"Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in your schools are the work of many generations, produced by enthusiastic effort and infinite labor in every country of the world. All this is put into your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add to it, and one day faithfully hand it to your children. Thus do we mortals achieve immortality in the permanent things which we create in common." - Albert Einstein

Thursday, June 7, 2012

A Kindergarten Graduation in the US


An Invitation

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A Parent's Message to the Teachers - Patricia Adamo



It's amazing how much the children have learned.  Many started the school years not knowing how to read, or even recognize words. They have progressed from being read to by their parents to now reading to their parents, to themselves, and to others.  They are able to write and they could do some early math.  As parents, we had enjoyed seeing their works on the hallways, their beautiful artwork, their interesting projects, and their very first book report. We are grateful not only for what they have learned, but how they have learned it. The teachers have provided a warm, caring and nurturing environment that was a lot of fun. The kids enjoyed learning and they enjoyed you as their teachers. I did get a chance to tack with some of the students to get some feedback on what they thought about  this past year. So I am going to share with you some of their thoughts. When I asked them what they liked most about their teacher, here is what some of them said:

"I like my teacher because she taught me reading."

"I like my teacher because she gave me fun work."

"I like my teacher because she took me to field day."

"I like my teacher because she gave me extra recess."

Then I asked them what they learned the most.

One said, "I learned the most in math and reading."

Another said, "I learned the most about animals."

And this one is my favorite, "I learned to work hard."

Thank you again so much for a wonderful school year. You have prepared our children well for next year.  Thank you.

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A Reading from Luke 2: 41-52 - Rev. Luke Dundon, Parochial Vicar

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What is Graduation? - Rev. Denis M. Donahue, Pastor

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Immaculate Mary

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Wind Beneath My Wings




To Mrs. Brown, Thank You Very Much....

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