As we begin our final day with the Eighth Grade class trip, we reflect on such a wonderful day. The weather was picture perfect, sunny and high 70′s!!!
We traveled to Independence Hall, what an amazing experience to be walking in the footsteps of our founding fathers. Then it was a walking tour of such things as Betsy Ross’s house, US Mint, Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin’s grave site, etc. Then off to the Franklin Institute for a day of science and fun.
The day was capped off with Dinner and lots of games at Dave & Buster’s.
Today, we will check out of hotel and head to the National Constitution Center, then tot he art museum and then to the airport for our return flight to Houston. We should arrive home about 8:30 pm and back to St. Francis about 9:30 pm. KIds will call on their way home.
It has been a wonderful trip with a great class!
Hard to believe that today marks the last month of school! How has time flied by this school year! The end of the year is only 22 days away! Lots going on to end the year and I will try to keep you updated as much as possible via this blog and other Middle School communication pieces.
Today in Philadelphia, the 8th grade class will head out to Independence Hall and the Ben Franklin Institute. We will also participate in a walking tour of historic sites in Philadelphia to include Betsy Ross’s house, US Mint, Liberty Bell, & Various art locations, etc. We will wrap up the day with a wonderful dinner and having a lot of fun at Dave & Buster’s.
The students have been wonderful and the faculty chaperones with the students have been outstanding! It has been a tremendous trip to date and we are looking forward to a wonderful day in Historic Philadelphia!
Have a wonderful day!
Good Tuesday Morning from Philadelphia!
We will be up and out of the hotel early this morning with the 8th grade class as we travel from Philadelphia today to Hershey, PA. We will learn how to make Hershey chocolate bars at the world famous Hershey Park. Then have an opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful parts of our country – Amish Country.
Monday was a wonderful day as we arrived in Philadelphia and traveled to Reading Terminal Station for an early diner. Reading Station is full of eateries, bakeries, markets etc. it was a tremendous experience for our students. We quickly came to hotel dropped bags off and was right back out going to the ComedySports Theatre, Our very own Mr. Minotti, who performs for the ComedySports Theatre location in Houston joined the Philly cast in a wonderful evening of live improv sports related theatre. Then we finished the evening with a trip to Franklin Fountain one of the oldest ice cream parlors in the country.
The treats were amazing!
Kids have been terrific and we are excited about an amazing day today!
What a great day the 2013 St. Francis Festival was! I want to thank all of the parent volunteers that made this special day happen for our community. What a great environment and such a terrific event!
I am off to Philadelphia this week with our 8th grade class trip. This trip was postponed from October due to Hurricane Sandy. so our kids and faculty have been looking forward to this event for some time. If you should need anything this week, please contact Christie Crummel or Jennifer Carson in the Middle School Division Office.
I look forward to sharing with you some great tidbits form our trip.
Congratulations to members of our Varsity Choir who performed and competed this weekend. Not only did they win a performance award but they won their classification once again this year! Way to go Wolves!!!!!
We have our final dance of the year on Friday, May 3 2013. Dance begins at 7:30 pm and ends at 10 pm. Drop off and pick up is at the South Entrance (near Dining Hall).
Have a wonderful week!
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Happy Easter, I hope that you and your family have had a wonderful holiday weekend! Enjoy the day off!
We are about to enter the final stretch that will close out the 2012-2013 school year. we have several events upcoming that I am very excited to announce. Over the coming weeks I will be meeting with students during lunch to discuss many issue relating to middle school and St. Francis. I am eager to have these wonderful conversations with students over the coming weeks.
Also, I will be hosting opportunities for parents as well to come in and discuss some topics relating to middle school and St. Francis. I will send out specific information with date, time and location of these meetings.
the week ahead brings:
- Class Meeting – Tuesday, April 2
- AP Math Test (part 2) – Tuesday, April 2
- Many athletic contests this week- see athletics calendar
- St. Francis Gala- Saturday, April 6
Have a tremendous week!
I wanted to begin today by congratulating all of our students that participated last Saturday in the regional PSIA competition. St. Francis was well represented and the Middle School had many fine results. I want to thank all of the students and their parents for the additional time and effort that they put into this competition. Please look for results in upcoming Wolf Watch articles.
Today we have our middle school class meeting at and we are looking forward to several different student presentations from councils and various other school related activities.
The weather has had a turn back to Winter, so please make sure students are dressed warm enough and in layers as the morning will be cold but it should warm up later in the day.
Reminder that this is a four day week in observance of the Easter Holiday. There is no school on Friday, march 29th and Monday, April 1.
Parent – Teacher conferences are Monday April 8th. If you wish to have a conference that day with your students grade level teachers please contact your students advisor or the grade level team lead. They will be happy to set up a meeting for you.
7th grade travels to the Museum of Fine Arts today for their AALC field trip. 7th grade students should be in dress uniform today!
Have a great day!
I hope that everyone enjoyed the week off. I cannot remember when we had such a great week of unbelievable weather in Houston. What a perfect week! Well as we get back at it on Monday I thought that I would let you know of a few details for the week ahead.
Monday – 6th grade has a field trip to the Houston Food Bank and upon return will enjoy a Greek performance at school beginning at 1 pm in the FAC.
Tuesday- 6th grade will travel to the Museum of Fine Art for their AALC field trip.
Tuesday-Thursday: 7th grade will have a sword demonstration in History class in preparation for this weeks Medieval Feast.
Friday- 7th grade Medieval Feast
Enjoy the week ahead!
Welcome back to another action packed week!
It all begins with a school wide field trip on Tuesday, to South Campus. As construction begins on the new athletic fields, we thought it would be great for the students to see the progress and the excavation of the land. Parents were sent a permission slip last Wednesday. If you have not filled it out and returned it electronically, please do so. If we do not have a permission slip on file for your student by tomorrow morning, we will have them remain at the main campus.
Students will tour the grounds and view the on going work remaining a safe but yet visible distance from the construction. We look forward to sharing this experience with the students and our faculty.
Thursday, February 21st is the Woolrich Luncheon beginning at 11:30 am in the FAC.
Friday, February 22nd is 5th grade Bowling Night at 300 Houston (details sent home in Wolf Watch and via email) and for students in grades 6-8, it is dance night.
Students in grade 6-8 are welcome to attend the dance beginning at 7:30 pm and ending at 10:00 pm.
8th grade students the Lock-in is Friday night February 22nd after the dance. We have lots of fun activities planned all evening along! Drop off for the Lock in is 7:30 pm and 8th graders should bring thier overnight items to the FAC prior to entering the gym for the dance.
Action packed week ahead! Stay tuned !
Have a great week.
This morning brought us back some cool morning temps and a big breeze but it was great weather standing out at carpool. Looking forward to seeing the sun!
This is a reminder that if your student is going to be missing a day to please contact the division office either via email or phone 713-458-6140 to notify us of your students absence. Please refer to the handbook for attendance guidelines and if you are requesting an explained absence please contact me directly via email at least 5 days in advance to have these absences approved. We certainly will work with families during a crisis but we need your help so our teachers can make sure to keep all of our students current with any work they might miss. Also, if your student is going to need to miss a portion of the day also please try to notify the division office at least 24 hours in advance.
In either scenario, anytime your student will miss class it is always best to check in with their teachers to ensure that your student has all they will need during their time away. Thank you for your assistance.
I hope that you each have a great day! We are off to chapel and then a full morning of classes.