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