Friday, May 10, 2013
Students from the school partnered with the Eagan Fire Department earlier this week as part of several planned Earth Day events.
Faithful Shepherd Catholic School junior high students made a mark on their community on Monday as part of a much-delayed Earth Day celebration. The school's seventh- and eighth-grade students helped build an outdoor classroom at the Eagan Fire Safety Center and conducted a neighborhood clean-up in the area, according Faithful Shepherd Executive Director John Boone. Other school students cleared litter from local parks, planted seedlings on teh school campus and completing other projects, Boone said. Eagan firefighters also brought the students on a tour of the safety center, with an emphasis on the eco-friendly aspects of the Green Globe-certified building.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The meals packed by Faithful Shepherd students will be distributed by Feed My Starving Children.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Faithful Shepherd Catholic School's motto is: "Take care of yourself, take care of this place, and take care of others." Hundreds of students fulfilled the third portion of that motto on Tuesday morning as they crammed into the school's gym to pack 65,000 meals for hungry families in developing nations. The meals will be distributed by Feed My Starving Children, a Christian nonprofit that provides food assistance to starving children in 70 countries, including Haiti, Zambia, Kenya and the Phillipines. The school raised the funds for the meals through Septemberfest, its annual weekend-long fall celebration, according to a press release …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Three students from Faithful Shepherd planned a party to get their classmates active.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter While some students heading back to school may shrug their shoulders and prepare to hit the snooze button, three incoming first-graders at Faithful Shepherd Catholic School in Eagan planned a carnival instead. Mendota Heights resident Ginny Kraus, along with her schoolmates Shayla S., and Lilly H., began planning last December to throw an "NFL Play 60" carnival for their classmates at Ginny's home. NFL Play 60 is an initiative of the National Football League that encourages kids to have fun being active for at least 60 minutes a day. "It’s healthy to run around, and it helps your body get in the mood of getting up in the morning," said Shayla. The event…