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Valle Graduation

By Editor | May 25, 2022

Valle Catholic High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class 2022 on May 12. Valle saw 26 graduates walk the aisle to celebrate one of life’s greatest achievements. In all they had two valedictorians and three salutatorians at the top of the class. The Valedictorians were Mia Weiler and Samanth Loida. The salutatorians were…

Valle High holds 2022 graduation at gymnasium

By Editor | May 13, 2022

Valle Catholic High School held its 2022 graduation ceremony Thursday, May 12, at the VHS gymnasium. The ceremony broke from tradition of holding the annual event in the sanctuary of the Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church, which was under repairs. This year’s Valle Warriors Class of 2022 had five valedictorians/salutatorians.

In the schools: VCMS Speech Fares Well

By Editor | February 16, 2022

From staff reports ST. LOUIS — The Valle Catholic Middle School speech team participated in the Bellarmine speech meet at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. In speech meets, students from fifth through eighth grade develop and improve their public speaking skills by memorizing and performing material. Categories are: humorous, series and duet categories.  Ribbons are awarded…

In the schools: St. Joseph students learn about bridges

By Editor | January 19, 2022

St. Joseph School second- and third-grade students recently participated in a research project, studying well-known bridges around the world. It was an elaborative project based on literature they read called, “Pop’s Bridge.” The students learned about different types of bridges, such as suspension, beam, arch and cable. Then they used their artistic ability to engineer…

In the schools: SGHS showcases child development ‘Toddler Day’

By Editor | January 12, 2022

From staff reports Students in Dr. Tracey Eatherton’s child development class served as host for the Toddler/Preschooler Day on Dec. 1. Eatherton serves the Ste. Genevieve R-II School District as a family and consumer sciences teacher.  In the child development class, students learn about the factors that influence the growth of children, factors that impact…

In the schools: SGMS students reach out to Morocco

By Editor | January 12, 2022

Dr. Rhett Oldham’s eighth-grade world history class was invited to participate in a virtual discussion on global citizenship with university students from Morocco. The discussion topic was “What Does It Mean to be a Global Citizen and An American?” with Dr. Mohamed Bettaoui’s English class at Hasson I University in Settat, Morocco, a country located…

In the schools: St. Agnes students learn about explorers

By Editor | January 12, 2022

Laura Kavaliauskas’ fifth-grade social studies class at St. Agnes School in Bloomsdale recently learned about explorers that helped settle the Americas. As part of the unit, students assembled an explorer book, complete with maps and routes.  (Courtesy photo from St. Agnes School/Special to the Herald)

In the schools: SGMS student excels in art contest

By Editor | January 6, 2022

From staff reports Ste. Genevieve Middle School seventh-grader Cailin Hallin was recognized in the second annual Bill of Rights Day student art contest. Art instructor Becky Keim’s Art I and Art II students participated in the contest this year — with the theme “The Importance of the Bill of Rights.” Hallin’s artwork displayed images of…

In the schools: Valle Catholic shows the Christmas spirit

By Editor | January 6, 2022

Valle Catholic High School Student Council members adopted two families for Christmas this year. This was through the Children’s Therapy Support Group, LLC. Children’s Therapy Support, a contracting company for Missouri First Steps and state schools, provides billing services for speech, physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, interpreters and special instructors. Senior Isaac Roth made the…

In the schools: Naeger reads to St. Agnes classes

By Editor | January 6, 2022

Before the extended holiday break, educator Leroy Naeger, of French Village, visited St. Agnes School and Parish. Naeger, who was an elementary school teacher in the North County School District,  spent the day reading Fairy tales and Christmas stories to the students. (Courtesy photo from St. Agnes School and Parish/Special to the Ste. Genevieve Herald)