Category: BK President’s Blog

State of the School Address, September 2017

Posted by Rich Raimondi - September 13, 2017 - BK President's Blog Bishop Kelly High School - Boise, Idaho

Thanks to all of you who were able to attend our Back-to-School Night this past Wednesday, September 6! We hope you had a great evening. Since many of you were unable to attend, and several parents who were there have asked for a copy of the slide deck, especially the call to action for parents, we decided to […]

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Celebrating Catholic Schools – Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service

Posted by Rich Raimondi - January 26, 2017 - BK President's Blog, News

As our state continues to discuss reforming our current public education system, it is worth looking at a system that is working today to educate and develop students prepared for college and a lifetime quest to achieve excellence in learning, service and life.  That system is our Idaho Catholic Schools. Today, over 2200 students are […]

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BK Way To Go!!

Posted by Rich Raimondi - May 31, 2016 - BK President's Blog, Uncategorized

This past week there were several wonderful examples of our BK Way culture thriving here at BK.  I want to acknowledge and highlight several of those: The Fall play, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” was fantastic and displayed the incredible talents of our students and their director, faculty member Jenny Sternling.  These students were supported […]

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Generosity and the BK Annual Fund

Posted by Rich Raimondi - May 31, 2016 - BK President's Blog

By now most of you should have received a request from  Bishop Kelly to participate in our Annual Fund.  I want to take some time and echo the article that appeared in the recent BK Roundtable Magazine and help you understand how important the Annual Fund is to our community and the mission of our […]

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2012-2013 Was an Outstanding School Year!

Posted by Katie Kerby - May 31, 2016 - BK President's Blog

  As we close out a wonderful 2012/2013 school year, we would like to say thank you once again for sending your sons and daughters to Bishop Kelly.  It was truly an outstanding year in many ways and we would like to highlight a few things from the past month as we say goodbye to […]

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BK Welcomes Mike Caldwell, new Principal

Posted by Rich Raimondi - August 18, 2015 - BK President's Blog

Dear Bishop Kelly Community: I am very pleased and excited to announce that Mike Caldwell will be the next principal of Bishop Kelly High School, beginning officially July 1, 2014. Mike brings an exceptional background, skills and qualities to this role and matches well the skills/qualifications and qualities you, our community, told us you desired […]

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BK 3rd Quarter Update

Posted by Rich Raimondi - March 20, 2014 - BK President's Blog

As we finish the third quarter and head off for spring break, I wanted to first of all thank each of you for your support of your students and our school.  It has been a very busy and successful year so far and it is hard to believe we are three-quarters of the way through […]

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January President’s Update

Posted by Rich Raimondi - February 3, 2014 - BK President's Blog, Uncategorized

It was so good to see the sun and to be above 40 degrees for a couple of days last week!  The smiles on all 720 students and the entire faculty and staff here at school were wonderful to behold! As we conclude a very busy and quick January with Catholic Schools Week, I wanted […]

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The Power of Prayer

Posted by Rich Raimondi - November 12, 2013 - BK President's Blog, News

Hello Members of the BK Community, The past few weeks and months have been very difficult for our BK community.  We have had two students diagnosed with cancer, a beloved spouse of a BK staff member die suddenly, several long-time friends of the school pass away, several students battling challenging illnesses, and then, this past […]

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What a great week!

Posted by Rich Raimondi - May 21, 2013 - BK President's Blog

My compliments and thanks to all for the outstanding teamwork and performance with so many things going on during the week last week –  a full week of classes, state golf up in Moscow, a beautiful  music concert, the AP art show, BK President’s Table dinner with our largest donors, state softball up north, hosting the […]

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