St. Patrick School endures bumpy times - and excels

February 2010
Catholic East Texas;2/5/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p8
The article features Saint Patrick Catholic School in Lufkin, Texas. With only 100 students in its pre-K3-8 program, the school is reportedly struggling especially in the middle of economic crisis. Interim principal Jim Menz states that what keeps them going are the teachers, the families, and the students who believe in their principles. The school offers Shurley grammar and Kumon math to hone the students' basic skills. It is also said that they put emphasis on Catholicism and community service.


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