Inspired by her studies of the Corporal Works of Mercy in religion class, one Fifth Class student brought Goal III: A social awareness which impels to action, to life. Vivian first learned about Blessing Bags from her mom and when her religion teacher, Mrs. Strother, began talking about the ways the class was going to participate in the Corporal Works of Mercy, Vivian knew she wanted to make Blessing Bags on her own.
Sixth Class students led their Middle School peers in Stations of the Cross outside this morning. The students prayerfully guided their classmates through this Lenten journey!
Grounded in the work of Carol Dweck, Ph.D., student-led parent teacher conferences support the development of a growth mindset, or the student’s love of learning and the development of resilience needed for “great accomplishment.” These conversations between students, parents and teachers focus on student strengths, areas of opportunity and goals.
Eighth Class students recently completed an Art Installation for the David Shepard Wildlife Foundation that was featured in St. Charles County Lifestyle Magazine. This annual global art contest encourages student collaboration, ideation, and creativity, while allowing students the opportunity to display concern for our planet’s environment and the diverse wildlife that inhabits it.
Congratulations to the Academy Robotics team who had their first competition this past Saturday. The judges noted that the team demonstrated great teamwork when setting up for their presentation and were very well prepared for their presentation. Great job, Robotics team!
Thank you to our Sixth Class students, teachers and Middle School principal, who braved the cold weather on Friday, Feb. 12 to serve at Heat-Up St. Louis at Hardees! Proceeds raised that morning supported Heat-Up St. Louis, an organization that helps people pay their heating bills and keep warm in the winter.
In Seventh Class Literature the students were tasked with creating a book trailer to persuade online viewers to purchase and read Alan Gratz’s story Refugee.