May 31, 2017

2009 BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE

Archives for April 2011

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 33

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal This week our Church celebrates the greatest mystery of our faith ~ the Passion, Death and Resurrection of our Lord and Savior.  As a school community, we prepare for our journey into the three holiest days of the year, the Triduum, through prayer and tradition. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, the students and faculty will gather in the church for our annualHoly Thursday Prayer Service.  After listening to Scripture readings and reflecting on the example of Jesus, each of the children will participate in the “hand-washing” ceremony that has become a long-standing tradition in our school. Following the prayer service, the students will gather in the gym for the 7th grade portrayal of thePassion Play.  Through … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 32

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal This week I wish to provide an update regarding the implementation of the new uniform as well as a clarification regarding the shoe policy.  After consideration of the cost of the adult size shoes for middle school students, the Uniform Committee has decided to revise the shoe policy to allow parents to purchase shoes from the vendor of their choice. While there will still be a “uniform shoe” available for purchase through Flynn & O’Hara, families will be able to shop around for the best price. The following will be our shoe policy beginning in 2011-2012.  (Note: As the current uniform is grandfathered for one year, the oxford shoes & penny loafers for middle school students will not be a required part of the … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – Volume 11, Issue 31

Living Stones on the Pathway to Heaven… Message from the Principal Next week all students in grades two through seven will participate in the Terra Nova standardized testing program.  As the week of testing quickly draws near, now is the time for us to complete the final “warm-up routines”.  Teachers have provided opportunities for a review of basic skills in the classroom and have been guiding the students through practice tests to familiarize them with the format and the process of “bubbling” answers. For parents interested in providing additional practice at home, there are a number of websites that provide opportunities for review and practice of basic skills.  A simple search using the keywords “Terra Nova” and “practice tests” will yield a number of sites that provide practice … [Read more...]