During Catholic Schools Week our school had a “penny war” to raise money for an international organization called Smile Train. Smile Train provides surgeries for children born with cleft palates whose parents would not be able to afford the surgery. We raised $2231.28 which will provide surgeries for nine children. We are so proud of our students for donating to such a great cause.
While the seventh grades were at camp, the sixth and eighth grades participated in two activities: building a structure our of marshmallows and toothpicks and creating a catapult.
The challenge with the marshmallows and toothpicks was to build the highest, free-standing structure. The winning structure was 36 centimeters tall.
Every year our seventh graders spend 2 days at Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya.
Building a stronger sense of community in the class
Learning about different cultures and how we adapt to different cultures
Having a chance to try different winter activities like snow shoeing, cross country skiing and ice fishing
Learning about predators and prey in a winter environment