Academic Excellence

 

Report Card Conferences

The end of the First Grading Period of our 2018/2019 academic year is rapidly approaching! Blessed Sacrament Catholic School will continue the practice of distributed printed report cards following each grading period.  Additionally, a mandatory parent-teacher conference must take place when distributing First Grading Period report cards.  Report cards for additional grading periods will be […]

 

Science Fair Project Questions

This year, Blessed Sacrament Catholic School will standardized our Bulldog Science Fair slated for Thursday, November 14, 2019.  Students in Fourth Grade through Eighth Grade are required to participate.  Unlike previous years, projects are individual and may not be done in pairs or groups.  This decision was made based on feedback from students and parents […]

 

NWEA Map Growth

This year, the Department of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of San Antonio has made the decision to transition away from the Iowa Assessment (IA) and Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT).  Catholic schools, including Blessed Sacrament, will administer NWEA MAP Growth.  This computer-adaptive test measures growth, regardless of grade level, to plan a trajectory of achievement for […]

 

Summer Math Homework

Students Entering Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade Reasoning Minds – Blueprint Parent Letter Reasoning Minds – Blueprint Log for Elementary Students  Students Entering Third Grade, Fourth Grade and Fifth Grade Reasoning Minds – Foundations Parent Letter Reasoning Minds – Blueprint Log for Intermediate Students Students Entering Middle School Grade Levels  Summer Math Homework Letter […]

 

Summer Reading Homework

Students Entering Pre-Kindergarten 4 Early Childhood High Frequency Word List Students Entering Kindergarten Early Childhood High Frequency Word List Students Entering First Grade First Grade Summer Reading Log Students Entering Second Grade Second Grade Summer Reading Log Students Entering Intermediate Grade Levels Revised Intermediate Required Reading List and Assignments Students Entering Middle School Grade Levels  […]

 

Tall Ships Race

Portugal is known for their Portuguese Navy and their fleet of powerful ships. In preparation for our visit to Portugal and Spain, each student is asked to create a ship that you will race in our very own Blessed Sacrament Catholic School’s Tall Ships Race. You will have until May 24 th to create your […]

 

Improvisation Day

To reward students for having attained competency in music fundamentals, I have designated Wednesdays as improvisation day.  On this day, students have the opportunity to explore, create, collaborate, and make choices about what instruments to play.  The use of online music tutorials allows for self-guided learning. My role during improvisation day is to facilitate, monitor […]

 

Future Engineers

After learning about the attributes of polygons and 3 dimensional shapes, the Second Grade students were given a STEAM activity in which they had to build 3 Dimensional shapes.  Their objective was to build a cube, a rectangular prism, and a triangular prism using toothpicks, skewers, and marshmallows.   To complete this challenge students had to […]

 

The Triduum

    During the Holy Week, the children are being prepared thoughtfully, prayerfully to embrace the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ with a gracious heart. The children are taught to be able to understand the liturgies of Palm Sunday and the Triduum.  The children are in memory of the Suffering, Death and Resurrection of Christ […]

 

Dino-Mite

Through a class discussion, the Kindergarten class discovered that they share a love of dinosaurs. So, the students spent the last few weeks learning about six different dinosaurs. They worked in small groups and dug deep (researched) to learn about these amazing creatures from long ago. In the end, they learned interesting facts, made posters […]

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