How to Keep Your Child Learning and Prevent the Summer Slide

  The path to becoming a lifelong learner begins in school, but some students need extra encouragement to get there. Many children hear the final bell on the last day of school and look forward to two months of not learning a thing. Unfortunately, an actual break from learning can cause summer learning loss, better […]

3 Ideas for an Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Earth Day gives us an opportunity to bring awareness to our Earth’s environmental state and how we can do our part to preserve it. Getting your kids involved in conservation can be challenging, so we’ve come up with three different scavenger hunts that will educate and entertain your kids.  Sketching Checklist  Doing a sketching checklist […]

Benefits of Community Involvement for Children

Community involvement benefits people of all ages. Getting involved at a young age can help children in ways that last a lifetime. At Orlando Catholic schools, community is part of the curriculum. Students participate in service-based activities with their classes and at after-school clubs. This not only helps those in need; it also helps the […]

What to Expect from Catholic Schools Week

Once a year, everyone in the St. Charles Borromeo community gets together to celebrate all things Catholic school during Catholic Schools Week. During this nationwide event, students, teachers and families participate in school spirit activities, Mass celebrations, open houses and more. We welcome members of the community to join in and see what Catholic education […]

Encourage Your Child to Do the Talent Show

Our next talent show is March 13th, and we highly encourage our students at St. Charles Borromeo, an Orlando Catholic school, to participate! We know your child aces their academics, but we also want to see them shine with their personal talents. Whether it’s singing or dancing, the talent show is the place to let […]

International Day of Peace

Peace is more than a feeling or a state of being; it’s a fruit of the Spirit. God-given peace is the kind of peace that transcends understanding and allows us to find peace in any situation regardless of the circumstances. St. Charles Borromeo, an Orlando Catholic School, reflects on the meaning of peace and how […]

The Benefits of Band and Choir

At St. Charles Borromeo, one of the best Catholic schools in Orlando, we highly encourage students to participate in band and choir. These classes have many benefits for your child, including making a connecting between spirituality and music. Here’s why your child should join the school’s band or choir! Making ConnectionsSometimes making friends at school […]

The Importance of Community Service

Every summer, my church’s youth group has a local mission trip. Almost 100 teenagers from ages 12-18 sleep in the youth building from Monday through Friday, going out to volunteer at food banks, sort recycled soaps and discarded hygiene products, and do yard work for the elderly. And you know what? Spots fill up almost […]

How to Parent the Catholic Way

A church can’t give you a step-by-step guide on how to raise your children the right way. However, as Catholics, we have a different compass for giving our children the support and care they need to grow into emotionally and spiritually-healthy adults. Here are some tips for raising children under a Catholic mindset. What is […]

4 Habits of Catholic Children

Catholics are deeply intertwined with rituals and traditions that remind us of our love of faith. Children are quick to pick up some of these habits—especially if they see them at home, at church, or at school. The community at St. Charles Borromeo has seen students pick up these habits, and today we’d like to […]