Category: Highlight of the Month

Fifth Graders Give Advent Calendars to Their First Grade Pen Pals!

The 5th graders and 1st graders at St. Gerard School are pen pals for the school year and do many things together. One of the special activities is the 5th graders make an Advent Calendar to help the 1st graders prepare for Christmas. These beautiful, detailed Advent Calendars have a window to open each day …

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Spelling Bee Winners!

Congratulations to Hagan Hamel (5th Grade) and Kristina Rathbun (6th Grade).  Hagan and Kristina are the winners of the Spelling Bee contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.  Hagan and Kristina now advance to the Regionals. Congratulations!!

Lions Club Peace Poster Contest

The Bretton Woods Lions Club sponsored an entry into the International Peace Poster contest through the International Lions Club organization. First Place – Megan Fischette $50           Second Place – Christina Thieu $25           Third Place – Billie Magbag               Honorable …

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Thank God for OUR Super Heroes!

Thank you to Fred and Michelle Hart for their labor of love in chairing our 13th annual auction. On behalf of the entire staff, we would like to thank the nearly 400+ people that helped make this event so successful simply by attending. While the evening was truly about the students at St. Gerard School, …

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Reading Has Its Own Rewards…

…and a pumpkin or two! Students were encourage to read, read, read in October. They filled out coupons based on the books they read and at the end of the month they reaped the rewards of all of that reading! Oh, and a few of our students were able to take home a beautiful pumpkin. …

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4th Graders Study the Rosary…yum?!

Towards the end of their study of the rosary during the month of October, fourth graders were treated to just one more example of the rosary,and this one was different than any rosary they had ever had before! Students brought in cupcakes to put together the rosary.

Old Meets New

Seventh grade students use the iPads (new) to study for their upcoming quiz on MacBeth (old). The iPads come from just part of the proceeds from last year’s auction. Looking forward to this year’s auction!

Second Graders Go To The Orchard

All of the second graders at St. Gerard School had a great time celebrating Apple Week. Some of the events from this week included putting together a delicious homemade applesauce recipe and visiting the Country Mill, where the children were able to see how apples grow and how cider is made. They even had the …

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October-Dedicated to the Holy Rosary

Did you know the month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary? Every year in celebration of Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7th) the 3rd grade students at St. Gerard School make their own rosaries. The beautiful colors and large size help in learning how to use the rosary and reflect on the …

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Christ Be Our Light-Our School’s Theme for 2014-15

This year our school will center our year around the theme, “Christ Be Our Light”. At our opening school Mass, each classroom brought forth their light and professed their plan to be the light of Christ for others. Fr. John challenged us to make good on our word. He went to great lengths talking to …

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