Slingerland Method in K-3 Classrooms

The Slingerland Method of Teaching is coming to St. Monica K-3 Classrooms for 2018-19! The Slingerland® Approach teaches oral and written language skills in the classroom to all types of learners, especially those with dyslexia. Our elementary teachers are very excited for this new approach in teaching: Reading fluency Decoding Reading comprehension Basic writing skills … Continue Reading »

Iceland Trip

St. Monica School’s Science Trip to Iceland! Iceland 2019 Contact: Dan Sarlitto dsarlitto@stmonicasea.org Destination: Reykjavik Depart: Tuesday June 25, 2019 Return: Sunday June 30, 2019 Includes All Transportation, Quality Hotel, and Meals 24/7 Course Leader, Materials, Fees, Evening Activities Accident/Health Insurance, 24-Hr Emergency Support Sign-up www.worldstides.com/signup Use Trip ID #160759 Iceland 2019

Action Plan

That Every Child May Flourish St. Monica Catholic School Executive Summary of the Action Plan, April 2018 GOAL I: Promote a Strong Catholic Identity Foster robust faith formation in order to prepare all students for Catholic service and leadership. Encourage the ongoing spiritual and religious formation of faculty and staff. Celebrate and share our faith with … Continue Reading »

PreK FAQ’s

St. Monica Catholic School PreK Most Commonly Asked Questions Below are the 21 most commonly asked questions. They are broken up into three categories for your convenience; Academics, School Community, and Healthy Kids. If you have any further questions please contact Talina Birashk, Pre-K Program Director. Academics What are centers? Centers is what we call … Continue Reading »

Third Grade News

Third grade has been learning about Native Americans. They studied customs and survival skills. Students had to choose three items to take with them out into the wilderness and explain why they chose that item. They could choose between a knife, bow and arrows, snare, fish hook and line, pouch of acorn flour, basket, fire … Continue Reading »

Second Grade News

The second graders are building walls!  Last month, they learned about sand, soil, and clay through hands-on investigations. Miss Pomada read a story about a girl who built a wall to keep a rabbit from eating her plants.  The students have ASKED what the problem is and IMAGINED solutions by testing the strength of sand, … Continue Reading »

First Grade News

What a joy this year has been! We have been able to explore many different aspects of the world around us while learning about kindness and respect. These First Grade students walk into the classroom every morning as bright rays of light. I am so blessed to be their teacher on a daily basis.  In … Continue Reading »

Kindergarten News

There is so much going on in the kindergarten classroom!  In reading we are talking about stories that specifically related to conflict resolution.  These stories and lessons are helping us to understand conflict resolution as it relates to getting along with others in our class and in our community.  We have been discussing a problem … Continue Reading »