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The Leader in Me

This year, St. John joins St. Patrick Catholic School in using a school-wide program that aims to develop leadership skills in all students. The program, titled “The Leader in Me,” is based on a book of the same name and integrates the 7 Habits of leadership into elementary school curricula. In the 15-16 school year, St. Patrick staff members studied the book together and taught the 7 Habits in weekly guidance classes. Principal Rhiannon Thomas says they adopted the program because,... Read More
Posted by Heather Fjord at Friday, September 23, 2016 | 0 comments
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Growing Leaders

For the first week of August, seniors at Memphis Catholic ensured that the freshman class felt welcomed and prepared for their journey as high school students. Freshmen arrivied on Monday to find their lockers mysteriously decorated and filled with treats (seniors stayed late on Friday to surprise their little siblings). Then, freshmen used mystery bags filled with clues to puzzle out who their big brother or sister might be. Sibling pairs bonded throughout the week at a pizza lunch and a trip... Read More
Posted by Heather Fjord at Monday, September 12, 2016 | 0 comments
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Meet Kristi Baird

Kristi Baird has been in education for over 18 years, serving as a teacher, guidance counselor, vice principal, principal, and assistant superintendent of Catholic Schools. She has worked in both the public and private school systems. She began her career in Catholic schools in 2003 as a third grade teacher at St. John Catholic School where she later served as Principal. She served ten years at St. John as a teacher and administrator before being named Assistant Superintendent in 2013.... Read More
Posted by Heather Fjord at Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 0 comments
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