This week the students in Mrs. Foster’s kindergarten class made doves as part of their study of the Italian word pace, which means peace. The third grade visited the Magic House for a simulation to learn about being part of a community and managing a budget.
This week St. Ambrose kindergarten through second grade students enjoyed a field trip to Thies Farm Pumpkinland and seventh grade used Pearson Realize digital content to analyze the Declaration of Independence and discover new, diverse Revolutionary heroes.
St. Ambrose students have been busy this week meeting STEM challenges and participating in the Columbus Day Parade on the Hill.
Thanks to Gianni G., Charlsie L., Frannie W., and the St. Ambrose Student Council who worked together with the entire student body to raise money for St. Vincent de Paul School in Houston, Texas which was damaged in Hurricane Harvey!
The Pre-K4 classrooms joined together for a STEM challenge to build a bridge that all three of the different size billy goats from The Three Billy Goats Gruff could safely cross and have room for the troll to live underneath the bridge. Check out the results and more in the Monday Memo.
The start to a new school year is filled with much excitement and sometimes fear of the unknown.
According to Catholic Family Services, the beginning of school is a time “for our kids to learn new ideas, parents to maintain a steady schedule again, and teachers to make an impact on fresh minds.”
The new school year at St. Ambrose is off to a fantastic start. So many fabulous learning opportunities are taking place everyday. Check out this week’s Monday Memo to see all of the exciting things happening at St. Ambrose School.
Summer shouldn’t mean taking a break from learning, especially reading. Studies show that most students experience a loss of reading skills over the summer months, but children who continue to read will gain skills.
Congratulations to our eighth graders who graduated on Friday, May 19th! Best wishes to all of the graduates as they begin their high school careers!
Congratulations to our second graders who received their First Holy Communion on April 29th and our eighth graders who received the gifts of the Holy Spirit through the Sacrament of Confirmation on May 14th at the New Cathedral!