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Daily Life in History

6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade By May 5, 2017 No Comments

Today in Middle School collaborative centers the students completed dioramas about different civilizations. Each mixed grade group created a scene from various time periods. The time periods included ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome, Middle Ages, Colonial Times, and the Civil War. Each group worked very creatively to make their scenes from daily life.


Trail of Tears

8th Grade By February 24, 2017 No Comments

The 8th grade class has been studying Westward Expansion in United States history. We have had fun as pioneers trying to get across the country playing the Westward Trails game. We have also had sad times learning about how Native Americans were treated during this time of expansion. The class read two different primary source […]


Good Deed Beads

6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Faith By February 7, 2017 No Comments

Our celebration of Catholic schools last week brought many fun activities for the students, staff, and parish. During the week we all discussed the many advantages and blessings of being together at a Catholic school. In the middle school the students created key chains with beads as a reminder to complete good deeds throughout the […]


United States Decade Christmas Trees

8th Grade By December 15, 2016 No Comments

The 8th grade class worked with partners to research the events of United States history that occurred during each decade between 1790 and 1920. They designed and created ornaments and tree toppers that reflected the major events from that time period. The class then presented the information on each tree to the 5th grade class. […]


Christmas Around the World Collaborative Project

6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade By December 13, 2016 No Comments

The middle school worked on collaborative projects last week. Mrs. Clemmensen’s class researched Christmas traditions around the world. Each group then selected a country and decorated a tree in the traditions of that country. We shared our information and enjoyed treats from around the world including buche de noel cake, bratwurst, Italian cookies, maple leaf […]


Spies Among Us!

8th Grade By October 3, 2016 No Comments

The 8th grade class continues their study of the American Revolution. Today they spent the time as a group of loyalists who were interviewing each other to find out if any of them were spies for General George Washington. It was very hard to figure out which towns people risked their life to spy for […]


To Sign or To Not Sign!

8th Grade By September 16, 2016 No Comments

Happy Constitution Day! To celebrate the founding of our nation the 8th grade class performed a play revisiting the debate about whether to sign or not sign the Constitution at our school assembly.  To reach an agreement the founding fathers added the Bill of Rights forming the United States of America. The class also got […]