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St. John Paul II STEM Academy will open its doors on Aug. 14

From the outside, the replica of Independence Hall in Burbank will not be changed.  Yet inside the walls of Bellarmine-Jefferson High School’s campus, an extensive overhaul inside is currently underway, leading up to its reopening as St. John Paul II

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2019-05-18T07:05:39-07:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |3 Comments

Pepperdine University donates Columbus statue to Thomas Aquinas College

A little over two years ago, Pepperdine University made the decision to take down a statue of Christopher Columbus after student outcry, with its president at the time calling the monument a “painful reminder” of the past. The private, Malibu-based

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2019-05-17T08:40:40-07:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |16 Comments

Bishop Barron gives commencement speech on greatness of soul

The following is an excerpt from the commencement speech given by Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron at Thomas Aquinas College on May 11: How could I not take as my point of orientation today some thoughts from the patron

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2019-05-15T07:55:22-07:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Education, Spirituality and Faith|Tags: |7 Comments

Sex-ed guidelines approved by California Board of Education

The California Department of Education approved controversial changes to the state’s health and sex education framework on Wednesday, but removed five resources and books that some organizations called “sexually explicit,” including a book that explains sex to students as young

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2019-05-09T10:48:50-07:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |5 Comments