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School News 2011-2012

Making a 91 Year Old's Wish Come True

GroupMtRushmoreJordan, Emily, Nicholas and the Whole Group Who Went to Mount Rushmore.3 St. Mary’s students helped make a wish come true.  Jordan Roberts and Emily and Nicholas Summers were with 91-year-old Ruth Lightbody as she checked off Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills of South Dakota off her “bucket list” this summer. The 3 students volunteered to help take her on the trip.  They have been working with the residents of Mable Rose Estates, where Lightbody resides, for years. Lisa Summers, Mable Rose Activity Director, says the 3 students really know older folks.   On the trip, the three helped carry luggage, get the residents in and out of cars and knocked on hotel doors at mealtime. The trip totaled 15 people including 3 generations of the two students’ families.

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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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