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Archives for January 2011

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 21

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal This week I am pleased to announce that Mrs. Heather Deeney will serve as the long-term substitute teacher for Mrs. Otaizo while she is away on maternity leave, approximately the middle of February through the middle of May.  Mrs. Deeney is a graduate of Penn State University as well as the University of Phoenix where she earned a Masters Degree in Education.  She began her educational career at St. Christopher School in the Diocese of Las Vegas where she taught both fourth grade and middle school. We welcome Mrs. Deeney to our community this week as she begins observing and learning the routines of the first grade classroom. In order that first grade parents may have an opportunity to meet Mrs. Deeney, there will … [Read more...]

Congratulations to the Peace & Justice Players!

All Saints was recently selected by Today's Catholic Teacher as its January/February School of the Month to recognize the Peace & Justice Players for blending faith with service to the community. … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 20

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal Last Thursday evening one of our former students who is now attending James Madison University contacted Mrs. Lewis to inquire whether she might play her flute with the Schola during our weekly school Mass.  She shared with Mrs. Lewis that it was her hope that she would be able to attend at least one of our liturgies and support the music program prior to returning to college for the spring semester.  As principal, it gave me great joy to see Eileen seated next to the choir, sharing her musical gifts as she so often did while a student at All Saints.   Her desire to return to All Saints and to continue to participate in the life of our community tells a compelling story, one which gives living witness to the value she … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 19

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal On Monday we began our annual observance of Bully Prevention Week, a time during which we refocus our attention and direct our efforts toward the particular challenges associated with bullying. Implemented as part of our program several years ago, this annual practice has raised the level of awareness among faculty, parents and students and provided an opportunity for us to recommit ourselves to establishing a bully free environment. It is important that each year we continue to identify and implement practical strategies to help students gain a better understanding of bullying and its impact.  As announced last week, the following is the full list of strategies in support of Bully Prevention … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 18

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal Happy New Year!  I hope that you and your family enjoyed the Christmas holiday and the many opportunities to celebrate the season. Again, I wish to congratulate Mrs. Fisher (former assistant principal), Mrs. Rakshys, and Mrs. Kardaras and the 42 members of the Peace & Justice Players for their very fine work, as recognized by Today’s Catholic Teacher. While I am very pleased with the affirmation that this organization has received, I am even more proud of the difference that our middle school students are making in the lives of those in our community.  The meaningful interaction that occurs between the Peace & Justice Players and those less fortunate is inspiring and life-giving in so many ways.  Their warm … [Read more...]