America’s system of education was built for an economy and a society that no longer exists. In the manufacturing and agrarian economies that existed 50 years ago, it was enough to master the “Three Rs” (reading, writing, and arithmetic). In the modern “flat world,” the “Three Rs” simply aren’t enough. If today’s students want to… Continue Reading

School of the Month: St. Barbara Catholic School in Santa Ana

Established in 1963, St. Barbara Catholic School provides a comprehensive education enabling the intellectual, spiritual and moral development of students. The original parishioners built a school and church where tomato fields once stood. St. Barbara Catholic School has served as the academic anchor in the surrounding communities of Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Fountain Valley and… Continue Reading

Three Eagles Named National Merit Semifinalists

Santa Margarita Catholic High School seniors Samuel Wang of Coto de Caza, Halie Kang of Ladera Ranch and Sonali Madisetti of Coto de Caza were named semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. This honor is earned by less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. These academically-talented high school seniors are… Continue Reading


St. Norbert Catholic School unveiled faith as its Virtues in Practice program for August and September 2018. Virtues in Practice is a program for children in grades Pre-K to eighth grade to grow closer to Jesus by imitating his life and virtues. It is set up in such a way that the whole school community… Continue Reading

La Purisima Science Fair

La Purisima Catholic School

The School of the Month for May is La Purisima Catholic School in Orange Project based learning is an important component of the curriculum taught at La Purisima. Students have the opportunity to learn by developing projects that partner with what is taught in the classroom. This allows students to have a better grasp of… Continue Reading

St. Cecilia

St. Cecilia Catholic School

The School of the Month for April is St. Cecilia Catholic School in Tustin. Beyond the Classroom On March 3, 2018, St. Cecilia’s Academic Decathlon Team competed against sixteen other Diocese of Orange schools to earn four team awards as well as four individual subject medals. With a total student population of 309, St. Cecilia… Continue Reading

St. Irenaeus Coach Flores

St. Irenaeus Parish School

The School of the Month for March is St. Irenaeus Parish School in Cypress. At St. Irenaeus faith extends beyond the four walls of the classroom and it starts with staff and faculty. During the school week, teachers speak of Jesus’ love and care for those in need. On the weekend, they take the concept… Continue Reading

St. Bonaventure students

St. Bonaventure School

The School of The Month for February is St. Bonaventure School in Huntington Beach. At St. Bonaventure School there has been a concerted effort to create a strong focus on 21st century Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) curriculum. Teachers and staff are constantly finding new and exciting ways to engage learners in activities that… Continue Reading

St. Pius V

St. Pius V. Parish School

The School of The Month for January is St. Pius V. Parish School in Buena Park. Every day, the faculty and students at St. Pius V. Catholic School realize that it is a blessing to be in a Catholic school but it is especially evident during the Advent and Christmas seasons, as they are reminded… Continue Reading

Saint Justin Martyr School

Saint Justin Martyr

The School of The Month for December is Saint Justin Martyr Catholic School in Anaheim. At a time when there is growing violence and distrust in the United States, it is more important than ever to build relationships and understanding between various groups through education and personal narrative. On Wednesday, October 11th, Orange Crescent School… Continue Reading