Category Archives: Events

Election Day in First Grade

On November 8th the first graders were able to experience voting at the polls in the classroom. The students voted for which snack Mrs. Mathews would bring to school the next day for snack time. Each student created a voter registration … Continue reading

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All Saints Day

The first graders honored the Saints with the school community on All Souls Day. Each first grader chose a saint with whom they feel a connection or a saint that they wanted to get to know better. After weeks of … Continue reading

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First Grade at the Pumpkin Patch

After learning how pumpkins grow over the past couple of weeks, the first graders visited Theis Pumpkin Patch.  When arriving back at school the students had fun measuring his/her very own pumpkin.

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Discovering Japan

Our 8th grade social studies class is learning all about Japan!  In addition to studying the geography, climate, and vegetation of the Japanese archipelago, we are learning about the unique culture of this small but important island nation.  This week … Continue reading

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Thank you to our 5th grade for your leadership during Wednesday’s Mass celebrating The Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  It was a beautiful service! Any members of the parish community interested in attending our services can contact the school office … Continue reading

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First Grade Rules!

In first grade the students listened to the story “David Goes to School” by David Shannon. After discussing what rules will keep everyone happy and safe in first grade, the students made their own “David” to help remind each other … Continue reading

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First and Seventh Grade Prayer Partners

The First Graders got acquainted with their prayer partners this week.  The 1st and 7th graders interviewed each other discovering their favorite colors, birthdays, and favorite activities.

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Title 1 Summer Reading Camp

This year Mrs. Mathews has started a Summer Reading Program for Title 1 Students.  The Reading Camp is held at school for 3 weeks in June.  Each week there are different games designed around a theme that reinforce reading skills. Each … Continue reading

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First Grade Wax Museum

It is a tradition in Mrs. Mathews’ first grade class to have a Wax Museum at the end of the year.  The first graders learn about nonfiction, specifically biographies.  Each student chooses someone he/she would like to learn more about, … Continue reading

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God’s Beautiful Creation

As we focus this final quarter on wonder and awe, we have been marveling at God’s beautiful creation.  Our students are enjoying observing two different birds’ nests on our property, and a few of our classrooms have also been watching … Continue reading

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