Reading Madness hits St. Joseph Elementary School

What do you get when you cross “March Madness” with “March is Reading Month”? Reading Madness. That is the theme of reading month at St. Joseph Elementary, and the madness has everyone cracking a book and a smile. “March is a pretty busy...

Paving the road to graduation

By: Magdalene J. Hill, Class of 2019 The senior internship program at St Philip has undergone some changes under the direction and authority of internship teacher Michelle Fuller. The purpose of the internship class is to prepare seniors for college and career....

The “why” behind the word

St. Joseph Middle School Language Arts teacher Elizabeth Casterline wanted to “ease” her students back into the school routine after Christmas Break. She had them pick a “Word of the Year”, one that would guide them through 2019. “It was a one-day, fun activity to get...

STP Robotics Team is “Gung Ho” and Ready to Go!

By: Magdalene J. Hill, Class of 2019 The high school offers a lot of clubs, but something was missing…until now. St. Philip now offers Robotics to its students, who are eager and excited to be on the team. Why Robotics? Mrs. Groat and Ms. Halbert wanted to offer...

Making Space for creativity

Second-grade teacher Barbie Carrier knew which items in her classroom game cupboard saw the most action. “My kids always loved Legos,” Mrs. Carrier said. “Anything they could build with, they loved.” Watching them build had Mrs. Carrier wondering if there was a place...

BCACS Basketball Roundup: Snow, cold, and wins

By: Abbie Lahr, Class of 2019 School started up with many positives on the court and off. This week’s BCACS Basketball Roundup will feature the top players of each game, a summary of what happened, and either overall averages or game totals for each player. Our...

The BCACS Difference? Family.

Next week is Catholic Schools Week. A couple of years ago I shared my perspective as a Battle Creek Area Catholic School parent. This year, I want to share my perspective as a writer. I started writing the BCACS Blog in addition to helping the school as a...
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