Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week 2015 was celebrated across the nation with Catholic schools holding special activities throughout the week beginning Sunday, January 25, and continuing through Friday, January 30.

At St. Peter’s School, various activities were scheduled across the campus throughout the week.  With a snow day on Monday, the week’s activities began with an all-school Mass in the morning.  Father Hite’s homily

Elementary students collected money to help support the Humane Society and had a sing-a-long in the main hallway with each grade level leading in their favorite church songs.  They also created some very special thank you cards, wore crazy socks on Crazy Sock Day, shared a special religious item from home, and decorated a paper cross with an explanation of why they love St. Peter’s School.  And to top off the fun activities, they danced at random times throughout the day with the “Get Up and Move” event and played board games with paired grade levels on “buddy day”.

Students in the high school and junior high collected canned goods for Catholic Charities, wrote thank you notes to staff and support groups, and enjoyed a class-competitive dodge ball game.  Each day of the week, students were reminded to observe a colorful picture hanging in each classroom with a different “building block” on the foundation (i.e. Personal Best was Friday’s) and were encouraged each day to put forth effort to make the day’s building block a part of their daily living.

Thank you to everyone–students and staff and volunteers–who made Catholic Schools Week a celebration of Catholic education!  More photos will be added to the gallery as they are received!

 

Youth Event Cancelled

FROM MRS. ELIZABETH WURM, YOUTH DIRECTOR

The Youth Group Potato Day scheduled for February 1, Sunday, from 11: 30 a.m.- 3: 30 p.m., has been cancelled due to the impending bad weather and will be rescheduled .

Youth Event Cancelled for Sunday

FROM MRS. ELIZABETH WURM, YOUTH DIRECTOR

The Youth Group Potato Day scheduled for February 1, Sunday, from 11: 30 a.m.- 3: 30 p.m., has been cancelled due to the impending bad weather and will be rescheduled .

March for Life

Courtesy: Facebook

Courtesy: Facebook

Nathan Freshwater, Jake Stewart, Bishop Thomas, Elizabeth Wurm and David Wurm, Mrs. Stewart, and Jacob Randall (kneeling) were among those from Ohio who were in Washington, D.C., on January 22 for the March for Life.  We will have more information to report and more photos upon their return this weekend.

For now, here is a photo that appeared on the Facebook page of Bishop Thomas and our friends at Richland Source have a story by Emily Dech on their digital site.  Read it here.

Cheerleaders from OSU-Mansfield

SPHS alumni, Amanda Bryant, brought along some of her OSU-Mansfield cheerleaders to teach the fifth and sixth grade cheerleaders some jumps and a few cheers.  What fun for the young girls!  Amanda is the head cheerleading coach at OSU-Mansfield and her squad cheers at the OSU-Mansfield basketball games. Thank you Amanda and OSU friends and thank you to Crystal Keller, St. Peter’s Elementary fifth and sixth grade cheerleading moderator, for sending this photo and information.  Go Spartans!  Congrats Buckeyes!