Equine soccer comes to Fort Atkinson

Equine soccer comes to Fort Atkinson

For students at St. Joseph School in Fort Atkinson, it’s not unusual to look outside and see a soccer game taking place on the field next to the school -- only this one was being played by horses.

 

'Make it orange, make it end'

'Make it orange, make it end'

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, students at Our Lady of the Assumption School in Beloit dressed in orange to bring awareness to the issue of bullying.

Jefferson Catholic school goes green

Jefferson Catholic school goes green

The fourth grade class at St. John the Baptist School in Jefferson has spearheaded a campaign to promote environmental awareness.

#whatspercolating: Podcast youth ‘freshly brewed’ in their faith

#whatspercolating: Podcast youth ‘freshly brewed’ in their faith

"I love 'Freshly Brewed.' Topher, Lindsay, and Sara are the perfect combination." Like most trends and anything else that is "cool," the youth, like the one quoted above, are on top of the latest creation of awesome for teens in the Diocese of Madison.

 

 

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#whatspercolating: Podcast keeps youth ‘freshly brewed’ in their faith Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- "I love 'Freshly Brewed.' Topher, Lindsay, and Sara are the perfect combination."

Like most trends and anything else that is "cool," the youth, like the one quoted above, are on top of the latest creation of awesome for teens in the Diocese of Madison.

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Jefferson Catholic school goes green Print E-mail
Written by Heather Schneider, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

JEFFERSON -- The fourth grade class at St. John the Baptist School (SJB) in Jefferson has spearheaded a campaign to promote environmental awareness.

The fourth graders, who have been collecting classroom trash each day for the last few years, were upset by the amount of garbage in classroom trash cans each day. They also observed the large number of items that should have been recycled instead of tossed into the trash.

The students decided to take action.

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Janesville teen finalist in cooking contest Print E-mail
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

JANESVILLE -- An eighth grader at St. William School needs your help to win $30,000 for his school.

Elijah Thurner and his family are finalists in the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, sponsored by Uncle Ben's rice.

The contest was developed to encourage children to make healthier choices by getting them interested in cooking at an early age. The goal is also to empower parents to connect with their children one meal at a time and aims to make cooking an enjoyable activity that brings families together.

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National youth choir seeks singers Print E-mail
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. -- The National Catholic Youth Choir (NCYC) is seeking high school singers to audition for the 2015 camp and multi-state tour. The choir is led by Axel Theimer and founding director Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB.

Catholic students entering grades nine through 12 in fall of 2015 are encouraged to audition.

The camp and tour will take place from June 15 through June 30, 2015. The camp is based in Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minn.

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An unscientific survey about thanks

We've all seen the challenge on Facebook. In some form we're asked, or challenged, as some say, to share with our Facebook friends a list of things we're thankful for. If your friends are like mine, it probably feels as if everyone is thankful for the same things.

That's more than a feeling. A bunch of people who work for Facebook analyzed the responses, or lists of what people are thankful for, throughout the country. They stripped personal information and then looked for areas of common ground. They discovered similarities but also noticed differences in responses by Facebook users living in different states in the United States.

Maine is different from Florida. One state has four seasons, the other just one. Despite these noticeable differences in climate, Facebook users in both states -- along with Rhode Island and New Jersey -- said they are most thankful to live near the beach.

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