman, daughter of Steve and Becky Kerkman and Marie Meis, daughter of Jim […]

Pope John Students and Faculty Member Mandated by Archbishop Lucas

Six Pope John XXIII high school students and one faculty member were mandated as lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) Wednesday night, September 6th at a special 7:00 pm Mass. Archbishop Lucas along with many area priests conducted the Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk.The Archbishop thanked the candidates for their willingness to serve both their […]

Sixth Graders Graduate from St. Boniface

On Wednesday morning, St. Boniface Elementary School in Elgin said goodbye to its’ class of 13 sixth-graders. The event was celebrated during Mass at St. Boniface Church and was followed by a reception for the graduates.  St. Boniface Principal, Betty Getzfred and sixth-grade teacher Scott Becker presented the graduates with their certificates.  Two students were […]

Antelope County Farmer Directs America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation to Pope John XXIII Central Catholic

Farmers Make a Difference in Rural Communities by Directing Donations from Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program to Local Nonprofit Organizations The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program will provide more than $3 million in financial support to nonprofits across the US in 2017 Since 2010, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program has given more […]