How do I know when my child is ready for Kindergarten?

Whether to enroll your child in Kindergarten can be a big decision. How can you tell if your child is ready for her first day of school? We all want our children to succeed and whether or not you choose to put your child in kindergarten when they are five or six years old can have a great influence on their success. Being ready for kindergarten means having well-developed preschool skills, and being academically, socially, and physically ready for the Read More …

Why is it important for me to review math facts with my child over the summer?

Teachers spend some time reviewing at the beginning of the year, but the quicker the class as a whole can get through the review, the sooner they can start learning new concepts. Students entering grades 2-5 need to review facts 5-10 minutes per day during the summer. Having math facts memorized and ready to go at the beginning of the school year will help your child apply the facts to more complicated math processes. When your child doesn’t have to Read More …

Field Day 2019

Field Day is the conclusion to the school year. Students participated in a variety of fun – if messy – games and activities. The School rented a dunk tank and several inflatable water slides. Recent graduates came back to paint the faces of current students. The day concluded with sumo wrestling matches between Mr. Bryan and Mr. Hutchings, and between Father Jack and Father Duy.    

2019-2020 Summer Reading

Incoming 5th grade – Choose one of the following: · Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko · Winterhouse by Ben Guterson Incoming 6th grade – Lizzy Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt Incoming 7th grade – The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer Incoming 8th grade – Choose one of the following books and complete TWO character analysis organizers (format was given to students in May).  Both character analysis assignments should be typed.  Choose any two main Read More …