Part of the annual holiday tradition for the 8th grade classes includes writing children stories for the lower grades that incorporate core Catholic values. Past themes include Catholic Virtues and Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This year the theme is Spiritual Works of Mercy. The students created Buncees with a story that illustrates how to […]
This year, Sacred Heart School’s students held their annual Flag Retirement Ceremony or “Burning of the Flag”, on November 9th, which has been a patriotic tradition in this school for four years now. Held near the time of Veteran’s Day, this ceremony serves as a way for the school to honor our great nation of […]
The 8th grade class completed saint reports last week. The reports included amazing drawings of their saints. They will also be visiting the classrooms on Tuesday as their saint. Each saint reminds us of how to live each day believing in Jesus and serving our communities with love.
After reading several passages in the bible about guardian angels the students drew a picture of their angel that helps protect them each day. They also wrote a prayer thanking their angel for keeping them safe. Guardian angels are celebrated each year on October 2.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]