Mrs. Darmanin - Religion

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 The students in 7th and 8th grade watched, The Letters. It was a movie about Mother Theresa. The  7th and 8th grade will have a small research and reflection writing assignment on the movie that will be due in two weeks. The assignment is under resources, however, it will be done on Google classroom. I will be giving the students their codes for my class on Monday. I will be showing the Movie, The Letters during lunch on Monday-Wednesday for those 7th and 8th graders who were absent. The movie is available on Netflix and Amazon Prime.  
 The 6th grade watched the movie on the Old Testament story of  Noah. They will be completing a writing assignment based on this play during class this coming week. Those students who were absent will write their assignment based on the Genesis scripture alone. 

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Halloween Dance is this coming week!
Hope you see all your kids there!

Dear Parents,

I am glad to hear that many of the students are enjoying religion. I hope they find that they grow in both their knowledge of their faith and in their spirituality. As with every subject, studying their notes nightly is recommended. This ensures that they absorb all the information that is necessary to be successful on tests.

We finished our 3rd test this semester. Grades for 7th are up and 6th and 8th grade tests are up. Pease be aware that when I put (TBG) next to a homework assignment it means that it stands for “To Be Graded.” Many students are not putting in the effort and going back to the chapter, or their notes that I give them, and look for the answers. Workbook pages that I grade are easy grades because they have the workbook glossary, chapter pages, notes, and the internet to help them. Please ask your child to log on to Power School and see if they are missing grades next to workbook assignments. They must turn their workbook pages in to me by the end of next week if they are to be counted. If they lost the workbook page, they can photo copy a blank workbook page, complete it, and hand it in. If I do not have missing workbook pages by the end of this week your child will receive a “0” for the assignment. Anything that receives a “1” or “2” must be signed and returned. If it is not returned your child will receive a demerit. If your child cannot find their workbook page with the “1” or “2” you may send me a note telling me that you are aware of their grade.

Thank you for your continued support. Packets for one of the7th grade classes was handed out this past week. Religious Ed will be in to hand out the yellow packets to the second 7th grade class this Monday. I apologize for the latehandout, but I did not see all classes everyday because of the IOWA tests. All mass forms were handed. I did upload the forms under resources. If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact me. If I haven’t gotten back to you with an answer please email me again. Don’t forget your child’s name and class in your email.

Thanks again and enjoy the crisp fall weather,

Mrs. Darmanin

HOMILY MASS FORMS will be handed out NEXT week. The first one is due Monday, October 22nd. 

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All notes for test for grades 6th, 7th, and 8th are under resources. Winter uniforms start on October 15th. Check my calendar for dates. Holy Hour is Friday October 12th.

Due to the increase of food allergies, ALL FOOD for birthdays or other celebrations needs to be approved by the classroom teacher and/or the school nurse PRIOR to being sent to school, or it will not be handed out. Ingredients need to present on ALL food. I apologize, but Dunkin Donuts, due to possible cross contamination at the store, will no longer be accepted in the school. In addition, bakery goods without ingredients will not be allowed to be handed out as well. Only items with ingredients listed will be allowed. Do not attack the messenger, but our student's safety is paramount.


Parents, we invite you to come to the Holy Hour. Students will sit together; however, this night is for you too. Jesus left the crowds many times to center himself and pray. Use this time to be a role model for your child. Help me impart the message that taking time to pray is important. Use the time to silence your everyday thoughts, focus on the gifts God has given you, and allow the Lord to take your worries. 

"We have received baptism, entrance into the church and the honour of being called Christians. Yet what good will this do us, if we are Christians in name only and not in the fact?"
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