It was warm in the sun today – even if the wind was chilly – so after our mid-morning fire drill we corralled the kids for a shout out to Alleman High School.
Good luck, Pioneers, in your game against Galesburg. And stay warm!!!
Grandparents’ Day at Grace was extra-special this year, as it nearly coincided with Pope Francis’ visit to the Festival of Families in Philadelphia. It also precedes the Synod of Bishops on the Family which is scheduled for October in Rome. Continue Reading
Grace preschoolers have been following Pope Francis’ visit. They are keenly aware of his love of children. <3 Continue Reading
Our name has a lot to do with our identity… especially in preschool. It’s how we are called. And for a preschooler, it means everything.
In preschool, we work a lot on our name. We learn what letters are in it. We learn to recognize the letters in sequence. We learn to do the same for our friends.
Here are a few fun ways to help the students learn their and their friends’ names. Continue Reading
We began, as so many schools today, with Unpack your Backpack night.
Students and their families could meet their teachers, see their new classrooms, unpack their supplies, and – in our case – enjoy a fun hot dog dinner.
This year I did a couple of new things. Continue Reading
Yes, I know I’ll be dying for some time off in, say, a week, but hey. I love my kids and can’t wait to see them!!! Continue Reading