Saint Kateri

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2015-2016 School Year

Catholic Schools Week

Dem Bones, Dem Bones (June 2016)

Our Kindergarteners and Pre-K students learned a little about fossils of ancient mammals.
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Catholic Schools Week

Kindergarten Year-end Field Trip! (June 2016)

Kindergartens traveled to Indian ladder farms to meet new baby animals and learn about bee keeping!
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Catholic Schools Week

Run for Fun! (May 2016)

Our annual Run for Fun event is not only a great challenge for our young students, but also raises funds for our Physical Education programs! Everybody wins!
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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week (Feb 2016)

Events included "Dress Like your Favorite Superkid/Book Character", "Crazy Hair Day", "Sports Jersey Day", and "Bounce House/Bowling Day". All of the children (and teachers, too) had a great time celebrating together as a community!
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Advent Wreath

Advent Wreath Ceremony (12.21.2015)

Students in Grades 5 led our school in our weekly advent lighting service.
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Holiday Parade

48th Annual Holiday Parade (11.21.2015)

The PTO showcased our school and children in the 48th Annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 21. The theme for the parade was a salute to musicals. Saint Kateri chose the theme from Footloose because it was upbeat and fun.
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All Saints Day

All Saints Day Parade (11.02.2015)

While our younger students parade as Animals from Noah's Ark, our older students portray their favorite Saints!
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Halloween

2015 Fall Festival (10.23.15)

Lots of crafts, activities and games galore. The 2015 Fall Festival was fun fun fun for everyone!
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Halloween

Fun Fall Activies (October 2015)

From pumpkin disections to All Saint's Day parades... students have fun throughout the fall!
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Halloween

Fire Prevention Week (10.08.2015)

On Thursday, October 8 the Niskayuna Fire Department visited St Kateri to teach the students about fire safety. The students loved the assembly and were able to check out the fire truck!
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Halloween

First Mass at St. Kateri Shrine (09.18.2015)

Friday, September 18 was a beautiful day to celebrate the school's first mass at the Shrine
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2014-2015 School Year

Fall Festival 2014

Fall Festival was frightenly fun for everyone! There were games, costume contests, raffles, crafts and more!
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2013-2014 School Year

Baby Animal Day at Indian Ladder Farms

May 9, 2014: The Nursery School's field trip to Indian Ladder Farms was a fun and exciting event where students got to get close to the new baby animals on the farm!
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Fourth & Fifth Grade Field Trip to NYS Capitol

March 14, 2014: The fourth and fifth grade classes visited the capital building this past week and met with Senator Hugh Farley. The classes had a guided tour of the building and then had an opportunity to ask Senator Farley questions. The students had the chance to learn about some of the history of the building, as well as information about Senator Farley and his life and his work. After having lunch in the concourse, we all went to the NYS Museum.
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"Read Across America Day"

March 3, 2014: In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, guest readers were invited to school to share their favorite books with our students. Thanks everyone who participated!
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When the weather gets cold... the cold go BOWLING!

Jan 21, 2013: The cold weather may strike out playing outside, but everyone's a winner at bowling in the gym!
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Saint Kateri Students at Siena Saints Game

Jan 4, 2014: For a second year, students opened the Siena Saints basketball game on January 4 with the National Anthem! Here, principal Chatain is interviewed at halftime about our school!
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St. Kateri's Float in the Schenectady Parade!

Nov 24, 2013: Special thanks to all of the students, parents, teachers and staff who braved the weather to make our magnificent march down State Street happen!
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Veteran's Day Celebration

Nov 13, 2013: Students and families came together on Veteran's Day to honor members of the Saint Kateri community who have served in the armed forces.
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The New iPads are Here!

Every classroom now has iPads loaded with age-appropriate educational apps. The iPads will be used to help supplement coursework, as well as expose children to new technologies and avenues of learning!
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