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Yes. The boys who visit for the Summer Program have some classes so the teachers can get to know them and the boys can get a feel for the level of academics they must be able to keep up with if they are to attend the school. They also take IOWA tests to help in this evaluation.
Each family provides their son with a simple cell phone, which he uses to make his weekly call home and call for special family occasions such as birthdays, etc. or for any other need. The boys hand in their phones once they finish their call and they are kept by the deans until the next phone call. They can text their family members and relatives during their phone call time if they so desire, but most just talk.
The boys do not have access to Facebook at the school. If they want to spend time on it during their home visits, that is up to them and their parents.
Yes, they have computers class in the 7th – 9th grade and learn proficiency in typing, word processing, and other basic skills. Those who show special interest and aptitude are often able to help as well with extracurricular projects done on the computer.
That is part of what a young man comes here to do: discern his possible vocation to the priesthood. With the help of a spiritual director and the school formation team, he will be assisted in this discernment process as he grows older and matures. Each boy should at least have an initial interest and openness towards the priesthood in order to attend the school.