Kolbe Kats in Hats: Reading Across America

Reading “The Cat in the Hat” and other stories was part of “Read Across America Day” for many of our students at Kolbe in the mid 2000’s. The nationwide reading celebration takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

Posted in: Alumni,
Tags: Alumni, Bridgeport, Community Service, Connecticut, Kolbe Cathedral, Mentorship, New Haven, Notre Dame of West Haven,
Planning for Our 20th Anniversary Gala is Well Underway!

The planning committee, including Shepherds’ Board of Directors, met recently to continue planning for this year’s 20th anniversary celebration scheduled for Thursday, October 11th at The Inn at Longshore in Westport.

Posted in: Fundraising,
Tags: Awards, Bridgeport, College Preparation, Connecticut, Education, Fundraising, Gala, Kolbe Cathedral, Mentorship, New Haven, Notre Dame of West Haven, Twenty Years, Westport,
Congratulations to our Kolbe Cathedral Graduates!

Shepherds is so proud of the 8 young women and 3 young men who graduated from Kolbe Cathedral HS on June 7th. This coverage was provided by the CTPost. Congratulations students – well done!

Posted in: Student Accomplishments,
Tags: Alumni, Awards, Bridgeport, College Preparation, Connecticut, Education, Graduation, Kolbe Cathedral, Mentorship,


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