"Pro Deo et communione ducere et servire... For God and Community, to Lead and to Serve"

While our programs are focused on the Catholic faith, CVCS welcomes all students seeking an education guided by the principles and teachings of Jesus Christ. 

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Week of Wonder is an innovative summer program for Cedar Valley Catholic School students in grades 2 - 12. Students from any CVCS or St. Patrick are eligible for the classes. Classes are only $10 and are taught by enthusiastic educators in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the Arts. For more information call (319) 232-1422 or email jhoggins@cvcatholic.org. 

37th Annual Booster Club Men’s Golf Stag

Registration is open for the 37th Annual Columbus High School Booster Club Men’s Golf Stag at Red Carpet Golf Course on Thursday June 18th.  Format will be a 4 person best shot and cost per person is $75. This includes 18 Holes of Golf, Cart, Warm-up Driving Range, Flag Events, Refreshments on Course, Hole-in-one Contest, Cocktail Hour, Lunch and Ribeye Steak Dinner.  Registration forms available at GolfStagReg or contact Ed Dolan (235-1242) at Red Carpet Golf to sign up your team. 

Field is limited to the first 144 golfers, so register early.  Hole Sponsorships, Donations & Volunteers are welcomed; contact Jake Schaefer 319-231-0659 or schaefjake@gmail.com for more information. 

BMAP Awarded R.J. McElroy Trust Grant for English Language Learners

Gail Farber, English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher at Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School and Columbus Catholic High School, was awarded a McElroy Grant in the amount of $1000.00 for a project entitled "English Language Learners Moving Forward."  The grant will be used to purchase core-aligned language-arts textbooks for the Burmese-student population at BMAP who receive English-language support and services. 

Cedar Valley Catholic Schools is very grateful to the R.J. McElroy Trust for the many ways they support our students, our teachers, and our schools. Together we can make a difference for our families and communities.

Two Gold Star Teachers Selected in CVCS

The best teachers are amazing instructors. But to their students, they are much more - role models, counselors, cheerleaders, and even superheroes. When we cheer them on and show them how much they matter, they become stars. Thanks to the McElroy Trust we now have two more stars at CVCS.

Two stars were announced in the Cedar Valley Catholic School System by the McElroy Trust and they are: Clarissa Mathews (4th grade teacher at Blessed Sacrament) and Jordan Sadecki (6-12 Music Teacher). We are so excited for this well deserved honor for two of our outstanding teachers. Facebook Link with Photos

YouTube Video for BSS, Clarissa Mathews, 4th Grade Teacher

Sacred Heart School Video

Enjoy the Sacred Heart School's1st Grade Class during Mass "Somebody's Knocking at my Door"

CVCS Awarded Over $119,000 from Archbishop Kucera Grant

Cedar Valley Catholic School Board of Education is the recipient of $119,943.33 from the Archbishop Kucera Grant Awards from the Archdiocese of Dubuque Educational Development Fund. The grant was awarded for tuition assistance to those families who can least afford the cost of attending a Catholic School. A portion of the grant was also directed towards tuition assistance for minority students who qualify for Federal School Lunch Program. Awards for these two programs totaled $485,000 for the 2014/15 program year.

The Archbishop Kucera Grant Awards annually provides $80,000 for faith formation resources and leadership development for faith formation leaders, catechists, Catholic school administrators and teachers. The grant also covers one third of the program cost for adults enrolled in the Archdiocesan IMPACT Program.

The Archdiocesan Educational Development Fund was developed for the purpose of supporting the educational programs of the Archdiocese. This is the twenty-ninth year that grants have been awarded. Over 8.9 million dollars have been distributed since the Archdiocesan Educational Development Fund was established. Grants are made possible through the generous donations of contributors and parishioners throughout the Archdiocese. 

A Foundation of Faith, Preparation for Success

Cedar Valley Catholic Schools (CVCS) provides an exceptional learning environment based on our faith’s beliefs and values, enabling your children to grow in their understanding of themselves, their relationship with God and their relationships with others. Our students gain knowledge in a disciplined environment and grow personally, academically and spiritually through service to their community. They are supported in living out the values of a Catholic education that develops lifelong faith formation and learning.