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St. Gregory School’s Celebration of Red Ribbon Week

St. Gregory School will be celebrating the National Red Ribbon Campaign from Monday, October 29, through Friday, November 1.  This campaign supports a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.  The theme for this year is Life is your journey; travel drug free.  Please see the attached flyer for all the exciting happenings for the week, including special dress-up days. Red…

2nd Grade Weekly Update – October 19, 2018

Parents, There are so many specifics reminders this week so I am going to keep this section of the newsletter short and sweet.  The students worked hard to decorate their pumpkins today.  I can’t wait to see how their Trick or Treat Book Reports turn out!  Please continue to work on these at home!  If you…

6th Happenings–10/18

What a beautiful day!  The students enjoyed some time reading outside this afternoon.  They also spent some time in first grade designing a 3-D fall scene.  We’ll continue teaming up to help first grade with projects a couple of times each month.  It’s so neat seeing the patience our sixth graders have when they work…

First Grade Flash October 18, 2018

Dear Parents, I am so proud of your children!  They are doing so well in class each day! The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were the short u, contractions with s, plot chart, problem, solution, concepts of print, high frequency words and comprehension questions.   Please review the high frequency words that are…

Week 6 – Football Poll Winners

1st Place:  Kim Stiens – 128 pts – Patriots/Saints/Jets – $200   2nd Place:  Teri Cook – 126 pts – Patriots/Chiefs/Saints – $100   3rd Place:  Kelley Dawson – 125 pts – Patriots/Chiefs/Jets – $75   4th Place Tie:  Mike Herring – 123 pts – Patriots/Chargers/Jets – $25              …

Tuition Savings Opportunity for School Families

Recent updates to the U.S. federal tax code provide an opportunity for tax relief for parents who pay tuition for their students in elementary and secondary schools. The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act expanded 529 savings plans, originally applicable only to college expenses, to now allow families to use such saved funds for K-12…

What’s new in the BIG K!

Dear Parents, BRRRRR! With the weather changing so quickly please start sending coats, hats and gloves to school. Thank you Mrs. Hooppaw for some fun banana erasers from the Banana Pudding Festival! I hope everyone received a Pumpkin prayer page that came home with your child’s pumpkin on Friday.  We used the prayer as we…

2nd Grade Weekly Update – October 12, 2018

Parents, I’m always shocked how quickly first quarter seems to fly by.  It doesn’t seem possible that this coming Monday we will be starting second quarter.  I have  really enjoyed teaching your children this past quarter and I look forward to the rest of the year with them! This week the students took their first…

First Grade Flash October 10, 2018

Dear Parents, The skills that were reviewed in Reading class were r blends, s blends, oral vocabulary, verbs with ing, main idea/details, summarizing, dictionary skills, high frequency words and comprehension questions.  Please continue to send 6 or 7 books each week with your child.  On Monday, the students are required to write 2 sentences on…

Week 5 Football Raffle Winners

1st Place:  Becky Jaster – 125 pts – Bears/Jets/Saints – $200   2nd Place:  JS Foster – 118 pts – Steelers/Jets/Saints – $100   3rd Place:  Cristina James – 115 pts – Bears/Jets/Rams – $75   4th Place:  Mary Simmons – 114 pts – Panthers/Patriots/Saints – $50   5th Place Tie:  Kathy Scanlan – 113 pts…