Fourth grade has been learning more about the parts of the Mass. We have been discussing the Mass in terms of sacrifice. Students learned that there are two reasons for offering our sacrifice to God. One is to give adoration, the other to show sorrow for our sins. We have talked about how very early Christians […]
February 28, 2011 Fourth Grade News Fourth graders are excited to share their mission and gold rush projects at our Sacred Heart School Fair this Wednesday evening. Please be sure and stop by our tables to have a look at all of the great presentations. We are in the middle of our geometry unit and are […]
February 22, 2011 Students have been working with geoboards, rulers, and protractors as they learn more about geometry. This week our focus is triangles and circles. During science, we are exploring magnetism and learning about earth’s magnetic core. You might see us wandering around campus with magnets or compasses in hand! Students have made posters […]
February 14, 2011 The students very much enjoyed the Gold Rush presentation last week. The history learned is in perfect timing of our upcoming social studies chapter on the Gold Rush. Today we have a Valentine party at 2:00. It is very hard to wait!! Thank you to our wonderful room moms who provide us […]
Fourth Grade News, Week of February 7, 2011 I am happy that many of you were able to join us last Friday for Parents’ Day. I know the children enjoyed sharing their California map and facts projects with you. The Gold Rush is on! Tomorrow morning our science lab will be transformed into an 1849 […]
I enjoyed seeing many of you here on Sunday for our Open House. It is always a pleasure to open the classroom for visitors! This will be a busy week for our school. Monday afternoon we will play Bingo with the eighth grade. Tuesday is student appreciation day and Mrs. Benner is treating the school […]
Fourth Grade News Week of January 24th, 2011 I am very pleased with the results of both the English and math tests from last week. The students are working hard and progressing at a good pace. This week we begin our unit on measurement. I always enjoy teaching this because it allows for a lot […]
Fourth grade had a great time last week on the field trip to Olivas Adobe. We have been studying the mission and rancho period of California history, and it was great to experience what life was like during that time. The students stomped mud to make adobe bricks, ground masa and made tortillas, roped a […]
FOURTH GRADE IS GOING TO OLIVAS ADOBE! This Wednesday the fourth grade class will experience life during California’s rancho period. Students will rope a bull, make tortillas, stomp mud to make adobe bricks, and tour the Rancho Olivas Adobe. Watch for pictures to be posted soon!
We had a wonderful time together as we ventured up the El Camino Real to our destination, La Purisima Mission. Padre Serra would be proud! We are so very lucky to have experienced this piece of California history that is also part of our Catholic history.