St. Ambrose Academy holds Service Day

St. Ambrose Academy holds Service Day

The St. Ambrose Academy Fall 2019 Service Day took the school's junior and senior high students out into the community to serve at 17 different community organizations, parishes, and schools.

 

Our Lady Queen of Peace students raise money for Australia in online art auction

Our Lady Queen of Peace students raise money for Australia in online art auction

Third to eighth graders at Our Lady Queen of Peace School have been busy creating art in hopes of raising money to help the Australian community recover from the devastating bushfires.

St. John’s buries the ‘Alleluia’

St. John’s buries the ‘Alleluia’

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Coordinator of Religious Education Jodi El-Beri guided the students and staff through a prayer service to "bury the Alleluia" in preparation for Easter.

Principal brightens teachers’ spirits with paper cutouts of students

Principal brightens teachers’ spirits with paper cutouts of students

The motto of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Spring Green is, "We're more than a school . . . We're a family!"

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Written by St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Spring Green   
Thursday, May. 07, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

SPRING GREEN -- The motto of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School in Spring Green is, "We're more than a school . . . We're a family!"

This was evident by the disappointment among St. John's teachers when they heard the news that schools would not be reopening for the rest of the school year. They all understood the reasoning, but they just miss their students so much.

The teachers have been working very hard creating lessons for online learning. They come to school to create instructional videos or pick up needed supplies, but they walk into an empty classroom.

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Distance learning at St. Ambrose Academy Print
Written by Joan Carey, Executive Director, St. Ambrose Academy   
Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- With school taking place in the home rather than in a classroom, St. Ambrose Academy (SAA), like schools everywhere, is having to adapt.

But our classical pedagogy relies on interpersonal communication, Socratic dialogue, and lots of opportunities to present ideas, demonstrate reasoning, or argue a point of view in front of a group. How to deliver these experiences over the Internet?

Finding the best tools for learning in a technological classroom

Though St. Ambrose teachers are duplicating some classroom experiences online, they are also using the new setting to broaden student experience.

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St. John’s buries the ‘Alleluia’ Print
Written by Margie Schels, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

JEFFERSON -- Students and staff at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Jefferson have begun their Lenten journey to "Follow Me, the Lord".

The school community has committed to walking with Jesus in daily prayer and reflection. On Thursday, Feb. 27, Coordinator of Religious Education Jodi El-Beri guided the students and staff through a prayer service to "bury the Alleluia" in preparation for Easter.

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Our Lady Queen of Peace students raise money for Australia in online art auction Print
Thursday, Mar. 12, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- Third to eighth graders at Our Lady Queen of Peace School have been busy creating art in hopes of raising money to help the Australian community recover from the devastating bushfires.

For the past few months students have been painting, drawing, sketching, coloring, and creating art pieces that they will auction off in an online auction. Each class chose their favorite pieces to give to the auction.

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Three years ago, I wrote my first column focused on Pope Francis' message to young people during his 2016 apostolic visit to Mexico.

"They tell us we are the hope for a better world. But who gives us hope?" a young woman asked the pope. He replied that the horrors of the world are no match for Jesus.

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