The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock

Catholic Schools Herald, January 2020

As Catholic schools gather for the final semester of the school year, there was a lot to celebrate. Two Catholic school students earned perfect scores on the ACT -- an extremely rare feat. Superintendent Theresa Hall also shared about the important role that pastors play in Catholic education. 


Two Catholic school students earn perfect ACT score

By Aprille Hanson, Published: February 4, 2020      

On paper, students Caleb Mallett and Bella Boyd have little in common — they go to different schools at different grade levels, and have different extracurricular activities and beliefs. However, they are united with less than one-half of 1 percent of students nationwide who have scored a perfect 36 on the ACT, a standardized test used for college admissions. Beyond the shared academic achievement, they are cut from the same cloth when it comes to their More... 

Pastors take seriously their role in schools

By Theresa Hall, Published: January 30, 2020   

When I heard the news that Msgr. Francis Malone was chosen to be the next bishop of Shreveport, I was so excited. What a historical moment, a priest from our diocese, the Diocese of Little Rock, selected as a bishop. I thought how well merited this is for him. But then I got a little selfish and started thinking about our Catholic schools. Who would be the next pastor at Christ the King Parish and would More...