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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 »

August 2017

Welcome back to school!  I hope everyone had a relaxing summer spent with family and friends.  I have an exciting year planned for 3rd Grade and I am looking forward to getting started on Monday, August 28th!  For those students who tracked their summer reading, bring in your logs and I will turn them into… Read more »

June 2017

3rd Grade is counting down the last few days until summer vacation!  The students have worked very hard in this last trimester and deserve a break!  Students know the importance of continuing to read over the summer as well as practicing their multiplication facts.  As we always say, “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose… Read more »

May 2017

May is here and 3rd Grade is wrapping up their Animal Research Reports!  Students have researched their animal’s physical features, habitat, diet, and their adaptation features using various sources.  Video presentations have been created and will be shared with their 6th Grade Buddies.  Two videos have been posted on our 3rd Grade page that will… Read more »

April 2017

3rd Grade did a great job organizing SMA’s March Clothing Drive!  Students created signs, spoke to classes, and picked up clothing around campus.  This simple service project was their idea when we contemplated what we could do to serve others in need.  When students saw our school community come together, they were amazed by the… Read more »

March 2017

March is underway!  3rd Grade celebrated our First Friday Mass with the 2nd Graders.  Students introduced the Lenten Season as a time to help & share, a time to pray, and a time to love.  Students will be trying to change the things that keep them from being as loving as Jesus.  As a form… Read more »

February 2017

Catholic School’s Week was terrific! To kick off the week, 3rd Graders shared their recent writing pieces about our School Wide Learning Expectations at Catholic Churches in the area.  They shared how they live as faith filled Catholics, work towards being life long learners, and act as community and global ambassadors.  With the help of… Read more »

January 2017

3rd Grade started the year with a few New Year Resolutions!  Students created a list of thoughtful goals to work toward in the new year such as Read More, Stay Present, Improve Behavior, and Get plenty of rest & Eat well! On Friday, January 6th, we celebrated the Epiphany at our All School Mass.  TK-2… Read more »