Beyond the Classroom Posts

Beyond the Classroom Posts

INFOGRAPHIC: Athletics at AOPS

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2 months ago

From state championships to academic honors, AOPS high school student athletes had an incredible 2016-2017 season. Here’s a look at their biggest wins.

Why Service Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

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2 months ago

What happens when a school puts community service first? This AOPS parent shares her thoughts on the importance of “giving” instead of “getting.”

PARENT’S GUIDE: How to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time at Home

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3 months ago

Screen time can affect your child’s health, mood, and ability to learn. Use our guide to set healthy limits for your entire family.

Why Cultural Diversity is Making Catholic Schools a Better Place to Learn

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3 months ago

Can cultural diversity change the way children think, act, and learn? Here’s why AOPS is committed to making diversity a core of our students’ Catholic education.

Growing Skills to Gain Independence

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3 months ago

Through specialized job training, our students with special needs are getting more than work experience — they’re gaining the confidence to be independent.

Why Community Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

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3 months ago

There’s no place like home… until there is! An AOPS mom shares her thoughts on what makes Catholic education work for her daughter, her husband, and herself.

Meet the People of AOPS

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4 months ago

Hardworking faculty and staff are the heart of AOPS. Here, eight employees share stories about their careers, challenges, and proudest moments.

Why Belonging Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

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4 months ago

Fostering friendship and belonging takes work from everyone involved. Here’s one mother’s take on why it’s working at St. Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments/Archbishop Ryan School for the Deaf.

Why Faith Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

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7 months ago

There are a lot of reasons parents choose our schools. But today, we hear from a mom who believes AOPS is preparing her sons to navigate life more gracefully and mindfully, every day.

Why Catholic Education Matters at Every Level

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7 months ago

Academic education doesn’t end with high school graduation — and neither does personal and spiritual development. Here’s why they matter!

Teacher Spotlight: Strength by Example

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9 months ago

Moira Catherine Whalen is an example of someone who has been pushed to go above and beyond — something she brings to her classroom every day.