While superheroes, princesses and kids in cute animal costumes lit up our social media pages this season, many Catholic school parents were also happy to take a costume to school for their child's All Saints Day school party.
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Recently released scores from the new 2016 College Board SAT Subject Tests show that students from religiously affiliated schools, including Catholic schools, had significantly higher mean scores than students from public schools in math, reading and writing.
Common Core’s persistent focus on workforce skills is in conflict with Catholic schools’ academic, spiritual, and moral mission, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute and the American Principles Project.
“Challenge yourself in the game of life as you do in the game of sports” – Pope Francis
Have you found yourself standing on the sidelines this Fall encouraging your child to kick the soccer ball harder or give defense another try? Cheering as your varsity runner dashes across the finish line or football player makes a winning touchdown? Driving around and around to make sure your student makes it to practice or the game on time?
Whether you’re a student or a parent, it’s often hard to decide what matters most. Jackson Lumen Christi freshman Rebecca Berkemeier shares how feeling the presence of God during a confirmation retreat with her middle school class helped her put things in perspective.
Sorting clothes for a homeless shelter, moving heavy office furniture, pulling weeds, reading to elementary students, or talking with elderly patients in a nursing home might not be on an average teenager’s list of things to do during a half-day out of the classroom.
For the nearly 680 students at Powers Catholic High School in Flint, however, Charger Outreach Day on Sept. 21 was more than a chance to escape their desks -- it provided inspiration for their souls.
Nearly 1,000 students, staff, faculty and parents attended the annual Diocese of Lansing Mass for Catholic Schools celebrated by Bishop Boyea on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at St. Mary Cathedral in downtown Lansing. Bishop Boyea reminded the students and all of us of the need to hear Jesus say "Come and follow me!"
After Mass, many took the opportunity for a pilgrimage during this Holy Year of Mercy, and to walk through the Holy Door.
Just how much does your kids’ class size really matter?
A study by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach at Northwestern University shows that class size alone can make or break much more than your children’s grades—it can affect the rest of their lives.