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Catholic Community Like No Other
Catholic Community Like No Other.
Sr. Jean McGrath, Principal
May 18, 2018
Dear Falcon Families,
GREAT NEWS!! We won the Quinn Landscaping Contest!!! I am so grateful to our faculty organizers, our students who EACH submitted an essay and created the most beautiful flowers for the video and Rick and Karen Harris who filmed our submission. The judges’ committee applauded the “originality, student participation and execution”, and “ingenuity..and were touched by the sincerity and intent to put their school community in the best light.” WOW!
We have just finished our faculty planning day and I am so excited about some great new initiatives we will be starting next year. Although I will not be here for the first day of school in August, I hope we will maintain a long tradition that we have used each “first day” for many years. The faculty reflects on the idea that we are a good school, grateful for strong enrollment, strong parent support, a crew of dedicated teachers, and a Catholic/Christian identity that is the foundation of all that we do. Aware of that, we continue to ask, what can we do this year to make the school even stronger? Based on some of the ideas shared today and plans already in progress, look for great things ahead.
The countdown is on. I hesitate to ask any of the students “how...
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.