St. Charles Borromeo Introduces a Project-Based STEM Program

In a world that becomes more technologically advanced every day, knowledge of STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — is crucial for today’s students. St. Charles Borromeo, an Orlando Catholic school, started a new STEM program centered on project-based learning this school year. Led by Mr. Steve Barnaby, students in grades K-8 participate […]

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. […]

How to Encourage Your Child to Become a Lifelong Learner

Children who love learning often become lifelong learners due to their natural curiosity. However, many children need a push to appreciate the importance of learning. Being encouraged to embrace the learning experience will open your child up to new concepts, expanding their mind to prepare it for new information. They will also develop problem-solving skills […]

Encouraging Positive Self-Talk for Your Child

Negative self-talk is a known issue among adults. However, the events that lead to negative self-talk often start at an early age. Children struggle to understand that things that happen to them aren’t necessarily their fault. Any mistake or difficult situation can feel like the end of the world. Like adults, children are also surrounded […]

Teaching Principles of Love and Compassion in the Classroom

Catholic schools combine rigorous academics with spiritual teachings, allowing students to learn about love and compassion as part of a well-rounded education. They learn how to love themselves, each other and God. Catholic school campuses are filled with staff and faculty who are committed to helping students understand and spread God’s love. Here are some […]

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, […]

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 […]