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Grades at a Glance

Pre-School (3 year olds)

  • Pre Kindergarten starts the week after K-8th Grade starts school
  • Attend weekly Specials classes: Music, PE, Library & Computer
  • 1 snack, 1 recess
  • Pre Kindergarten Graduation –May (the week before K-7th Grade conclude)

Jr-Kindergarten (4 year olds)

  • Junior Kindergarten starts the week after K-8th Grade starts school
  • JK Half Day – 1 snack, 1 recess
  • JK Full Day – 2 snack, 2 recesses
  • Lunch at school with K-2nd Grade
  • Attends special classes – Library, P.E., Music and the Computer Lab
  • Uses Smart Boards in all classrooms
  • Weekly visits to the Learning Lab
  •  Meets monthly or quarterly with 6th grade buddies
  • JK participates in parts of school masses
  • Christmas program in December
  • Thanksgiving Feast
  •  JK Graduation – May (the week before K-7th Grade conclude)

Kindergarten

  • Attend weekly Mass on Friday at 8:00 am with Grades 1, 2 & 3
  • Attend All School Liturgies during the school year
  • Fall Fun Day
  • Halloween Parade
  • Participate in our Christmas Concert program led by our music teacher.
  • Muffins with Mom Mass 
  • Donuts with Dad Mass
  • Kindergarten Graduation (Kindergarten dismisses a week earlier than 1st – 7th Grade)

Grade 1

  • Attend weekly Mass on Friday at 8:00 am with Kindergarten, Grades 2, & 3
  • Attend All School Liturgies during the school year
  • Perform their annual Nativity play in conjunction with our Kindergarten Christmas Concert
  • End of Year Picnic with the Teachers
  • 1st time participating in Mission Raffle
  • Invitation to be a Mystery Reader
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with a class Thanksgiving "dinner" in the classroom
  • Making rosaries with parents
  • All Aboard the Polar Express school fundraiser for those less fortunate 
  • Wacky Tacky Day school fundraiser
  • 7th grade buddy activities

Grade 2

  • Attend weekly Mass on Friday at 8:00 am with Kindergarten, Grade 1 & 3
  • Participates periodically in mass
  • Gingerbread Houses with parents
  • Family Sacramental Meeting (2 evenings – 1st Reconciliation and 1st Communion)
  • 1st Reconciliation - December
  • 1st Communion - Spring
  • Students do not have school the Monday following 1st Communion
  • Mardi Gras Float with 8th Grade
  • Mission Raffle Participation 
  • 8th grade buddy activities throughout the year

Grade 3

  • Attend weekly Mass on Friday at 8:00 am with Kindergarten, Grade 1 & 2
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in our liturgies as readers, choir members, gift bearers, and musicians.
  • Hobby Presentation during Catholic Schools week - January
  • Create Saints dolls  and Report
  • Pecos Bill play in Rosario Hall (March – each teacher has a different time spot for their classroom’s performance)
  • Mission Raffle Participation 
  • Science Center field trip 

Grade 4

  • Attend weekly Mass on Thursday at 8:00 am with Grades 5 & 6
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in our liturgies as readers, choir members, gift bearers, and musicians.
  • Students can participate in our Bell Choir
  • Grandparents Luncheon (Monday after 2nd grade First Communion)
  • Departmentalized for certain subjects
  • Corners of Creation (Thanksgiving All School Liturgy)
  • Missouri History Week
  • Daniel Boone Field Trip
  • Mission Raffle Participation 
  • Boys wear ties from Thanksgiving to Easter (ties can be purchased at Just Me Apparel)
  • Bread n’ Butter Making
  • Who Am I? project
  • Powder Valley field trip
  • Recorder in music – field trip to Powell Hall
  • President’s report – February
  • Endangered Animals group poster report
  • Valentine’s cards for widows/widowers
  • Donate children’s toys to Guardian Angel settlement
  • iLab experiments

Grade 5

  • Attend weekly Mass on Thursday at 8:00 am with Grades 4 & 6
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in our liturgies as readers, choir members, gift bearers, and musicians.
  • Move to a different hallway
  • Departmentalized for certain subjects
  • Student receive a Chromebook to use in class
  • Mission Raffle Participation –
  • Irish Dance for the girls and MacNamara Band for the boys start
  • Travel Around the World Day

Grade 6

  • Attend weekly Mass on Thursday at 8:00 am with Grades 4 & 5
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in our liturgies as readers, choir members, gift bearers, and musicians.
  • Student receive a Chromebook to use in class
  • Departmentalized for certain subjects
  • 6th Grade Play (February)
  • Students do not have school the Monday following the play
  • Cardinals Game - "Weather Bash at Busch" event
  • Mission Raffle Participation 
  • D.A.R.E Program
  • Girls transition from jumpers to skirts
  • Boys transition from navy pants to khaki pants
  • School Ambassador participation
  • Students are able to participate in Bellarmine Speech
  • Able to serve at Mass
  • 6th grade retreat at the HI YouthHouse
  • Prayer buddies

Grade 7

  • Attend weekly Mass on Wednesday at 8:00 am with Grades 8
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in our liturgies as readers, choir members, gift bearers, and musicians.
  • Student receive a Chromebook to use in class
  • Departmentalized for certain subjects
  • Mission Raffle Participation 
  • History Day
  • St. Charles field trip 
  • All Ye Works of God (Closing Mass– May)
  • Shadow days for high school
  • Frog dissection
  • Edge Café – Thursday mornings
  • Edge – Wednesday evenings once a month
  • Students are able to participate in Bellarmine Speech
  • School Ambassador participation
  • Able to serve at Mass and funerals
  • 1st grade buddies

Grade 8

  • Attend weekly Mass on Wednesday at 8:00 am with Grades 7
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in our liturgies as readers, choir members, gift bearers, and musicians.
  • Student receive a Chromebook to use in class
  • Departmentalized for certain subjects
  • Mission Raffle Participation 
  • High School Night
  • Cotillion – October through November
  • Confirmation Retreat
  • Luke 18 Retreat
  • Confirmation
  • Variety Show
  • Mardi Gras Floats with 2nd Graders
  • Living Stations
  • Trout Lodge Class Trip
  • School Ambassador participation
  • Students are able to participate in Bellarmine Speech
  • Able to serve at Mass
  • 2nd Grade Buddies