School students step up to help needy

Written by Mary Beth Peabody From soup to pillows — with diapers, tissues, water bottles and other necessities in between — several South Jersey Catholic Schools made their mark by sending supplies to Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico after the recent hurricanes. Other schools made generous cash contributions through special...

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Principals meet and focus on best practices

Written by Mary Beth Peabody Principals from South Jersey Catholic elementary schools gathered in Cape May on Oct. 11-12 for their annual professional development conference. They spent the better part of two days sharing best practices and developing new strategies related to their work as administrative and instructional leaders. “Our...

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Lessons in the Stream

A day in the life of a spider is about to offer a STREAM of learning opportunities for second graders at Saint Rose of Lima School in Haddon Heights. What once might have been a literature experience followed by a science lesson about spiders is now a hands-on learning unit...

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Camden Pre-K offers dual language class

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  With 98 percent of their incoming 187 students from Spanish-speaking households, Camden’s Saint Anthony of Padua School has created a new program aimed at strengthening students’ proficiency in the languages of Spanish and English, beginning with its youngest class. The 13 students (at press time)...

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