O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary,
We offer you all our thoughts, words, actions and suffering of this day
We ask for your grace, that we may not offend You this day,
But that we may serve You by showing love and kindness to those we meet today. Amen.
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you;
Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen
Act of Contrition
O My God, I am heartily sorry for having offended you.
And I detest all my sins because of your just punishments,
but most of all, because they offend you, My God, who is all good
and worthy of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Your Grace,
to confess my sins, to do penance, and to amend my life. Amen.
The Old Salem Field Trip is a favorite tradition of our third grade students and teachers. The third grade travels to Winston Salem, North Carolina, each fall to see first-hand what life was like in this restored historic town of Salem.
Class Publishing Parties occur in May. Students read their individual published books aloud to guests, followed by brunch.
The Annual Producer and Consumer Sale is a culmination of the Social Studies unit on Economics. Students produce items to sell, and use the classroom money they have earned over a period of time to purchase items being sold by other students.
Children will be given a homework agenda to write daily assignments. It is your child's responsibility to write down the daily assignments. Parents are expected to sign the agenda daily! This is one of our main means of communication.
All students should have an expandable folder to keep them organized. Agenda, homework, classwork and important papers will be kept inside the expandable folder for safe keeping.
Tests will be given this year. Students will know several days in advance and are welcome to take their textbooks home anytime to study.
Supplementary worksheets or assignments may be given for homework to provide additional practice on a skill we are covering.
Students are expected to sit quietly and listen to directions during lessons. They are to raise their hand when asking a question and to take turns talking during classroom discussions. During independent seatwork, they are to work quietly without disturbing others. When working in cooperative groups, they are to use low voices so that they do not disturb other classrooms around us. Any unfinished class work may be assigned to be completed at home.
It is the student's responsibility to read each night for at least 20 minutes. Please follow the procedure explained by your homeroom teacher. The Reading Log will be collected and checked on a daily basis. We will record the completion of this assignment.
Book reports will be assigned throughout the year dealing with various topics.
Rules and expectations in the classroom, church, halls, cafeteria, playground, and special classes have been explained to the students and will be strictly enforced. Positive reinforcement will be used to encourage proper behavior. Individual discipline problems will be addressed on an as needed basis. We will keep you informed of any problems that may arise concerning your child.
1. Listen carefully.
2. Follow directions.
3. Work quietly. Do not disturb others who are working.
4. Respect others. Be kind with your words and actions.
5. Respect school and personal property.
6. Work and play safely.
Each class has a bathroom pass. Students are free to go to the bathroom anytime except when a lesson is being taught. No more than one student may be out of the room at a time. In the event of an emergency, they are free to go.