Beth Dondero-Garvey | Religion

Beth Dondero-Garvey | Religion

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

As we begin the “unofficial” start of summer may we all remember to be thankful for all the men and women who paid the ultimate price in defense of our freedoms.  The year has really flown by!

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Congratulations to the 8th grade students who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last Saturday, 5/19.  Everyone was reverent and joyful.  We are so proud of you.  Hopefully you will all put the Gifts of the Holy Spirit to good use.  God bless you!

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


8th Grade Lesson Plans

8th Grade
8D – We have finished the unit on the Holocaust, Hate Crimes, and Intolerance and the Key Terms testy was on Wed., 5/23.  As we rapidly head toward the end of the year, these are a few reminders:
~Anyone who is writing a graduation speech has to have it in on Tuesday, 5/29.
~For those attending a Catholic High School, both the essay for the PTA Scholarship and the Knights of Columbus Scholarship are DUE TUESDAY, 5/29.  Please refer to the information given out in class.
~Graduation practices will take place the week of June 4th.
~Awards Night is Wed., June 6th at 6:30 in the church.
~Last day of school for 8th grade – Thursday, June 7th
~Farewell Dance – Friday, June 8th
~!Graduation – Monday, June 11th!!
8M – See 8D above.


7th Grade Lesson Plans

5/12 /18

7C –  Working in Chapter 16 all Commandments.  Quiz will be following week.

7H – See 7C above.

6th Grade Lesson Plans


6G –   HW:  Make sure class assignment is finished:  side one and #’s 1-3 on side two of wkst.                                      Will hopefully begin filming modern prophet commercials this week and begin Chapter 17.

6P – HW:  Make sure class assignment is finished:  side one and #’s 1-6 on side two of wkst.  Filmed prophet commercials.


Dates to remember:

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

~Reminder – Students can wear the optional summer uniform now.  Please check the handbook to make sure you are

in compliance with the dress code.

~Friday, 5/4 – May Crowning Mass at 10:00AM. 8th grade participates and dresses up.
~Thursday, 5/10 – Ascension Thursday – Mass for SJRS @ 10:00AM
~Friday, 5/11 – 1PM Dismissal – Faculty Meeting
                             Super 50-50 Drawing and Beef and Beer @ 6PM
~Monday, 5/14 – Confirmation Practice for the 10:00AM Confirmation Mass from 6-7:30
~Tuesday, 5/15 – Confirmation Practice for the 1:00PM Confirmation Mass from 6-7:30
~Saturday, 5/19 – Confirmation at 10:00AM and 1:00PM


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