The middle school is discussing the many ways they can walk with Jesus during this Lenten Season. They have wonderful ideas about caring for each other, helping out at home, praying more, and being nicer to siblings and parents. Please encourage them to keep this up at home over the next 4 weeks. In sixth […]
To celebrate Student Appreciation Day the middle school students went outside and drew pictures with sidewalk chalk. The drawings represented interesting events or places in history. We also played Frisbee, basketball, and blew bubbles for a fun afternoon.
The middle school is busy learning more about our Catholic faith as we get back to school. The 6th grade continues their study of the Old Testament. We are currently reading about Joseph and then Moses in our Bibles and religion book. 7th grade is reviewing the Sacraments and working on their social justice projects. […]
The middle school students participated in collaborative group projects last week. One group researched Christmas traditions in other countries. The countries represented this year include Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Philippines, and China. Each group decorated a Christmas tree to represent the nation and a poster with their culture and holiday traditions. The trees are beautiful […]
The Class of 2015 planned a spiritual Advent retreat for the middle school students. The theme of the retreat was to prepare for the Lord’s coming through peaceful actions. The retreat consisted of fun “get to know you” activities, beautiful prayers, Gospel readings, making a peace promise on a Christmas tree, and reflection. Everyone left […]
The 8th grade class has been reviewing and practicing the Theological Virtues of Faith, Hope, and Love and the Cardinal Virtues of Fortitude, Temperance, Justice, and Prudence. As part of their effort to understand the virtues they created virtue stories using the Buncee platform for the kindergarten through 3rd grade students. All the stories are […]
8th graders are learning about motion and are practicing graphing data by playing with skateboards! This lab had us running trials, measuring, and recording data – all to graphed and analyzed next week. 7th grade is learning about the basic unit of life – the cell. We had a chance to examine our cheek cells […]
To honor Mary and practice our Catholic faith the school participated in a Living Rosary today. The middles school students each held a bead of the rosary and led one of the prayers. We also heard all of the Mysteries of the Rosary. The choir sang Ava Maria and Hail Holy Queen to complete our […]
The 8th grade class focused on the role of Guardian Angels in our faith and everyday lives last week. At the end of the lesson they wrote a prayer to their Guardian Angel and drew a picture. The picture was completed with a touch of glitter for the angel!
The 8th grade class researched the remarkable life of Oscar Romero during religion class. Then they studied many of his inspirational quotes and discussed how to apply his message and example to their everyday life while serving others.