Christian of the Month
The Christian of the Month Award recognizes students who display good character on a consistent basis and serve as student role models throughout the month. Students are nominated by their teachers based on the six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. Students chosen to receive this award will be acknowledged for their accomplishment in the monthly newsletter. Students will receive a dress down pass, Christian of the Month Certificate, Applebee's certificate. The students will be recognized in the monthly newsletter.
Preschool's Christian Of the Month is Mackenzie Howay. Mackenzie constantly shows an eagerness to learn and is always looking to help her fellow peers. She is not only a wonderful friend but also a very respectful, responsible and trustworthy student. During her free time, Mackenzie enjoys swimming, tumbling and playing volleyball. Congratulations to Mackenzie!
Julia DiLisio is Kindergarten Blue's December Christian of the Month. Julia is a diligent student who cares about everything she does. Julia always completes her school work neatly and carefully. Julia takes great pride in the things she does which is evident in how neat and organized she keeps her desk and pencil box. Julia is a kind friend who always includes and encourages others. She is respectful to all adults and children and always uses her manners. Outside of school, Julia is a member of the Girl Scouts where she has earned the Girl Power, Caring, and Consideration badges. Julia has been playing piano for 2 years. Julia has also been dancing and doing gymnastics at Faberge Follies for 3 years where she performed in the Sounds of the Season production this month. At home Julia is a great big sister! In her free time she is always playing with her baby sister, Giavanna, and her fur brother dog, Chewy. Way to go, Julia!
Kindergarten Gold's Christian of the month is Patrick Osenbach. Patrick is a very calm and quiet student. He is always willing to lend a helping hand. He is a very conscientious student who is ready to work and always has a smile on his face. At home, Patrick plays soccer and loves to be outside. He enjoys fishing, boating, and swimming. Patrick has three older siblings. He is very helpful, protective, and caring. He likes to make us smile. He is a joy! Congratulations Patrick!
First Grade Blue Christian of the Month is Alexander Biros. He is always very cheerful and helping someone in the classroom. He is respectful to his classmates and adults. He is a conscientious student. Alexander is the youngest of four children. He has twin sisters Madison and Teaghan and a twin brother Jonathon. He is kind and caring. He likes to ride his bike, play soccer and swim. His favorite thing to do is play Legos with his brother Jonathon. He plays soccer with the GHSYA Team. Congratulations Alexander!
Kennedy Sabol is First Grade Gold Christian of the Month. Kennedy puts forth her best effort in school. She is kind to her peers and respectful to adults. Outside of school, Kennedy plays baseball and does gymnastics and cheerleading. Kennedy loves Maverick, her family puppy. She likes spending time with friends and family. Kennedy is a member of St. John XXIII parish, Tamaqua.
The Christian of the Month in 2Blue is Kameron Kohler. Kameron jumps in to help whoever needs it. He is a good leader in the classroom. He always works very hard on his schoolwork, and he takes it very seriously. Kameron always tries his best no matter what. Outside of school, Kameron is very busy, as he plays first base for Urania baseball team, running back for the Hazle Township Raiders football team, and point guard for the Weatherly Rotary basketball team. Kameron's leadership ability shows in sports as well, as he was Captain of his football team. Kameron is kind, confident and dedicated to both sports AND school. Congratulations Kameron!
The second grade gold Christian of the Month for December is Adora Farra. Adora is a very good student who works hard and always tries her best. She is an enthusiastic learner, never hesitating to participate in classroom discussions. Adora is kind and respectful. She also will lend a helping hand to anyone who needs it. When Adora is not in school, she participates in ballet and gymnastics at the Elite Dance Company. Adora also enjoys horseback riding, rock climbing, and ice skating.
The Christian of the Month for third grade for the month of December is Kendall Peiser. Kendall is a caring, determined, smart, witty, and athletic girl who has compassion for all those in need. She enjoys crafts and spending time with her family in her free time. Kendall plays soccer in the fall for the Hazleton soccer league GHYSA. She is a student at Anna Marie's School of Dance where she takes tap, jazz, lyrical, acro and gymnastics and competitive cheerleading for the Diamond Divas. She plays travel basketball for the Lady Wolf Packs and takes Spanish lessons. Her family is very proud of all her hard work and determination in all she does! In school, Kendall is a very conscientious and responsible student who strives to excel in all she does. She is kind and caring and always wants to lend a helping hand. Congratulations Kendall!
Fourth Grade's Christian of the month for December is Shawna Hildebrand. Shawna is a joy both in and out of the classroom. She is helpful, kind, and a friend to all. Shawna puts a great effort into her school work and can always be counted on to volunteer during class. Outside of school, Shawna is a Girl Scout, earning multiple badges as a Daisy, most of which involved community service work. This year, she joined as a Junior! Also new this year for Shawna is music lessons with Mr. Cressley, where she plays clarinet. At home, Shawna loves riding around on her Quad. She is immensely helpful to her Mom around the house and truly enjoys helping her Dad with outside yard work. Congratulations, Shawna! We are all so proud of you!
Nora Nothstein is Christian of the month for fifth grade. Nora is a very kind and helpful student and classmate. She always tries her best with any task that is given to her. She is currently in her 4th year of dancing for the competition team at Dance with Kim. Outside of school, Nora enjoys spending time with her friends, painting, camping, learning about animals and helping around the house. She loves anything that has to do with Harry Potter! Nora is a great big sister to her brother, Jackson. Congratulations Nora!
Lily Seekins is the 6th Grade Christian of the Month. Lily is thoughtful and kind. She is a hard-working student who tries her best. Outside of school, Lily is very active with her girl scout troop. She loves volleyball and participated in the practice sessions at Marian. Lily loves to take her dog Snickers for walks after school. Congratulations, Lily!
Fiamma Zakrewsky is the 7th Grade Christian of the Month. Fia is a good student who always completes her work in a timely manner. She voluntarily helps to keep our classroom clean and orderly. Fia is kind and considerate girl who constantly shows care and concern for others. Outside of school, Fia has played the violin for 5 years. Congratulations, Fiamma!
James Gomez is the 8th Grade Christian of the Month. James is kind and respectful to his classmates and is always cheerful. He shows a genuine interest in all school subjects and works diligently on his assignments. His work is always completed neatly and on time. Outside of school James enjoys tennis, video games, reading, TV, and walking. James plans to attend Marain High School. Congratulations, James!