The 7th grade has been studying ancient Japan. Many facts and features were learned about the government, military, religion, and arts. The students each created their own Zen garden to demonstrate their knowledge on the importance of nature and respect in the Japanese culture. Each garden was beautifully designed.
The middle school is excited to celebrate the upcoming Catholic Schools Week starting on Friday with Parent Day. The sixth grade continues to study the Old Testament with our focus on Moses and the Israelite’s. The seventh grade is in the middle of learning about Jesus’s life and ministry. The eighth grade is reflecting on […]
The 7th grade spent the last month studying the great civilizations of Africa. They learned about the Silk Road, trading, and the geography of the continent. To complete our study they completed 4 Worlds charts on Ghana and Mali with an essay and then designed dioramas reflecting trade and geography. Up next-creating their own civilizations!
The middle school is celebrating all of the saints during the month of November. Each grade has researched a saint and completed projects to share with the class. In 6th grade we discussed the meaning of Communion of Saints and then the class wrote names of loved ones living and in heaven to put on […]
Middle School students enjoyed combining science and Halloween during Thursday labs this week. Students learned about carbon dioxide and just how important this substance is in their daily lives – through our use of fossil fuels. Students got to “play” with frozen carbon dioxide…better known as dry ice. It is not “ice” at all because […]
This past week our middle school students enjoyed their art classes with Ms. Spooner and our afternoon periods were a bit longer. The longer period allowed the 7th graders to participate in a dissection lab. We are studying light and how light interacts with our eyes and we were able to dissect a cow eyeball. […]
The middle school is preparing for a school wide Living Rosary on October 28 at 2:00 p.m. in the Church. All families are invited to attend. The students have reviewed the history of the Rosary, the Mysteries of the Rosary, and said the Rosary as a class outside around the beautiful Pieta statue. We are […]
A message from Mrs. Manning: Some good news from Renaissance Learning! We are on the new program – Accelerated Math 2.0 (AM 2.0). I have set up all grades and assigned objectives. We are working in a “learning cycle” that will end Friday, August 7th. Please log on to the same website with the same […]
Hello, As many of you have noticed, we are experiencing a problem with Accelerated Math. The Archdiocese has changed the school year from 7/1/15 to 6/30/16, and this affects our “summer session”. I am in contact with Renaissance Learning, and am sure we will find a satisfactory solution. In the meantime, enjoy the holiday weekend; […]
On Friday the middle school students participated in a Lent Retreat up in the hall. The focus of the retreat was learning how to accept others and include everyone throughout the day. They listened to several readings and prayers, worked in groups to make posters, and participated in discussions. At the end everyone took a […]