Christian Brothers School, St. Anthony School to unite
It was a challenge that required 16 months of research and creative thinking, but Christian Brothers School in City Park and St. Anthony of Padua School on Canal Street are joining forces to produce a new elementary school, on two campuses, that both fulfills the grade-level guidelines of the strategic plan for archdiocesan Catholic schools and creates a new entity with a bold educational vision.
Free health screenings at Daughters of Charity centers
Daughters of Charity Health Centers is marking National Health Center Week (NHCW) 2014 Aug. 11-15 with free health screenings and Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Marketplace assistance.
La. Right to Life August 14 kickoff for 40 Days for Life
A free dinner with guest speaker Archbishop Gregory Aymond will be held Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Angela Merici Gym, 835 Melody Drive, Metairie, to kick off the upcoming 40 Days for Life New Orleans.
La. Catholic bishops on unaccompanied migrant children
STATEMENT ON UNACCOMPANIED REFUGEE MINORS
The Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops (LCCB) acknowledges the humanitarian crisis surrounding unaccompanied refugee minors who have entered our country from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. We must address this reality with a spirit that honors the sanctity of the family and works to protect the vulnerable.
Common Core a hit with St. Benilde principal
More personalized instruction to maximize a student’s ability to excel is the teaching focus at St. Benilde School in Metairie.
Matt Downey, starting his third year at St. Benilde and eighth year overall as a principal, says when parents ask about curriculum, he answers, “Your child is our curriculum.”
ACT Aspire will be new test used by archdiocese
The Office of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans has signed a new contract for the annual assessment test that students will take.