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Table Talk: Conversation Starters

We all know that dinner time is a great to turn off the TV, shut down your phone, and enjoy some quality time with your family. But are you at a loss when it comes to getting your children talking? We have a couple great conversation starters to make it easier! Talk About Faith If…


Spotlight on Annunciation

At Annunciation Catholic Academy, we’re committed to emphasizing the education and development of each child. We provide a stimulating, engaging environment where students embrace independent thinking, active learning, and responsible learning. Discover how we prepare your child for success in college and beyond. Outstanding Academics We’re dedicated to developing the whole child physically, emotionally, spiritually,…


Get Ready For High School

High school might feel far away, but for your eighth grader, it’s right around the corner. Making the move from middle school to high school can feel scary! Start preparing your student for a successful transition now with these steps below. Set Goals Encourage your child to fantasize about his future and remind him that…


Public to Private School: What to Expect

If all you’ve known are public schools, the transition to private schools can be nerve-wracking. But there are multiple academic advantages to attending one of our excellent private schools! Once you and your child are prepared, the transition will be seamless. Partner With Teachers Our teachers value open communication with parents and believe that by…


Lent: To Add or Take Away?

Every year for Lent, we give up something valuable out of respect and remembrance for Jesus’s 40 days in the desert. But have you ever added something into your daily life? This Lenten season, consider doing one of each: give something up, and add something in. What to Give Up Social media: Commit to a…


Spotlight on St. John Vianney

On January 25, 1962, St. John Vianney Catholic School started as a four-classroom school. Now a 21-room building on the beautiful and extensive St. John Vianney parish, our campus has undergone many changes to meet the spiritual and academic needs of our students in a diverse world. Dual Language Program St. John Vianney School is…


The Benefits of Theater

Did you know that students in drama build a strong foundation for future success? Between developing public speaking skills, gaining self-confidence, and learning the importance of collaborative teamwork, theater students are equipped to grow into confident and compassionate leaders. Communication Skills Students in theater build excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills. They learn how to…


Teacher Spotlight: Joanna Welch

First-grade teacher Joanna Welch loves being a part of the family at Good Shepherd Catholic School! Get to know her and her dedication to growing compassionate, lifelong learners. Where did you grow up? I’m originally from the Boston area in Massachusetts. What did you want to be when you were little? I played school as…


Get Involved in Your Parish

Getting involved in your parish can feel intimidating, especially if you’re surrounded by new faces. The thought of introducing yourself to crowds of people, committing to different events, and attending a new small group can be stressful. But you don’t need to start big! Start by simply showing up. When you get to the point…


Present Like a Pro

It’s inevitable: every student at some point will have to give a presentation. However, public speaking isn’t something that most of us look forward to. In fact, along with heights and insects, public speaking is America’s most common fear. But it doesn’t have to be that way for your student! With these steps, you can…