Grace’s celebration of Catholic Schools Week started on Sunday with Masses at all 5 of our feeder parishes.
I went to the 8 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe.
We heard a wonderful homily about how Catholic education helps us learn how to follow Jesus. We heard parents speak about how much they appreciate Grace Academy, both for its academics and its Catholicism. And we were able to thank Grace families for all that they bring to the school.
Today, our plans were thwarted by the cold weather. 😦 Continue Reading
Recently it’s been so cold and wet here (we expect a high of 5 degrees today) that the children haven’t been able to go outside to play. Aaargh. Imagine a roomful of preschoolers peering out at all the pretty snow yet cooped up inside. Not a pretty sight. 😦
So last week we brought the outside in, and had a Polar Party. Continue Reading
It’s fun to let them see just how wrong they are.
Because here’s my secret weapon: 6th graders. I put my little ones next to the big ones and watch them both behave! Continue Reading
Catholic school education is superb for many reasons. Teaching about Jesus and the Gospel values is right at the top … but so is the excellence of our education. That excellence begins early here at Grace, and it begins with math.
Good math skills are critical to long term academic success, and should be taught creatively and passionately. Small children love math! Continue Reading
Yesterday was supposed to be the 1st day back at school, but it was canceled because of the cold. I was just as excited as the kids to hear the news. (Today, we’re off, too.) YAY!!!
It gave me the leisure to really enjoy Sunday evening with my Sisters. What did we do? Take a look! 😉