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October 2018

3rd Grade has been enjoying their study of Engineering in Science.  Over the past few weeks, students have used the Design Process to help them create catapults that launched marshmallows, redesign their paper airplanes in hopes of them flying 10 yards through a hula hoop, and design structures out of spaghetti that would defy gravity! … Read more »

September 2018

3rd Grade is enjoying their new role as the “big kids” in the Junior Yard!  Recently we elected two class representatives who will meet with SMA’s student council each month.  It was a close race, as the student speeches were persuasive in telling us why they should earn their classmate’s votes and the ideas they… Read more »

August 2018

The countdown is on… we are Back to School on Wednesday, August 22nd!  I hope everyone had an enjoyable and restful summer break.  I am looking forward to seeing the children and welcoming them to 3rd Grade!  It’s going to be a great year filled with learning and growth!!!  Please be sure to return your… Read more »

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 »