FIELD DAY 2019

VOLUNTEERS WELCOME:  Come join the fun for a Mrs. CHRISMAN field day on Wednesday afternoon, May 22, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Please let the school office or Coach Forster know if you are interested in joining and helping out with games and activities like Croquet Soccer, Hula Hoop tic-tac-toe, Rubber Chicken relays, I-phone tag, Sport cup stacking, Minigolf, Artwork on the pavement, Newcomb ball and so much more!!  Thank you in advance for your prayers, support, and help!  Hope to see you there :)!

Why do Catholics Honor Mary?

St. Faustina

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 05-06-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will also be able to recognize the four major prophets and their significance. The students will reflect on the Wisdom Literature: instructions in how-to live-in relationship with God; how to live a virtuous life. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles (CCC 1163-1173). The learner will continue reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. The DRT assessment is scheduled for May 8th. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to deepen their knowledge and love for Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection (i.e. Paschal Mystery), Mt. 26- 28; Mk 14-16; Lk 22-24, Jn 18-20). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles (CCC 1163-1173). The learner will continue reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. The DRT assessment is scheduled for May 8th. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will continue to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the contributions of the Church in the United States (1492-1861). The learner will continue to understand and describe the growth of the Church in the United States (1861-present). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles (CCC 1163-1173). The learner will continue reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. The DRT assessment is scheduled for May 8th. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will be participating in a variety of physical activities, including those that involve striking skills.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 04-29-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue reading the story of David, the writer of Psalms, (1 Sam 17, 2 Sam 24) and his son, Solomon, and the building of the Temple, (1 Kings 1-11). The learner will also be able to recognize the four major prophets and their significance. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. The DRT assessment is scheduled for May 8th. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to deepen their knowledge and love for Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection (i.e. Paschal Mystery), Mt. 26- 28; Mk 14-16; Lk 22-24, Jn 18-20). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. The DRT assessment is scheduled for May 8th. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will continue to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the contributions of the Church in the United States (1492-1861). The learner will continue to understand and describe the growth of the Church in the United States (1861-present). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. The DRT assessment is scheduled for May 8th. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue doing spring physical education Fitnessgram testing during the month of April.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 04-23-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue reading the story of David (1 Sam 17, 2 Sam 24) and Solomon and the building of the Temple, (1 Kings 1-11). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Have a blessed and Happy Easter! Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to deepen their knowledge and love for Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection (i.e. Paschal Mystery), Mt. 26- 28; Mk 14-16; Lk 22-24, Jn 18-20). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Have a blessed and Happy Easter! Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will continue to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the contributions of the Church in the United States (1492-1861). The learner will understand and describe the growth of the Church in the United States (1861-present). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Have a blessed and Happy Easter! Middle-school Physical Education: The students will be doing spring physical education Fitnessgram testing during the month of April. Have a blessed and Happy Easter!

Stations of the Cross

Holy Week in Three Minutes

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 04-15-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will read the story of David (1 Sam 17, 2 Sam 24) and Solomon and the building of the Temple, (1 Kings 1-11). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will deepen their knowledge and love for Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection (i.e. Paschal Mystery), Mt. 26- 28; Mk 14-16; Lk 22-24, Jn 18-20). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will deepen their understanding and appreciation of the contributions of the Church in the United States (1492-1861). The learner will understand and describe the growth of the Church in the United States (1861-present). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will be doing spring physical education Fitnessgram testing during the month of April.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 04-08-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue to study about Samuel as last judge, who anoints the first king: Saul (1 Sam 10-15) and the beginning of the kingship period. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will deepen their knowledge and love for Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection (i.e. Paschal Mystery), Mt. 26- 28; Mk 14-16; Lk 22-24, Jn 18-20). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will be evaluated over the ways the Church changed and grew during the nineteenth century (1814-1914). The learner will deepen their understanding and appreciation of the contributions of the Church in the United States (1492-1861). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will be doing spring physical education Fitnessgram testing during the month of April.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 04-01-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue reviewing the 10 Commandments (Ex 20-24) (CCC 2055-2074). The learner was evaluated about the Israelite settlement, including Joshua and the Promised Land/ Fall of Jericho, (Jos 1-6) and the story of Ruth and parallel to God’s faithfulness, (Ru 1-4). The learner will study about Samuel as last judge, who anoints the first king: Saul (1 Sam 10-15) and the beginning of the kingship period. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner was evaluated over miracles of healing, provision, resurrection, demons, and nature. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner was evaluated over how the Church responded to the age of kings, the scientific revolution, and the Enlightenment (1648-1749). The learner will describe the ways the Church changed and grew during the nineteenth century (1814-1914). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The learner will be reviewing problems on the diocesan study guide. Please remember to return your 2019-2020 school registration form. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will be doing spring physical education Fitnessgram testing during the month of April.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 03-25-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue reviewing the 10 Commandments (Ex 20-24) (CCC 2055-2074). The learner will begin studying about the Israelite settlement, including Joshua and the Promised Land/ Fall of Jericho, (Jos 1-6) and the story of Ruth and parallel to God’s faithfulness, (Ru 1-4). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to study miracles of healing, provision, resurrection, demons, and nature. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will describe how the Church responded to the age of kings, the scientific revolution, and the Enlightenment (1648-1749). The learner was evaluated over the Four Marks of the Church (CCC 810, 870) on Friday. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Please remember to return your 2019-2020 school registration form. The eighth grade will be attending a Career Cruising field trip on Monday, March 25, 2019 from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue participating in the Kids Heart Challenge during the month of March in their physical education classes. Please turn in all donations for the Kids Heart Challenge by Friday, March 29, 2019. Thank you!

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 03-04-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue reviewing the 10 Commandments (Ex 20-24) (CCC 2055-2074). The learner will identify, define, and apply the role of a steward of vocation and will have attended the sixth grade Vocation Fair at Magdalen Catholic School on Friday, March 1, 2019. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. March conferences are next Friday, March 8, 2019 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and if a conference wasn’t requested by this teacher, but you would like a conference for your child, please sign up on the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ba5a729a13-spring Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to study miracles of healing, provision, resurrection, demons, and nature. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. March conferences are next Friday, March 8, 2019 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and if a conference wasn’t requested by this teacher, but you would like a conference for your child, please sign up on the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ba5a729a13-spring Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will describe how the Church responded to the age of kings, the scientific revolution, and the Enlightenment (1648-1749). The learner will continue to define and apply the Four Marks of the Church (CCC 810, 870). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. March conferences are next Friday, March 8, 2019 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and if a conference wasn’t requested by this teacher, but you would like a conference for your child, please sign up on the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ba5a729a13-spring Middle-school Physical Education: The students will be participating in the Kids Heart Challenge during the month of March in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 02-25-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be reviewing the 10 Commandments (Ex 20-24) (CCC 2055-2074). The learner will identify, define, and apply the role of a steward of vocation and will be attending the sixth grade Vocation Fair at Magdalen Catholic School on Friday, March 1, 2019. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will study miracles of healing, provision, resurrection, demons, and nature. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will describe how the Church responded to the age of kings, the scientific revolution, and the Enlightenment (1648-1749). The learner will define and apply the Four Marks of the Church (CCC 810, 870). Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue the basketball and hockey units in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 02-19-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be evaluated over the first part of Moses’ story and Yahweh as God’s revealed name: I am who am (Ex 3) and the 10 Plagues (Ex 4-12) on Friday. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will be evaluated over the types, purposes, and meanings for the Parables in the seventh-grade religion curriculum on Friday. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will recognize and examine and take an evaluation over the causes and consequences of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1603). The learner will define and apply the Four Marks of the Church (CCC 810, 870). Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue the basketball and hockey units in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 02-11-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue studying Moses’ story and Yahweh as God’s revealed name: I am who am (Ex 3) and the 10 Plagues (Ex 4-12). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to identify the types, purposes, and meanings for the Parables in the seventh-grade religion curriculum. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will recognize and examine the causes and consequences of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1603). The learner created ten review cards of persons and events connected to the Protestant Reformation, English Reformation, and the Catholic Counter-Reformation time period. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue the basketball and hockey units in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 02-04-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will begin studying Moses’ story and Yahweh as God’s revealed name: I am who am (Ex 3) and the 10 Plagues (Ex 4-12). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to identify the types, purposes, and meanings for the Parables in the seventh-grade religion curriculum. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will recognize and examine the causes and consequences of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1603) beginning next week. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue the basketball unit and begin a hockey unit in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 01-28-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be evaluated on Friday how Joseph was a foreshadowing of Christ, (Gen 37-50). The learner will begin studying Moses’ story and Yahweh as God’s revealed name: I am who am (Ex 3) and the 10 Plagues (Ex 4-12). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will continue to identify the types, purposes, and meanings for the Parables in the seventh-grade religion curriculum. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The students will continue final preparations for their Catholic School Week project presentation next Wednesday. The learner will define and articulate how the Church of the Renaissance survived and flourished despite crises and challenges (1305-1517) and the learner will be evaluated over the benchmark 7 notes on Friday. The learner will recognize and examine the causes and consequences of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1603) beginning next week. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue the basketball unit and begin a hockey unit in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 01-22-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will explore how Joseph was a foreshadowing of Christ, (Gen 37-50). The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The learner will identify the types, purposes, and meanings for the Parables in the seventh-grade religion curriculum. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The students have begun preparations for their Catholic School Week project presentation and each student has selected a topic to research. The learner will define and articulate how the Church of the Renaissance survived and flourished despite crises and challenges (1305-1517) and the learner will be evaluated over the benchmark 7 notes either on Friday or the beginning of the following week. The learner will recognize and examine the causes and consequences of the Protestant Reformation (1517-1603) beginning next week. Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue the basketball unit in their physical education classes.

Catholic doctrine and PE newsletter 01-07-2019

Sixth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner will continue to categorize the books of the Old Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will continue the story of Jacob/Israel as the father of the 12 Tribes of Israel, (Gen 27-36) and the third patriarch. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Seventh Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner continues to identify the essential elements of the Bible. The learner continues to categorize the books of the New Testament by their literary divisions. The learner will be familiar with and analyze the Synoptic Gospels. The students will continue studying about Catholic social teaching next week. The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. Eighth Grade Catholic Doctrine: The learner will participate in and explain the liturgical cycle, including the seasonal (temporal) and sanctoral cycles. CCC 1163-1173. The students will begin preparations for their Catholic School Week project presentation. The learner will assess how the Church was renewed and reformed during the High Middle Years (1046-1305). Middle-school Physical Education: The students will continue to participate in indoor team sports and small group activities.

Mr. Forster