Tag: 1st grade

Dr. Grubaugh Visits St. Gerard!

Dr. Grubaugh and his “toothy” assistant visited our Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms this week to teach them all about proper dental health. Every child received a pair of sunglasses! Thank you Dr. Grubaugh!

Happy Birthday Mary!

On September 8th the 1st graders made pictures for Mary’s birthday. At the end of the day, Mrs. Iding’s class took the pictures to the Rosary Garden to help Mary celebrate her special day. They stopped by the statue of Mary, showed her the pictures and then sang “Happy Birthday” softly like a prayer. We …

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Fr. John and Fr. David Bless the 1st Grade Mass Crosses!

It’s become a very special tradition at St. Gerard School. The first graders wear crosses to mass and at the beginning of the year Fr. John comes to bless their mass crosses. These pictures show Fr. John and Fr. David blessing the crosses of the first grade class. The first graders gather in a prayer …

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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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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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This is what Lent is all about!

Happy Birthday, Mary!

St. Gerard First Graders Show Mary Her Birthday Cards! To celebrate Mary’s birthday on September 8, the first graders at St. Gerard School made a birthday picture for Mary.  After the pictures were completed they took them to the Rosary Garden and stood in front of the Mary statue.  They proudly showed their pictures to …

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