School news

KMC work continues — Work continues on the Crusader Room, located on the second level of the new Coach Herm and Jackie Bachrodt Athletic Complex currently under construction at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School, Wichita. The gathering space will feature an overlook of the commons, left, and the end zone of the basketball court in the gym through viewing portals on the right.

Earthquake relief — Magdalen Catholic School student council members helped raised $3,000 for Haiti relief on Wednesday, Jan. 20. With just one day notice, the message spread throughout the community, coming together to support those in most need. Students were able to bring donations in for Haiti, and could wear jeans and spirit wear for Catholic schools or colleges of their choice as an extra incentive. Students raised enough to feed 75 families, or 375 people, for five days.

Annual Super Bowl breakfast Feb. 7 in BCHS Commons
WICHITA – The Bishop Carroll High School Parents’ Organization will host its 13th annual Super Bowl Sunday Gourmet Pancake and German Sausage Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7.
The breakfast will be held in the school Commons, 8101 W. Central.
The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 2 to 12, and $22 for a ticket for immediate families.

Trinity Catholic Principal Joe Hammersmith presents the Kansas State High School Athletic Association Spirit of Sport Award to Carrie Barr.

Holy Cross parishoner receives KSHSAA award
HUTCHINSON – Carrie Barr, a parishioner at Holy Cross, Hutchinson, has been named Trinity Catholic High School’s nominee for the Kansas State High School Athletic Association Spirit of Sport Award. The award honors individuals who exemplify the positive spirit of sports and ideals.
Barr organized a fund drive among the Trinity fans at the state basketball tournament for the Sigala Family from Kismet-Southwestern Heights High School. Cori Sigala, a sophomore varsity player, lost her father two days earlier in a tragic farm accident.  She also had recently lost her younger brother to cancer. 
Coach Mark Webb wrote, “I often think about all those awesome people at Hutch Trinity and their willingness to show compassion to a community and a family they didn’t even know.  I want to say how grateful I am for the amazing gift of the heart.”