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People and Places logoSt. Mary Cathedral Preschool in Lafayette still has openings available for its upcoming classes. Openings are available in both the morning and afternoon classes for 3- and 4-year-olds held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Openings also are available in the afternoon (12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.) prekindergarten program for 4- and 5-year-olds held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call Karen Thompson at 765-477-9755 or e-mail

Marian University in Indianapolis recently announced that the Higher Learning Commission has accredited two new master’s degrees in education to be offered this fall at the university. Marian will now offer a master’s in special education and a master’s in educational leadership; those pursuing the degree in educational leadership also can earn a concentration in Catholic education distinction. The master’s in special education is designed for currently licensed K-12 teachers who want to specialize in offering instruction to students with special needs. The master’s in educational leadership is designed for currently licensed K-12 teachers who want to become administrators, including principals, in K-12 schools. Teachers currently employed in Catholic schools will be eligible for special scholarships if they pursue the master’s in educational leadership with a concentration in Catholic education. For more information about Marian University’s Academy for Teaching and Learning, visit or call 317-955-6128.

St. John Academy, the first Catholic school in Indianapolis, has planned its annual reunion for Sunday, Sept. 21, at St. John Evangelist Church, Indianapolis. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., followed by a brunch. Cost is $20 per person; checks made payable to “St. John Alumnae” may be sent to Mary Jane Biro, 715 E. Southern Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203. For more information, call 317-780-7087. The school closed in 1959.

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