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Road Trip Tips

Family vacations and road trips are great, but sometimes that much time in the car can make your children restless. Keep your children busy and entertained with Polk County private schools’ suggestions for long trips and car rides. Bring Audiobooks and Movies All the digital play your child needs can be stored right on a […]


Science Experiments for the Whole Family

At Polk County private schools, we believe science is important in the lives of our children. It allows students the opportunity to develop life skills. Because young children are hands-on learners, we’ve gathered a list of science experiments that the whole family can do! Thanks to household items, classic science experiments have become easier. Bending […]


Vacation Smarter, Not More Expensive

Summer vacation is right around the corner, and that means family vacations are too. Road trips and vacations are important for creating memories and spending quality time together, but they can get expensive quickly. Find out how to save money and still enjoy your vacation! Budget Before Anything Always start by setting a rough budget […]


Teacher Spotlight: Catherine Wilson

Get to know Catherine Wilson, the preschool director and VPK B teacher at St. Anthony Catholic School, and learn about her passion for working in education. What did you want to be when you were little? I wanted to be a labor and delivery nurse! I grew up in a family with 8 kids, and […]


Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and this holiday presents the perfect opportunity to thank the mother figures in our lives and show them just how much we appreciate all they do. Have you been searching for creative ways to honor your mother, grandmother, or aunt? Take a look at these things that she’ll […]


Spotlight on St. Joseph Academy

St. Joseph Academy is celebrating 80 years of providing a world-class education. As a Christ-centered Catholic community rooted in faith, we utilize a relevant and rigorous curriculum to encourage students to strive for academic excellence and use their God-given gifts to change the world. Academics Our instructors provide activities and curriculum that are appropriate to […]


Give Your Kids a Green Thumb: Earth Day

Have you ever been interested in beginning a garden at home? Let Earth Day inspire you to get started! Learn about the benefits of growing food right in your own backyard. Eat Fresh Nothing beats the taste of fresh-picked fruits and vegetables; the texture and flavor far exceed what you can buy at the market. […]


Fasting and Lent

The tradition of fasting during Lent has long been practiced by the Roman Catholic Church. But how much do you know about the history of fasting or how it relates to the Easter season? Learn more about this practice’s history. Why Do We Fast? Have you ever wondered why it’s so important to fast during […]


Nuestras Misiónes a la República Dominicana

Participar en un viaje misionario tiene muchos beneficios. Comparta con Maribel Waller de la escuela Resurrection Catholic School en Lakeland, FL y María Del Amo, Directora de Mercadeo para las Escuelas Católicas de la Diócesis de Orlando, durante este podcast dialogarán sobre lo hermoso que es ayudar al prójimo y el impacto positivo que ofrecen […]


Put the You in Youth Group

“Do I have to go?” Have you ever been on your way to drop off your child at her weekly youth group only to hear this question pop up from the backseat? Whether you’re trying a new church or have been attending the same one for years, those weeks happen; maybe none of your child’s […]