News from the Hill - 1/27/23

January 28, 2023

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, Next week is Catholic Schools Week! Please be sure to read the calendar with all of the important events planned…

News from the Hill - 1/20/23

January 20, 2023

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, Winter NWEA MAP testing began this week and will continue into next week. NWEA MAP testing is an important tool…

News from the Hill - 1/13/23

January 13, 2023

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through the school year. This will be a very busy month for all of our…

News from the Hill - 1/6/23

January 9, 2023

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a joyful Christmas vacation. It was wonderful to see everyone back at school. Our celebration of the birth of Jesus continued. On Friday, we marked an important day in our Catholic faith as we celebrated the Feast of…

News from the Hill - 12/23/22

December 23, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family,  It has been a busy and joyful week here at St. Mary of the Hills. On Monday, we gathered together as a school community and the fourth purple candle was lit to mark the final week of prayer as we waited expectantly for the birth of Jesus. We talked…

ECC News from the Hill - 12/23/22

December 23, 2022

Dear Parents: Love and excitement filled the air at the ECC this week! The students boarded the Polar Express train in their favorite pajamas.  While cozied up with their peers they learned about the magic of Christmas. They also spent time together decorating gingerbread…

News from the Hill - 12/16/22

December 17, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, To celebrate the third week of Advent, we gathered together as a school community to light the third candle on the Advent Wreath. The third candle represents the joy the shepherds experienced when they received the good news about Christ's birth. It is also…

News from the Hill - 12/9/22

December 10, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family,  As a school community, we gathered together at the beginning of the school day on Monday to light the second candle on the Advent Wreath. Peace was the main focus during this week of Advent. When the angels appeared to the shepherds, they ended their…

News from the Hill - 12/2/22

December 3, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, The Advent Season has begun! This is a joyous time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term Advent means “coming” in Latin. As a school community, we gathered on Tuesday morning to join…

ECC News from the Hill - 12/2/22

December 2, 2022

Dear ECC Parents: I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving. The teachers and students have been very busy as they prepare for the Christmas Season.  The Early Learners have been working on their fine motor skills by tracing their names and playing with playdough and kinetic sand. The…

News from the Hill - 1/27/23

January 28, 2023

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, Next week is Catholic Schools Week! Please be sure to read the calendar with all of the important events planned…

News from the Hill - 1/20/23

January 20, 2023

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, Winter NWEA MAP testing began this week and will continue into next week. NWEA MAP testing is an important tool…

News from the Hill - 1/13/23

January 13, 2023

“Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through the school year. This will be a very busy month for all of our…

News from the Hill - 1/6/23

January 9, 2023

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a joyful Christmas vacation. It was wonderful to see everyone back at school. Our celebration of the birth of Jesus continued. On Friday, we marked an important day in our Catholic faith as we celebrated the Feast of…

News from the Hill - 12/23/22

December 23, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family,  It has been a busy and joyful week here at St. Mary of the Hills. On Monday, we gathered together as a school community and the fourth purple candle was lit to mark the final week of prayer as we waited expectantly for the birth of Jesus. We talked…

ECC News from the Hill - 12/23/22

December 23, 2022

Dear Parents: Love and excitement filled the air at the ECC this week! The students boarded the Polar Express train in their favorite pajamas.  While cozied up with their peers they learned about the magic of Christmas. They also spent time together decorating gingerbread…

News from the Hill - 12/16/22

December 17, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, To celebrate the third week of Advent, we gathered together as a school community to light the third candle on the Advent Wreath. The third candle represents the joy the shepherds experienced when they received the good news about Christ's birth. It is also…

News from the Hill - 12/9/22

December 10, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family,  As a school community, we gathered together at the beginning of the school day on Monday to light the second candle on the Advent Wreath. Peace was the main focus during this week of Advent. When the angels appeared to the shepherds, they ended their…

News from the Hill - 12/2/22

December 3, 2022

Dear St. Mary of the Hills Family, The Advent Season has begun! This is a joyous time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term Advent means “coming” in Latin. As a school community, we gathered on Tuesday morning to join…

ECC News from the Hill - 12/2/22

December 2, 2022

Dear ECC Parents: I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving. The teachers and students have been very busy as they prepare for the Christmas Season.  The Early Learners have been working on their fine motor skills by tracing their names and playing with playdough and kinetic sand. The…