The children of St. Labre are back on campus!! Friday, August 26th is the first day of school and is bustling with activity as the students unload from buses and return to classes. St. Labre's three campuses have opened with 720 students in attendance. We pray that all the students and teachers have an outstanding school year.
During the long hot summer days, St. Labre Indian School offers swimming lessons to the local community members. Sponsored by the American Red Cross, all age groups are certified after the lessons are complete. The lifeguards, many of whom are St. Labre high school students, go through training to be aides and learn the progression [...]
Dear Friend, The title of Dave Charpentier’s article about Hunter Old Elk, “What She Left Behind”, which you will find on Page 6 of this issue, got me to thinking about what each of our students leave behind when they graduate from St. Labre. The memories, the friends, the fun times, the challenging times, the teachers [...]
Tommy appears to be a quiet, unassuming young man until you get him talking about all the things he is interested in and, obviously, in which he has a knack to succeed. St. Labre has been his school since kindergarten and he is quick to attribute much of his success to the school. “I have [...]
Karl Zinsmeister, Vice President for Publications at the Philanthropy Roundtable, says, “Private philanthropy is crucial in making America the unusual country that it is.” This can mean many things, but specifically it means that nearly every other country in the world depends very little on charitable gifts from its citizens. No, taxes pay the bills. [...]
By Dave Charpentier, Mentoring Program Coordinator Usually, it’s what St. Labre students take away from college that thrills me. But in Hunter Old Elk’s case, it’s what she left behind that had me beaming with pride. “I really can’t say enough about her,” Dr. Gregory Murry excitedly told me as we visited at the reception [...]
1. Derell Harjo (2013) Certificate, Heavy Equipment, Salish Kootenai College. 2. Jolene Spotted Bear (2010) Associate of Science, Little Big Horn College 3. Michelle Hopkins (2008) Associate of Arts, Chief Dull Knife College 4. George Nightwalker (2005) Associate of Arts, Chief Dull Knife College. 5. Miranda SeestheGround (2014) Associate of Arts, Chief Dull Knife College. [...]
Saturday, October 15, marks the 125 Year Celebration at St. Charles Mission School and Parish in Pryor, Montana. Tours of the school, Mass and a feast are all on tap plus the opportunity to meet old friends and make some new ones. Call 1-866-753-5496 for more information.
Brett’s heartfelt poem expresses his desire and his need to have the Lord with him as he enters the next phase of his life. This is not only apparent in the words he writes, but in the fact that he purposely chooses not to use capital "I" when referring to himself. Even at this young [...]
The 2016 St. Labre salutatorian, Patrick, is an old-timer at St. Labre, having gone to school here since his pre-school days. In addition, both his grandparents have worked at St. Labre for many years so it’s no wonder that Patrick says, “It feels like home.” Among his favorite teachers is Mr. Cameron, who “brings history [...]