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Students presented their JOY boxes at a recent school Mass.

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Students in PK-3 learned about and reenacted the sacrament of Baptism.

In Spanish class, PK-4 students made Advent wreath crowns in preparation for Jesus' birthday!

Kindergarten students shared in a Christmas celebration with their eighth grade Reading Buddies.

Third graders are using a program called Animation-ish in STREAM class. One student made a drawing with an animated dancer, and the other students joined in the dance!

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Students in fourth grade enjoyed preparing for and performing in the Christmas Show.

In Language Arts class, fifth grade students read the novel "Restart" by Gordon Korman. Students were interested as they learned about amnesia, and enjoyed how the storyline mends and builds friendships, and is told in many points of view.

In U.S. History class, fifth grade students had to imagine they were designers creating products to help people overcome challenges presented by the natural environment. They traveled back in time to help a Native American group modernize their adaptations to the environment. Each group created a plan for a way to modernize an ancient technology or adaptation, and presented that plan to the leaders of the Native American group.

During Civics class, seventh graders worked in teams. For the latest assignment, a design team company asked each team to design the first in a series of historically themed games. Students were required to create a game about the Constitution. The game was designed so that it teaches players about the importance of establishing governments, the structure of the Constitution, principles of the Constitution, the 27 Amendments, and the 7 Articles of the Constitution.

Eighth grade Spanish students started the year with an "Escape Room" activity, to identify when to use the preterite tense and when to use the imperfect tense.

During Art class, students painted the cabinets in the Art room to make it more beautiful.

Congratulations to the winners of the "I Love Going to Mass" poster and essay contest! Click here to read one of the winning essays, by eighth grader David Rodriguez.

The entire St. Agnes Academy family joined together to sing Christmas carols and spread some Christmas cheer.

The St. Agnes faculty and staff enjoyed their western-themed Christmas luncheon.