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Slaying dragons in education

Gregory Dhuyvetter, superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Orange, Calif., speaks to Detroit Catholic school teachers about the importance of innovation in the classroom during the third annual K-12 Teachers and Administrators Conference on Aug. 9 at the University of Detroit Mercy.

Speaker challenges Detroit’s Catholic teachers to inspire lifelong learning DETROIT — What goes into being a Catholic school teacher? Educating students, inspiring minds, planting seeds of faith, showing children how to follow in the footsteps of Christ and slaying dragons. Slaying dragons? Yes, according to Gregory Dhuyvetter, superintendent of schools in the Diocese of Orange,…

Whoever has eyes to see

Dr. John Jacobi and his wife, Susan Ackerson, parishioners of Our Lady of Victory, conduct training for Catholic and public schools about how to spot hard-to-detect vision problems.

Our Lady of Victory parishioners help families, schools diagnose vision problems NORTHVILLE — When Renee Hooker received a call from her son’s teacher at Our Lady of Victory School in Northville, it wasn’t anything too out of the ordinary. Young Joshua was having trouble with his reading, the teacher said, and he was a little…

It’s not just ‘back to school’ time for our Catholic schools!


Is it simply “back to school” time? Is it that “another school year is upon us?” Or are we excited to be embarking on another school year filled with academic excellence, student success, and a deeper teaching of our Catholic faith? These questions accentuate the difference we experience in our Catholic schools. The difference is…