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  • Awards and Graduation
    McDonell Graduation

    Virtual events may be viewed on MACSTV or MACS Facebook


    Tuesday, May 26
         St. Charles Borromeo Primary Attendance Awards Virtual (K-2)
         Holy Ghost Awards Day Virtual
                Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Conclusion message from Mr. W

    Wednesday, May 27
    1:00 PM McDonell Central Catholic High School Awards and Scholarship VIRTUAL 
    1:00-4:00 PM ND/McD Pick-up/Drop-off - Door 2 on Bel Air Blvd
    3:00 PM
    MACS in Motion VIRTUAL

    Thursday, May 28
    times SC/HG Pick-up/Drop-off
    1:00-4:00 PM ND/McD Pick-up/Drop-off - Door 2 on Bel Air Blvd
    2:00 PM Notre Dame Middle School Awards and Scholarships VIRTUAL

    Friday, May 29
    Scheduled times SC/HG Pick-up/Drop-off
    9:00 AM -1:00 PM ND/McD Pick-up/Drop-off - Door 2 on Bel Air Blvd

    12:00-1:00 PM School sack lunch parade for grades 6-12 pick up at door 10 in parking lot of school. Stay in vehicles so teachers and staff may do a wave send off for a great summer from a distance.
    6:00 PM live stream from The Church of Notre Dame Baccalaureate Mass
    7:30 PM VIRTUAL premier McDonell Central Catholic High School graduation Class of 2020.

  • McDonell High

    Remodeling of the main entrance to McDonell Central Catholic High School begins Monday, May 18.

    Main entrance to school will remain locked. Door 10 from parking lot will access the building. 

    We are excited for this project and several other facilities improvements, which include restoration of the gym bleachers and upgrades to the audio system. Stay tuned for more updates. Thank you to the donors from the Witness the Difference Campaign and the Fund-A-Need held at the 12th Annual Mardi Gras.

  • Public Celebrations of Masses
    Bishop's COVID-19 Message

    As we continue to safeguard human life and the common good in the Diocese of La Crosse I believe that a slow controlled return to the public celebration of the sacraments is necessary and in our best interest.

    The Covid-19 pandemic has required a great sacrifice for the Catholic faithful restricting worship and active participation in the sacramental life of the Diocese of La Crosse and beyond. After much prayer, extensive consultation with the Bishops of our State, clergy and community leaders, I am happy to announce that we will begin a gradual reopening of our churches beginning May 31, 2020.  I ask the Catholic Community to use extra caution and good judgement in determining if you should attend Mass. The Sunday Mass dispensation continues for those concerned about the Coronavirus threat because of age, health condition or other reasons.

    + Bishop William Callahan

         View the entire letter from Bishop Callahan (pdf)

         Guidelines for beginning the public celebrations of Masses in the Diocese. (pdf)


  • Meals Available

    Meals through Friday, May 29, 2020. Last day of the school year.  
    Free sack meal and breakfast for the following day.

    Who: All families with children 18 and under.

    Where: McDonell Central Catholic High School - Outside back entrance #10 off parking lot.

    Time: Pickup 4:00 - 6:00 PM, Monday - Friday

    Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District has meal pick up Monday-Friday from 11:00 - 1:00 PM for residents age 18 and under.

  • Please Pray for:

    Elstran grandson, Susie Ortmann, Mike Deetz, Rose Buchmann, those struggling with everyday needs during the pandemic, all MACS students, families, staff, and alum. 

    Send your Mass intentions to Father Ethan Hokamp. 

    If you have request for prayers, please click here

  • Enroll Today

    Enrolling new families, especially children of essential workers.           Click here for more information.

    St. Charles Early Childhood Center
    429 W Spruce St., Chippewa Falls

         Click here to enroll in 4 year-old kindergarten (BB4C) for the 2020-21 school year.

    Serving children:
    Building Bridges 4 Children (BB4C), a 4 year-old kindergarten free program with busing with wrap around care.
    Ages 12 months to 12 years
    Supers - school age after school care
    Summer Camp Macks program

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