Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31 - Last Day of School 2016-2017

Well, here it is....yesterday was a fantastic day for our field day!!!  The weather was perfect, and the Civics Club hosted a wonderful day of fun for all of the kiddos!  I didn't get a chance to get very many pix, but I do have a few action shots from 6th graders giving the obstacle course a try!!  Enjoy!















Thursday, May 25, 2017

Bittersweetness... (...is that even a word??)

This time of year is bittersweet....everyone LOVES summer vacation, including me!!!  But after spending almost every day for the last 9 months with these kiddos, I'm going to miss them!!  My only saving grace is that I get to teach them again next year!!  

Sixth graders have learned so much this year!!  I love to watch their faces when a new concept is taught to them and they "get it"!  Believe it or not, this is still happening today, even with just 3 days of school left!  Never quit learning!

Congratulations to all St. Malachy students for a fantastic music program last night!!!  Super proud of all our students:



Some reminders for the last few days of school:
Friday, May 26:  8th grade Graduation at 7:00 at Holy Spirit Church.  Everyone is invited to attend, not just the 8th graders!

Monday, May 29:  NO SCHOOL...Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 30:  Bring a sack lunch, milk will be provided; Field Day 1:00-2:30

Wednesday, May 31:  Last day of School!!  Mass at 9:15, Mass dress code not enforced; Award ceremony following mass; class time until 12:00; no lunch served; dismissal at 12:00




Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

The countdown is on!!!  8 days of school left, and so much to do!!! 

Today was a great afternoon spent listening to an awesome guest speaker, Mr. Troy McBroom, Mrs. Sarah Kendrick's dad!  He has taken two trips to the land of Israel, taken thousands of pictures, and came to share photos and his experiences with us today.  I learned so much, and now have another experience to add to my bucket list!  The students were able to take a small vial of shells from the Sea of Galilee home with them.....hopefully those made it home and students shared them with you!

HamburgerSpecial "Thank you" to Thane and Rachel Glynn....they grilled hamburgers for us for lunch today...they were so goooooood!!!

Even though the school year is winding down, there is still so much going on....students have homework to do, tests to take, presentations to give....and on, and on!  Here is a rundown of how our school year will end:

19th:  6th grade math test

19th:  Civil War Wax Museum
24th:  Spring Concert 6:30, High School Auditorium 
28th:  8th Grade Graduation, 7 pm
29th:  No School
30th:  Students bring sack lunch....milk will be provided  
30th:  Field Day 1-3 pm
31st:  Mass (mass attire NOT required), end of year assembly, 12 pm dismissal, no lunch

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May Days

It is so hard to believe that May is here, and kids are counting down the last days of school!!!  It seems like only yesterday my 6th graders were young babes walking into the middle school.....I love seeing how much they grow and change in a year's time!!!  I am so proud of all of them!!  

We are going to be busy, busy, busy from now until May 31!!!  Be sure to check back often for updates and activities!!

We just completed Lap-A-Thon 2017!!  Here are some pix for you to enjoy.....I really LOVE the middle school pic we take on the playground equipment after its over!!
























Our last 6th grade Mass will be on Wednesday, May 10.  We are working with the 2nd grade for the May Crowning.  Please join us in this beautiful celebration!

On Thursday, May 11, 6th graders are going to the high school track with 4th and 5th graders to help prep for the Elks Track Meet.  They are bringing home permission slips today, and will need $1 for this trip.

On Monday, May 15th, the middle school is going to Crestmoor for PE class from 1:40-3:00.  Permission slips will be coming home for this also.

Middle School Information Night is Thursday, May 11 at 6:30.  This is for all 5th graders and their parents.  If you know of anyone who would like to come to St. Malachy Midde School, invite them to join us that night!

Civics Club Field Day is Tuesday, May 30.....STUDENTS WILL NEED A SACK LUNCH!!

Last Day of Class for Students is Wednesday, May 31...We are dismissing 3 hours early for summer break!

Friday, April 21, 2017

Spring Clean-Up Day!

What a whirlwind week it has been!!!  Teachers enjoyed a very successful NCEA Convention in St. Louis!  We learned a lot, came home with many new ideas, and are rejuvenated to finish out the school year!

Today, students showed pride in their school by helping with our Spring Clean-Up Day!  As always, they have so much fun, even when raking leaves and loading the truck!  Here are some pix to show how hard they work!






An action shot of the boys....
...and of the girls!!!



Hmmm....they seem to be working as hard as we are!!

The Grape (Leaf) Stompers...







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Way to go, St. Malachy kids!!!  You're the best, and I am blessed!

Upcoming events:

  • Ties and Tutus dance on Friday, April 28, 6:30-8:00.  All Civics Club members are encouraged to help out!!!
  • Thursday,  May 4:  Lap-a-Thon!
  • Wednesday, May 24:  Rescheduled Spring Music Program

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Cross Walk, Easter, Spring Cleaning

The Lord definitely provided for us today!  What a beautiful day for us to walk with Jesus in His final steps, and remember the Passion and death of Jesus!  Our 2nd annual Cross Walk was a success!



6th Grade is waiting patiently for our Lenten Angels!


The whole group is gathering, waiting to get started!


Thank you Andy for carrying the cross for us!


Kenzie, Megan, and Briley helped with the Stations of the Cross at Holy Spirit Church.










Please remember that we return from this break on Thursday, April 20.  On Friday, April 21, we are reviving the Spring Cleaning tradition!  Students in middle school will want to bring rakes and gloves for the work we are assigned to do!  



Wednesday, May 31 - Last Day of School 2016-2017

Well, here it is....yesterday was a fantastic day for our field day!!!  The weather was perfect, and the Civics Club hosted a wonderful day ...