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School News 2012-2013

Auschwitz Lessons Learned

St. Mary's 7th and 8th graders got the opportunity of a lifetime, to hear first hand, what it was like to survive living in Nazi Germany. Professor Max Epstein of Northwestern University recounted his story of survival through Skype. He told of his experiences in the ghetto and Auschwitz as well as his liberation and life afterwards. Epstein spoke about the life lessons he learned, and challenged them, to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. His message was: "This kind of thing can't happen if we refuse to stand by while others are treated unjustly."

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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