November 2015

  • Final fundraising push is on for new K-8 building for Catholic Schools

    By MATT HUDSON mhudson@billingsgazette.com The next five months will be crunch time for supporters of Billings Catholic Schools as they launch a final fundraising push for a new school building. Administrators hope to break ground in March on an 87,000-square-foot school for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, consolidating classes that are now spread over

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  • Annual Mayfair fundraising boosts technology in Billings Catholic Schools

    Story by Jaci Webb; Photos by Casey Page: jwebb@billingsgazette.com April 24, 2015 At this time next year, every student in Billings Catholic Schools will have an iPad to work on a math problem or to read Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” It’s been a big effort, raising the money to purchase iPads for 1,000 students, and

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  • Fortin Foundation donates $1M to Catholic schools project

    By Matt Hudson mhudson@billingsgazette.com Photos by James Woodcock November 20, 2015 Billings Catholic Schools received a big donation toward its new K-8 school building, which is set to break ground this spring. The Fortin Foundation announced Friday that it’s giving $1 million to the schools for the project. The gift comes as Billings Catholic Schools

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  • Rita Turley

    Billings Catholic Schools halfway to $18M goal for new school

    By JORDON NIEDERMEIER jniedermeier@billingsgazette.com Jun 4, 2015 Billings Catholic Schools Foundation hashed out details of the future home of its kindergarten through eighth-grade students following an end-of-school Mass on Thursday. Rita Turley, chair of the foundation’s steering committee for the project, addressed a collection of parents, grandparents and interested community members at St. Bernard Catholic

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