The Way of the Cross told in a different way

The Lord’s Passion is the apex of our faith journey, which is why Lent is a special season for our St. Joseph students. As a family, we prepare for Easter with prayer, penance, and fasting. And every year, during Holy Week, the middle school performs the Passion Play....

A world of experience close to home

St. Joseph students don’t have to travel far to access a variety of extra-curricular activities. Our After School Enrichment Program (ASEP) has been bringing clubs, sports clinics, language lessons, art, music, and cooking classes to the school grounds since 2016....

Celebrating our patron St. Joseph

My grandmother grew up in a large Polish-Catholic community where it was tradition to celebrate your patron saint’s feast day like your own birthday. I was reminded of this as I learned about how our schools prepare for the Feast of St. Joseph. St. Joseph is the...

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...

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...

St. Joseph Middle School’s thriving math culture

St. Joseph Middle School has a strong math culture, and there are many ways to prove it. Math teacher Molly Williamson’s popular MATHCOUNTS program, moved from an after-school group to a quarter-class this year, continuing her mission to “inspire kids to love math, to...
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