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School News 2012-2013

Historical Figures Come to Life

TeddyCropPresidents and First Ladies graced the halls of St. Mary's School. Taking the idea from a former St. Mary's teacher, Mrs. Langhorst, 4th graders researched the life and events of a president; wrote a report and a speech, and presented it to visitors in their own wax museum. The entry fee for guests and students was a donation for the Bellevue food pantry. Donations totaled 84 items. From Rough Rider, Teddy Roosevelt, who proudly spoke about the "teddy bear" to Michelle Obama who ended her speech with a reminder to students to eat healthy and exercise, the 4th graders taught students from kindergarten to third grade about the presidents and their wives. Eleanor Roosevelt sat in a wheelchair as her husband did during his presidency; Jackie Kennedy told about her husband, JFK, being the only Catholic president and Gerald Ford told of his Nebraska roots since he was born right here in Omaha. It was only an hour but the students should remember the presidents for years to come. 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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