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School Spotlight: Father Lopez Catholic School

Father Lopez Catholic High School offers a positive, Christ-centered learning environment where students discover their full potential through academics, extracurriculars, and leadership. Students engage in authentic learning experiences and project-based learning to prepare for the 21st century workplace. At Father Lopez, our spiritual connection and commitment to excellence sets us apart.  History Father Lopez Catholic […]


Earth Science Experiments

It’s important to take time to teach young children about the impact that they can have on the world around them. Volusia private schools believe that God has called upon us to act as caretakers of His beautiful creation. Check out these easy experiments that can help get children excited about the Earth and the […]


Benefits of Community Service

By getting out of their comfort zone and stepping into the world around them, students get a chance to utilize their classroom knowledge outside of school. Volunteering helps children expand their knowledge of the needs of their community, which is why out Volusia private schools encourage students to volunteer. Learn about the benefits of getting […]


How to Help Your Child Relate to the Bible

Your child has never been swallowed by a whale, built an ark, or led thousands of slaves out of Egypt — how is she supposed to relate to Biblical characters who led lives she can’t understand? By taking these few steps, you can help your child understand and relate to the Bible. Stop and Review […]


STREAM to Prepare a Child For Success

What do young children need to prepare them for success as adults? Our answer is STREAM: science, technology, religion, engineering, arts, and math. The combination of science, arts, and religion give children strong building blocks that help them become responsible adults who possess a strong educational background and a moral compass that points to Jesus. […]


Keep Your Child Motivated

Sometimes, getting your child to do their homework and study can feel as though you’re herding cats. Even children with the best of intentions are easily distracted, and when left to their own devices, they might move on to other activities. Here are some tips to keep your child motivated as she studies! Create A […]


How to Make Chores Fun

Chores and fun can’t be put in the same sentence, right? Wrong! Even the most mundane of tasks can be turned into an exciting challenge. Find out how you can transform chores from a boring activity to exciting family time. Crank Up The Jams Find songs that everyone loves to sing and dance to, or […]


Why Parents Choose Volusia Catholic Schools

Selecting the right school for your child is an important decision. We believe in providing an inclusive, faith-filled environment where students are challenged and actively engaged in exploration, discovery, and inquiry, whether they are taking classes in person or via livestream learning. Discover how choosing Volusia County Catholic Schools sets the foundation for a lifetime […]


The Strength of Mother Mary

Mary, the Mother of God, is much more than Jesus’ mother. As a mother to all, she represents hope, strength, trust, and obedience to God’s plan. During Advent, take time to reflect on this historic woman and her contributions to the Catholic faith.  A Great Sacrifice Mary accepted a heavy burden when she said “yes” […]


Texting Program Helps Those in Crisis 24/7

When a cluster of teen suicides in 2012 shocked residents of Lake Forest, an affluent suburb of Chicago, neighbors came together to determine what they were missing and how they could help. Among those was Andy Duran, executive director of LEAD, a local non-profit drug prevention organization.  In 2014, as a result of this meeting, […]