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A Green Space of Their Own

Something new is sprouting up at this high school — and it’s helping the whole community bloom. We interviewed the two head gardeners to find out how this collaborative project took root.

Why Leadership Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

How can children benefit from learning leadership skills? This AOPS parent explains how her daughter gained the confidence to speak up for others.

The Wins You Don’t Hear About

What’s even more impressive than a state championship? See how AOPS high school athletes are making a lasting impact in their classrooms and communities.

Why Cultural Diversity is Making Catholic Schools a Better Place to Learn

Can cultural diversity change the way children think, act, and learn? Here’s why AOPS is committed to making diversity a core of our students’ Catholic education.

Why Service Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

What happens when a school puts community service first? This AOPS parent shares her thoughts on the importance of “giving” instead of “getting.”