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Jean McDermott, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Columnists

Pacelli Benefit Auction goes virtual

Pacelli Catholic Schools is holding its Charging Forward 2020 annual Benefit Auction online only and we need your support. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Friday, April 17, 2020 5:46 pm

Education

Pacelli students participate in virtual History Day competition

Since October, Pacelli American History 1 students have been working on projects to present on History Day. History Day is a nationwide contest in which ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

Pacelli Readathon Week includes Brandon Vreeman author visit

Pacelli preschool and elementary students are going for the gold as they compile reading minutes in pursuit of winning their own bronze, silver, or gold ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:01 am

Education

Pacelli students to participate in SE Minnesota Middle Level Honor Band

Two Pacelli students have been selected to participate in the 24th annual Southeast Minnesota Middle Level Honor Band. Adah Baron, sixth grade, and Diego Nieto ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, February 22, 2020 7:01 am

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Parents and teachers; partners in student achievement

A key ingredient for educational achievement is the parent-teacher conference. Conferences for Pacelli Catholic School students will be held on Feb. 12-13 for all students ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:15 am

In Your Community

Austin Area Knights of Columbus sponsor poster and essay contest

Representatives from the Austin Area Knights of Columbus Council 1201 awarded certificates and prizes to elementary, middle and high school students who were finalists in ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Friday, February 7, 2020 6:15 am

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Celebrating Catholic Schools

National Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. Now entering its 46th year, CSW is traditionally held the ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:02 am

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Million dollar fundraiser returns to Pacelli

The Catholic Schools Raffle returns this winter to Pacelli in Austin, giving you the opportunity to turn $5 into a brand new car or $20,000 ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, January 11, 2020 5:15 am

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12 days of Christmas: Pacelli Christmas Tree Pick Up Jan. 11

While many of us may think of the 12 days of Christmas in relation to the popular carol about 10 lords-a-leaping and seven swans-a-swimming, there ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:26 am

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‘Let Heaven and Nature Sing!’ Pacelli Christmas Concert season is here

The month of December kicks off another exciting Christmas holiday season. This is also the season of Christmas concerts, during which we have the opportunity ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:03 am

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Pacelli student athletes attend TeamUP Conference

Pacelli student athletes, Axel Aguilar, Buay Koak, Caitlin Drees, Kendahl Lewis, Hailee Schaefer and Luke Weaver had the opportunity to attend a TeamUp Conference with ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:33 am

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Pacelli honors alumni, Friends of Pacelli, names Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to the newest inductees to Pacelli’s Hall of Honor and Pacelli Teacher of the Year. These individuals were honored at Pacelli’s Annual Gala on ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:02 am

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Pacelli students inducted into National Honor Society

Select eleventh and seventh grade Pacelli students were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) and the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at a special ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, April 13, 2019 1:08 pm

Letter to the Editor

Letter: School addition is an investment

During the past several weeks, I have spent time learning more about the school district’s plan for a building levy to support early childhood education. ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:22 am

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Parents and teachers; Partners in student achievement

A key ingredient for educational achievement is the parent-teacher conference. Conferences for Pacelli Catholic School students will be held on February 13 and 14 for ... Read more

by Jean McDermott, Saturday, February 9, 2019 9:23 am

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