-Be on the lookout for a field trip permission  slip form later this week.  The 8th grade class will be going to Catholic University on Monday, March 26th for an 8th grade day out sponsored by the Catholic Schools office.

-2018 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION FOR EIGHTH (8TH) GRADE STUDENTS: The Lucinda L. Jasper Scholarship Fund, Inc. (LLJSF) announces the 2018 Scholarship Competition.  The LLJSF Competition is open to all eighth grade students attending a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Washington D.C. who are attending a Catholic high school in the fall in the Archdiocese of

Washington D.C.

Interested students can apply online at  Students must complete an application form, write a 1500-2500 word essay, provide one teacher recommendation and have the principal submit a school report.  Details on the essay submission can be found at the website,  Submissions are accepted ONLY online and are due by March 31, 2018.

For more information, visit or contact Charmene Alston, Director of Applications, at 301-780-5313 or send an email to

-8th Grade Graduation will be Tuesday, June5, 2018 at 6:30 in the church with a reception immediately following in the MHC.

-Sweetheart Dance at Mother Catherine Academy on February 9, 2018.  7pm-10pm $5 admission fee.  Please no cell phones.

-Public School Rising Freshman Orientation:

TUES., MARCH 6, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 PM

THURS., MARCH 8, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 PM

TUES., MARCH 13, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 PM


8th Grade: Finish reading Across 5 Aprils Chapter 5 and complete the journal entry from the perspective of Jethro.  Your 5 destinations for your Trip of a Lifetime project are due on Friday.  Lesson 14 vocab workbook due on Friday and the quiz will be Monday 2/12

7th Grade: Make sure you have read pages 61-80 in Zlata’s Diary for tomorrow.

6th Grade:  Read Chapters 16 and 17 in Pay it Forward.