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3 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Picture Day

In your mind, you clearly visualize the school picture of your son or daughter: a neatly dressed child with a beautiful smile and perfectly coiffed hair. The portrait of your dreams will be prominently placed in your home and the homes of grandparents and other relatives. Then, the proofs arrive and you realize your expectations […]


5 Academic Benefits of Catholic Schools in Polk County

Catholic school students in Polk County have several educational advantages over other areas, in part because of an environment which challenges students to be creative and think critically by integrating compassionate service, moral leadership, and faith to create a more benevolent and just world. The Catholic Diocese of Orlando contains over 40 Catholic schools serving […]


7 Tips to Prepare for the New School Year

The new school year is upon us. Because the lazy days of summer changed eating and sleeping routines, many children may find it challenging to function the first few weeks as they enter schools in Polk County. The Catholic Diocese of Orlando has preparation tips for you and your children to ease into the school […]