Vermont Catholic School Blog

How do WE call a Snow Day?

How do WE call a Snow Day?

blog post by Mrs. Nordenson I recently read a communication from the superintendent of schools for my son’s high school regarding their procedures for school cancellations.  It detailed all of the careful steps they follow when determining to make an early release, delayed start, or school cancellation. Their procedures begin […]

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Celebrating the Gift of Bishop Marshall School

Celebrating the Gift of Bishop Marshall School

blog post by Mrs. Wilson Here we are in a new year – 2019!  Many of us choose to make resolutions, promises to ourselves and our loved ones, as we consider the “clean slate” of a new year.  My resolutions typically have to with health and fitness (along with roughly […]

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Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

blog post by Mrs. Regina Shinners, grade 6-8 English and History This year for the first time in a long time I was not at school for Veteran’s Day.  Truthfully, I did not give missing that day a second thought. I knew that it would be like many previous Veteran’s […]

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Giving to Receive

Giving to Receive

blog post by Mrs. Flaherty, Pre-K A few weeks back, I helped raise money for a wonderful nonprofit organization that helps fund research for less toxic treatments and hopefully for a cure someday for pediatric cancer. I don’t have a child with cancer, but I got involved with this organization […]

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BJAMS: The Best Kept Secret in the County

BJAMS: The Best Kept Secret in the County

by Stephanie Wicks In April 2018, a visiting committee representing the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Independent Schools visited Bishop Marshall School to assess every aspect of our institution, from our mission to our academic programs, student experience, faculty, administration and many other facets of […]

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“A Rat In The House May Eat The Ice Cream”

“A Rat In The House May Eat The Ice Cream”

“A Rat In The House May Eat The Ice Cream” blog post by Mr. Close, 6-8th grade Science and Religion Sister Jean, my 6th grade math teacher at St. Aedans, was an amazing teacher with a special power; Sister could speed nap. I know, sounds impossible but here’s how it […]

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

It’s Friday. School starts on Monday. I came into my classroom to work while my son had soccer practice. I decided to wander through the halls visiting all the classrooms. As I was walking I was thinking about how all my life I have had school and a summer break. […]

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Hitting the Restart Button

Hitting the Restart Button

blog post by Mrs. Kate Curran, 3rd grade It’s that time.  Time to break out the Lysol wipes, sharpen the pencils, line up the desks, cover the bulletin boards with new paper and new names and new messages of motivation and excitement.  The laminator starts heating up. New labels are […]

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Keeping Our Children Safe

Keeping Our Children Safe

Blog post by Mrs. Wilson The recent publication of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report, which outlined the horrific sexual abuse of minors within the Roman Catholic Church, has rightfully outraged every single one of us.  These immoral and calculated acts and the subsequent cover-up and protection of Church leaders is […]

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Summer Greetings!

Summer Greetings!

Blog post by Mrs. Wilson I hope this note finds all of you enjoying the summer sunshine and the minimal rain!  We are just past the midpoint of the summer and I thought this would be a good time to check in with each of you and provide you with […]

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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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