Tag: STEM

To promote STEM, Ghana’s Catholic schools host three-day Brain Battle

To promote STEM, Ghana’s Catholic schools host three-day Brain Battle

| Damian Avevor | February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

As students from 21 Catholic schools in Ghana began a three-day science and mathematics quiz, Archbishop John Bonaventure Kwofie of Accra said the competition would ultimately help the West African country’s development.

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Lending Library brings unique STEM experiences to elementary classrooms

Lending Library brings unique STEM experiences to elementary classrooms

| Debbie Musser | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Housed in the school of engineering at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul is a special library chock-full of robots, telescopes, virtual reality goggles and more.

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‘No greater love’ — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

‘No greater love’ — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

| Mary Rezac | May 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Sara Haynes heard about the shooting at STEM High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado on Tuesday, she prayed. A Catholic school teacher in Denver until just recently, she knew some of her former students were now high schoolers at STEM.

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Bill Nye is not the Philosophy Guy

Bill Nye is not the Philosophy Guy

| Bishop Robert Barron | April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reliable sources have informed me that for the millennial generation Bill Nye is a figure of great importance, due to his widely-watched program from the 1990’s called “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” Evidently, he taught a large swath of American youth the fundamentals of experimental science and became for them a sort of paragon of reason. Well, I’ll take their word for it.

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What’s new at our schools

What’s new at our schools

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked principals of Catholic elementary and high schools in the archdiocese to share initiatives launching this year and new leadership, if applicable. The following is a selection of their responses.

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Newest Catholic school takes innovative learning approach

Newest Catholic school takes innovative learning approach

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Adopting the STREAM curriculum was a crucial component in the creation of Frassati, a regional Catholic school serving the White Bear Lake area and its two parishes, St. Mary of the Lake and St. Pius X.

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Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

Mix of sadness, excitement as two schools become one

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though there were tears and hugs as the school year came to an end at St. Pius X School in White Bear Lake, there also was excitement for the new regional school that will take its place.

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New regional school to draw kids from two parishes

New regional school to draw kids from two parishes

| Susan Klemond | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When the new White Bear Lake area Catholic school — Frassati Catholic Academy — opens this fall, an innovative curriculum will connect not only the students’ academic subjects, but also the legacies and traditions of two long-established parish schools.

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Integrating faith and education through STEM

Integrating faith and education through STEM

| Kristi Anderson | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The acronym ‘STEM’ refers to education in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. It is a hands-on, activity-based learning style that is designed to bolster confidence and interest in these disciplines. Numerous schools across the nation are offering STEM curriculum, including many Catholic schools in the archdiocese.

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Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

| Christina Capecchi for The Catholic Spirit | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The science and technology building nearing completion at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is inspired by its cloistered nuns, administrators say.

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