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Columbian Park Zoo Teen Program



Columbian Park Zoo Teen Program

The 2020 Columbian Park Zoo Teen Program application is now available!  You can review and download the application by visiting our website at the following link: http://www.columbianparkzoo.org/2157/Zoo-Teens-ages-14-17. This is an excellent program for teenagers ages 14-17 to explore animal related careers and build job transferable skills in a hands-on educational setting.  We hope you will be willing […]

New Outlook on Homework



New Outlook on Homework

The start of a new year means it’s the perfect time for a new outlook on homework: homework systems! As a parent, you know just how much of an energy drain homework can be for your students (and you)! As students begin a new semester, this is the perfect time to establish some new routines to […]

Finals Exams are NEXT WEEK!



Finals Exams are NEXT WEEK!

Check Schoology to review the weight of your final exams (percent) for each class.  The higher the percent = the more important you study and perform well on your final! Use your computer notepad or a calendar/planner to write down your schedule each day between now and December 20th.  The more detailed you are with […]

Junior High: Social-Emotional Learning



Junior High: Social-Emotional Learning

Check out what’s next in the Fresh Start Mondays: Unit 2 Values & Friendships (7th), Values & Relationships (8th) Monday, December 9th: Challenge: Friendships (7th) & Challenge: Relationships (8th) Monday, December 16th: Unit 2 Review & Assessment Use ParenTeenConnect.org to engage in social-emotional learning at home!

How I Almost Forgot the Meaning of Thanksgiving…



How I Almost Forgot the Meaning of Thanksgiving…

November 18, 2019 Although I’m very blessed to be hosting 40+ family members at my home for Thanksgiving, I almost forgot to be thankful… The plan was to move my husband, our two kids, and myself into our new home this past weekend. Then, be ready to host my 40+ extended family members for Thanksgiving less […]

Senior Parents: COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY is this SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd!



Senior Parents: COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY is this SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd!

This is a reminder that the first College Goal Sunday http://www.collegegoalsunday.org/, is happening this Sunday, November 3rd at 2pm (a second event will be on February 23, 2020).  Attached is a flyer for the event, and a checklist of what students/parents should bring along to help file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  […]

SENIOR PARENTS – The FAFSA information session is TONIGHT



SENIOR PARENTS – The FAFSA information session is TONIGHT

FAFSA & COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY The 2020-21 FAFSA https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa is open.  Students should contact the college/school that they hope to attend, find out what that school’s priority FAFSA filing date is, then file the FAFSA prior to that date.  It is best that both the student and one parent request a Federal Student Aid ID […]

WALK TO END EPILEPSY IS THIS WEEKEND!



WALK TO END EPILEPSY IS THIS WEEKEND!

Central Catholic raised $750 dollars today for the paid spirit day – WAY TO GO!  We will donate this money to Lily’s page for the Walk on Saturday.  If you are around this weekend, please consider registering for the Walk to End Epilepsy. Date & Time: Saturday, October 19th, 2019 Registration: 9:00 a.m Opening Ceremony […]

Parent-Teacher Partnerships



Parent-Teacher Partnerships

We finished The Gift of Failure book study last night and I thought this week would be the perfect time to share guidelines we discussed in the chapter on Parent-Teacher Partnerships.  Decades of research shows that positive family-school relationships are vital to student success.  If you are ready to forge a true partnership with your child’s […]

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – The Walk to End Epilepsy is on October 19th in Tapawingo Park



MARK YOUR CALENDARS – The Walk to End Epilepsy is on October 19th in Tapawingo Park

Join the Central Catholic family in supporting the Epilepsy Foundation in honor of Lily Cramsey.  Lily’s family will honor her legacy by raising awareness about and seeking answers to the disease that took her life.  They need your support and encourage you to walk with them on this journey.  More details to come! DOC100319-10032019144955