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  • Personal Narrative-Catholic Versus Public School

    “This is by far our biggest game of the year. You need to go out there and give one hundred percent every shift. Play with the intensity you’ve been playing with all year. If you do that, if you leave it all on the ice, you can walk the halls tomorrow at school and feel proud of yourselves. Wear that jersey with pride tonight boys because this is your time.” My coach’s words were ringing through my head as I was on the bench waiting for my first shift. I couldn’t stop moving my legs when I was standing watching the puck drop. It’s as if they had a mind of their own and it was out of my control. My stomach felt like it was going to just quit on me and I was unable to get rid of the butterflies. I paused and lifted my head to see the other team already dominating in our zone. These were the games we lived for, catholic versus public schools. There is no better feeling in the world than knowing that as a public school, you can skate and compete with…

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  • Catholic School: Implications For The Future

    Implications for the Future The decline in Catholic school enrollment has some implications for the future, including a loss of community and a related rise in crime, a negative effect on faith formation and Mass attendance, and the continuation of the loss of Catholic identity. These implications are meaningful, and serve to reinvigorate the Church’s commitment to Catholic education. Loss of Community and the Related Rise in Crime After conducting significant research into the decline of…

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  • Archbishop J. Michael Miller's Five Essential Marks Of Catholic Schools

    In an article titled, “Five Essential Marks of Catholic Schools,” Archbishop J. Michael Miller quotes Michael J. Guerra, former president of the National Catholic Educational Association, who once remarked, "The first and most important task for Catholic schools is to maintain and continually strengthen their Catholic identity" (2006). In an attempt to analyze the state of faith leadership in my school, Omaha Mercy High School, I interviewed three non-religion teachers: Heather Newville…

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  • Catholic School Mission Statement Analysis

    The Mission of American Catholic Schools The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (2015) describes the mission of catholic schools as one where “the development of the whole person is addressed, through spiritual and academic formation based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” It is incumbent on all Catholic schools to instruct children on their responsibility, as members of society as well as members of a faith community, “to contribute to the common good by becoming active and caring…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience As A Catholic School Student

    “Storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed (1 Timothy 6:19).” This bible verse truly encapsulates what it means to me to be a student at a Catholic school. Through my experiences attending a Catholic school, I have learned many life lessons that I will treasure and keep close to my heart in every aspect of my life. Being a Catholic school student has given me valuable essentials that I know will better…

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  • Jona Frank Catholic School Analysis

    The Catholic School What is the view of attending a Catholic School in the United States? In Jona Frank’s film, Catholic School, Frank presents a short exploration of how second-grade kids find their identity as a part of a Catholic institution. These kids behave the way in which parents or professors teach them; however, they develop a stereotypical view about the role of religion in their lives. Saint John’s Catholic school, a conservative school, is the reflection of a safe environment. It…

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  • St. Mary's Catholic Church School Case Summary

    church-operated private schools. II. Whether Appellee Rail, a “called” teacher, qualifies as a ministerial employee for purposes of the ministerial exception. STATEMENT OF THE CASE St. Mary’s Catholic Church and School (“St. Mary’s”) is an ecclesiastical corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church (the “RC Church”). As part of their ministry, St. Mary’s operates the St. Mary’s Catholic School in Wren, South Carolina (the “School”), and offers kindergarten through eighth grades.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Going To A Catholic School

    Have you ever been to a Catholic School before? Well I have basicitly my whole life from kindergarten to eighth grade. Going to a Catholic School is very different from going to a public school. The school runs things distinctly, they teach differently, and the sports are very different too. At this Catholic school it was very small everyone knew each other, everyone knew what was going on. It was just like a little town. Since it is a small school we didn’t have many sports we had basketball,…

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  • Personal Narrative-Catholic High School

    in a box (I’ve called school) for eight hours, and get home with eight more hours of homework. At least I had homework to get my mind off of it, at least for a little while I could still be sane. Emerson Catholic High School was not so terrible, but I came into it from a public middle school, and it was not like everyone was in the same boat because all of the private school kids knew each other from years and years of private, Catholic education. I was not Catholic either, so at first I did not…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Value Of A Catholic School

    who went to a Catholic school. They believe that all we do is talk about God and pray. I had one kid ask me all of the girls in my 8th grade class were becoming nuns because that’s what all Catholic schoolgirls do. People think of Catholic school and they think of how much more expensive it is. Whey that is true, the education is worth it, at least in my opinion it is. A lot of people believe that Catholic schools students do not get a well-rounded education because many do not offer, foreign…

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