What makes teachers sad.

BY CAROLINE MCDONALD It’s that time of the year when some of my students tell me they’re not returning to St. Ignatius. I always give them a hug and tell them I’ll miss them. That is sincere: by the end of the school year we are family and it’s like...

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‘A lot more alike than we think we are’

Children resettled through Catholic Social Services’ Refugee Resettlement Program and St. Ignatius Parish children take part in the parish’s “Walk the Walk” program on June 26. (Rob Herbst/The Catholic Week) Children of CSS Refugee Resettlement Program join St. Ignatius kids for day of fun, bonding By ROB HERBST Reprinted from...

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St. Ignatius Class of 2015 Excel at McGill-Toolen

Forty-two members of the St. Ignatius class of 2015 are graduating from McGill-Toolen, this Spring. This year’s grads have had an exceptional year. Here are just some of their outstanding academic achievements: St. Ignatius grads have received scholarship offers totaling over $3 million dollars! They have been accepted to schools...

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Mother’s Day Diaper Drive

St. Ignatius Mother’s Day Service Project April 26th – May 12th 2B Choices for Women Baby Items & Diaper Drive St. Ignatius is collecting baby items for 2B Choices for Women for a few weeks leading up to Mother’s Day. 2B needs diapers (newborn to size 4), baby clothes (preemie...

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“And the Two Shall Become One Flesh”

Fr. Bry Shields, Pastor Marriage is a mission! Every husband and wife have a mission in the world: to have an exclusive and permanent love for each other and to bring forth children and nurture them in the most basic and indispensable setting — the family. Christians share not only...

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Spring School Update from Mrs. Miller

Mrs. Tori Miller, School Principal The bleakness of the winter has come and gone and Spring is in the air on the campus of St. Ignatius Catholic School. Students are presently taking the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) standardized testing in grades 2-8.  These test results are used as...

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Video: I Lived on Parker Avenue

Adopted at birth and raised in Louisiana, David Scotton is on a journey to Indiana to meet the birth parents he’s never known. His tattooed birth mother, Melissa, and reserved birth father, Brian, anxiously wait for him, concerned David will reject them for decisions they made before he was born....

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