The Academy of
Saint Matthias the Apostle

Small Classes, BIG Results!

Mrs. Greer takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Ten buckets of ice water later… Mrs. Greer completed the ALS #IceBucketChallenge! Thanks to our representatives from each class who helped! Mrs. Greer was challenged by superintendent of schools, Kelly Branaman. 

Mrs. Greer

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Ms. Kelly Recognized as Responsive Classroom Lead Teacher

Ms. Julie Kelly, our art teacher and lower level librarian, was recently recognized as a Responsive Classroom lead teacher by the Northeast Foundation for Children. Ms. Kelly is in her first year as director of the Responsive Classroom program. In her 15th year teaching in the Archdiocese of Washington, Ms. Kelly has experience teaching students ages 4 to 14.To earn this distinction, an educator must attend two workshops and then reflect and report on their implementation of the Responsive Classroom model in the school. Kelly joins a small list of educators worldwide who have completed the work necessary to earn this distinction. The Academy of St. Matthias the Apostle implements the program in all grades prekindergarten through eighth. Teachers and staff are trained in the approach during the summer at formal workshops, with professional development throughout the year.  According to the Northeast Foundation for Children, “Responsive Classroom is a research- and evidence-based approach to education that leads to greater teacher effectiveness, higher student achievement, and improved school climate.”  The academy has implemented the model for the past decade. At the end of last year, 80 percent of its students were reading at or above grade level.

Ms. Kelly works to make learning come alive everyday at Saint Matthias!

Ms. Kelly works to make learning come alive everyday at Saint Matthias!

“Night Before School” Story Time

Tonight was our “Night Before School” story time. Our primary grade teachers read to the students to get them prepared for a good night’s sleep. Tomorrow is the first day of school!
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Happy 2014-15 School Year!

Happy 2014-15 school year from your Saint Matthias family!

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