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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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