Bicentennial Lesson Plan No. 4 – New Orleans Hospitality, spanning the period May 25 to June 26, 1818, is now available. Lesson 4 details the generous hospitality and support of the Ursuline community, and Philippine’s determination to follow her dream despite the uncertainties of being an immigrant.
Many thanks to Mothers’ Club officers Dana Burns (secretary), Jackie Johannesman (president), Jessica Weeks (PCC Liaison), and Ali Harris (treasurer), who presented a check for $9,000 to Dr. Dempf at the Christmas Basket Mass Dec. 21. This amount represents the proceeds from the Mothers’ Club Gently Worn Uniform Sales and Breakfast with Santa event, and will benefit the school’s Sister Anna Mae Marheineke Student Enrichment Fund. (Not shown in the photo is Jeannie Boettler, vice president.)
The Academy is happy to present noted author and speaker Dr. Tim Elmore on Thursday, January 25, at 7 p.m. in Rauch Memorial gym, when he will discuss how parents can lead their kids to succeed in life. All are invited to attend! …click here to read more.
Each of the Silver Tea performances last week was a heartwarming and memorable celebration of the season! We are grateful to the children for preparing such beautiful gifts for their parents, grandparents and friends. Special thanks to Little Acorn and Pre-Primary directors Mrs. Van Voorn and Ms. Weiss, Lower School and Middle School Silver Tea Director Laurie Strickland, and their many volunteer helpers for creating these special holiday memories. Merry Christmas!
Click below to view Little Acorn and Pre-Primary, Lower School, and Middle School Silver Tea photos.
The Academy was named Best Preschool and Pre-Primary teacher Rose Van Voorn Best Teacher in the 2017 Best of St. Charles County Readers Choice contest.
“Congratulations to Rose Van Voorn and to both Rose and Sam [Weiss] for their daily commitment and energy to the Little Acorns and Pre-Primary program for our youngest learners!” said Mrs. Renken. [Read more about our Pre-Primary teachers.]
Winners of the annual poll, sponsored by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Suburban Journals, were announced yesterday on stltoday. A reception will be held this evening at the Foundry Arts Centre. For further information or tickets, click here.