The seating design of Kristy Lacoste’s second-grade classroom has been dramatically altered over the course of her three years as a teacher at St.
More personalized instruction to maximize a student’s ability to excel is the teaching focus at St. Benilde School in Metairie.
Matt Downey, starting his third year at St. Benilde and eighth year overall as a principal, says when parents ask about curriculum, he answers, “Your child is our curriculum.”
“Where’s Wooly?” shouted Father Robert Cooper, dressed in full shepherd’s garb while leading 24 second graders on a hunt for a sheep named “Wooly”
“Orange Turtles,” “Purple Fireflies,” “Lime Shrimp,” “White Crawfish,” “Red Raccoons,” “Blue Possums,” “Yellow Pelicans” and “Lavender Butterflies” frolicked together for a week at the 2013 St. Benilde Vacation Bible School July 2-5.
You might say that St. Benilde School has taken the spirit of the Year of Family and Faith and run with it.