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Witness for Christ in the Nuclear Family

Mazzuchelli and Wahlert teachers (and siblings), Jolene (Berning) Belken ’93 and Tim Berning ’94, share experiences from their childhood and their memories of growing up in a family whose strong faith taught them to Witness for Christ.   Our parents, John and Ellen Berning, have given us the most amazing gifts parents can offer their…

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Mentoring in Personalized Learning

In Personalized Learning, mentoring is defined as the weekly, one-to-one connection between a student and an assigned adult in the school. The pair uses a rigorous and customized set of tools to set goals, determine strategies, reflect on successes and setbacks. The content of these mentoring conversations is generalized so that students can see how…

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Witness for Christ

A reflection on our school year annual theme.   Fr. Tom McDermott, pastor of St. Columbkille and St. Joseph the Worker parishes in Dubuque, shares his perspective on Holy Family’s 2018-2019 school year theme, Witness for Christ, and his suggestions for the ways in which we each might witness for Christ in our daily lives…

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Faith in Action

A pillar of personalized learning at Holy Family Catholic Schools   In the past week, personalized learning students at Wahlert Catholic High School have been intentionally focused on building awareness around their own sense of purpose, as they listen for God’s calling in life.  “Sense of Purpose” is a core pillar of personalized learning at…

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Giving Thanks

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Wahlert Catholic freshman Ava Hoelscher shares her gratitude for the Holy Family community whose support has made her high school experience what it is today.  Ava delivered this speech during a donor reception on November 11, 2018, expressing her appreciation for a beautifully renovated school and the opportunity to engage…

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