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Crusader - Our Therapy Dog

Posted on August 28, 2019 in: General News

CRUSADER - ASSUMPTION'S THERAPY DOG      will enjoy a second year as our favorite mascot and therapy dog!    Teachers and principal have witnessed the effects Crusader has on students and themselves. The benefits of having Crusader in the classroom and at school include: ●  Interaction with Crusader has been  promoting  self-esteem and focused interaction with other students and teachers. ● Crusader lifts the mood  in classrooms, often provoking laughter, and also brings smiles to those who are around him. We have also observed Cr...

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This summer, Brandon D. joined other elementary school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, Junior National Young Leadership Program in Washington D.C. JrNYLP is one of the Envision family of programs (www.envisionexperience.com) that enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom. Brandon was nominated to attend the forum by his fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Jennifer Wyatt, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Brandon has been ranked among the top in his class excelling in both academic progr...

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One of the ways ABVM hopes to facilitate educational success, in 2019-2020, is through our school library. First, our entire library of resources is now on the "CLOUD", with the ability to send links for students to research topics of a teachers choice.  In addition, the Library has been "weeded" of 500 books that were no longer being selected (these were given to a local Children's Hospital) and 500 new books replaced them. Every two weeks, students will be visiting the library, as a class, to check out books and build a foundation in literacy and library skills.  The second goal ...

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