Vermont Catholic School Blog

What I Learned in Pre-K

What I Learned in Pre-K

blog post by Laurie Flaherty As the end of the school year fast approaches, I have been thinking about what I have learned from my pre-kindergarten students. I might be a teacher but as humans we are all perpetual students, learning from our experiences and from those around us. I […]

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The Best School Ever

The Best School Ever

blog post by 5th grader Ella McCormack Bishop John A. Marshall School is the best school ever. I’ve been going to this school since kindergarten. This school seems easy at the beginning, but that’s because they’re just reviewing what you learned the year before. Then the teachers start challenging your […]

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Why do we appreciate teachers?

Why do we appreciate teachers?

This week schools across our country celebrated the special people that spend countless hours caring, educating, helping, and loving our children.   We honored our teachers this week at Bishop Marshall with a breakfast buffet each morning, lunch on Wednesday that they did not have to serve or help out with, […]

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Welcoming New Families

Welcoming New Families

blog post by Mrs. Nordenson It’s been very busy in the admissions department here at BJAMS!  In the past month, Mrs. Wilson and I have welcomed 16 new families into our school who are interested in a BJAMS education for their children.  Meeting these new families has become one of […]

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It’s Time to Step Up and into Next Year!

It’s Time to Step Up and into Next Year!

  blog post by Stephanie Wicks March has been a busy month for us at BJAMS with report cards, parent teacher conferences, an upper school bridge building competition, and preparing ourselves for Easter. One exciting event coming up at the end of the month is our annual Step Up Day, […]

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The Parent – Teacher Conference

The Parent – Teacher Conference

blog post by Mrs. Curran As the time grows near again for teachers and parents to sit down together, this is a great time to put some thought into what you, the parent, are looking for during this meeting. Most parents schedule the conference  because it is what they feel […]

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Why I look forward to Lent

Why I look forward to Lent

by Laurie Flaherty I know what you must be thinking. Why would someone look forward to Lent? Lent, the forty days that precede the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection and ascension to Heaven on Easter, is supposed to be a time of personal sacrifice. Jesus went to the desert to pray […]

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Preparation, not Anticipation

Preparation, not Anticipation

blog post by Mrs. Nordenson           The other morning as I was at the gym, I glanced up at one of the many televisions and noticed a very disturbing story being broadcasted.  My heart sunk as I saw the headline “Kentucky School Shooting”.  Not again, I […]

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Approaching Time

Approaching Time

  Time.  It seems we are always looking for ways to save it and get more of it.  Social media and the news are filled with various ways we can shave a few minutes here and there with a simple life hack or a 5-minute meal video.  Just recently I […]

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Christmas in a Box: the Sights, Sounds, and Smells of Christmas

Christmas in a Box: the Sights, Sounds, and Smells of Christmas

  This is a very special idea that Mrs. Flaherty, our pre-kindergarten teacher, shared with me.  I thought it was so special that I’d share it with all of you.   “Christmas in a Box: the Sights, Sounds, and Smells of Christmas.”  Christmas is a special and exciting time and we often […]

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Be Present this Christmas

Be Present this Christmas

blog post by Mrs. Semprebon Imagine if you could pause all the busy activities in your life and come to a standstill and the only sound you hear is the inhale of your own breath. How would that feel? With all the excitement of this Christmas season try to make […]

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