ABOUT

MISSOULA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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MISSOULA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IS COMMITTED TO THE FORMATION OF YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN OF COMPASSION, CONSCIENCE, COMPETENCE, AND COMMUNITY.

Missoula Catholic Schools and academic excellence are synonymous.  An education from Missoula Catholic Schools embraces Gospel values and provides a well-rounded education experience beginning with our thriving Early Education Program and culminating with an excellent high school and college prep curriculum.  Both St. Joseph and Loyola Sacred Heart provide strong activities programs and community service opportunities.

ADMINISTRATION

Paul Richardson, M.Ed

Principal Loyola Sacred Heart High School

Joanna Eichner

Principal St. Joseph Elementary and Middle School

Lisa VanCanagan, CPA

Controller Missoula Catholic Schools

Debra Jones

Executive Director Missoula Catholic Schools Foundation

SCHOOL BOARD

The Missoula Catholic School (MCS) Board is a school board, and shall act under the administrative jurisdiction of the Diocese of Helena School Office.  The MCS Board is responsible for the general operations of the MCS system and the Board.  To that end, the Board shall develop, formulate, and enact policies that guide the general operations of the MCS system and policies that guide the general operations of the Board.  The Board’s responsibility for the general operations of the MCS system includes financial oversight.  Board policies will be implemented by MCS Administration. Such policies shall give general direction for the administration, staff, parents, and students and will be compatible with Diocesan policy.  Any recommended changes in policy are to be submitted to the review and approval of the Bishop through the Superintendent.  Board policies shall cover those areas in which the Board has responsibility including:

  1. Planning
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing and Public Relations
  4. Secular Curriculum and Assessments
  5. Personnel

 

 

If you would like to directly contact the MCS School Board please do so by emailing at mcsboard@mcsmt.org.

MEETING MINUTES

2021-2022 SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Click on the below board members to read their bios:

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members:

  • Paul Richardson, LSH  Principal/Leadership Team
  •  Joanna Eichner, SJS Principal/Leadership Team
  • Lisa VanCanagan, MCS Controller/Leadership Team
  • Rose DicksonLSH Teacher Rep.
  • Wendy PalmaSJS Teacher Rep.
  • Jen Haffey, SJS Front Office

Regular Voting Members:

  • Chase Taylor, Board Chair (TERM EXPIRES 2023)
  • Tyler Gilman , Vice Chair (TERM EXPIRES 2025)
  • Marsha Carlson, Finance Chair (TERM EXPIRES 2025)
  • Ed Jamieson (TERM EXPIRES 2024)
  • Jim McGowan (TERM EXPIRES 2025), LSH '90
  • Carolyn McLeod (TERM EXPIRES 2024), LSH '92
  • Justin Johnston (TERM EXPIRES 2024)
  • Heather Grutcsh, (TERM EXPIRES 2025), LSH '01
  • Nick Griel, (TERM EXPIRES 2025), LSH '01

Ex-Officio Voting Members:

St. Joseph Elementary and Middle School

503 Edith Street
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: (406) 549-1290
Fax: (406) 543-4034

Loyola Sacred Heart High School

320 Edith Street
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: (406) 549-6101
Fax: (406) 542-1432

Missoula Catholic Schools Foundation

300 Edith Street
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: (406) 728-2367
Fax: (406) 542-9900

Missoula Catholic Schools Athletic Complex

Sister Rita Mudd Activity Center & Rollin Field
1040 S. 1st Street W.
Missoula, MT 59801

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