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School News 2014-2015

Geography Bee Winners Named

GeogBeeChamp2015Ten students competed in St. Mary's annual Geography Bee. This year's school champion is Ethan Yale. Kristin Kreps came in 2nd and William Van Huffel took 3rd. Two contestants from each class, grades 4 through 8 competed. After giving two incorrect answers participants were eliminated.

Here are three of the questions used in the championship round:

"National Geographic Explorer Shivani Bhalla works with warriors in the local Samburu community to protect lions south of Lake Turkana in which African country?

Disney's blockbuster movie Frozen is set in the fictional land of Arendelle, which was largely inspired by the country of Norway. Norway is located on which European peninsula?

Jack London's classic novel The Call of the Wild tells the story of a pet dog that learns to survive in the wild after being kidnapped. This story takes place in the Yukon in which country?

Congratulations to the winners! 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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