Choosing a high school that will challenge your children academically while nurturing them socially and spiritually requires research. If your family lives in an area that offers multiple high school options, that can feel like both a blessing and a curse. Trojan Talk is here to provide information that will help parents prepare their children for high school, college and life. 

What is the most effective way to explore and evaluate a school’s academic and extracurricular programs? Is a private school education a sensible investment for your family? What benefit does a Catholic school curriculum provide?

Trojan Talk delivers information to help parents navigate the high school search process. Educators and school leaders will discuss how to evaluate and choose an academic program, preparing students for post-secondary education, strategies that can help make tuition affordable, and more.

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The value of a holistic high school experience

Preparing students for the academic rigors of college is a priority for parents when choosing a high school. But it is not the only consideration.  Teenagers excel in an environment where they are prepared mentally, physically, and emotionally. It is vital for young people to be nurtured and encouraged to explore who God is calling…

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Cheers to Ted Lasso! The value in knowing a name

Those that know me well know that I am a huge fan of the Apple TV series Ted Lasso. I may have dressed up as Ted on Halloween last year while coaching my daughter’s U8 soccer team, taking every opportunity to shout a famous line from the show during the game. Yep, that guy. But I digress.  Among the many things I…

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Puppy Power: Relieving Test Anxiety

Finals Week can be a stressful time for students. End-of-year exams, even when a child has studied and is prepared, create anxiety. Bishop Chatard art teacher Katherine Eckart shares her classroom experience with Millie, the therapy dog, and how the puppy love Millie provides can help alleviate stress.

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Choice Scholarship is ‘affordability game-changer’

Paying to send your child to a private school is a financial sacrifice, no doubt about it. For many families, tuition can feel like roadblock with no detour. Expansion of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program during the state’s 2021 legislative session opened the door to a Catholic education for many families that previously considered it…

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The value of Advanced Placement

… a student’s experience By Aidan Kramer (BCHS Class of 2020) In high school, there are many opportunities available to students. Athletics, academic clubs, theatre and music, and a variety of extracurriculars give students a chance to get involved in and try new things. During my four years at Bishop Chatard, I participated in a…

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