Nobody is cuter than a preschooler at Halloween … or more excited. We had a wonderful day. The students had come to school in costume, so when it was time to begin our party we didn’t have to get dressed.
Month: October 2011
How We Won a Pajama Day
Every year the students of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy help Alleman High School collect food for the Hunger Drive … and our 4-year-old preschoolers are no exception. This year I decided to up the ante: if my kids collected 100 cans, they would earn a Pajama Day. Ha! They worked like crazy to win! Continue Reading
The Joys – and Tears – of Grandparents’ Day at Our Lady of Grace
Yesterday was Grandparents’ Day at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy. The whole school was involved. While older students made rosaries, my little ones decorated pretty rosary boxes with colorful foam pieces. The rosaries and boxes will be given to Our Lady of Guadalupe Women’s Group to pass out to those in need. Continue Reading
I am Sister Stefanie MacDonald a Catholic Benedictine Sister of St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island, Illinois who teaches preschool at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in East Moline. Before I became a Sister, I taught Kindergarten at St. Pius X School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I love teaching … but almost didn’t become a teacher. Continue Reading