January 21, 2022  |  By AMY PARTAIN

COLORADO SPRINGS. When Michelle (Polliard) Quaney last walked the halls of Corpus Christi Catholic School as a student in 1976, the United States was celebrating its bicentennial and “Silly Love Songs” by Wings filled the airways. Yet when she returned to the Colorado Springs campus as a teacher six years ago, the feeling invoked by the building was the same.


 
January 21, 2022  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. Catholic Schools Week will be observed Jan. 30-Feb. 5. Due to coronavirus concerns, the annual All Schools Mass has been canceled. However, individual schools are finding creative ways to celebrate the event. Following is a listing of the various activities planned by schools in the diocese for Catholic Schools Week 2022. 


 
December 17, 2021  |  By AMY PARTAIN

COLORADO SPRINGS.  Service isn’t something that happens only during the holiday seasons at St. Mary’s High School. But holiday service projects do hold a special place in the hearts of the community. This year students and advisers were thrilled to be able to give back in concrete ways after a year of restrictions due to the pandemic.


 
December 17, 2021  |  By AMY PARTAIN

COLORADO SPRINGS. Students at the Unified Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Colorado Springs practice service throughout the year, but each holiday season, special projects help them focus on giving rather than receiving.


 
November 19, 2021  |  By AMY PARTAIN

COLORADO SPRINGS. Starting with the 2022-23 school year, families in the Diocese of Colorado Springs considering Catholic education for their children in grades K-8 will have a more streamlined application and tuition assistance program. As part of the changes, Unified Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Colorado Springs has also rebranded its tuition assistance program with the name “Bishop’s Scholarship Fund.”


 
October 15, 2021  |  By AMY PARTAIN

COLORADO SPRINGS. Visitors to four of the campuses in the Unified Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Colorado Springs may feel as if they’ve stepped back in time. Students are reading from printed books, collecting science data using a pencil and paper, and there isn’t a computer in many of the classrooms. The change to a classical education model for these schools wasn’t about joining the growing movement towards this type of education. Instead it was about returning to the roots of Catholic education and a commitment to deepening the knowledge of each student.


 
September 3, 2021  |  

COLORADO SPRINGS. In a world where information is ever present and “news” is gathered through both official and unofficial sources, the profession of journalist has become less defined. The question of what is classified as journalism and who can claim the title of journalist is harder than ever to nail down. But the students in the 21st Century Journalism and Broadcasting class at St. Mary’s High School are not only learning to hone their critical thinking skills, but also gaining hands-on experience in producing news that is relevant to their community.


 
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