Principal’s Blog

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September 25

Dear SKS Parents, In a recent article in September’s  Educational Leadership magazine, award winning journalist and author,  Katherine Reynolds, was interviewed about her recent book: The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever and What To Do About It. In her interview, Reynolds cited kids today are less disciplined, more anxious, and  less attentive.  Kids today struggle with anxiety, perfectionism, and conflict resolution, and they need to manage their thoughts, emotions, and behavior better. Wow - that’s not very promising news! While all this is [...]

September 24th, 2018|

September 18

"Leadership is not about being the best. Leadership is about making everyone around you better.”  Dear SKS Parents, The dust has settled some and as a school we are settling into a good routine. This blog is what I promised you after the three Back to School Nights we had.  As George Costanzo’s father in Seinfeld once said, “I got a lot of things to say….” I have a lot to say in this “super blog.” It has many of the important points that equate into the success of a [...]

September 18th, 2018|

September 14

Dear SKS Families, The pictures above are from this morning! There was so much excitement as we continue to promote an absolute love for reading.  Academically, I believe there is nothing we do that is more important.  We had our One School; One Book summer reading discussion on The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The interaction between our teachers and students was priceless. One student said, “Oh my, Mr. Fry, you read the book too. That’s really cool.” The interaction and discussion between our big buddies and their little buddies [...]

September 14th, 2018|

May 24

Dear SKS Families, The pictures above are from the following: SKS Alumni – Molly Searing, Isabel Oliver, Grace Quirk and Madelyn  Schultz from Notre Dame Academy  who have been selected  to participate in their challenging STEM program. First Communion The SK5K 3rd Grade Immigration Day – where “immigrants” ,including a  Mr. Francesco Tosti, experienced the process of being accepted or rejected coming to America from their homeland though Ellis Island. Our May Procession Track Team Alumni Wedding! Who's that teacher as mother of the bride???? Principal for a Day - [...]

May 24th, 2018|

Mother’s Day 2018

May Blog – Special Mother’s Day Edition This is a selfie I took a few weeks with Mom before she passed. There is nothing as profound as the love of a mother.   Dear St. Katharine of Siena School families, Happy Mother’s Day to all our dear Moms in our community. I hope the day is a celebration by your family that shows how much you are appreciated and loved today and throughout the year. I hope you don’t have to lift a finger this weekend! Please allow me to [...]

May 12th, 2018|

April 24th

Dear SKS Parents, The blog pictures above are from: Scholarship Winners, SKS Forensics Team, SKS Choral Performers, H&S Speaker Series, and The Science Fair.                             Academic Scholarship Winners Pictured in the grotto are our academic scholarship winners from the Class of 2018. I am proud to announce the following students who have received scholarships for next year at select high schools: Lucy Curry                Archbishop Carroll Mary Finley              Archbishop Carroll and Academy of Notre Dame de Namur  Grant Grube  [...]

April 24th, 2018|