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Alums & Friends & Families publishes a quarterly newsletter designed to reconnect with alums, share stories about former classmates and let our community know about the good things happening at Community of Saints Regional Catholic School today.

If you are not currently receiving the newsletter, please email Doug Lieser at dlieser@communityofsaints.org and we will gladly add you to the mailing list.

Recent Editions of The Good News: 

Summer 2018
High School Grads Share Plans and Advice As They Head to College - Lisette Horne, Aliah Lopez, Autam Mendez. Message from Father Steve. Music Teacher Makes Fundamentals Fun. Reunion Sunday Mass and Breakfast. Class of 1968 Celebrates its 50th Anniversary. Why I Give: Kathryn Grayson ('02). 8th Grade Class Trip to Wolf Ridge. COS Student Awarded Flaherty Foundation Scholarship. Boys Basketball Team Makes it to Championship. Graduating Class of 2018.

Spring 2018
Isaac's Wish - To Help Homeless. Message from Father Steve. Church Fire Remembrance. St. Matthew's Class of '68 50 Year Reunion and Memories. 1968 Class Pictures - St. Michael, St. Matthew's, Providence/St. John Vianney. Students Thank Supporters in Prayer and in Person.  School Awarded Grant for Successful Drive - 85% Registered for 2018-19. Catholic Schools Week Celebrates Friendship, Learning and Service. Once-A-Month Donor. 

Fall/Winter 2017
School Families Create Good Buzz and Bring in More Students.  Message from Father Steve.  Dorothy Hecht Estate Gift Honors Fond Memories of St. Matthew's.  School Update from Principal Bridget Kramer.  Former School Parent is New School Secretary.  COS Preschool Rated 4 Stars by Parent Aware. Increasing Latino Enrollment in Catholic Schools. Looking Back at 10 Years of The Good News.  2017 Annual Report - $215,459 Raised in 9 Months Last year-Over $1.5 Million in 10 Years!  

Summer 2017
How Benoit Came to COS. Message from Father Steve. Reunion Sunday Mass and Breakfast. The First 5 Years at COS - A Brief Look Back. COS Class of 2013 Graduates from High School. Pastor of OLG Teaches 8th Grade Religion Class. Leadership Team Takes on Literacy. 6th Grade Basketball - City Champs! Graduating Class of 2017.

Spring 2017
Catholic School Teachers Share Stories from the '60's. Sr St. Luke, CSJ at St. Michael School 1964-1989. Message from Father Steve. As Enrollment Rises, So Does Your Support. A Letter from St. Matt's Retired Teachers of 1976. 1967 Class Pictures - St. Michael, St. Matthew's, Providence/St. John Vianney. Sr. Mary Edwin Lanners at Our Lady of Guadalupe School. Sr. Andrea Zelenauk at Providence School. Sr. Anne Becker, SSND St. Matthew's School.

Fall/Winter 2016
COS Prepared to Carry on St. Michael's Tradition of Catholic Education. Message from Father Steve. COS enrollment up almost 10%! COS Students Make Big Impact at Cretin Derham Hall. Alums & Friends & Families 2016 Annual Report: You Set a New Record - Over $190,000 Raised! WEM Foundation Awards $100,000 to COS: Both A&F&F Fundraising and Grants Needed for Financial Stability.  Archbishop Hebda Visits COS: During Visit Archbishop Sees School in Action.  Students Add Service to Annual School Fundraiser.

Fall 2016
Two COS students win Flaherty Scholarships.  Message from Father Steve.  Reding Family Marks 40+ Years at St. Matt’s and COS.  The Catholic School Advantage at COS.  We’re Up For a Challenge – How About You?: $65,000 Challenge Grant.  CSCOE Becomes Strong Partner in Support of Catholic Education.

Spring 2016
Marge Milner, Teacher & Mentor, Plays a Unique Role at COS.  Message from Father Steve.  Former St. Michael’s Parishioner Makes Estate Gift to COS.  Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrates 85th Anniversary.  Service and Leadership Go Hand in Hand at COS.  St. John Vianney’s Class of 1966.  St. Michael’s Class of 1966 – Make that 1967.  St. Matthew’s Class of 1966.  St. Matthew’s Class of 1936.  St. Michael’s Class of 1936.  Remembering the May Crowning. COS Receives Accreditation with High Praise.  Playground Update.  A New Challenge: Raise $65,000 to Earn Another $65,000. From the Editor: The Community Behind Community of Saints.

Fall/Winter 2015
Best Year Ever: A&F&F Surpasses Goal to Meet $50,000 Schulze Challenge! Message from Fr. Steve. COS receives Major Gift from Estate of Pat Palmer. COS Principal Shares Plans for School Year. A&F&F 2015 Annual Report. Students Help Raise Funds for New Playground. Alums to Students: Give STA a Look. Congratulations to Bill Szlaius ('81) Named Ernst & Young Regional Entrepreneur of the Year.

Spring/Summer 2015
Schulze Foundation Offers $50,000 Challenge Grant! Message from Fr. Steve. New Priests at our Sponsoring Parishes. A&F&F Raises Over $1 Million in Tuition Assistance. Jerry Sexton (’44) Hopes for Good Things — Then Makes Them Happen. St. Matthew’s Class of 1965. School update: Students Serving & Learning; Back-to-Back Basketball Championships; 8th Graders Take a Cultural Tour of the Twin Cities. COS Class of 2015.

Winter 2014
We’re thissss close – We’re Close to Raising $1 Million!  Message from Fr. Steve.  What makes COS great? Here are a few things!  Annual Giving Report – over $136,000 raised this year.  Catholic Community Foundation Awards Legacy Impact Grant to COS.  Men’s Club Gives a Big Cheer and Big Bucks for COS Athletics.   

July/August 2014
A Conversation with New Principal, Bridget Kramer. Message from Fr. Steve. Sister Anne Becker Celebrates 60 Years as an SSND. COS Girl Scout is #1 Cookie Seller in Minnesota. COS Student Named All-Star Athlete.  Brad Jenniges (’76) Ordained Priest at St. John’s Abbey. No Education Gap at Our School. Graduates of 2014 and 2010.

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