I’m Thankful!

Sometimes I wish we had a little more control over the changes that take place in our life. It was such a joy to celebrate the birth of our 8th grandchild not long ago, but the rotator cuff surgery and hearing aids that soon followed are also a sign of my times! It just seems…

Guilty!

It’s easy to forget impact when our children leave the system! I’m guilty as charged so don’t think I’m disparaging you in any way. The Lillys paid Catholic School tuition from 1988 until 2013. That was 25 years of tuition, bingo, candy bars, games, magazines and committee assignments! I never thought twice about the amount…

The key to success is commitment

We’ve done this before. We’ll do it again! There are challenges and perceptions in the Catholic School System that create a lot of passionate discussion. It only took a few days in office to clearly identify a few. Let’s see: financial assistance; dual credits; differential instruction; strong faith formation; communication; system transparency; discipline, dress codes;…

Introduction

Teacher: “This is our new president, Mr. Lilly!” Kindergartner: “I thought Trump was our President?” Teacher: “No, this is the new president for our school system!” Kindergartner: “Good. I like Trump better.” The first introduction of new leadership to students of the Owensboro Catholic School System occurred under a shade tree at the K-3 campus…