Actual ashes are on our faces … and nobody’s making us wash them off!!! Continue Reading
Last week we celebrated Catholic Schools Week, one of the favorite weeks of the school year for the kids. The extra activities are fun and different … even if we teachers miss our regular schedules just a tiny bit. :)
My schedule was double different. Not only did we do things to celebrate in my classroom, I visited kindergartners and 1st-graders at Jordan Catholic School in Rock Island, Ill. My goal? To introduce them to the idea of a religious vocation. Continue Reading
Of course, we’re also making lots of great art. :) Continue Reading
Happy New Year!!! As we settle back into our routines (school was canceled on Wed. because of the cold, so I guess we’re not quite “settled” yet), the 2nd graders earned a “free art day.” Oh man, did we have fun!!! Continue Reading
Leonardo da Vinci and other Renaissance artists provided the artistic inspiration for the final Nativity artwork produced by Grace 1st graders this year. Beautiful! <3 Continue Reading
It was with great excitement that the Benedictine Sisters welcomed our Grace 8th grade class last week. They came to perform their “Our Lady of Guadalupe” play for us. They perform it every year at school.
Our Sisters loved it! Continue Reading
Grace preschoolers finished their Baby Jesus dolls last week, and I wanted to be sure you got to see them. (Here’s how we did it.)
The children love them … and so do I.
What a joy it is, to help little ones grow their love for Him!!!! <3