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Juniors Audrey Yost, left, of Marian High School, Caleb Myers of Creighton Preparatory School and Grace Woltemath, also of Marian, all in Omaha, put the final touches with other cast and chorus members on Marian’s 2016 fall musical, “Singin’ in the Rain,” during an Oct. 26 dress rehearsal.
Post date: 01/18/2017
Rehearsal for real life. That’s how Jennifer Cimino – who studied music and theater and is involved in music ministry at Christ the King, St. Pius X and St. Frances Cabrini parishes in Omaha – describes the value of performing arts education in Catholic schools. Through a program she founded called "On Cue," Cimino this year is helping children...

Second-graders Corbin Rusiecki, left, Elena Brown and Riley Mogis compete for the ball in a round of scooter soccer Jan. 11 at St. Margaret Mary School in Omaha. Photo by Joe Ruff/Staff.
Post date: 01/18/2017
It’s not your parents’ gym class anymore. At Catholic schools throughout the archdiocese, including St. Margaret Mary in Omaha, Archbishop Bergan in Fremont, St. Mary in O’Neill and St. Augustine in Winnebago, teachers are using innovative techniques to make fitness fun and keep students moving. Scooter soccer, disc golf, drumming for fitness, and...

Mary Lentino, a kindergarten teacher at St. Bernadette School in Bellevue, helps a student with her phonics lesson Jan. 13 using an iPad, which the school received through grants from the Ignite the Faith capital campaign. Lentino said technology upgrades enhance the way she is able to teach her students. Photo by LISA MAXSON/For the Catholic Voice.
Post date: 01/18/2017
Kindergartners in Mary Lentino’s class used their index fingers to write the word "mud" on their iPad screens during a recent phonics lesson at St. Bernadette School in Bellevue. Once finished, they electronically sent their work to their teacher’s laptop, and it appeared on the large projector screen in front of the classroom. Lentino said the...

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