September 1-7, 2019

September 1-7, 2019

Prayer Garden Blessing & Dedication

Date:  August 28, 2019

Our new prayer garden is complete! At the center of the prayer garden stands a beautiful 7' marble statue of Mary the Blessed Mother. Thank you to the Classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020 for contributing funds for the statue.

The dedication and blessing of the prayer garden will take place on September 3, following Mass with Bishop Walkowiak at 10:12 a.m. in our Cafetorium. We invite parents, alumni and friends to attend and join us in celebrating this wonderful addition to our school.

Spanish Host Family Meeting

Date:  August 29, 2019

Thanks to our amazing community, we will have 12 students staying with amazing families. All host families are invited to attend our orientation on September 3rd at 6 p.m. in the Duba Lecture Hall.

Grandparent/VIP Mass

Please join us on Tuesday, September 10, for our Grandparent/VIP Mass at 10:12 a.m. in West Catholic High School's cafetorium. Grandparents/VIP's will be able to sit with their student for Mass and are welcome to join us immediately after the service in the Henry J. and Cheryl L. Makarewicz Learning Center for coffee and donuts. During this time, we would love to share updates on the school and offer a tour of our building.

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We look forward to meeting you all! If you have any questions please contact:

Jill VanderEnde - Development Director - (616) 233-5983

Taylor Tuttle - Development Database Manager - (616) 233-5918

Megan Eversman - Development Assistant - (616) 233-5969

2019 All A's Walk

Date:  August 29, 2019

The All A's Walk will take place on Thursday, October 3. This important annual fundraiser raises money to aid the hundreds of students, both new and current, to continue to receive a dynamic, excellence-driven Catholic education.

To make a donation, please visit

GRCSS Hiring Bus Drivers

Date:  August 27, 2019

The Grand Rapids Catholic Secondary Schools Department of Transportation is looking to hire bus drivers. Starting salary is $17.00 per hour. Regular route drivers (morning and afternoons) will have four hours driving per school day with the possibility of more hours on special runs if desired. Call Maureen, Transportation Supervisor, at 616 246-6470 for more information.

Upcoming Events

8/30/2019 (All day) to 9/2/2019 (All day)
9/3/2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
9/3/2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
9/3/2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
10/3/2019 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
10/23/2019 - 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

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