“Salmon in the Classroom” inaugural year at Sacred Heart Academy goes swimmingly 

May 31, 2023

Danielle McGrew Tenbusch 
Diocese of Saginaw Office of Catholic Schools 

Jill Albaugh had a wish. More specifically, she had several “wish list” items. To her surprise, generous Sacred Heart Academy alumni stepped in immediately to grant her wish— and more.  

“I always wanted to hatch the salmon and have them in the classroom and the cost was ... very high,” said Albaugh, who has taught science for 27 years at both public and Catholic schools.  

Nouvel Catholic Central High School alum writes, directs play to be performed locally

February 17, 2023

Photo:  Playwright and guest director Jose Perez IV directs a scene of "Very Berry Dead," which will premiere at Saginaw Valley State University.  |. Michael Randolph, SVSU

Story courtesy of Saginaw Valley State University

Jose Perez IV, the author and director of Saginaw Valley State University’s next theatre performance, “Very Berry Dead,” is no stranger to the Great Lakes Bay Region. The multifaceted talent grew up in Saginaw, graduating from Nouvel Catholic Central before completing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in drama.  

It's time to celebrate Catholic Schools Week!

January 27, 2023

Mass with Bishop Gruss, a faith parade, construction of a roller coaster, a “powderbuff” volleyball game, Catholic quiz bowl, a family carnival and much more … it must be time to celebrate Catholic Schools Week!  

Excellence in Teaching Award is open for nominations

January 18, 2023

The Office of Catholic Schools is pleased to announce annual Excellence in Teaching Award for the 2022-23 academic year. This award is intended to recognize and celebrate the positive impact that Catholic school teachers in the Diocese of Saginaw make in the lives of their students, schools, and communities. The award seeks to recognize teachers who exemplify what it means to be a Catholic educator. Recipients will receive a $2,500 gift in recognition of their contributions to their school.

Update on Let MI Kids Learn

January 12, 2023

Superintendent of Schools Cormac Lynn released the following statement regarding the Let MI Kids Learn petition drive.