Special Activities

Lower School Clubs

Club participation is optional and offered to students in K - Grade 4 during the year after school. Students learn in a social environment to develop skills and interests beyond the academic classroom. Students are enriched in fun age appropriate activities. Not all clubs listed are for every grade. Information is sent home with sign up forms and fees for each club to the grades it is offered. The list of offerings is subject to change. The school welcomes suggestions for offerings based on student interests.

  • Chess Club
  • Creative Arts & Crafts Club
  • Creative Hearts
  • Field Hockey
  • Girls Scouts Club
  • Science Explorers
  • Irish Dance

Special Lower School Events

Back to School Parent/Teacher Gathering

It is a time in September when parents meet their child’s teachers and are given an explanation of what will be happening in the classroom throughout the year.

Father's Day at School

It is a day in October for fathers or special guests to spend a day with their daughters in grades Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 5, Grade 9 and Grade 12 as they go through the school day.

Halloween Parade

It is held on the closest day to Halloween. The children dress up in their costumes and parade through the school. Class parties are held afterwards.

After School Clubs

Club participation is optional and offered to students in K - Grade 4 during the year after the school day. Students learn in a social environment to develop skills and interests beyond the academic classroom. Students are enriched in fun age appropriate activities. Not all clubs listed are for every grade. Information is sent home with sign up forms and fees for each club to the grades it is offered. The list of offerings is subject to change. The school welcomes suggestions for offerings based on student interests.

Creative Hearts

Creative Hearts is an opportunity to participate in a modified musical production. Each semester a new show is selected. The club meets on Monday afternoons from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. The students learn songs, script lines, dance numbers, and staging throughout the semester for the last session’s musical production. Open to Kindergarten – Grade Four.

International Day

International Day is celebrated on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday during alternating years. The entire school gathers together to celebrate different cultures around the world.

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is celebrated on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday during alternating years. The Physical Education Department provides games and prizes for the students in the lower and middle schools.

Science Week

During this week usually in April the entire school demonstrates their enjoyment of science by participating in science related activities. The Lower School (grades 1 - 4) has their own Science Bowl where teams challenge each other to see who is the most knowledgeable in the field of science.

May Procession

The May Procession is held on the Friday morning before Mother’s Day. All Lower School students participate in the morning’s ceremony honoring Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Mass follows the May Procession.

Mother's Day Tea

Following the May Procession Mass, the Mothers’ Day Tea is held for the Lower School and their Mother’s Day guests. Each class performs a Mother’s Day song and refreshments are served afterwards. Students in grades Kindergarten through four wear their white dresses on this day and are dismissed after the morning’s program.

Grandparent's Day

On Grandparents Day in the spring the Kindergarten invite their grandparents or special guests to their school to share a special morning.

Concerts

The music concerts are held in December and May. On these evenings the children display the talents that they have been developing during music classes. There is an instrumental program as well as a choral program. Kindergarten concerts are held in December and May on the morning of the last day of classes.

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