#RamsDay2019 a Success!

It was an amazing day of service and gratitude on Friday, April 26. The entire St. Agnes students, staff and teachers participated in a variety of community outreach in conjunction with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.

The video is a great way to visualize all the hard work and time of this day of service. View the video!

Check out all the donations and contributions by our community that will benefit the various services of Catholic Charities:

Preschool: 74 gallons of pasta, 105 books, 11 cans of pasta sauce
Kinder:  254 bags of coffee
1st grade:  1,859 diapers, 50 containers of baby soap, 166 items of baby clothes, 1,492 wipes
2nd grade:  105 books
3rd grade:  393 packs of snack bags for the summer program
4th grade:  704 items collected for the Resource Bus
5th grade:  10 welcome home baskets, 32 care kits and left overs for other donations
6th grade:  866 items donated for the Hope Distribution Center.  Sorted 500 lbs of donations onsite
7th grade:  550 clothing items, which will make $660 and feed 20 families
8th grade:  stuff 45 elementary school backpacks and 27 high school backpacks
Hospice cards:  167 cards
Food pantry bags:  decorated 186 bags
658 books/bookmarks

Thank you for all your hard work and passion to make the Kansas City community a better place.

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School-wide Updates

What are our students and teachers up to?  It’s never dull.  Check out just a few of the updates:

  • Second graders are on their journey to making their First Communion on April 27. They celebrated the occasion with Jesus Day — a special retreat that is geared toward helping them understand the meaning of their first Communion.
  • We’re kicking off April with a countdown to Rams Reaching Out Day. Save the Date!  Friday, April 26 is our 2019 Rams Reaching Out Day of service. This year’s theme is Giving Grace. Our annual day of service will be in partnership with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.
  • Fourth grade celebrated their nominees for The Kindest Kansas Citian by writing an essay about people who make our city more kind.  Thank you all for inspiring our students!
  • Kindergarten through fifth grade got to experience Body Venture. They learned all about eating smart and playing hard as they traveled through the body. Thanks to all the volunteers that helped make this a fun experience.
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Calling All Superheroes! Saturday, February 16

It’s official! The fundraising event of the year is sold out! Thank you for your support and enthusiasm. There are still things to do! Check it out:

  • Purchase your car raffle tickets! This year’s 2018 Nissan Rogue is a great value.
  • Volunteer! There are a variety of ways to get involved. Don’t wait…everyone is needed.
  • Check out the updates and new opportunities at this year’s auction. The website and Facebook have just some of the opportunities.

Online bidding will open the week of February 11. Be on the lookout for a notification to start bidding.

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What’s going on in our classrooms???

We’re approaching the Christmas break and there’s always a lot going on inside the school walls. Check it out!

  • 8th graders are preparing for their Confirmation Sacrament.  They recently participated in a service project with their confirmation sponsor.
  • 6th graders studied and researched their historical figures to create a Wax Museum for the entire school.
  • Kindergartners are using some new math tools to learn their addition facts.
  • Preschoolers are learning about waiting and patience through the Advent season.

There’s always something new and exciting going on.  Come on by for a visit!

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Welcome Wednesdays!

We’re also hosting Welcome Wednesdays. On the following Wednesdays, we’ll host tours at 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about St. Agnes.  We will tour the school while our students and teachers are busy learning and thriving.  The dates of these tours will be:

Wednesday, December 19
Wednesday, January 9
Wednesday, January 30

Please call 913-262-1686 or email to reserve a spot!

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