Whether you're on your way to the library or stopping by City Hall, chances are you're driving by St. John Vianney School, located in the heart of Brookfield. This blog will provide insight into life and education at SJV, a 4K-8 educational anchor in Brookfield since 1957.
What's so special about Catholic educatoin when other schools also offer excellent education? It's the religious aspect intertwined with the school's goal of providing superb academic instruction. Classes, service projects, field trips, religious retreats and many other activities are always connected to Catholic teachings. "Our religion is integrated into the overall educatoin of our students, " wrote Principal Pam Pyzyk, in the school's newsletter, the Shamrock Weekly.
This week, St. John Vianney, along with 115 schools in the Archdiocese, joins thousands of schools nationwide to celebrate Catholic Education Week 2013. The week kicked off with an Open House and each day will be marked with a special activity including service projects, school-wide competitions, and a special Mass held at St. John's Cathedral with Archbishop Listecki and Father Bogacki, among others. The week will close with the annual eighth graders versus staff volleyball game.