ERIC Number: ED466568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Practices of Blue Ribbon Catholic Schools, 2001.
Kealey, Robert J., Comp.
For almost 20 years, the U.S. Department of Education has invited schools to seek the Blue Ribbon School Award. A large number of Catholic schools have received this award. For this publication, the Department of Elementary Schools Executive Committee requested principals of awarded schools to write a short article on an exemplary school program to share the ideas underlying them with other schools. The 23 articles include: (1) "School as Family," by Tony Boquer; (2) "SAM: Student Assessment Meetings," by Sr. M. Donna Desien; (3) "Children's Renditions: An Evening of Art," by Jerry Ernstberger; (4) "Musical Notes," by Sr. Joanne Clare Gallagher and Ms. Eileen Ryan; (5) "Service Learning Program," by Joann Gawlik; (6) "Partnering for Social Justice," by Elaine Kelly and JoAnne Risley; (7) "Learning & Growing Together: An Intergenerational Program at St. Charles School," by Diane Keucher; (8) "The Behavior Log," by Stephen R. Labranche; (9) "Art Literacy Program," by Shirley Loesch; (10) "Pizza with the Pastor," by Joan Mastell; (11) "Bill of Writes," by Sister Theresa Maugle; (12) "Cultural Days," by Barbara Migrock; (13) "St. Hilary School's Enrichment Program," by Patricia Nugent; (14) "Community Service Projects," by Adele Nunez; (15) "Transitioning Program," by Sr. Carolyn Marie Schaffer; (16) "Effective Partnerships," by Lois Scrivener; (17) "IDC: Interdisciplinary Curriculum," by St. Mary Amata Shina, OSF, Dr. Jean Patrick, and Carol Stolow; (18) "St. Ann's Blue Ribbon Band Program," by Candace Tamposi and Gary Snyder; (19) "Peer Ministers," by Maureen Trenary and Elaine Nikrad; (20) "A School Behavior Plan," by Elizabeth Trenkamp; (21) "Reading Resources," by Marilyn S. Valatka and Patricia Kobyra; (22) "A Winning Combination: Parental Involvement and Character Counts," by Anita J. Westerhaus; and (23) "Student Mission Statements," by Jackie Zufall. (RT)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education, Principals, Program Descriptions, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC. Dept. of Elementary Schools.