• Kindergarten Science!

    Posted May 25, 2017
  • New Milestone for Rochester Catholic Schools

    Posted May 23, 2017

    Rochester Catholic Schools announced on Friday the reveal of a new unified and cohesive brand identity. This rebrand has unified Rochester Catholic Schools under a singular identity, reflecting the shared story of its four schools that serve students from preschool through high school. Among the most symbolic changes includes recognizing our RCS students as “Eagles.”

  • Celebrating Rochester Catholic Schools

    Posted May 9, 2017

    RCS celebrates another great school year!

    Show your RCS Spirit by wearing purple and gold on Friday, May 19! This spirit day will be a non-uniform day for students in preschool - grade 12!

  • RCS Summer Academy Lit Camp is Filling Fast!!

    Posted May 2, 2017

    Summer Academy’s Lit Camp has only a few spots remaining! Lit Camp is a 4 week, half day experience for students entering grades 3, 4, and 5. Campers will be immersed in reading and writing all in a fun camp-like setting! The Lit Camp model is based on literacy skills, social-emotional development and engagement. The curriculum is based around 7 strengths: belonging, friendship, kindness, curiosity, courage, and hope. Of course, no camping experience would be complete without games, songs and snacks! Lit Camp is offered July 10 August 4 (M-F) at Lourdes High School from 9:00-11:30 a.m. The camp leader is Mrs. Robin Erickson. Click here to register!

  • PE Uniforms, School Sweatshirts, and RCS Gear - PRE-ORDER for Fall 2017

    Posted May 2, 2017

    It is time to pre-order RCS apparel for the 2017-2018 school year. Students entering grades 7-10 are required to purchase the RCS PE Uniform. In addition, RCS crew and 1/4 zip sweatshirts are available, along with numerous apparel and novelty items. Please click here to view the attached order form.

    Payment and order forms are due to your school office by June 7th. For questions, please contact the Spirit Shop at

  • Register for Extended Day AM and PM Supervision Programs - 2017-2018 School Year

    Posted May 1, 2017

    Because real life can be busy and demanding, Rochester Catholic Schools offers both Extended Day AM and PM supervision programs for students in kindergarten through grade eight at Holy Spirit Catholic School, St. Francis of Assisi School and St. John the Evangelist/St. Pius X School. From quiet homework time to physical and social activities, school-age children balance learning and fun.

    To learn more about our programs visit our website or to register, please click here. Registration is due by May 5, 2017.

    Please look for additional communication regarding these programs in the near future. If you have any questions please feel free to contact your school office.

  • 6th grade field trip!

    Posted May 1, 2017
  • 1st grade learners!

    Posted April 26, 2017
  • Craft drive for Gage East Apartments

    Posted April 25, 2017
  • Mrs. Apel's class telling time!!

    Posted April 24, 2017
  • Olmsted County Public Health Advisory: Measles Outbreak

    Posted April 21, 2017
  • Kindergarten and their 6th grade buddies!

    Posted April 19, 2017
  • Cast Pizza Party!

    Posted March 29, 2017
  • Indoor recess!

    Posted March 24, 2017
  • 5th grade field trip!

    Posted March 22, 2017
  • 1st grade moving day!

    Posted March 22, 2017
  • St. Patrick's Day

    Posted March 15, 2017
  • Rochester Catholic Schools Announces New Principal at Holy Spirit Catholic School

    Posted March 9, 2017

    Rochester Catholic Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Christopher Smith has been selected to serve as principal of Holy Spirit Catholic School and will be joining the Rochester Catholic School family, beginning July 1, 2017. Mr. Smith will replace current Holy Spirit Catholic School principal, Ms. Lenoch, who is retiring at the end of the current school year.

    Mr. Smith is a licensed administrator and joins us from St. Mary’s Catholic School in Owatonna where he has been serving as the Assistant Principal since 2016 in addition to instructing 7th and 8th grade Religion beginning in 2004. With 23 years of professional education experience, Mr. Smith brings many gifts and talents to Holy Spirit Catholic School and to Rochester Catholic Schools.

  • We Want to be Your Friend! RCS is Now on Instagram!

    Posted March 7, 2017

    One of the best ways you can learn about the happenings at Rochester Catholic Schools is to follow us on our social media sites - Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and our most recent addition - Instagram!

  • Eagle Readers

    Posted March 7, 2017

    In February of 2016, a group of Rochester Catholic Schools teachers and staff began constructing the blueprints for an interactive reading program between Lourdes High School students and younger RCS grade school students.

    This one-on-one program called Eagle Readers, partners a high school student with a student at the elementary level who is need of extra assistance in reading skills such as comprehension or decoding. Lourdes students shared unanimously that they observed a distinct growth in confidence in their buddy, but most notable was a new excitement to read!

  • Mardi Gras Masks!

    Posted February 28, 2017
  • Rochester Catholic Schools will be closed February 24, 2017 due to inclement weather conditions. Please stay safe!

    Posted February 23, 2017
  • Dental Health Necklaces!

    Posted February 23, 2017
  • RCS Junior High Band Festival

    Posted February 22, 2017
  • February is dental health month!! RCS preschoolers learn the importance of taking care of their teeth!

    Posted February 16, 2017
  • 8th grade vs. Staff Volleyball game!

    Posted February 3, 2017
  • D.E.A.R. and PJ Day!

    Posted February 3, 2017
  • Neon Day!!

    Posted February 1, 2017

    One of our theme days in honor of Catholic Schools Week was NEON!!! Pictured are some of our kindergartners and 1st graders in their bright neon clothing!!

  • Movie Day!

    Posted February 1, 2017

    Our students had the pleasure of attending a movie yesterday for Catholic Schools Week! Our K-5 students saw "Sing" and our 6-8 students saw "Hidden Figures". Rumor has it that our students were very well behaved and had the BEST manners!

  • Pajama Day!

    Posted February 1, 2017

    Mr. Kristo and his son Noah wore matching pajama's today for Catholic Schools Week!!!

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