Who doesn’t love a good HGTV-style, before-and-after reveal? If so, then this is the blog post for you! St. Martha’s sweet, 1960’s school and parish, tucked into our nostalgic Hikes Point neighborhood, is beloved. Our campus holds so many memories for families – many of whom who are now sending their 2nd or 3rd generation students to our school. But […]
It’s been an exciting back-to-school time at St. Martha this year! Here’s a highlight of what’s been happening on campus: Students were welcomed back to school on Thursday, August 15, while parents enjoyed at BooHoo/Yahoo party in the parish office basement! Earlier in the week, faculty and staff joined together for a 2-day retreat – part preparation and professional development; […]
Each year in March, parents gather for our annual General PTO meeting where we share updates, look ahead to next year, and celebrate accomplishments. In addition to celebrating a great first year in the MakerSpace and Learning Lab – and congratulating Ms. Bahr for being named Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Archdiocese – we also celebrated some additional […]
According to the National Education Association, today’s teens and young adults are the most anxious ever. Pressure to achieve, concerns over fitting in, the demands of hectic schedules – all combined with the distraction of social media – can lead to stressed, anxious and depressed teens. Check out the upcoming event at St. Margaret Mary, hosted by two psychologists, that […]
Congrats to our first-ever ShamWOW! award winners!
Everyday on St. Martha’s campus there are people going above and beyond to make our community great! We’ve launched a new award program – called the ShamWOW! award – to share their stories and shine a light on these students, faculty, staff and parishioners who are often “unsung heroes.” We are excited to announce our inaugural ShamWOW! winners named during Catholic […]
Parents and children (ages 9-14) who have or might have ADHD are needed for a study on children’s temperament and emotions. Kirsten Leaberry, a doctoral student in clinical psychology at University of Louisville is actively recruiting children with ADHD or children who may have ADHD for her dissertation study. This study will explore temperament and emotions in children. Parents and children come to U […]
Reason #521 St. Martha rocks: We set high standards for achievement and help students succeed
This is part of a blog series about why St. Martha rocks, leading up to our Open House & Catholic Schools Week in late January. At St. Martha, we combine Catholic faith and teaching with academic excellence Catholic schools set high standards for achievement and help students succeed. Consider this: Our alumni are regularly awarded scholarships to area Catholic high schools […]
Reason #497 St. Martha rocks: We have lots of fun!
This is part of a blog series about why St. Martha rocks, leading up to our Open House & Catholic Schools Week in late January. At St. Martha, we have lots of fun! Our highly-involved community hosts a wide array of events that’ve become part of our culture – from homecoming and classroom parties to Martha Gras and Spring Fling (and […]
Reason #362 St. Martha rocks: We are cheerful givers & focused on faith formation
This is part of a blog series about why St. Martha rocks, leading up to Catholic Schools Week in late January. At St. Martha, we are cheerful givers and are focused on faith formation. Catholic schools instill in students the value of service to others all year-round. We are humbled by how our students have given back to their communities […]
Upcoming Parent Workshops on Screen Time and Tear-Free Mornings
Each month on the St. Martha blog, we’ll be bringing you news you can use from our Counselor’s office. Our counselor, Donna Franklin, has been a teacher at St. Martha for more than ten years. In addition to her Master’s in Teaching degree, she has a Master’s degree in Counseling. Prior to becoming a teacher, Mrs. Franklin worked for Seven […]