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Louisville, KY 40218

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The child has one intuitive aim: self development

Cathy Graas

Cathy Graas is a life-long St. Martha Shamrock! Mrs. Grass is a member of the Class of 1990 and returned to St. Martha to raise her family. A current parishioner, Cathy has two children who have graduated from St. Martha and one daughter currently in school at St. Martha. Cathy worked at the Southeast YMCA before starting Saint Martha’s summer/afterschool care program in 1999. She also started the preschool program in 2003, where she taught for 11 years. Taking some time away from being a lead teacher, she subbed in the school for three years. Most recently, Cathy served as our school librarian before moving back into the classroom as a full-time Third Grade Teacher.

"My favorite thing about St. Martha is the relationships I have made with my students, parents, and co-workers. Everyone is so welcoming. It truly is a family here!"

Q & A with Mrs. Graas

 

 

Passion:

I love encouraging children to learn.

Philosophy:

Every day is a clean slate to learn and grow.

Favorite part of teaching:

Seeing the children get excited! I love when they restate something they learned. They get excited and you can see the “I got it look”.

Favorite teaching memory:

So many funny things my class members say and do daily. The smiles and “hi!” in the hallway or outside of school. I also remember saying the Rosary with a class by the statue of Mary; it was a meaningful moment.

Favorite thing about St. Martha:

We offer so many actives year round for everyone. Sport events for students and adults, fun parties, picnics, and time to hangout with other families.  This is how we get to know one another and become a stronger community!

My hope for my students:

To enjoy school, learn, and create memories.

Fun fact:

I am married with three children. I graduated from U of L, Go CARDS!

2003

Joined Saint Martha

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, University of Louisville

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Warm & Inviting

“My children attend this school and love it!  The community is warm & inviting, the school staff genuinely care about my children's whole well-being. I highly recommend this school.”

– Kari Ogle

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“My children attend this school and love it!  The community is warm & inviting, the school staff genuinely care about my children’s whole well-being. I highly recommend this school.”

Being a Part of a Family

“When choosing a parish for my family, I was looking for a community that would fulfill our spiritual, educational, and social needs. St. Martha Church and School has been that for over 23 years now."

– Dana Bale

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– Dana Bale

“When choosing a parish for my family, I was looking for a community that would fulfill our spiritual, educational, and social needs. St. Martha Church and School has been that for over 23 years now.”

Top-Notch Academics

“Top-notch academics, athletics, students and parents. You won't find a better school!

– Katherine A. McCurry

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It’s a Blast

“Softball leagues here are a blast. Best fish in town!”

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You Can’t Beat the People

"My husband and I toured several parish schools in Louisville, and St. Martha stood out for its incredibly friendly staff and supporting culture. We felt the magic immediately."

– Lauren Micka Thomas

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“My husband and I toured several parish schools in Louisville, and St. Martha stood out for its incredibly friendly staff and supporting culture. We felt the magic immediately.”

Great Prep for High School

“The community and fellowship are amazing. My boys have made friendships and bonds they will treasure. Their educational experience has been wonderful and will help them with their transition to high school!”

– Maranda White

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– Maranda White

“The community and fellowship are amazing. My boys have made friendships and bonds they will treasure. Their educational experience has been wonderful and will help them with their transition to high school!”

Family is the Best Word

"The teachers are really vested in the kids long after they leave their classes. Family is the best word to describe St. Martha and prepared is the best word to describe my son after his time there.”

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