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School News 2012-2013

Pioneer Day

1PioneersTurning back the hands of time. Fourth graders researched the life of an early Nebraskan and portrayed that person during "Pioneer Day". Each "pioneer" introduced themselves to the class; "proved up" their homestead; washed their hands with goat milk soap and prepared and ate a pioneer style lunch. One of the highlights of the day was to play some pioneer relay races where they had to gather real eggs, churn butter, cut sod, plow and plant seeds and wash clothes on a wash board before turning forward the hands of time and becoming 4th graders with a deeper understanding of the hardships of pioneers and a stronger appreciation of the conveniences of today's world in which they live. For more pioneer 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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