Parent Resources

Below is a list of article and podcast recommendations that may be helpful to parents (and students). NOTE: Some of the selections are written by secular authors for secular audiences, and therefore may not align fully with our Catholic teachings and understandings.  Still, we believe the majority of content in those works offer valuable insights for the formation of young people ordered to what is true, good, and beautiful.


Health & Well Being

Teaching Students to Handle Stress

Why Kids Are Suffering

Why American Teens Are So Sad

How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Actually Need?

Why Are Teens Growing More Anxious?

Water Bottles in the Classroom

Why Ice Delays Recovery

The Importance of Free Play

Pre-Teens Losing Sleep Due to Social Media

The Difference Family Structure Makes in Teens' Tech Use


Academic Formation

Middle School Misfortunes Then and Now: 2008 VS 2018

Attention and the Sacrament of the Present Moment

Failure Found to be an Essential Prerequisite for Success

Why There's No Such Thing as a Gifted Child

Motivating Reluctant Students

Why Men Are Hard to Help



The Best Way to Stop Bullying

Girls & Their Frenemies