Irish News


Volleyball at Lexington  Monday Aug 27, 2018 10:00 am  By Jennifer Winder
The Lexington Invitational Volleyball Tourney to be held Saturday, Sept 1 will start at 10am.

Home Team will appear at the top half of the bracket.


Admission for this tournament:  $6.00 for Adults and Grades 1-12 $5.00



August School Board Summary

The North Platte Catholic Schools Board of Education met Tuesday, August 22nd for its monthly meeting. Superintendent Kevin Dodson gave an update on improvement projects completed over the summer months. Those projects include: new bleachers at Knights of Columbus Field, new gravel in the St. Pat’s High School parking lot, refinishing and repainting of the gym floor in the McGahan Activities Center, fresh paint at McDaid, landscaping around campus, an energy audit conducted by NPPD, and the installation of 2 benches and a sign at the McDaid Elementary playground. Mr. Dodson expressed sincere gratitude to the many volunteers who committed time to these projects over the summer.

The Board received a preliminary report on fall enrollment. Superintendent Dodson will present a full report at the September meeting. The Board approved all faculty assignments for the 2018/2019 school year, welcoming new faculty members: Alissa Blake, Michael Davis, Moriah Eickhoff, Rick Elsasser, Brendan Lynes, and Haley Wurst. The Board also approved the appointment of Scott Castillo of St. Patrick’s Parish, to fulfill the remainder of the term vacated by Moriah Eickhoff.

The next Board meeting will be held Tuesday, September 18th, 7:00 p.m. in the St. Pat’s High School library.

On To College with John Baylor  Monday Aug 20, 2018 11:28 am  By Jennifer Winder
This segment by John Baylor is called:  Helping families and schools create two and four-year college graduates with minimal debt.

Students are introduced to John Baylor formally in a few of our classes here at NPSP however this is something students can do on their own.  The second video is geared towards parents:

Video 1: CDR-a critical measure to know before saying YES to any college.  Juniors and Seniors may have seen this in class.

Video 2:Parents-  Tough Love-How to have the money talk with your teens.

Video 3:  Good and band US News Study Tips and Canadian Options.


Once again these segments are only about 7 minutes. Well worth the watch and so very full of information!


Sycamore APP is Here!  Friday Aug 19, 2016 04:00 pm  By Jennifer Winder

Sycamore School:  Family

Sycamore School:  Students

Are both now available for download from Google and Apple mobile market places.  Users will have access to many of the same great tools enjoyed in the previous versions with a few changes.

1) Interface:  You will notice "School" and "Personal" tabs for your convenience and also an emphasis on quick and easy access to student grades which now pop up when visiting the Personal Tab.

2)  All Features are FREE:  Sycamore has always tried to maintain a one-line item company.  The last app didn't lend it self in doing so.  Every feature in this new version is part of a the free package.  Features from the premium version will arrive in the free version shortly.

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If you are trying to login with the old version you may experience some difficulty so please remove the old version from your device and use the appropriate app that features the images seen here. 

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