Braves ink Entrepreneurial Endeavor a Success

Robyn Alexander-Lei, St. Labre’s Home Economics teacher for many years, is always looking for new challenges for the students that will intrigue them and also assist them as they approach adulthood and the workplace.  Last year, her class partnered with One Montana, a foundation designed to instill the entrepreneurial spirit in high school kids. [...]

Notes from the Mentoring Program: Long Distances Traveled, Big Return

By Dave Charpentier Mentoring Program Coordinator Traveling this fall to mentor St. Labre grads in college meant going to more campuses and traveling greater distances than any year before. My driving distance spanned from Pablo near Flathead Lake in western Montana to Bismarck in the middle of the Great Plains in North Dakota, an east-west [...]

St. Labre Youth and Family Services Plays Huge Role in Reservation Communities

Lest you think St. labre Indian School is only a school, think again.  Youth and Family Services (Y&FS) provides a plethora of assistance and support across the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Reservations that support our primary goal of providing education to children.  As Vicki Anderson, the director notes, “There is a direct tie-in.  Many of [...]

The Charitable IRA Rollover Law Becomes Permanent

Yes, after nine years of waiting and wondering if this law would ever be anything other than an after-thought Congress considers every December, it was made permanent with President Obama’s signature December 18, 2015. Here are the rules and some thoughts about how the law can benefit many of you who support St. Labre [...]