Catholic Schools

Ways to Pray on Vacation

Summer is about to be here and it’s time for a vacation. But vacations can be time-consuming, and prayer can be all too easy to push to tomorrow. Do you feel like you didn’t maintain your prayer routine on your last trip? Did you find it hard to concentrate on God while at the beach? […]


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 […]


Teacher's Appreciation Week

Office of Catholic Schools   May the Peace of Christ be with You!   On behalf of the Bishop, the Office of Catholic Schools, and your administrators, I want to thank you for your ministry to educate and guideour students. Each year at this time we dedicate a week to show our appreciation nationally for all […]


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 […]


Start Reading the Bible

We all know that it’s important to read the Bible, but it can be hard to figure out where to start. After all, the Bible has 73 books, which can feel overwhelming! By taking small steps and setting achievable goals, you can dig deeper into God’s Word and build your knowledge and love for the […]


The Value of a Catholic Education

Lakeland private schools are dedicated to providing an environment where students are encouraged to embrace their full potential and challenged to become creative and critical thinkers. Our schools are more than places to learn; they are families. Take a look at what we have to offer! Small Classroom Sizes: Thanks to our small classroom sizes, […]


Catholic Schools Week

Private schools in Lakeland, FL are so excited to kick off Catholic Schools Week! Take a look at our incredible schools and what we have to offer. Resurrection Catholic School Open House Dates: Sunday, January 27 from 9:00-noon Tuesday, January 29 8:30-10am Did You Know? Located on the 20-acre grounds on the Church of the […]


New Year, New Study Habits

The turkey’s been eaten, the Christmas tree has been taken down, and the ball has dropped in Times Square. That can only mean one thing: it’s time to go back to school. Cue the groans from children and cheers from parents. As much as your children may be anticipating the new school semester, it’s important […]


What’s Your Student’s Learning Style?

Have you ever tried to help your student with her homework, only to make her even more distraught? This can be a frustrating situation for both students and parents. However, it’s possible that you simply aren’t presenting the information in a way that’s conducive to her learning style! Everyone learns differently, and your learning style […]


Principal Spotlight: Janet Peddecord

Janet Peddecord never planned on being an administrator, but when she moved from Wisconsin to Florida in 2005, everything changed. Peddecord has been in education for 46 years. She got her start in the classroom, driven by her passion for teaching and her love for her students. But one day, the priest at a school […]