Kids Life Tuscaloosa May-June 2020 - Page 13

F vironment. Holy Spirit encourages self-discipline, commit- ment, and family involvement. Leading up to the recent Covid 19 crisis, the faculty and administration made adjustments to ensure that the students continue the same standards of opportunities through remote learning that the students would normally receive on campus. The staff has used what’s being called C.A.S.E (the Continua- tion of Academic and Spiritual Education) to ensure that the students receive the necessary tools to complete their course of study for the school year through Zoom class meetings and Google Classroom assignments, which began immediately af- ter Spring Break. Because of the greater emphasis on home- work and study, Catholic school students develop more effec- tive writing skills and score signifi cantly above the national averages on standardized testing. For information on how your family can benefi t from all that Holy Spirit School has to offer, please contact Laurie Mitchell, Direc- tor of Advance- ment, at llmitch- ell@holyspirit-al. com. www.kidslifemagazine.com or almost 60 years, Holy Spirit Catholic School has offered outstanding educational opportunities to students in the Tuscaloosa area. Students not only develop a high level of academic and athletic achievement but also grow in their faith, develop socially, and provide service to their community. A college preparatory curriculum sets stu- dents on a path for lifelong success. Prayer, study, and com- munity service are integrated into the schedule along with a program designed to challenge each student to reach their potential academically, spiritually, athletically, socially, and physically. Students are encouraged to have integrity, think critically, become dignifi ed leaders, respect life and God’s creation, value learning, pursue excellence, and gain self con- fi dence through challenges in a changing world. The Holy Spirit Family welcomes students to a home away from home. With other Catholic Schools across the nation and around the world, Holy Spirit Catholic School offers families a complete curriculum including Christian values, fi ne arts, sports programs, and enrichment opportunities in order to meet the needs of the whole student. Programs PK3 through high school develop the students’ full potential and graduate individuals who have gone on to successful leadership po- sitions in areas of academic achieve- ment, fi ne art recognition, ath- letic scholarship, and philanthropy. Many families choose Catholic education for their children because of the values added education, high ac- ademic standards, and safe school en- 13