Shreveport, LA Chapter – Catholic Schoolhouse

Classical Catholic Education at Home


Week 12

December 11, 2019 | Posted by Mary Catherine Aranda


December 12 (Thursday)  Week 12 at SMOP

December 12 (Thursday)  Semester Showcase 2019 at SMOP 6:00pm-7:00pm

January 9 (Thursday) Quarter 3 starts!


Semester Showcase 2019 agenda

Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance
Chorus Advent Song
St. Therese’s class
St. Mother Teresa’s class
St. Maximillian Kolbe’s class
St. Ignatius of Loyola’s class
Country Presentations (Scholars or parents will give 2-3 facts about their country)
Chorus Advent Song
Blessing before meal (Potluck of food from countries we’ve studied)


Prayer Requests:
Continued prayers for Valerie and her family.
Prayers for homeschooling from a place from rest!
Healing for all those who are ill!
Prayers for our priests and religious sisters.

Recap of Week 11:

Wow!  We had Rusty from Walter B. Jacobs help us learn about rocks.  The scholars had fun doing experiments on their mystery rocks to identify them.  It was a great week!Our dialectic crew was Thomas and St. Maximillian Kolbe’s group this week.  We learned about electricity through an electronoscope and by creating circuits.  Grammar B really stepped up to fully participate in this project.


Saint:  St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
Virtues:  respect, responsibility, courtesy, self-control, gratitude
Art:  Rembrandt and the use of light and shading

Science:  We’ll be learning about ocean regions!!!

Sujith Family (from last week)
Dill Family
Smith Family
Lawrence Family

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Basecamp resources for Week 10:
Continue to listen to the memory work CDs!!