Catholic Schools

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.…


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…


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…


Diocese Schools Serving the Community: Part 2

Throughout the year, students from the Orlando Diocese of Schools undertake a variety of service projects. We teach our students about the importance of civic engagement. From collecting food for local communities to constructing classrooms in the mountains of the Dominican Republic, students embrace their unique, God-given talents to serve others and make the world…


Teacher Spotlight: Steve Shewey

Get to know Steve Shewey, an English teacher at All Souls Catholic School. Learn about his journey to becoming a teacher and how he brings his classroom to life through Shakespeare. What did you want to be when you were little? I was a typical kid — I wanted to be a baseball star! As…


Service in Action: Podcast

At the best private schools in Orlando, students participate in a variety of service projects throughout the school year. We encourage our students to be civically engaged and empower them to share their time, talent, and treasure to serve others as Jesus did. In today’s podcast, “Service to Others,” we’re joined with Bella, a sophomore…


Diocese Schools Serving the Community

Throughout the year, students from the Orlando Diocese of Schools undertake a variety of service projects. We encourage our students to be civically engaged. From collecting food for local communities to constructing classrooms in the mountains of the Dominican Republic, students embrace their unique, God-given talents to serve others and make the world a better…


Spotlight on St. Andrew

At St. Andrew Catholic School, we’re committed to helping your child grow academically, spiritually, and creatively in a multicultural atmosphere. We believe that each student is a unique child of God, and because of this, we do not embrace a “one size fits all” education model. We offer differentiated instruction to meet each student’s individual…