Guiding Your Child to Respect and Value All of God’s Children

Instilling respect for others teaches your child an important lesson they will take with them for the rest of their lives. Parents and caregivers sometimes struggle to navigate teaching children empathetic responses. However, this is an essential skill for children to learn. At St. Charles Borromeo, we know the importance of educating students on good […]

Exploring the World with Virtual Field Trips

At the height of the pandemic, when travel was all but impossible, famous landmarks around the world began creating virtual tours and experiences. Many of those virtual tours can still be taken for free today. On a weekend when you don’t have other plans, taking a virtual field trip with your child can be a […]

Meaningful Traditions to Make Lent More Relatable

Adults understand Lent as a time to make sacrifices in order to make time for prayer and reflection. Children, however, might not understand why they need to give something up for 40 days, and may see it as a punishment rather than a way to reaffirm their faith. If you want to make Lent meaningful […]

How Cultures Around the World Celebrate Advent

Every year, people from around the world gather to celebrate the birth of our savior, Jesus Christ. While Catholics are known to be traditional, people of Catholic faith around the world have their own ways of celebrating Advent. This season is one of the most important to the Catholic faith, and seeing how it’s celebrated […]

Developing Spiritual and Character Values at School

Catholic school has something that’s missing in many public and private schools: an emphasis on faith and character development. Children outside of faith-based schools learn academic lessons in school, and they learn social skills through interactions with other students, but they aren’t inherently taught how to become the best version of themselves. Catholic schools have […]

Helping Your Child Embrace Catholic School Traditions

Faith-based traditions inform Catholic education. Even as these schools grow and adapt to modern times, there’s something to be said about how Catholic schools stick to their roots. As a parent of a Catholic school student, you may wonder how to balance the academic and Catholic aspects of your child’s learning experience. Here are a […]

5 Benefits of Early Childhood Education

The benefits of preschool have been studied and argued to no end, but all studies reach at least one clear conclusion: children who attend preschool are better prepared for school than those who do not. Students from all walks of life benefit from attending preschool, with those from low-income families experiencing the most significant boost. […]

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 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. […]