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School News 2011-2012

Thanksgiving Home Economics

The day before Thanksgiving Mrs. Menzel's 5th grade Math class was challenged to plan and calculate the cost of a Thanksgiving meal for 12. They were given a $100.00 voucher, ads and coupons and were told how much food they would need. They had to calculate how much 2 pounds of potatoes would cost and estimate to the nearest dollar. They had 50 minutes to calculate the cost of an entire meal. The average cost for a family of 12 was $59 dollars. What savvy shoppers! One student said, "That was so much fun. Can we do it for the Christmas meal too?"

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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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