Buddy Bench helps students make new friends

Buddy Bench helps students make new friends

The Buddy Bench at Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Monona helps students make friends.

 

Monona school becomes first LabLearner school in state

Monona school becomes first LabLearner school in state

Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Monona, this school year, became the first LabLearner school in the state of Wisconsin.

Portable Planetarium comes to Beloit

Portable Planetarium comes to Beloit

Students at Our Lady of the Assumption School in Beloit had a recent surprise. They had a field trip and a chance to learn about the night time sky brought to them.

 

Sacred Hearts School holds personal care items drive

Sacred Hearts School holds personal care items drive

For the seventh year, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary School in Sun Prairie held a personal care drive to help fill a local food pantry's need for those items.

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Thursday, Dec. 07, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

SUN PRAIRIE -- For the seventh year, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary School in Sun Prairie held a personal care drive to help fill a local food pantry's need for those items.

This year, students were asked to "Cram the Cart" in the school entryway with items such as deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo, diapers, laundry detergent, dish soap, and other personal care items.

By the last day of the drive, the large cart was overflowing, with bags and boxes surrounding it.

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Portable Planetarium comes to Beloit Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

BELOIT -- Students at Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) School in Beloit had a recent surprise.

They had a field trip and a chance to learn about the night time sky brought to them.

On November 15, the Portable Planetarium from the Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, Ill., made a stop at the school.

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Houston students thank Janesville students for donations, share stories of hurricane Print E-mail
Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

JANESVILLE -- Students and staff at St. John Vianney (SJV) School in Janesville recently got a chance to hear stories of the recent storm damage in the southern U.S. and how their donations helped out other schoolchildren there.

Eleven students from Houston recently came to Janesville to run in the Midwest Invitational Cross Country Meet.

During that time, those students visited the school and shared with SJV students and staff firsthand what it was like in Houston during, and after, Hurricane Harvey.

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Monona school becomes first LabLearner school in state Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Wondrash, Catholic Herald Staff   
Thursday, Nov. 09, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

MONONA -- Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) School in Monona, this school year, became the first LabLearner school in the state of Wisconsin.

What is LabLearner?

LabLearner is a 100 percent research-based, comprehensive, hands-on science education system.

It aims to promote interaction and experimentation in a laboratory setting to encourage diverse learning and thinking strategies, fostering a community atmosphere of learning.

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How to help young adults discern with less anxiety and more joy

"The purpose of vocational discernment is to find out how to transform (our choices), in the light of faith into steps toward the fullness of joy to which everyone is called." These words from the introduction to the Vatican preparatory document for the upcoming synod on "Young people, faith, and vocational discernment" reiterate Pope Francis' call to our church today: to live the joy of the Gospel.

However, in my time as a college campus minister, I've noticed that discerning one's vocation is not often associated with joy; quite the contrary, I find that it can even keep one from it.

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