High school ministry goes beyond Confirmation

High school ministry goes beyond Confirmation

Now in its second year, the High School Ministry program at St. Christopher Parish in Verona is striving to be a community where all teens can be heard, feel like they belong, and form authentic friendships through discussions, prayer, study, and social activities.

 

Blessed Sacrament School celebrates Week of the Young Child

Blessed Sacrament School celebrates Week of the Young Child

From April 24 to April 28, Blessed Sacrament School in Madison celebrated the Week of the Young Child.

 

Dane students spend a day on the farm

Dane students spend a day on the farm

On April 21, 4K through second grade students from Blessed Trinity School in Dane took a field trip to Ripp's Dairy Valley Farm in Dane.

After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students

After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students

It's music to Adam Gracyalny's ears even though songbooks and choral singing are replaced by Chromebooks and lively conversation in the music room at Our Lady of the Assumption Grade School.

 

 

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After-school Code Club offers springboard to the future for Beloit students Print E-mail
Written by Pat Casucci, Catholic Herald Correspondent   
Thursday, Jun. 01, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

BELOIT -- It's music to Adam Gracyalny's ears even though songbooks and choral singing are replaced by Chromebooks and lively conversation in the music room at Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) Grade School.

Gracyalny, who is the OLA music teacher, changes hats to conduct Code Club meetings. About 40 students in kindergarten through eighth grade are learning how to write code, how to create simple objects with 3D printing, and how basic concepts can empower them to do many things with a computer.

 

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Blessed Sacrament School celebrates Week of the Young Child Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, May. 11, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

MADISON -- From April 24 to April 28, Blessed Sacrament School in Madison celebrated the Week of the Young Child.

The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families.

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Dane students spend a day on the farm Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, May. 11, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

DANE -- On April 21, 4K through second grade students from Blessed Trinity School in Dane took a field trip to Ripp's Dairy Valley Farm in Dane.

There, the students had a chance to see what life is like on a farm, how dairy cows are raised and taken care of, and to pet lots of animals such as calves, rabbits, and ducks.

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High school ministry goes beyond Confirmation Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

VERONA -- Now in its second year, the High School Ministry program at St. Christopher Parish in Verona is striving to be a community where all teens can be heard, feel like they belong, and form authentic friendships through discussions, prayer, study, and social activities.

The program is a separate entity from the parish's Confirmation program for teens, who are confirmed in the fall of their 10th grade year.

For Youth Ministry and Confirmation Coordinator Doug Ulaszek, High School Ministry is about the teens "being formed beyond Confirmation" and striving to "change the mentality" from teens being done with their faith formation following the Sacrament of Confirmation.

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