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School News 2012-2013

Fun in the Lab!

Milk1Weights2Fifth grade students had a ball practicing their science lab skills as they explored the cool things that happen when you add a few drops of food color to milk, then add a drop of liquid dish soap.....VOILA! A COLOR EXPLOSION! (Surface tension had a little part in the production!). And who would've thought that using the triple arm balances and whatever you could find in your desk could be that much fun? Finding a PRECISE mass measurement was the goal; they got it! We found a terrific recipe for learning about density - take 16 students, 4 graduated cylinders, 3 different liquids, and some food coloring (just for the "OHHHH, COOL! effect). Mix thoroughly. Let simmer for about 20 minutes and you get 16 students that understand the fundamentals of mass measurement and density. Learning really can be fun!!! For more photos click here.

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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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