Second and fourth grade students at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea school in Oceanside celebrated Thanksgiving in school dressed up as Pilgrims and Native Americans for Thanksgiving-themed activities on Monday. Teachers Donnah Snear-Williams and Angie Wilburn ran the day’s events with help from parents. The morning including having a feast, making baskets, playing Native American games, and learning about the historic traditions.
Students from the fourth grade at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea in Oceanside followed the school’s tradition this week by inviting the second grade to share a Thanksgiving feast in the cafeteria. This year they added a little learning flair to the event by dressing as either pilgrims or Native Americans, learning to make dream catchers, quill pens, sing a Navajo song, play marbles and listen to some of the stories about that first Thanksgiving long ago.
We could not have accomplished this without the support of our generous donors and sponsors who helped to make our Jogathon successful! THANK YOU Knights of Columbus, JC Custom Scapes, Camp Pendleton Paintball Park, Invasion Laser Tag, Chick-fil-A, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Surf Ride, and Baskin Robbins.
Thank you so much for your Jogathon support! The kids had a great time doing the cupid shuffle, running laps, listening to music, and cheering each other on.
A special thanks to our parish Knights of Columbus who generously provided hot dogs, to Officer Lopez and Officer Gomez of the Oceanside Police Department, to Marines from 7th Engineer Battalion, and to our parent volunteers! And a big thank you to Jenn Roma, Ana Laura Escudero, and Monica Cervantes for helping to plan & organize this fun event!
Thank you to Isabella, Benjamin, Marissa, and Emily for being our top fundraisers! If you have already turned in your donations, we thank you so much for your support! If you have not, our goal is $75 per student, and we welcome any donation amount. The funds raised will go toward our Field renovation and landscaping. All donations are tax deductible! Our school Tax ID#: 27-3959788 http://stmarystars.com/parents/fundraising/jogathon/
Halloween Fun day is Monday, 10/31. Remember to drop off candy (no chewing gum) or small prizes (pencils, erasers, glow sticks, etc.) in the Front Office. Students will receive these treats/prizes as they visit each grade’s station.
Students are allowed to wear blue or black jean long pants with a Halloween themed t-shirt, please make sure the t-shirt design is school appropriate.
Remember to turn in your Jogathon t-shirt form THIS Monday (10/24) by 8am to guarantee your student’s size. Click here for the form.
This is not a PE uniform shirt, but has a special Pokemon theme. Help raise money to finance our sports field renovation and landscaping! Raise at least $10 in donations to get your student shirt. Additional Youth ($10) and Adult ($12) t-shirts are also available for purchase.