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Prepare Your Child for Preschool

Is your child starting preschool in the fall? It’s never too early to get him prepared! Find out what you can work on together this summer to help him get ready for his first day of school. Help Around the House Teach your children that they are a part of a community and a family,…


Teacher Spotlight: Jennifer Connell

With 27 years of experience, Jennifer Connell brings a wealth of knowledge to her AP Psychology classroom. Learn more about her and passion for working in education! How many years have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching at Bishop Moore for 15 years, but I’ve been teaching high school for 27 years! I taught at…


Benefits of Small Classes

Our classes have an impressively low student-teacher ratio, and thanks to these intimate class sizes, students enjoy greater participation, increased individual attention, and better communication with their teacher. Take a look at the benefits of a small classroom and how it enhances the learning experience. One-on-One Time Students in a small classroom get more individual…


Read Over the Summer

Summer vacation is right around the corner, and students are ready to relax, give their brain a break, and set their books aside; but they don’t have to set books aside to relax! If your child isn’t prone to choosing a novel over her favorite video game, these tips can help. Find out how you…


Teacher Spotlight: Daisy Nassis

Get to know Daisy Nassis, a middle school social studies teacher at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School. She encourages her students to think critically, develop strong communication skills, and dream big. When did you know that you wanted to become a teacher? When I first had this passion, my goal was to work with at-risk…


The Importance of Mother’s Day

All over the world on Mother’s Day, we gather in churches, restaurants, and back yards to love and celebrate our mothers. This year, as you lift a glass of sweet ice tea to mom, dazzle your family with these interesting facts about Mother’s Day: The Origin of Mother’s Day The American version of Mother’s Day…


The Story of Jonah

The story of Jonah spending three days in the belly of a whale is one that many of us remember from our early days in Sunday school. But what else should we know about Jonah so we can better understand our God and this story? Learn more below. The Name Jonah’s name translates into “dove.”…


Teacher Spotlight: Kristana Reitz

Kristana Reitz, a science teacher at St. James Cathedral School, incorporates the latest technology and exciting hands-on projects to engage her students in the classroom. Learn more about her experience throughout her 20 years of teaching: What did you want to be when you were little? For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted…


Teacher Spotlight: Cindy Castanheira

For the last nine years, Cindy Castanheira has been a part of the St. Andrew Catholic School family. Get to know her story and how she brings her faith, experience, and passion for teaching into the classroom. What did you want to be when you were little? I always had a passion to teach young…


Teacher Spotlight: Amy Yaw

Since 2003, Amy Yaw enjoyed teaching at St. Margaret Mary Catholic School. Recently retired, she looks back on her time at SMMCS as a blessing and reflects on how she was able to incorporate faith and a passion for literature into her classroom. Where did you grow up? Batavia, NY, which is a small town…