What is Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving FeastDo you know the real story behind Thanksgiving? Is it just about remembering the Pilgrims and Indians? Are we supposed to give thanks for what we have while remembering those who have less? Do we pray to God and reflect on our year? What about stuffing your face with Turkey, while watching football and... Continue Reading →

Saint Philip’s Feast Day

Today St. Philip the Apostle School is celebrating the feast day of Saint Philip. This tradition finds the St. Philip school community gathered in Holy Angel Hall, eating pan dolce and hearing about our patron saint. This year there is a little more of a surprise in store for the students. The teachers are going... Continue Reading →

Final round of 4th grade projects

We had the final round of 4th grade research presentations today. In case you don't remember the 4th graders were asked to use the Dewey 200s section, Religion, and research a non Christian religion. They could work with partners or alone. They were given a list of options that allowed them to present their research... Continue Reading →

Another great Prezi

Ethan Gray and Andrew Huang in 4A just did a wonderful Prezi presentation. It is an excellent example of how to put together your research in an interesting and engaging way. Here it is....prezi-player { width: 550px; } .prezi-player-links { text-align: center; } Viking gods on Prezi

4B Research and Prezi

The 4th grade library classes have been working hard learning the Dewey Decimal System. Starting with the 000 and going to the 900 they learn what each section means. The past few weeks have been spent learning the 200's; Religion. To better understand their world the class was asked to research a non Christian religion.... Continue Reading →


The past few weeks I have been working toward revamping The Falcons Fables. I wanted it to be more user friendly and easier to navigate. I believe I have achieved those goals.The major change has been to move all my links from the side bar to the tabs at the top of the page. I... Continue Reading →

The Immaculate Conception Part 1

Alright Falcons, there is something that seems to confuse many people including Catholics. As you know, we attend mass, as a school, once a week on Tuesdays. Yet this past Tuesday we did not go to mass. Instead we went today. I heard from a few students that they were a little confused as to... Continue Reading →

Dust Off the Books

I can't believe another school year is here and I am starting my third year as the St. Philip Librarian. I am so grateful to share my passion for reading with the St. Philip community. We have some exciting things planned for the school year. First and foremost, we have decided that since library for grades K-5... Continue Reading →

Things Have Been Busy and Cinderella!

First let me apologize for the lack of posts lately. Now that I work part time I find  my other library duties make it difficult to find time to blog. On top of that Drama Club is preparing for our spring musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. I am knee deep in costumes, sets and props. Not to... Continue Reading →

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