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Why Involvement Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

The Purcells were planning for public school. But that was before their daughter discovered her Catholic community! Learn how all four children became AOPS students.

Student Spotlight: Michael Prieto on Science and Faith

“It’s not science OR faith. It’s science AND faith.” This is the story of Michael Prieto, an AOPS student in search of understanding and answers.

Their Final Project: Explain It to a Six-Year-Old

Before they can graduate, these high school seniors must face their toughest challenge yet: teaching a gym full of first graders about applied sciences.

10 Apps to Spark Your Child’s Creativity

From movies and music to museums, Minecraft, and more — get your child’s creative juices flowing with these 10 free art-inspiring apps!

Why Teamwork Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

What happens when families, faculty, and communities join forces? This AOPS mom describes how teamwork transformed the way her children learn and serve.

Top 5 Apps For Teaching The Math of Money Management

Make pizzas, build roller coasters, and collect monsters — these kid-friendly apps teach the basics of saving and spending by bringing money management to life.

Today in Class: Solve a Worldwide Crisis

What’s more difficult to manage — global issues or group work? Students at Holy Trinity School are learning how to handle both.

The State of PA vs. Your Favorite Novel: Mock Trials Bring Literature to Life

Nervous students. Fictional defendants. A real presiding judge. See how this program uses literature to fuel high-stakes courtroom showdowns.

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

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

A Promise to Our Students

At AOPS, we don’t just teach today’s students. We prepare tomorrow’s leaders. The Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald explains our community-wide commitment to developing the whole student.