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Teacher: Mary Jankovich

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A Note from the Teacher


Fourth grade is an exciting year! Students are no longer in the primary grades and while there are higher expectations, the students' natural curiosity and enthusiasm help them to reach their full potential. 

Using the Archdiocesan Standards as our our guide, we work through the curriculum independently, in small groups, and as a whole group. Lessons are planned around student needs and skill levels. 


The most important "subject" in 4th grade is Religion. However, it isn't just a subject. Yes, we learn the 10 Commandments and standard prayers....but it is so much more. We develop and nurture a relationship with Jesus and what it means to live our faith. 


Fluency and comprehension is the goal when reading both during and outside of class time. Along with our textbooks, novels are incorporated to build their reading stamina. 


For Math, students explore the basics and build upon them. Students study various problem-solving strategies that meet the needs of different learners. 

Social Studies:

In Social Studies, we journey through time to study our nation's history and, more specifically, our state's history. Part of this journey are field trips and other events used to help enhance and hopefully experience our history.


Science and STEM are learned best through hands-on discovery. Experiment/projects are part of the curriculum with further opportunities that challenge students to dig deeper and continue to discover new ideas. 


I am blessed to have this opportunity to share my faith and love of learning with my students!

- Ms. Jankovich

 2020-2021 School Supplies List

2020-2021 4th Grade Supply List


St Mary's Information

St. Mary's Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education that nurtures students' hearts and minds to become servant leaders in an ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of education is to offer a five-day program to assist families in teaching those truths, skills, and ideals, which are necessary for Christian living. We believe that education must develop the faculties and abilities of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. To help achieve this, our faculty and staff are an integral part of the formation of Christian community and dedicate themselves to the task of developing Christian citizens.



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