Bishop Walkowiak blessed the garden, which features a beautiful marble statue of Mary, Queen of Heaven.
Students have been organized into four "houses", giving new ways to grow and form closer relationships with peers from all grade levels.
The new playground will be a neighborhood amenity, for children of all ages and abilities.
Bishop Walkowiak and President Quinn exchanged letters celebrating the beginning of the academic year.
The community-wide Blessing of the Students brought together families from across the Grand Rapids area, to be inspired and lifted up in prayer.
Mrs. Martinez-Precious’ background includes 27 years in education, having been a teacher, administrator and principal.