Lent: A Time of Refelction and Preparation

Today we begin the next holy season of the Liturgical Calendar as the fourth graders lead us in our liturgy for Ash Wednesday. This important day marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It is a season of refection and preparation for Easter Sunday when Jesus demonstrated love’s life-giving power in his death and […]

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Camp Parent Meeting Presentation

For your reference, click here  for the Google Slides presentation from the parent meeting. If you still have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher!  

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5th Grade Camp

What is special about early May in 5th grade? Environmental Camp! Mark your calendars for May 2nd through May 4th as we look ahead to this extraordinary opportunity. As an enhancement to our hands on, scientific process and inquiry based science curriculum, the fifth grade will be visiting the Nature Bridge: Olympic Park, an overnight […]

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January 2018

As we move toward the end of January, there is much to share about what we have done in the weeks since returning from Christmas Break. It is hard to believe that it has only been three and a half weeks. Here is a run down of what we have been doing. In Religion Class, […]

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Advent: A Time of Waiting

What are we waiting for?” So begins our Advent journey. Advent is our time of waiting and preparing. The word Advent comes from the Latin word Adventus, which means “coming.” It is the beginning of a new liturgical year in the Church, beginning the fourth Sunday before Christmas and lasting until the Nativity of Our […]

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September Check In 2017

Families, Where did the month of September go? It was gone in a blink! However, the weather is reminding us daily that Fall is indeed here and we are well into the new school year. Here is what we have been up to in class. Science has found us exploring our Solar System. Some of […]

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Authors, Authors, Everywhere

In fifth grade, I like to introduce the students to a wide variety of authors. It is very easy to become “stuck” reading the same author or genre over and over again. To help broaden the kids’ experiences, two times a year, in the fall and again in the spring, I provide them with an […]

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Community Service Project

This next week, the fifth grade students have an opportunity to serve the greater Seattle community. Our Cabrinian tradition compels us to educate out students to be compassionate people and to live the principles of our Catholic Social Teaching. As a way to actively engage in these goals, the students will baking pies to be […]

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September 2017: Nuts and Bolts

  September 2017 Welcome to a new school year! As a fifth grader, your child is well into his/her intermediate education.  I am so delighted that he/she is in my class. Together, we will work to make this an engaging and exciting year.  I am confident that you will be amazed by what you see […]

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