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School News 2016-2017

A Project Worth Waiting For

8thGradeHats10Each year the 8th grade class constructs hats as one of their monthly homework projects. There are only a few simple rules. The hat must have a theme, measure at least 12 inches in height, width, or depth, and stay on their head without holding it on with their hands. The students then parade through the school, sharing their creations with all the classes. One student asked Mrs. Schutt, our art teacher, “How long have you been doing this project.” Mrs. Schutt could not answer the question any other way than to say, "for a lot of years.” She says this is one of their favorite homework projects and several of the students told her that they have been waiting since they were very young to do it. You see it when you are in Pre-K and you can’t wait to wear a hat you’ve created when you’re in the 8th grade. Traditions mean a lot. 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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