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Archives for January 2014

Graduation & End of Year Calendar

I am writing today to provide you with information regarding the date of graduation and the end of year calendar. … [Read more...]

The Sentinel ~ Students Soar on ACRE Assessments

January 29, 2014 Message from the Principal On this occasion of Catholic Schools Week, we pause to celebrate our heritage and reflect on our mission.  May we always remember that it is not our strong academics and sense of structure and order that set us apart, though these are tell-tale signs of a Catholic school.  Rather, it is the fact that, in our community, students encounter Christ through prayer, the Sacraments and one another.  This experience, lived and shared, day after day, month after month, year after year, is life-changing and life-giving.  One way that we can objectively measure our students’ understanding of the Catholic faith is through the ACRE Test, an annual assessment that we administer to all 5th and 8th grade students.  Comprised of both cognitive as well as … [Read more...]

National Geographic Bee Winners

Congratulations to Vincent DiBisceglie, our school champion, and all of the grade level winners of our 2014 National Geographic Bee. … [Read more...]

Mrs. Coyle Featured in The Catholic Herald

In December 2013, the National Catholic Education Association announced that Mrs. Vickie Coyle, our librarian, had been selected to receive the Distinguished Teacher Award. The following is a link to an article in the Arlington Catholic Herald highlighting Mrs. Coyle’s great work and the recognition she is now receiving…. Wonderful reading as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week! http://catholicherald.com/stories/Librarian-opens-books-to-open-minds,25157 … [Read more...]

Author to Visit During CSW

Children’s book author Sister Maria Grace Dateno, FSP is visiting All Saints during Catholic School Week on January 29th.  She will be speaking about her new Gospel Time Trekker book series for students in 1st through 4th grades.  Sister Maria Grace grew up in Springfield, Virginia, and met the Daughters of Saint Paul when she was fifteen years old.  She felt God calling her to help people know and love him. Since then, Sister Grace has edited a Catholic children’s magazine (My Friend), authored several children’s books, and now serves in the Pauline Books & Media Center in Alexandria, Virginia. The six books in the Gospel Time Trekker series offers solid facts about the culture and landscape surrounding these pivotal moments in biblical times. Sister Maria Grace shows kids how they … [Read more...]