From college entrance exams to finals in high schools and middle schools, springtime is a season of test taking. Even most elementary schools administer standardized tests at this time. Each test demands its own unique preparation, but there are some things to keep in mind that will help students from private schools to public. Whether it’s a stressed out high school student facing a tough chemistry final or third graders braving their first standardized test in elementary school, anyone testing can improve his or her exam performance.
Education in the home is essential to ensure you child’s success in school. A Catholic early childhood education means your young ones will learn to form good habits that are not easily changed. In fact, children develop many language, thinking, physical, emotional and social skills between birth and age five. Giving your children a solid base before they attend a Catholic elementary school empowers them to succeed their entire life.
Students from disadvantaged backgrounds often struggle to break the cycle of poverty. In the past, studies have shown one of the best ways for these students to succeed is attending a private Catholic school.
The first day of preschool may seem far away, but now is the time for you to start planning how to prepare your student for their first day. Whether you send your child to public or Catholic Pre-K classes, there is a lot for them to get used to – a new environment, a new caregiver and new classmates.
Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of the important role that Catholic elementary and secondary schools play in the lives of students, is just around the corner. During this special week, students, parents, grandparents, friends and supporters all will have an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the value of Catholic schools.
There are many important decisions parents make on a daily basis. What movies and television are appropriate? When should curfew be? What schools will give them the best opportunities? Lucky for parents, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati helps you answer the last one with ease.
Amid the football and soccer games, band performances and drama productions, admissions administrators at Catholic high schools across the Archdiocese of Cincinnati have their eye on another fall event — the annual open house.