Beth Dondero-Garvey | Religion

Beth Dondero-Garvey | Religion

Some Reminders

~For 8th Grade:  The 8th Grade Class Trip is on Thursday, 4/19 and permission slips were distributed on Friday, 3/9.  They need to be returned by Monday, 3/26.

~Tuesday, 3/20,  8th grade students who will attend Mainland Regional High School will roster beginning at 8:30.  Parents are welcome and will be called down on a “first come” basis.

~The Confirmation Retreat is on Tuesday, 3/20 from 5-9 at the school.  This is mandatory and Bishop Sullivan has required attendance at a retreat before receiving the Sacrament of  Confirmation.

~Wednesday, 3/28 is 1PM dismissal and the beginning of Easter break.  It is also the end of the 3rd marking period.

LENT & Rice Bowl

~Watch “Lent in 3 Minutes” from Busted Halo:

“Rice Bowls” from Catholic Relief Services Operation Rice Bowl were distributed on Friday, 2/16.  Theh went home with the “designated student” and are to be returned before Easter break.

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Welcome to Mrs. Dondero-Garvey’s 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Religion Classes.


8th Grade Lesson Plans

8th Grade
8D – completed Chapter 18 on Catholic Social Teaching and the Second Vatican Council.
The questions on the homework wkst. need was completed last week and the quiz is on Tuesday, 3/20.  Please study the worksheet.
The mandatory Confirmation Retreat is on Tuesday, 3/20 from 5-9 at the school.
8M – See 8D above.


7th Grade Lesson Plans

3/18 /18

7C – Completed Chapter 12 on the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick & the graded assignment were completed last week.
A CONFIRMATION PACKET was given to all students who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation next year in St. Joseph Parish on Sept. 12th.

7H – See 7C above.

6th Grade Lesson Plans


6G – Working on Chapter 15 this week.

6P – See 6G above.


Dates to remember:

***Always check SJRS Website and Facebook Page for Information, as well as emails when they are generated.

`March 5 to March 8: IOWA TESTING WEEK

~Friday, 3/9: Half Day: 1:00 pm dismissal.
~Sunday, 3/11: Daylight Savings Time Begins.
~Tuesday, 3/13 – Confessions for Grade 5-8 @ 9:00
~Saturday, 3/17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day
~Sunday, 3/18: Celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph.
~Tuesday, 3/20 – Confirmation Retreat for 8th Grade from 5-9 at the school
~Friday, 3/23: SCHOOL CLOSED for Teacher Retreat Day.
~Saturday, 3/24: SJRS 60th Anniversary Gala at the Flanders Hotel @ 6:00 pm.
~Sunday, 3/25 – Palm Sunday
~ Wednesday, 3/28 – 1PM Dismissal – Easter Vacation begins and end of 3rd Marking Period


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