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Catholic Community Like No Other
Catholic Community Like No Other.
Mrs. Maura Nash, Principal
October 04, 2019
Dear SJF Families, Today marks the half-way period for the trimester and we are well into the swing of things. Now is a great time to speak with your children about their successes and challenges thus far in the school year. The SJF leadership team and the faculty are working hard to align our curriculum, creating and providing more time for professional learning circles focused on subject-area and grade level collaboration. The end goal is to ensure that through our lessons and unit planning, we are differentiating to appeal to all of our learners and creating a scaffolding structure where each grade consistently builds upon the prior year. This consistency will help boost our students’ understanding along with our school-wide ASPIRE scores. With every new school year comes an adjustment and transition period, not only for the students, but the parents and teachers as well. Everything is new! This new beginning can bring about great excitement, but it can also bring about worry or confusion because it can feel like a different experience than that of the year before. Social media can be a great tool to connect us all, allowing us opportunities to communicate about what is taking place in school each day. However, more recently, it has also been utilized to negatively address...
Katie Canavan, '15 (Marist '19)
Dear SJF Families,
My favorite memory from Fisher was winning the Gold Ball for basketball. Our team had said from the first day of practice in sixth grade that winning that championship was our ultimate end goal. I will never forget the feeling when the buzzer went off in that game and we had finally won, but more so I will always remember the fun we had as a team off of the court.