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June 2018

As we approach the final days of the 2017-2018 school year, I look at my students and burst with pride!  My students have accomplished so many academic achievements in Reading, Writing and Math throughout the year.  Their love for learning is a gift from God that will help them better understand the world around them. … Read more »

May 2018

During the month of May, we honor Mary as “the Queen of May”.  We began the month with SMA’s traditional May Crowning.  Mary was surrounded by beautiful fresh flowers and a floral crown was placed on Mary’s head as we sang her praises.  3rd Grade will continue to honor Mary this month by praying a… Read more »

April 2018

3rd Grade is returning from spring break rested and ready to take on new challenges!  Prior to break, we learned about an author’s point of view knowing we had the right to respectfully disagree with his or her opinion.  3rd Grade students are becoming critical thinkers who recognize the importance of hearing both sides of… Read more »

March 2018

During this Lenten Season, 3rd Grade is strengthening their relationship with God through prayer.  We continue to read and discuss Scripture during our Religion class knowing this too is a form of prayer.  3rd Grade is also looking forward to our upcoming Lenten Reconciliation Service.  When we participate in the Sacraments, we are praying as… Read more »

February 2018

3rd Grade just concluded Catholic Schools Week by celebrating our wonderful grandparents!  Our grandparents toured the 3rd Grade classroom viewing student work on display, listened to students present various Informative writing pieces, and helped their grandchild create coordinate drawings!  Our All School Mass was the perfect way to end the day.  We prayed together and… Read more »

January 2018

Happy New Year!  3rd Grade is looking forward to a great year ahead! We are back to school and ready to challenge ourselves even more!  3rd Grade is continuing to read Informational Texts to help us see the importance of sequencing, cause and effect, and time order.  Historical events, such as the story of Jesse… Read more »

December 2017

It is time to prepare for the coming of the Son of God this Advent Season.  He will save us from sin.  Students will be receiving the sacrament of Reconciliation to ask God for forgiveness of their sins. In turn, we will forgive one another when we have been wronged.  As always, we will continue… Read more »

November 2017

SMA’s All Saint’s Day Assembly was a success!  The children looked wonderful and shared their knowledge of their saint so confidently with Mrs. Lowell!  The student’s Saint Report Presentations to the 1st and 2nd Graders were amazing as well!  They introduced themselves, projected their voices as they spoke, and answered audience questions with ease!  Well… Read more »

October 2017

3rd Grade has been busy with Science labs this month!  Students learned that not only are there Mathematical Practices, but there are Scientific & Engineering Practices as well!  Students are learning to ask questions, develop models, and plan & carry out investigations.  Students are engaging in discussions based on evidence from their labs and evaluating… Read more »

September 2017

Third Grade is off to an amazing start!  We have identified the Central Message in books such as Chrysanthemum and Wemberly Worried.  The students recognized the authors were teaching us life lessons which we could learn from as we start the new school year.  Students also wrote their first Opinion piece of writing.  They provided… Read more »