America’s system of education was built for an economy and a society that no longer exists. In the manufacturing and agrarian economies that existed 50 years ago, it was enough to master the “Three Rs” (reading, writing, and arithmetic). In the modern “flat world,” the “Three Rs” simply aren’t enough. If today’s students want to […]

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Established in 1963, St. Barbara Catholic School provides a comprehensive education enabling the intellectual, spiritual and moral development of students. The original parishioners built a school and church where tomato fields once stood. St. Barbara Catholic School has served as the academic anchor in the surrounding communities of Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Fountain Valley and […]

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St. Norbert Catholic School unveiled faith as its Virtues in Practice program for August and September 2018. Virtues in Practice is a program for children in grades Pre-K to eighth grade to grow closer to Jesus by imitating his life and virtues. It is set up in such a way that the whole school community […]

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The School of the Month for May is La Purisima Catholic School in Orange Project based learning is an important component of the curriculum taught at La Purisima. Students have the opportunity to learn by developing projects that partner with what is taught in the classroom. This allows students to have a better grasp of […]

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The School of the Month for April is St. Cecilia Catholic School in Tustin. Beyond the Classroom On March 3, 2018, St. Cecilia’s Academic Decathlon Team competed against sixteen other Diocese of Orange schools to earn four team awards as well as four individual subject medals. With a total student population of 309, St. Cecilia […]

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The School of the Month for March is St. Irenaeus Parish School in Cypress. At St. Irenaeus faith extends beyond the four walls of the classroom and it starts with staff and faculty. During the school week, teachers speak of Jesus’ love and care for those in need. On the weekend, they take the concept […]

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The School of The Month for January is St. Pius V. Parish School in Buena Park. Every day, the faculty and students at St. Pius V. Catholic School realize that it is a blessing to be in a Catholic school but it is especially evident during the Advent and Christmas seasons, as they are reminded […]

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