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We are blessed to have a FULL TIME School Counselor!

My name is Alexis Garcia and I am the first ever school counselor at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School.  I am bilingual (English/Spanish).  Originally from the Midwest, most recently, Kansas City, I am excited to be living in the Pacific Northwest!  I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology from McPherson College and my Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Guidance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  This is my seventh year as a certified school counselor. My experience so far at SMM so far has been very rewarding.  I provide individual, academic and social/emotional counseling, as well ...

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Meet our Diversified Learning Specialist!

My name is Rachel Scherger and I am the Diversified Learning Specialist at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School.  The Diversified Learning Specialist at St. Mary Magdalen school serves all students Preschool – 8th grade.  I work with teachers in the classroom to vary instruction to meet all ability levels and various learning styles in the classroom.  I also handle Academic Plans for students who have specific learning needs and diagnoses. Every day I have the most amazing opportunity to work with all students grades pre k – 8, year after year.  I get to meet them as a kindergarten student ...

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Introducing our 2017 Distinguished Graduate, Sara Bayless da Costa

You are invited to our 2017 Distinguished Graduate Assembly on Thursday, February 2nd at 1:45 in the church.  Sara Bayless da Costa('04) is a gifted speaker and you will, without a doubt, be inspired! Sara (Hogenson) Bayless da Costa is an alumna from SMM (2004) and Archbishop Murphy High School (2008). She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. In 2015, she married UW alum and sweetheart of 6 years, Jacob Bayless da Costa at St. Joseph Church, Seattle where they share their love of music through ...

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Día de los Muertos

The Day of the Dead, which dates back to Pre-Columbian times, honors the mysteries of life and death, through both celebration and reverence. Every year from November 1-2, both Mexicans and people around the world honor their loved ones with offerings or ofrendas displayed on colorful altars decorated with pictures, bright flowers, candles, and their favorite foods and beverages. (Google) Our St. Mary Magdalen school community kicked off the Day of the Dead on November 1st with an all-school assembly which highlighted the history and tradition of this Mexican celebration.  Many individual classes came to the main office area to see the ofrenda up close and hear ...

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