In Ms. Geppert’s technology class, fourth-grade students are stretching their thinking from 2D to 3D, in preparation for upcoming lessons on 3D printing. The students were given cards that had flat, 2D diagrams displayed on them, that guided them on where to place Keva planks to create various angles. Over the course of the lesson, […]
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The time for Frassati students to gather and prepare for their First Eucharist and First Reconciliation is quickly approaching! Open to students in second, third, and fourth grade, our Director of Sacraments and Worship at St. Mary of the Lake, Mary Beth Jambor, will guide your family and student through this exciting, holy celebration. The […]
Since the school year began in September, it has been an amazing gift to reconnect the students with their community, rebuild routines, and revisit old traditions. In a year where so much has changed, to reach back and connect with familiar celebrations is a blessing! As students prepared for their last day of school before […]
While many sports and clubs were put on hold this school year, we were able to bring both our coding clubs, Scratch and Arduino, back for their second year at Frassati. Scratch is a block-based coding club open to students from third to eighth grade. It offers an introduction to coding principles. Led by parent […]
Miss Munns’ kindergarten class has been learning about the scientific method using candy canes as their testing group. The students make their hypothesis and then get to work conducting their experiments. Most recently, the group was added candy canes to a bowl of baking soda and then poured vinegar on top to see what would […]
Before Thanksgiving break, the fourth-grade classes put their kind hearts and creative skills to use and made homemade cards for frontline health care workers. The cards were then added to care packages, that were assembled by two students, at the start of the holiday break. On Wednesday (the day before Thanksgiving), the bags were delivered […]
Give to the Max Day was created in 2009 to launch GiveMN, a collaborative venture led by Minnesota Community Foundation and many other organizations committed to helping make our state a better place. That initial spark touched off an outpouring of generosity, raising $14 million in 24 hours. Give to the Max Day has since […]
As part of the fifth-graders Stewardship Project, students looked for ways to build awareness around recycling. First, the students created signs to place in common spaces throughout the school. Next, they looked through the school’s recycled items to see if anything could be given a second life. The students used some items to create giraffe […]
While ‘coming together’ looks very different this year, our Falcons have found new ways to create community and celebrate special occasions. Throughout the building last Friday, students gathered in their black and orange attire and participated in Halloween festivities. Some classrooms had special visitors and others got to connect with friends from other grades. Principal […]
Last week the fifth and sixth grade students tackled a rocket launch project as part of their science curriculum. Mr. Anderson, our new middle school science teacher, partnered with STARBASE MN, which is a non-profit based out of St. Paul. STARBASE works with schools in the area to provide space-based engineering challenges and science activities. […]