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Catholic Community Like No Other
Catholic Community Like No Other.
Sr. Jean McGrath, Principal
April 20, 2018
What a week it has been!
No doubt your children came home singing “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” after attending the Drama Club’s production of Mary Poppins. The production is Broadway quality with delightful singing, dancing, and staging. What a showcase for some amazing student talent and faculty direction. Mr. O’Neill, Ms. Browne, and Mrs. Caffrey, with the help of several other faculty members as support staff, produced a musical theater experience that the cast will never forget. If you are reading this before 7:30 tonight, there is still time to see the show for the finale performance.
The musical talents of our band were also evident at a matinee performance on Tuesday. The fourth grade Junior Band members have officially moved to be full-fledged members of the Senior Band.
The brain trust in the building also grew significantly this week as students in grades 3-8 took the ASPIRE tests. I was proud of the seriousness with which the students approached the tests and am confident they will do well. Although, as was indicated last week, the tests are a single snapshot of student performance on a particular day, results of the test also help drive our curriculum evaluation and strategies for improvement where necessary. Students who were absent...
Tom Dowling is a proud member of the St. John Fisher Class of 2010 and recently received the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Currently a Junior at the University of Illinois, Tom was nominated by the university and was one of only 62 nationally selected recipients from a field of over 750 nominees.