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.