Dodgeville students place second in Odyssey world finals

Dodgeville students place second in Odyssey world finals

Amazing, unbelievable, impressive, and remarkable are all adjectives that describe the feelings from the students when they heard their team called for second place at the Odyssey of the Mind world finals.

Totus Tuus finishes its first year in the Diocese of Madison

Totus Tuus finishes its first year in the Diocese of Madison

"This is going to be the best week of your life" is a bold promise from the team members of Totus Tuus, but for most of the participants at all levels -- it was indeed one of the best weeks of their lives.

 

Tips for a better school year

Tips for a better school year

Students from around the diocese took time out of their summer vacations to do something very unusual: come to school.

 

Dressing for success -- and modesty

Dressing for success -- and modesty

For parents and students everywhere, "back to school" means shopping and lots of it, mostly for supplies and clothes. In both of those areas, there can be debates and battles between parents and children on what each thinks the student should have.

 

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Teens attend Steubenville youth conference Print E-mail
Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- More then 20 high school students from St. Clement Parish in Lancaster recently attended the Steubenville North Youth Conference in St. Paul, Minn.

They were accompanied by students from Queen of All Saints Parish in Fennimore and St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Mt. Horeb at the conference that had a grand total of 2,000 high schoolers from all over the Midwest.

Nine adults from Lancaster went along as chaperones as well as Fr. John Sasse, pastor of St. Clement, and Fr. Greg Ihm, vocations director for the Diocese of Madison.

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‘Fire On the Hill’ for teens at Holy Hill Print E-mail
Thursday, Sep. 04, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

HUBERTUS -- On Saturday, Oct. 4, come out for the 14th annual "Fire On the Hill!" Find out why it’s the single largest youth event in the state.

Last year, 1,800 youth poured onto the grounds of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians, popularly known as "Holy Hill."

This beautiful fall event includes bonfire, speakers, sports, and sacraments.

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Tips for a better school year Print E-mail
Written by Nick Zimmerman, Graciela Tejeda, and Olivia Smithmier-Bohn, For the Catholic Herald   
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

Students from around the diocese took time out of their summer vacations to do something very unusual: come to school.

That's right. For three weeks from Monday through Thursday, they spent their mornings at St. Ambrose Academy in Madison going to class, taking notes, doing homework, and preparing for a test.

Why would they do such a thing? The reason is simple: they want to be better students. They know that the school year is starting soon, and they know that Christ calls them to be the best students they can be.

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Dressing for success -- and modesty Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

For parents and students everywhere, "back to school" means shopping and lots of it, mostly for supplies and clothes. In both of those areas, there can be debates and battles between parents and children on what each thinks the student should have.

With fashions and trends always changing, buying "school clothes" becomes a yearly challenge.

Schools in the Diocese of Madison try every year to create a safe and comfortable learning environment while dealing with new fashion trends.

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Changing your attitude to find success

We all know that negative person: the one who builds himself up by tearing down those around him. The one who thinks the way to appear more competent and professional is to point out the mistakes and flaws of others.

People like that will always exist and most will never change. Their actions in high school, they'll repeat in college and in professional life. Even though they think they're perfect, we know differently. That leaves us with two options.

The first is to point out their every flaw in return. But that's a never-ending spiral that makes us look defensive. It also sucks the joy out of work.

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