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School News 2015-2016

The Light Bulb Lit

Fifth graders recently studied "Work and Machines" in Science. They each created a "Rube Goldberg-inspired" compound machine as part of a final assessment. Makayla's "Light's On!" machine incorporated at least three simple machines and accomplished a simple task. In her case she used inclined planes, levers and pulleys to flip a switch. It would've been much easier to simply turn on the light - but not nearly as much fun! Many of the kids created their machines at home and then shared videos. Here is Makayla's. Take a look. Click here to see the experiment and click here to see the construction of the Rube Goldberg project.

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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