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School News & Archives

A list of current and past Catholic school news.

Nolan Catholic High School Names New Principal

The Schools Office at the Catholic Center announces the selection of Mr. Oscar Ortiz for Principal of Nolan Catholic High School.

July 6, 2022

Mr. Oscar Ortiz Oscar has many years of experience with Great Hearts Classical Academies, Founders Classical Academies, and Heritage Classical Schools. Mr. Ortiz served as an Assistant Headmaster for Great Hearts at their Monte Vista-San Antonio and Irving campuses, as a Headmaster for Founders at their Dallas-Mesquite and Schertz campuses, and as the Founding Headmaster and Superintendent of Schools for Heritage Classical in Houston, Texas. His responsibilities included all business operations, such as real estate acquisition, marketing, enrollment, budgeting, charter approval, etc., and all academic operations of curriculum selection, administrative and teacher hiring, training, evaluation, coaching, school culture creation, student discipline, and parent communication.

In his new role as Principal of Nolan Catholic High School, Mr. Ortiz will lead academics, instruction, athletics, and school culture as well as serve the scholars and parents.

Mr. Ortiz graduated from the University of Dallas with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and from Saint John’s College of Annapolis with a master’s degree in liberal arts. He attends the University of Saint Thomas for a doctorate in education.


Brinton Smith Named New Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Fort Worth
January 3, 2022

Complete announcement

Letter from Bishop Olson Regarding Health and Safety Guidelines for Catholic Schools
August 10, 2021

Complete Letter
Health and Safety Guidelines

Nolan Catholic Leadership Announcement
July 1, 2021

Complete announcement

Diocesan Statement Regarding Update on Notre Dame Catholic School
March 11, 2021

Situation Analysis

Statement Regarding the Closing of Our Lady of Victory Catholic School
February 23, 2021

Our Lady of Victory Catholic School Press Release

Complete Statement
Declaración completa

Letter from The Superintendent of Catholic Schools
June 4, 2020

Complete Letter

Informational Meeting Regarding the Current Financial, Architectural, and Demographics Status of Notre Dame Catholic School
December 4, 2019

Video of Informational Meeting (YouTube)

Financial Presentation
Architectural Presentation
Buxton Demographics Presentation
Situation Analysis (September 2018)




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