Monthly Archives: December 2019


The Big Ugly Book Drive is Seeking a Champion

The future of the Big Ugly Book Drive is uncertain. Shari Gullo, who has been leading the effort in our area, is facing health challenges that make it difficult to take on every step of the process. She’s seeking a dedicated individual to lead day-to-day efforts. She hopes someone will…


Photos: Santa Lucia – 12/13/2019

Santa Lucia The entire school celebrated Santa Lucia Day on December 13. Santa Lucia was an Italian saint from the island of Sicily. Santa Lucia is the complement to St. Nicholas during this time of Advent. Santa Lucia represents Divine Love and comes to the children with song rather than…


Wonder Garden – In the Classroom 12/27/2019

Wonder Garden We have been busy the past few weeks! Each day the children took turns moving the star child around the spiral and decorating our nature table with gifts of crystals, sea shells, plants, and animals. We made salt dough ornaments, pumpkin bread presents, and gingerbread men to celebrate…


Apple Blossom Garden – In the Classroom 12/27/2019

Apple Blossom Garden – Puppet Performances The children and have been digging into their imagination while putting on their own puppet shows and full blown performances. After we watched the 2nd Grade perform their Saint Martin play for Martinmas, the Apple Blossom children created their own wonderful play. Apple Blossom…


6th & 7th Grades – In the Classroom 12/27/2019

6th & 7th Grades – Latin American Studies Grades 6 and 7 embarked on a study of Latin America during the three weeks between Thanksgiving and Holiday Breaks. They delved into the physical, cultural and political geography of the region and each student chose a country to research more deeply,…