Our Thanksgiving party was a great success again this year. As in years past, we made stone soup (without the stones, of course 🙂 ).
It’s such a great story and teaching tool! Continue Reading
Grace preschoolers have become pen pals with my Benedictine Catholic Sisters this year. It’s one of our service projects, but you’d be hard pressed to figure out who is benefitting more from the experience.
The Sisters love getting their letters, and the kids can’t wait for their replies! Continue Reading
We glued popsicle sticks into triangles to make the ornaments. Some were painted and sequined to look like Christmas trees. Some were painted and decorated with wiggly eyes and red buttons to become Rudolf the Reindeer. We loved those! Continue Reading
Oh Boy! What a day yesterday was. There was yelling, pushing, hitting and shoving. There was tattling. (I think tattling drives me the craziest.) There was no way we were treating each other like Christ. So I called a Come To Jesus meeting. Continue Reading
Grace Academy celebrates Veterans Day every year. We start around the flag pole with the presentation of the colors by the Mexican American Veterans Association.Taps is played, the National Anthem is sung.
At Mass this year, Fr. Greg gave a beautiful homily thanking the vets for their service and presenting them with a small gift. After Mass, the older students listened to a speaker talk about Hero Street, and enjoyed refreshments with the vets. Continue Reading
Thanksgiving is extra special in a Catholic preschool, because we get to focus on our blessings. What has God given us that we can be thankful for? What does God give us every day? Continue Reading