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2016/2017 School Newsletters

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December
Dec 6th
Dec 13th
Dec 20th

January
Jan 3rd
Jan 10th
Jan 17th
Jan 24th
Jan 31st

February
Feb 7th
Feb 14th
Feb 21st
Feb 28th

March
Mar 7th
Mar 14th
Mar 21st
Mar 28th

April
April 4th
April 11th
April 18th
April 25th

May
May 2nd
May 9th
May 16th
May 23rd
May 30th

Spotlight

Prince of Peace Alumni
Miguel Garza

Currently working at: Dohmen Life Science Services
Current Position: Financial Analyst

Who was your favorite Prince of Peace teacher/staff member?
Mr. Courchane

What was your favorite subject?
Math

Briefly describe a memorable moment/event you had at Prince of Peace:
8th Grade basketball team!

Briefly describe something you have accomplished and are proud of since graduating from Prince of Peace:
Graduating College

“A picture is worth a thousand words”

If that’s the case then Prince of Peace Students have A LOT to talk about.  Photo Albums Below: To view pictures of past events, click on the pictures.

St. Joan Antida representive speaks to 8th grade girls about high school

A representative from St. Joan Antida  spoke to Prince of Peace 8th grade girls about attending their High School. They are having an open house on October 26, 2017 from 6-8:30 pm. For more information on the school go to: saintjoanantida.org

POP hosts High School Fair

Prince of Peace School hosted a High School Fair where 8th graders had the opportunity to meet
with local area high school representatives.

POP Students Celebrates their Mexican Heritage

Prince of Peace School participated in the Mexican day Indepedence day Parade and Festival.
Students carried a banner and handed out candy and information about our school.

High School Rep visit POP

A representative from St Lawrence spoke to Prince of Peace 8th grade boys about attending their High School.
For more information on the school go to: stlawrence.edu

6th Graders visit Urban Ecology Center

Students from Ms. Kaminski and Ms. Svec’s sixth grade class were “put to work” in a service learning field trip at the Urban Ecology Center. The students participated in a classroom discussion about invasive plants and the problems they present in nature. They also played games to learn how invasive species take over.The service learning component involved students heading out into the field to remove invasive Buckthorn trees and clean up trash along the trail. Part of the classroom discussion involved students brainstorming about other service projects and why additional projects were important to help keep the local environment pristine.

Los estudiantes del 6mo grado visitaron el Centro Urbano Ecologico

Los estudiantes del sexto grado de la Sra. Kaminski y la Sra. Svec se “pusieron a trabajar” durante una excursión de servicio y aprendizaje en el Centro Ecológico Urbano. Los estudiantes participaron en un debate en el aula sobre las plantas invasoras y los problemas que estas presentan en la naturaleza. También participaron en juegos para aprender cómo las especies invasoras toman poder.El servicio de aprendizaje se compone de estudiantes participando en el campo para eliminar los árboles de espino invasores y limpiar la basura a lo largo del sendero. Parte de la discusión en el aula de clases involucra el intercambio de ideas de los estudiantes acerca de otros proyectos de servicio y por qué son importantes los proyectos adicionales para ayudar a mantener el medio ambiente local sin contaminación.

Prince of Peace students enter art show

POP 4th graders enter Historical Society Art Show; “My Milwaukee”. Prince of Peace student Perla M. won the prestigious “Best in Show” award for her art piece entered in the exhibition. Students were asked to create a watercolor that reflected their idea of “Milwaukee”. “Perla and other POP 4th graders focused on a neighborhood church, St. Vincent De Paul for its gothic style with architectural details “, said POP art teacher Jean Berens. As part of the award, Perla was presented with a certificate for free art supplies from Blick’s Art Store. Congratulations to Perla and all the POP students who participated in the art show.

K4 and K5 students meet Johnny Appleseed!

K4 and K5 students took a trip to Apple Holler located in Sturtevant, WI. Apple Holler is a seventy acre orchard with over 30,000 dwarf apples trees. The orchard also grows pears, peaches, pumpkins and sugar snap peas. Apple Holler also offers educational programs which teach students about their farm and local agriculture. On the field trip Prince of Peace students watch an entertaining and educational musical about The Legend of Johnny Appleseed. This fun-filled interactive experience features Johnny Appleseed himself as students watched his life unfold in front of them, from traveling across the land planting apple trees to befriending Pioneers, Native Americans, and Animals. Some lucky Prince of Peace students joined Johnny Appleseed on stage to learn about the life-cycle of an apple tree, pollination, bees and more!

Discovery World Field Trip

Students from Ms. Barber and Ms. Ruehl’s fourth grade classes spent the day exploring the exhibits at Discovery World. Discovery World is a 120,000
square foot facility featuring interactive exhibits, the Reiman Aquarium, a Digital Movie Theater, and live theater shows. Discovery World also has learning labs, and as part of the field trip, students participated in a lab how electrical circuits. Students learned the basics of electricity, current, conductivity, and resistance in this hands-on lab. Students perform experiments and built their own switched circuits.

High School Fair

On Sept 20th parents and POP eight graders spent the evening talking to representatives from over 20 local area high schools. Parents and students had the opportunity to gather information about testing registration, and enrollment!

Peace Walk Preparation

Students for Ms. Tovarek’s second grade class visited the Sacred Heart Center to work with sisters on their upcoming Peace Walk decorations. Sacred Heart is a retirement and health care home located in Milwaukee, providing nursing care in collaboration with the School Sisters of St. Francis and Community Care. Students were paired up with a sister to create wind sock for the walk. Using milk cartons, ribbons, stickers and markers the group created colorful wind socks for the event.

Field Day

POP students took a break from studies to spend a day enjoying outside activities. Some of the fun involved jump rope, volleyball, basketball, soccer and too many more to name!