What are Virtue Circles? Circles are a most important part of VBRD. We hold class circles at least twice a month where we pray, talk about the virtues we are studying, and/or issues that the class is working on as a group.
Third and fifth grades went online for classwork and eighth grade traveled outside and into the neighborhood for a time of prayer.
Pre-K through 2nd Grade students along with their parents and grandparents enjoyed a fantastic day at Eckerts Orchard.
The eighth grade has been studying all of the body systems, the organs involved, and how they interact. They used the dissection of a leopard frog to identify and review some of the major organs and systems. Before the hands-on dissection, each student completed a virtual frog dissection on an iPad.
If you listened to any of the coverage from Pope Francis’ visit to the US, you heard the message of tolerance and love, and of welcoming others into the community.
This week St. Ambrose students worked collaboratively on a variety of projects.
I want to thank the many parents and grandparents who have volunteered for various activities thus far this year. Volunteers are always welcomed, and it is a great way to show your child that there is an investment in education.
Remember that next week grades 3-8 will be taking the ITBS test. It is very important that students arrive to school on time as well as get plenty of rest at night. There will be no homework next week.
Sixth grade students explored the scientific method by building catapults and launching marshmallows, third grade students traveled the compass rose, and many more exciting lessons took place this week.
The students are back in full swing with their academics. Fourth Grade will once again take part in the STEAM initiative that we were invited to last year by COCA. Mrs. King and a teacher from COCA will work with the students throughout the year on integrating science, technology, arts and mathematics.