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Catholic Schools Herald November 2008

Published: November 8, 2008   

Click on a headline below to read selected stories from the special Catholic Schools Herald section which appeared in the Nov. 8, 2008, issue of Arkansas Catholic.

  • High school students re-live history to learn it
    Students from St. Joseph High School in Pine Bluff have formed a new student-driven organization dedicated to restoring and preserving local history by promoting living histories, historical site preservation and community service.

  • Catholic schools show how to put the pieces together
    For the past few years I have had the opportunity to visit schools of other denominations. One such visit was to a school that is offering the classical education curriculum. At the end of the day as I was doing an exit interview, the administrator stated, “You know we have built our curriculum on what the Catholic schools have been doing forever.”

  • School sharing history from early years
    St. Peter School in Pine Bluff received a $4,500 grant from the Pine Bluff Community Foundation to restore six leather-bound volumes of artwork, maps and final exams from students at the former Colored Industrial Institute.

  • Students live monastic practices in new class
    Even though Benedictine spirituality is threaded throughout daily life at Subiaco Academy, there hasn’t been a course specifically designed to address Benedictine monasticism -- until now.

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