THE WEEKLY WITNESS
4 Sep. 2015 | St. Mary Magdalen School | San Antonio, TX
OUR MISSION: EMPOWER STUDENTS AND OUR COMMUNITY TO WITNESS THE GOSPEL AND GROW IN EXCELLENCE THROUGH FAITH, ACADEMICS AND SERVICE.
NUESTRA MISION: EMPODERAR A LOS ALUMNOS Y A NUESTRA COMUNIDAD A SER TESTIGOS DEL EVANGELIO Y CRECER EN LA EXCELENCIA A TRAVÉS DE LA FÉ, LAS ACADÉMICAS Y EL SERVICIO.
Below, please find a short film that examines one boy's battle with cancer, his love of soccer and the resilience he witnessed to fight the good fight.
Resilience: A Matter of Heart And Soul, But Also Brains
I especially like this Ernest Hemingway quote that the author uses: "The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."
Check out the article below for some insights on Resilience based on the latest brain research.
Pope Francis's Encyclical On The Environment
Check Out the Video Below On The Importance Of The Word "Yet" For Cultivating A Growth Mindset
The article below has some good tips for how parents can help teachers, and vice versa.
Cheer Fundraiser This Wednesday!
STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTIONS!
8th Grade Breakfast: A Massive Success!
Thanks for supporting our 8th Graders! The class raised $1,100. Many thanks to the many parents, students and staff who made it happen!
Pre-K3 Breakfast: This Sunday!
Clubs began this week! Check out the pics below from Ping Pong Club and Spanish Club. Most clubs are at capacity, but there are some that are open, if you'd still like to turn in a form.
A Good Week For Sports
Our Maverick Football Team beat St. Leo's 22-0 on Thursday.
On Tuesday, our Maverick Soccer Team beat St. Leo's 6-0.
On Tuesday, our Maverick Volleyball A team came up a little short against Holy Name, but then bounced back to beat St. John Berchman along with the B Team.
Way to go Mavs!
Reminder: NO SCHOOL MONDAY
St. Mary Magdalen is a Catholic, co-educational school of empowerment. Students engage in a dynamic academic experience preparing them for college and heaven. SMMS cultivates a growth mindset, bilingualism, multiculturalism and strong character inspired by the gospel and Catholic Social Teaching. SMMS offers opportunities to grow in excellence through diverse extracurricular programs, including Athletics, Clubs, and the SuccessMaker Academic Excellence Program. SMMS prepares and supports Pre-K3 through 8th grade students to excel in high school and college through the Graduate Support Program.