Hilarious! What Catholic School Teachers Really Do on Inservice Days

New out from Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines, Iowa is this hilarious video that shows “What Teachers Really Do on Inservice Days”:

If you’d like to treat yourself to the longer version, click here. I found myself laughing uproariously and watching twice. My favorite scene: Father walking in on the Twister game “prayer service”! What a great sense of spirit!

Let’s pray today for Catholic school teachers everywhere — God bless you for the tremendous job you do!

A question for you: Did you or your children attend Catholic schools? When was the last time you thanked a teacher?

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  • Valerie

    Cute! I attended Catholic schools (thru 12th grade) in St. Louis and my husband attended Catholic grade school (thru 8th grade) in Des Moines! Today, our three children attend Catholic grade school/preschool where I am currently the school’s part-time Resource Room teacher!!! I just returned to education after being a SAHM for the past 5 years and I’m loving the experience of being a Catholic school educator. It is such a different atmosphere from my public school teaching days..I love that we strive to educate the whole child…always remembering that our ultimate goal is to help them reach Heaven!

  • Robin Johnston

    As a Catholic school teacher, for the last two decades, I gotta say, this is FUNNY! if only this were what we actually did on in-service days. if only.

  • Beverly

    Our oldest daughter was homeschooled through 8th grade and is now one of the founding students at Frassati Catholic High School, which just opened this fall. We are blessed to have a dedicated albeit small assembly of talented educators who not only offer a rigorous academic experience but also are well-formed in the Catholic faith and care deeply about the students’ overall development. Our family says a prayer of thanksgiving almost every morning on the way to school for the dear Nashville Dominican Sisters and the rest of the faculty God has sent to open this school. I try to thank the teachers regularly, but certainly could do it more often. Your post has inspired me to not let the busy-ness of life get in the way of expressing our appreciation. Thank you for the reminder to pray for our educators –and for the good laugh. That video is hilarious!