Edgewood students receive awards at Martin Luther King, Jr., breakfast

Edgewood students receive awards at Martin Luther King, Jr., breakfast

On January 18, Edgewood High School (EHS) once again hosted the Urban League of Greater Madison as they celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with an Outstanding Young Person Breakfast.

Edgewood High School peer ministers lead retreat

Edgewood High School peer ministers lead retreat

As part of Catholic Schools Week, students in the Peer Ministry class at Edgewood High School had a chance to give back and help younger students grow in their faith.

 

 

Teens unite in faith and fun at Frassati Fest

Teens unite in faith and fun at Frassati Fest

"I've never known anyone who’s gone to Frassati Fest and hasn't had a good time."

 

Students fill ‘Socks of Love’

Students fill ‘Socks of Love’

Students at All Saints Catholic School, Berlin, collected socks and basic need items for Father Carr's Place 2B in Oshkosh during Catholic Schools Week.

 

 

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Thursday, Mar. 05, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

BERLIN -- Students at All Saints Catholic School, Berlin, collected socks and basic need items for Father Carr's Place 2B in Oshkosh during Catholic Schools Week.

The campaign was called Socks of Love. The fourth, fifth, and seventh grade classes filled the socks with items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, soaps, deodorant, and more.

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Edgewood student wins city spelling bee Print E-mail
Thursday, Mar. 05, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- After more than 300 words, defending champion, Martius Bautista, a fifth grader at Edgewood Campus School, Madison, won the 2015 All-City Spelling Bee by outspelling 46 other spellers.

The event was held at the Mitby Theater on the Madison College campus.

The first word in the final round was "abhorrently," which Bautista spelled correctly, and he went on to win the All-City Spelling Bee by spelling "lipogram."

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Edgewood High School peer ministers lead retreat Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- As part of Catholic Schools Week, students in the Peer Ministry class at Edgewood High School had a chance to give back and help younger students grow in their faith.

The Peer Ministry class challenges students to develop their personal faith and leadership potential. Students plan and lead liturgies and prayer services throughout the semester along with participating and leading retreats and service programs.

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Teens unite in faith and fun at Frassati Fest Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

WISCONSIN DELLS -- "I've never known anyone who’s gone to Frassati Fest and hasn't had a good time."

That’s how youth minister Andy Schindhelm from Blessed Trinity Parish in Lodi and Dane sums up the "coolest weekend around for Catholic High School students in the Diocese of Madison."

Or, as he also put it, "waterparks and Jesus," for the more than 300 teens who took park in this year's event.

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Have you paid attention to the man behind the curtain?

In the famous movie, The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, her friends and her dog Toto journey through the magical land of Oz to reach the wizard, the only person who can send her back home to Kansas.

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