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Summer, Sunshine, and Science

Summer is approaching fast, but make sure your children don’t let go of those science skills! Private schools in Orlando encourage its students to continue their education even while on vacation. Magic Treasure Rocks Magic fizzing rocks are extremely fun and will leave your children in awe! Place treasures inside, bury them in the yard,…


What Your Child Learns from Summer Camp

As the school year comes to an end, children around the country are packing up for summer camp! If you’re joining the summer camp crowd, it’s normal to feel some hesitation when sending your children away, but private schools in Orlando believe in the benefits of summer camp. Give your child the gift of magical…


Teacher Spotlight: Darlene Jacoby

From the time she was a child, Darlene Jacoby always knew that she wanted to become a teacher. Learn how she’s driven to help her students become lifelong learners, readers, and writers: What did you want to be when you were little? I wanted to be a dance teacher. I danced for over 20 years…


Teacher Spotlight: Holly Talbert

Holly Talbert teaches Language Arts at St. Charles Borromeo and is passionate about creating an exciting and memorable learning experience for her students! Learn more about her and the experience she brings to her classroom: Where did you grow up? I grew up in Brunswick, GA. Tell us about your journey to becoming a teacher.…


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: 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: 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…