Tag: 5th grade

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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DEQ’s 1st Place Earth Day Poster Contest Winner!

Ellie Kooney was recognized at the Earth Day event at Constitution Hall on April 22, 2014 for her entry in the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) poster contest.  She received First place out of thousands of entries.  Ellie is in Fifth grade in Mrs. Diana Schmitz’s class at St. Gerard School.