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School News 2013-2014

Getting Creative

Leather5revWhat's that noise from upstairs? That might have been the comment from Miss Sheridan or any of her 8th graders one school morning. Could it be Santa's workers? Or could it be young designers stamping away on leather? Yes, that's it! Mr. Clark of Tandy Leather visited the 4th grade classroom and after viewing a variety of hides from ostrich to python and learning about tanning, each student was given an opportunity to hammer away with a special mallet and leather tools- creating their very own bookmark. What a special treat for them as they learned about the importance and oftentimes the necessity of hides to Native Americans, Pilgrims and people of today. For Jeongbin, of South Korea, this activity opened up doors of creativity to use this new art when she designs purses, her present day hobby and hopefully her future career. 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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