5 Tips for Helping Your Child Spring Clean and Organize

With your child excitedly anticipating summer being right around the corner, spring is the perfect time to teach your child new habits. Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be all about getting the house in order in preparation for summer. It can also be a time to help your child understand the importance of cleaning and […]

Earth Day, Stewardship and the Catholic Faith

Earth Day is an annual celebration of our planet and everything it does for us. For many, it’s also a day to reflect on and speak out about what we could do to make our beautiful planet even better. In the Catholic faith, it’s about protecting all of God’s creation, from the people to the […]

5 Morning Habits to Start the Day Off Right

The start of the day can either be a drag or a time to get set up for success. Ultimately, it’s up to you. You and your child can spend the first moments of the day with the intention of getting through that first hour or so. Or, you can be intentional from the moment […]

Making Lent More Meaningful for Your Child

Long, boring, devoid-of-treats: these are a few words a child might use to describe the Lenten season, at least until it leads to the inevitable anticipation of Easter candy. Without understanding the context of Lent, your child may not find this liturgical season all that relatable. As a Catholic, you know how important Lent is, […]

7 Spring Break Ideas the Whole Family Will Love

The school year is flying by, and spring break will be upon us in no time! In Central Florida, we are blessed to have many places to visit that are drivable, one-day trips that won’t cost a fortune, and things to do for great family fun. Florida is a shining example of God’s never-ending awe […]

5 Saints Who Help Us Celebrate Diversity

  Diversity runs deep within the roots of the Catholic Church. Tracing back to St. Peter and St. Paul, we see examples of unification and diversity as they each served our Lord differently. This diversity has evolved over the years, with a growing recognition and celebration of the diversity within the Church and the richness […]

Catholic Schools Week Returns to St. Charles Borromeo

  It’s that time again — time to come together with our families to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4! This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.” These three essential aspects of Catholic school help build our culture and prepare our students to become faithful stewards in school and beyond. […]

Getting a New Start in the New Year

Getting back into the swing of things can be very challenging for children after Christmas vacation. We understand the anxiety that faces our students as they return to their studies. As parents and educators, our goal is to help them transition smoothly and successfully while continuing to develop better study habits, enhancing their skills, and […]

How to Be More Mindful During the Holidays

As they enter the Advent Season and make preparations to celebrate the birth of our Savior, families often find themselves being pulled in a million directions. With all the trappings of the bustling holiday season, it’s easy to lose focus on what this time of the year is really about. If parents are feeling anxious […]

Helping Your Child Become a Better Writer

The written word is one of the most important forms of communication in the world. Helping your child become a better writer is a key component of a successful education, regardless of the subject. At our Orlando Catholic School, we understand the importance of cultivating writing skills in our students and want to share some […]