Monday, February 17, 2020

Week of February 17th


I hope everyone enjoyed their day off and had a wonderful weekend. As we near the end of the trimester, (only 3 weeks left) please continue to check Google Classroom and with your teachers to make sure all of work has been turned in and complete. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me: akrause@staug-md.org.


Upcoming Events
Tuesday, February 18th, Dinner Night Out, Peace of Pizza (details below)

February 24th - Family Game Night - cancelled due to a parish event the same evening

Wednesday, February 26th - Ash Wednesday, School Mass, 9:00 AM

Friday, February 28th, K of C Fish Fry, St. Augustine Hall

Saturday, February 29th, - Leap Into Lent, (details below)

March 2nd - Dr. Seuss Day/Seussical Jr. Dress Down Day, (details below)

March 6th- T2 Ends, 12:25 PM Dismissal Day, No PM HoCo Bus, AfterCare Available

Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21 - Seussical Jr. 

Friday, April 24th- BBQ Bash




Saturday, February 1, 2020

Open House 2020

We are half way through the 2nd trimester and we are getting ready to start new some new novels.

In 8th grade, you will be starting Shakespeare's shortest and most tragic play, Macbeth. You will be getting the opportunity to listen to and act out the play. Get ready for Fair to be foul, and foul to be Fair (Shakespeare Act 1

In 7th grade, you will continue to read Shakespeare's most comedic tragedy, Romeo & Juliet. This week, you will finally get to the first interactions between our star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. You will get to act out one of the most iconic interactions between to characters. O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo! (Shakespeare Act 2)

In 6th grade, you will be starting a new novel The Egypt Game. In this story, you will meet two young girls, Alice and Melanie, and you will get to see their friendship develop as they create the Egypt Game.

Let's have a wonderful week after all the fun we had during Catholics Schools Week.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Catholics Schools' Week

Happy Catholics Schools' Week! I am so thankful to have you in my class. This is going to be a fun and crazy week so let's get started with our schedule.

Monday
LipSync Battle Competition Battle
Service Projects in the Afternoon
RegionAle fundraiser from 5-7

Tuesday- We love our Student's day
Students can wear their favorite sweatshirts with PE pants.
Basketball player can wear their basketball jersey's.
Morning- Boys vs. Girls basketball games & Minute to Win it games vs the teachers
Afternoon- Movies and Popcorn

Wednesday
Red White and Blue day with PE pants
Morning- Normal
Afternoon- Teacher vs. Student Kickball game

Thursday
Morning- Normal
Afternoon- Vocation Q&A with Fr. John, Deacon Tom, and Sister Rita
           Saint Scavenger Hunt

Friday
9am Mass- Parents & Volunteers Welcome
9:50 Classroom Blessing
Family Dance- 6-8pm

As always if have any questions, please contact me at akrause@staug-md.org

Monday, January 20, 2020

Week of January 20th

I hope everyone is enjoying their day off. This week we will have 2 special events. On Tuesday, the middle school students will be participating in the Geography Bee starting at 1 pm. On Thursday, grades 7 & 8 will be presenting their NHD projects in the gym from 1 to 3.
Next week is Catholic Schools week, be prepared for some fun days that concluded with a family dance on Friday evening and our Open House on February 2nd from 12-2pm.
As always if you have any questions please contact me at akrause@staug-md.org.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

January 6th

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I hope everyone had a wonderful break and rested up as we are ready to dig in for Trimester 2. The 8th graders should be finishing up their National History Day (NHD) as they will be presenting them on January 23rd.  They will also be creating STEM night projects during their STEM block. STEM night is scheduled for February 13th.  Below are more dates to add your calendar:

·         January 16th-Spelling Bee 
·         January 20th-No School
·         January 23rd-National History Day
·         Week of January 26th-Catholic Schools Week
·         January 31st-Family Winter Dance
·         February 13th- STEM Night  *Three weeks until the end of the trimester
·         February 14th- ½ day of school 
·         February 17th-No School
·         February 26th-Ash Wednesday
·         March 6th-T2 Ends
As always if you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at akrause@staug-md.org

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Holiday week

One more week til Christmas break! This year has really flown.

It is going to be a busy, joyful, and festive week.

Monday
Regular day- however we need to get our USA Christmas door finished and we will start our Classroom Spelling Bee.

Tuesday
Pajama Day- Appropriate attire please
No Homework Day

Wednesday
Red and Green Dress Day
Jingle Bell Dash 10:50 - 11:10

Christmas Extravaganza Dress rehearsal- 2pm

Christmas Extravaganza Evening Performance 6:30-8:00 pm
- please arrive at 6:15pm
- please wear Sunday best; Christmas sweaters are appropriate
- no jeans, t-shirt, leggings (unless under dresses), spaghetti strap dresses

Thursday
Regular Day

Friday
12:25 Dismissal- no HC bus or aftercare
Mass
Christmas movie
Christmas party 12:00 to 1:00

Christmas Break December 23rd to January 1st; School reopens on January 2nd

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Week of November 17th

This week is our last full week before Thanksgiving Break and our last four days before the end of Trimester 1. Please make sure you are doing any last minute check in with your teachers before grades close. Here's to a wonderful week!