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The Last 19 Years…By the Numbers

The Last 19 Years…By the Numbers

Blog post by: Mrs. Jennifer Nordenson The last 19 years…..By the numbers: 1998 the year I started teaching at BJAMS 19 years teaching second grade 280 students that have touched my life 40 teachers that I have worked with 10 years as division head 6 students in my first second […]

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Pre-Kindergarten Learns About Eucharistic Adoration

Pre-Kindergarten Learns About Eucharistic Adoration

Blog post by: Mrs. Wilson Late yesterday, Mrs. Flaherty approached me to ask where she might find the school’s monstrance. She piqued my curiosity and she explained that Pre-K would be learning about Eucharistic Adoration and the monstrance in class the following day.  I brought the empty monstrance down to […]

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You Can Always Come Home

You Can Always Come Home

Blog post by: Mrs. Wilson This time of year finds me a bit nostalgic. Spring is here and baseball gloves and lacrosse sticks begin to make their way in and out of school, car windows are down at pickup in the afternoon, and end-of-the-year field trip request forms start floating […]

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Kindergarten Roots

Kindergarten Roots

Blog by Mrs. Kate Curran The roots of a plant are critical to its survival.  Without the roots, the plant cannot what it needs to grow.  Even a big, strong, and healthy plant that gets cut off from its roots, will wither and die.  A plant that has weak roots […]

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The Importance of Active Play in Early Childhood Education

The Importance of Active Play in Early Childhood Education

THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTIVE PLAY ON SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD Blog post by: Mrs. Laurie Flaherty, Director of Pre-Kindergarten at BJAMS Times have changed and education is trying to keep up with those changes. For those of us old enough to remember a world without cell phones, […]

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Navigating Tech and Social Media With Children

Navigating Tech and Social Media With Children

Posted by Mrs. Wilson, Head of School – During a time when trends are fleeting, I think we can all agree that technology and social media are here to stay.  The conveniences and connections are indisputable; we can manage nearly everything using mobile apps and we are able to keep […]

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This Christmas Admire or Compare

Posted by Mrs. Wilson, Head of School –  This year, the Christmas music on our go-to radio station started earlier than ever, which made me panic a little, wondering if I was behind before the first flake of snow hit the ground and the first candle of Advent was lit. […]

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The Spirit of Giving

The Spirit of Giving

Posted by Mrs. Nordenson, 2nd Grade – For the past five years I drive myself crazy during the month of November.  Some of you who know me probably think it’s because of my self-proclaimed “foodie” status that drives me nuts.  With such a big feast this month, surely I must […]

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Strong School Communication

Strong School Communication

Posted by Mr. Olsen, Director of Advancement – When a parent enrolls their child(ren) at Bishop Marshall School, they are entrusting us with the most precious person in their life.  As a school, we know that strong communication is important to parents.  There are a myriad of things to communicate with you from […]

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Why I Taught 3rd Grade About The Election

Posted by Mrs. Curran, 3rd Grade – If you open up almost any Internet page, turn on the TV or radio, or just leave the house,  the election news is there.  It’s almost impossible to avoid hearing about it.  People love it, or they hate it.   They avoid it on […]

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Acknowledge and Grow

Acknowledge and Grow

Posted by Mr. Close, 8th grade homeroom – Everyone makes mistakes and everyone sins. That’s a part of life that will never go away. But a mistake or sin (even if it’s not yours) is also an opportunity to grow. Pope Francis is a prime example. Presently, he is traveling […]

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Becoming Me at Bishop Marshall School

Becoming Me at Bishop Marshall School

Below is a story that appeared in the school’s official magazine, The Compass, in Summer 2016.  You can view the entire magazine online. By Michael Mallen, Class of 2016 – Once I graduate I will have completed nine full years at Bishop Marshall School. I remember when I was in the […]

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