***Interesting read on when to keep your children home from school.


-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, June 5, 2018 at 6:30 in the church with a reception immediately following in the MHC.  Your last day of school will be Thursday, May 31st

-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     <——————-TOMORROW
6:00 – 8:00 PM


8th Grade:  


Lesson 18 vocab workbook pages are due Thursday 3/15 and the quiz will be Monday, 3/19. You will receive your Across Five Aprils study guide tomorrow and the test will be Monday, 3/19.   AR projects are due BY 3/19.  No late projects will be accepted.  

7th Grade: Author Study rough draft is due tomorrow.  AR projects are due BY 3/19.  No late projects will be accepted.

6th Grade: Your Pay it Forward comprehension questions for Chapter 28, 29 and 30 are due tomorrow.  Please remember to write in complete sentences. AR projects are due BY 3/19.  No late projects will be accepted.