8 Must Read Books to Celebrate Day of the Girl

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In 2011, the United Nations adopted resolution 66/170: International Day of the Girl Child in which they recognized: “that empowerment of and investment in girls … are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights, and recognizing also that empowering girls … Read more…

All-girls high school positively impacts first year of college

Carly graduates from FSHA, an all-girls school

I never understood what people meant when they described events as bittersweet until, to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance,” I found myself dressed in a long white graduation gown, walking carefully down a red carpet to receive my high school diploma. This signified the end of my time in the the all-girls environment at Flintridge Sacred Heart … Read more…

Catholic All-Girls Schools: How to Develop Strong Church Leaders

Ms. Ortega, teacher at Catholic All-Girls Schools

A few years ago, when Sr. Celeste Botello, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy‘s principal, interviewed me for the position of twelfth grade religion teacher, she asked me why I wanted to teach at a Catholic all-girls school. I told her that, as a product of a Catholic all girls high school, I believed in the mission of girls’ … Read more…