Ten Reasons Why Catholic Education Still Matters

Written by: Reverend Ronald J. Nuzzi, Ph.D. Director, ACE RISE (The University of Notre Dame) 1. An Incarnational View of the World Catholic School students learn that God is present and active in their lives and in the world. They learn to recognize the “footprints of God” in their daily experiences, especially in the midst of life’s challenges. They develop a sense of “sacramental awareness”. They see the signs of God’s love around them, and become instruments of God’s grace in their own ...

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Double your donations with Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts is a great way to double your contribution to the Capital Campaign. Many companies encourage employees to contribute to qualifying charities. Basically the company will match the employees donations ...

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7th Grade Salmon Release

Our Salmon Project began at the end of last school year when we received a grant from the Fulcrum Foundation which provided the funds needed to purchase a 60 gallon tank and all the equipment needed to successfully launch a salmon research and release program for our students. In January 2017, we picked up 150 chum salmon eggs from the Tulalip Fish Hatchery and our project officially began.  The eggs were immediately placed into a 60 gallon tank in our middle school Science lab where they were expected to hatch within a week, and so they did! The excitement within our student ...

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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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