RCS believes that reading is an important aspect of a child’s education. Students entering grades 6-12 will participate in a summer reading challenge.
Thank you to everyone who attended the LHS Commencement on June 1st. Blessings to the Class of 2018!
Graduating seniors from the Diocese of Winona-Rochester's four Catholic high schools celebrate Mass with Bishop Quinn
Far too often students learn concepts in textbooks and forget to look for the interactions of living ecosystems in their own backyard.
Lourdes High School Spring Musical, "Once Upon a Mattress" was last weekend, May 10th-13th in the LHS Auditorium. Nice job to all the students who performed!
On Friday, May 11th Mrs. Forsthoffer's Ceramics students learned how to create plates and bowls from pottery guest, Mrs. Spring!
Proceeds from last year’s Hearts of Gold Fund-A-Need allowed for the implementation of the STREAM Lab where students are given the opportunity for authentic, inquiry-based, and hands-on learning.
Congratulations to LHS student Mackenzie Whalen who has been chosen as the Kiwanis of Rochester Student of the Month!
Congratulations to LHS student Hannah Wendorff who has been chosen as the Kiwanis of Rochester Student of the Month!
Lourdes High School was recently awarded a $1000 grant from Wells Fargo to support Financial Education.
The Rochester Catholic Schools Board of Trustees is proposing an option for reconfiguration and is asking for your input.
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Rochester Catholic Schools announces that after a national search, Mrs. Haidee (Heidi) Todora will be joining the RCS community as Director of Schools beginning June 1, 2018.
Enriching the minds, hearts, and spirits of our students all summer long! View 2018 Summer Programming!
Congratulations to LHS student Clare Brunn who has been chosen as the Kiwanis of Rochester Student of the Month! Daughter of Gregory and Lois Berscheid-Brunn, Clare was nominated by the Social Studies Department.
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Rochester Catholic Schools honors 25 employees that reached milestone years of service!
Students in LHS Business Foundations 1 class participated in a project-based learning initiative in which they managed the Lourdes High School concession stand for the girls and boys basketball season. Students applied skills learned in the classroom to a real-world, hands-on experience!
This week we celebrate National Catholic Schools Week!
Congratulations to LHS student Liang Liang who has been chosen as the Kiwanis of Rochester Student of the Month! Liang was nominated by the Math Department.
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Lourdes High School One Act Play STARS at the HVL Festival on Saturday January 20, 2018 at Triton High School in Dodge Center, MN. Two students Tim Techentin and Anna Nation win All Conference awards. Congrats to all the LHS One Act Play cast and crew.
Congratulations to LHS student Timothy Techentin who has been chosen as the Rotary Student of the Month! Son of Robert and Jan Techentin, Timothy was nominated by the Music Department. To read the full article, click on the title.
Lourdes High School students continue to live our mission. Pictured are students assisting with "Feed My Starving Children."
To hear more about this experience through our "Mission Moment" video, click here.
The Lourdes debate team competed at the section tournament this weekend, where the four varsity competitors scored the highest in the team's history. Claire Creighton, Jack Stanley, Chris Kane, and Pavao Veldic strongly represented Lourdes, walking away with a 10-6 record between the two teams.
Our mission calls us to grow together in mind, body, and spirit. As such, please witness our mission in action through this Mission Moment video which features two of our Girls Kairos 25 leaders. They are a great example of two students who gave, and continue to give, of themselves.
In order to provide more authentic, inquiry-based, and hands-on learning opportunities, LHS is converting an art room and the computer resource room into a STREAM (science, technology, religion, engineering, art, and mathematics) lab.
LHS Students sharing Christmas blessings with their Franciscan friends!
The LHS Band, Choir, Center Street Singers and Hi-Lighters performed an outstanding show on Monday evening, December 18th in the LHS Auditorium! The Band played scenes from the Nutcracker and the Choir performed a variety of Advent and Christmas music including worldly pieces from England and the Dominican Republic.
Seth's Journey made a beautiful stop at Rochester Lourdes High School. The high school is doing Penny Wars right now in honor of Seth and all of Rochester Catholic Schools will begin collecting pop tabs in an effort to raise awareness for the needs of the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota, Inc.
LHS Hi-Lighters and Center Street Singers performed a beautiful concert at Pax Christi Catholic Church.
Students, staff and guests celebrated the beginning of Advent with our annual Advent Program on Monday, December 4th. Guests enjoyed singing, treats, prayer and an outdoor lighting ceremony.
"The senior girls embarked on the 25th annual Kairos retreat on Monday, November 13th. Kairos means "God's time." The girls of the senior class spent four days at Dunrovin Retreat Center in St. Croix, Minnesota. They spent this time learning about themselves, their peers, and God's friendship...Being able to attend Kairos and step into God's time is truly a blessing! - Ella Daniels, 12th grade
Congratulations to LHS student Noah Borgeson who has been chosen as the Kiwanis of Rochester Student of the Month! Son of Daniel Borgeson and Sharon Libi, Noah was nominated by the English Department.
The LHS Student Council had a busy weekend serving others! They provided dinner for the Hope Lodge on Friday evening and on Saturday they made cookies for Bear Creek Services!
Congratulations to Sophie Boes & Sarah Crowley who competed the weekend of November 11th in Edina and AGAIN won the entire novice tournament and placed 1st and 2nd again in individual speaker points. They walked away undefeated with a 5-0 record, meaning they are undefeated in 10 rounds of debate and have won tournaments two weekends in a row!
The LHS Football Team will play in the State Quarterfinal game against St. Croix Lutheran on Saturday, November 11 - 12:00 p.m. at Prior Lake High School. Advanced ticket sales are available at the Lourdes High School Activities Office from 7:30-3:00 p.m. November 8th and 9th.
Congratulations to the debate team: Sophie Boes & Sarah Crowley who had a novice team WIN with a 5-0 record and placed 1st and 2nd for individual speaker points at last weekend's debate competition in Andover!
Congratulations to LHS student David Bauer who has been honored by the Downtown Kiwanis as Student of the Month!
Congratulations to LHS student Jessica Weis who has been chosen as the Rotary Student of the Month for October 2017!
"I strongly believe that it is important to help in any way possible to support Catholic education."
Tom Sursely, local wood carving artist and Rochester native, recently visited a Lourdes High School sculpture class to demonstrate his craft. Mr Sursely has been carving various types of wood and subject matter for the past 30+ years.
It was such a pleasure to have him share his passion and give the students expert advice on materials, tools and techniques. The knowledge the students gained from this hands-on experience will be applied to their next sculpture project. A big thanks to Mr. Sursely from Ms. Severson and the LHS sculpture class. His kindness and generosity is very much appreciated.
On Wednesday, October 11th, the seniors gathered for a retreat at Pax Christi church. The focus of the day was the Franciscan charisms of peace, poverty and simplicity, and care for the marginalized.
Rochester Catholic Schools had a special half-time presentation for our fans at the Homecoming football game - our new Eagle logo was revealed for the first time!
Together, Rochester Catholic Schools raised $2,788.59 which will go to help Catholic schools rebuild, reopen and re-enroll students!
LHS sophomore girls gathered together for the Beauty Retreat at Assisi Heights. They spent time listening and experiencing the many ways that we are called to nurture our inner beauty amidst some of the demeaning voices of the culture.
Lourdes High School now features a new Sports Hall of Fame Wall to recognize individuals, teams, coaches and volunteers who have made exceptional contributions to the school’s various sports.
Congratulations to LHS student Ryan Schaefer who has been chosen by the Downtown Kiwanis as Student of the Month for September 2017!
David Bauer, Nic Belda, Molly Belda, John Dao, Oliver Dilger, Carly Kowal, Eleanor Plager, Matt Raymond, Lauren Rolfs, and Natalie Zinser.
2017 Homecoming King and Queen are Nic and Molly Belda!
This past week officials from the National Merit Scholarship Programannounced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
This year's National Merit Semifinalists from Lourdes High School are David Bauer and Luke Nordman.
Thanks to everyone who came out to support Eagle Athletics at the 38th Annual Eagle Open Golf Tournament - A Tom Murphy Memorial.
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RCS Summer Academy is in full swing! Theater Camp performs a public performance tonight at 6:30 pm at LHS! Come see the talent!