Back to School 2015

Back to School 2015

Though school families are hanging on to the last weeks of summer fun and leisure, preparations have begun in earnest to welcome students back to a new school year, ripe with potential for learning and enrichment. New principals are taking office, and other educators and school leaders are continuing their efforts to further integrate technology
Social media can be a viable educational tool

Social media can be a viable educational tool

| Posted on TrentonMonitor.com August 17, 2015 |  By Rose O’Connor, TrentonMonitor.com Correspondent | With the popularity of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest among both students and parents, educators in the Diocese of Trenton have ramped up their social media use to capture the attention of 21st century learners. A two-part question posed by teachers and administrators
Looking forward to a year of celebration and growth!

Looking forward to a year of celebration and growth!

| Posted on TrentonMonitor.com August 13, 2015 |  By JoAnn Tier, Moderator, Office of Catholic Education | Each year, there is excitement and anticipation as a new school year unfolds. Shopping for notebooks, pens, pencils and backpacks accents that enthusiasm and illustrates the ritual of back-to-school preparations. Always growing, always learning, the year will bring an abundance
TCA graduate earns Fermi Foundation scholarship

TCA graduate earns Fermi Foundation scholarship

| Posted on TrentonMonitor.com August 5, 2015 |  For the fourth consecutive year, the Fermi Federation has awarded a $500 scholarship to a graduating Trenton Catholic Academy senior. Michael Del Valle was this year’s recipient, and will use the scholarship toward furthering his education in St. John’s University, New York where he will begin studies in the
They’ve Got Heart

They’ve Got Heart

| Posted on TrentonMonitor.com July 28, 2015 | The photography club in St. John Vianney High School, Holmdel, donated $500 to the Nicole’s Heart foundation to help support the heart screenings they set up for high school students. The club raised funds through bake sales, card sales, and selling digital art magazine designs. The current club members are
Catholic schools celebrate state funding successes

Catholic schools celebrate state funding successes

| Posted on TrentonMonitor.com July 16, 2015 | By Christina Leslie |TrentonMonitor.com Staff Writer While Catholic school communities across New Jersey are applauding the restoration of state budget funding for essential non-public school services, members of seven school communities in the Diocese of Trenton had a special reason to celebrate. Initially, the proposed state budget for fiscal year
Teachers complete GCU graduate program

Teachers complete GCU graduate program

A special group of teachers who just earned master’s degrees in Georgian Court University, Lakewood, found that some of their most memorable lessons didn’t come from the curriculum. “The program allowed me to work with other Catholic school teachers, and because of the faith-based component, I was able to share my experiences with peers who