Catholic Schools Week Activities 2020

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January 27-31, 2020

The Catholic Schools Week (January 27-31) was filled with many exciting events and activities.

We celebrated our Faith, Learning, Service to Others, School Spirit, Knowledge, Teachers, Students, and Fun Fair.

Fun Fair

St. Celestine School celebrated Catholic Schools on Friday, January 31 with its Fun Fair celebration!!! A fabulous time for the students and families to be together and enjoy some fun. Thank you to our amazing Parent's Club board for organizing this event and a huge thank you to all their volunteers and parents who helped make this a great success. You truly make a difference at St. Celestine and we are grateful!

Academic Bowl - Grades 5-8

We celebrated our Knowledge on Thursday, January 30.

Students in Grades 5 through 8 participated in an Academic Bowl.

1st Place Winners:
Trace F, Gabriella A., Alejandra M., and Marinel S.

2nd Place Winners:
Justin L, Laura L, Simon K, and Nicholas U.

Other Participants:
Grant B, Bella T, Milana B, Ximlu M, Ryan E, Sarah D, Maggie T, and Corey B.

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Basketball Competition

We celebrated our School Spirit on Wednesday, January 29 when several students from St. Celestine School competed in the Council level of the Free Throw contest, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. This is an annual event that takes place during the Archdiocese of Chicago's Catholic Schools Week. The winners will compete in the District level competition which will be held in February. The winners of the District level move on to the Regional level competition. The final competition will be for the State and is held near Urbana, IL. The students who won the Council level of competition are as follows:

10 yr old - Giana, Mathieu
11 yr old - Sophia, Jackson
12 yr old - Laura, Anthony
13 yr old - Nina, Corey
14 yr old - Isabel, John

To show our team spirit, students wore their favorite sports jerseys instead of their uniform shirt.

All School Mass and Student Council Induction

We celebrated our Faith on Tuesday, January 28 with a beautiful All School Liturgy at 1:45 pm at St. Celestine Church.

We also held the 2019-2020 Student Council Induction at the Mass.

Congratulations to: John - President, Dominic - Vice President, Olivia - School Spirit, and Claudia - Secretary.

National Geographic Geography Bee

We celebrated our Learning on Monday, January 27 with the National Geographic Geography Bee!

Congratulations to our winner Nicholas U.

Our other brilliant participants included: Simon K, Nina C, Michael C, Isabella A, Maribel S, Alejandra M, Jasmine V, Josaphat U, Milana B.

Door Decorating Contest

On our “Learning” day (Monday, January 27) we also started our door decorating!

Here is a sneak peek at Mrs. Szeszol’s 4th Grade Room 103 - "Owl Learn"