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Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

“If I had to advise parents, I should tell them to take great care about the people with whom their children associate . . . Much harm may result from bad company, and we are inclined by nature to follow what is worse than what is better.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

 Catholic Schools Week – Let’s Us Celebrate Catholic Schools!

Did you know that there are over 6500 Catholic Schools in the US? Of those, about 80 percent of the institutions are elementary schools.  They lay the foundation for good Christian living as early as preschool or kindergarten.   Not only do young children become knowledgeable about the Catholic faith, but they also learn how to live out the call to charity in their own families, schools, and communities. As well, Catholic schools encourage their students to learn about servitude and leadership, both of which are valuable tools for success later in life.

Catholic Schools Week is celebrated in the U.S. every year during the last week of January. It is a week designed to highlight the value of Catholic education to the local community and the community at large. Along with their adjoining parishes, Catholic schools hold special activities and prayer celebrations throughout the week. Plus, the institutions extend a warm open-house invitation to any who might wish to visit them.

The annual weekly celebration helps to build school spirit for the students while spotlighting the real value of learning about the world from a Catholic perspective. Children can come to understand why their learning environment is incomparable and why their school is essential. During Catholic Schools Week, many teachers choose to introduce students to the patron saints of Catholic schools, teachers, or education. Children can learn about St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. John Bosco, and St. Thomas Aquinas.

Let us help you celebrate Catholic Schools Week

in your classroom or learning environment with resources that focus on faith-based education in a unique way.
4 Reasons I Like Learning at My School Worksheet
4 Reasons I Like Learning at My School Worksheet
The 4 Reasons I Like Learning at My School Worksheet Can Encourage School Spirit.   The 4 Reasons I Like Learning at My School Worksheet lets learners highlight four ideas about why they enjoy attending their school. This worksheet features a graphic...
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4 Things I Like to Learn About in School Worksheet
4 Things I Like to Learn About in School Worksheet
The 4 Things I Like to Learn About in School Worksheet Can Encourage Student Sharing.   The 4 Things I Like to Learn About in School Worksheet asks learners to share four school subjects or topics they enjoy learning about. This worksheet features...
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4 Special People at My School Worksheet
4 Special People at My School Worksheet
4 Special People at My School Worksheet Can Uplift and Encourage Sharing.   The 4 Special People at My School Worksheet allows learners to spotlight four individuals that work or volunteer at their school. Small acts of recognition, like in this...
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4 Special Things About My School Worksheet
4 Special Things About My School Worksheet
Encourage Youngsters to Share What Makes Their School Unique with the 4 Special Things About My School Worksheet.   To use the 4 Special Things About My School Worksheet, learners must share four facts using the provided writing prompts. This worksheet...
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Do At Your School Worksheet
Do At Your School Worksheet
What Do You Do At Your School Worksheet Is a Fun Add the Missing Letter Activity.   Use the Do At Your School Worksheet to help kids recognize their learning day's uniqueness at a Catholic school. There are six opportunities for the student to fill...
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Led by Love Award Certificate Set
Led by Love Award Certificate Set
Acknowledge Student Achievement with the Led by Love Award Certificate Set.   Use the Led by Love Award Certificate Set to help recognize positive student achievement and behavior or when a learner performs virtuous acts of kindness, helpfulness,...
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Led by the Spirit Award Certificate Set
Led by the Spirit Award Certificate Set
Acknowledge Student Achievement with the Led by the Spirit Award Certificate Set.   Use the Led by the Spirit Award Certificate Set to help recognize positive student achievement and behavior or when a learner performs virtuous acts of kindness,...
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My School Is Special Learning Cube
My School Is Special Learning Cube
The My School Is Special Learning Cube Helps Kids Reflect on Their Family.   Create this paper My School Is Special Learning Cube to help youngsters think about their school in a fun and interactive way. This tangible paper game is an excellent...
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St. Thomas Aquinas Cloze Activity
St. Thomas Aquinas Cloze Activity
Help Young Catholics Learn About St. Thomas Aquinas.   Use this fill-in-the-blank Cloze activity to help students recall the details of the life and accomplishments of this saint who was an accomplished theological writer and Doctor of the Church....
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St. John Bosco Cloze Activity
St. John Bosco Cloze Activity
Help Young Catholics Learn About St. John Bosco.   Use this fill-in-the-blank Cloze activity to help students recall the details of the life and accomplishments of the saint who believed in teaching with love rather than punishment. The basic biography...
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