Archive for January, 2011

Educating the whole child

By Bishop Kevin J. Farrell Publisher of The Texas Catholic What makes a Catholic school different? Catholic schools educate the whole child. They address not only the intellectual, physical and psychological capacities of a child but also the moral and religious dimensions. Catholic education is centered on the person of Jesus Christ who provides the […]

Chalkboards give way to new technology

While journalism evolves away from print, students at Bishop Dunne Catholic School are still eager to see the monthly Falcon Flyer.

HD cameras, high-tech strategy at Lynch

The Student Communications Center at Bishop Lynch Catholic High School is not your grandparents’ penmanship classroom.

John Paul II extends its reach

John Paul II Catholic High School communicates with potential students in distant states as efficiently as it informs its current student body.

Cistercian newspaper is under student control

At Cistercian Preparatory School, every aspect of the paper’s production, from start to finish, is controlled by students, Zack Tomaso writes.

All Saints journalists confront the digital age

An All Saints Catholic School parent is passing on lessons with All Saints Student Radio, an online show produced by students.

Far flung campuses get the word out

Outlying schools use local media outlets and the Chamber of Commerce, among other methods, to spread their message beyond campus.

Schools weigh the pros, cons of social networking

Schools are grappling with ways to harness social networking sites to connect with students while also protecting them from cyberbullying.

Seventh-graders’ work is hot off the press

At Holy Trinity and Christ The King Catholic schools, students are putting together student-run that cover everything from events to fashion trends.

Retooled paper leaves newsprint behind

People wonder how teenage boys communicate effectively. Jesuit College Preparatory School does a good job, student Anthony Campise writes.