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.
This Month's Preschool Christian of the month is Viviana Rivera. She is the middle child of 3 children. She deeply loves her older sister and younger brother.(Whom she talks about a lot). Viviana is a wonderful student in class and is always looking for ways to help her fellow peers. Viviana loves to play teacher and enjoys being my assistant. She enjoys playing with her friends and always shows them the "Right Way" to do things, as she would say. She is a take charge kind of student and is a great pleasure to have in class. In addition, Viviana has always shown she can accomplish anything that is asked of her and completes it with a smile.. Congratulations Viviana! You deserve it!
Kindergarten Gold's Christian of the Month is Ulysses Fitzpatrick. Ulysses is a very helpful student who loves to draw and create things. He is very kind and understanding, he is a good friend to everyone. At home Ulysses is very caring and enjoys helping his two year old sister Trinity, around the house. He prays a decade of the Rosary every night with his family. He enjoys learning about God. Congratulations, Ulysses!
I would like to nominate Lula Angelo for Kindergarten Blue's April Christian of the Month. Lula is a responsible and respectful student. Lula takes great care to make sure that her school work is always completed correctly and neatly. Lula always makes sure that everything she does is done to the best of her ability. She can be counted on to volunteer in class and loves sharing stories. Lula is an amazing friend with a great imagination! Lula will often make up games and makes sure that everyone is included and has a part. Her kindness, respect, fairness, and happy personality make Lula a great leader in our class. In her free time Lula enjoys art and music as well as playing with her dogs. Lula has been playing softball for one year and soccer for GHYSA for four years. Lula dances at the Performing Arts Center in Conyngham where she has done four years of tap and one year of jazz. Way to go Lula!
This month Christian of the Month for First Grade Blue is Jonathon Biros. He is always cheerful and enters the classroom with the happiest "Good Morning" and a big smile. He is kind and a hard worker. He is always ready to help anyone and does it with a smile. He participates in the GHYSA Soccer Team. His favorite thing to do is to play with his twin brother Alexander. He also enjoys playing with Legos, riding his bike, swimming and playing outside. Congratulations Jonathon!
Amelia Kromer is Christian of the Month for 1st Grade Gold. She is very kind to all students. She goes out of her way to include others and play with those who are by themself. During class, she participates in lessons and is always willing to share her thoughts and ideas. Amelia is involved with TAYSA and also belongs to the West Penn archery club. In her free time she likes to build legos, hangout with her older sister MacKenna. She has 3 cats and a dog, Coco. Congratulations Amelia!
Amelia Wiscount is Christian of the Month for Grade 2 Blue. Amelia is very well-mannered and polite. She is trustworthy, respectful, and caring. Amelia has only kind words for everyone. She is a model student, always doing what she should be doing when she should be doing it. Amelia always completes her homework on time. She always has a smile on her face. Outside of school, she takes ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop classes at Dalinda School of Dance. She also enjoys spending time with her coloring books, painting and art. She is always upbeat, happy, and excited to get to school to see her teachers, and to learn. Amelia sets a high standard for her family members as to what a Christian should aspire to be. Amelia helps out at home. She is a big help with her little sister, Nora, and her little brother, Dennis. She enjoys spending a lot of time with her dog Jeanine, a Llewellyn Setter and snuggling with her at night. Amelia is also an avid reader. Her laughs are infectious and her very being lifts up the spirits in any room she enters. Her favorite place in the whole world is in Ocean City, Maryland, either on the boardwalk or in the ocean. Congratulations, Amelia!
The second-grade gold Christian of the Month for April is Carlos Martinez. Carlos is a very conscientious student and a hard worker. He always tries his best. Carlos is kind and respectful to his classmates and the adults with whom he interacts. When he is not in school, Carlos enjoys swimming, reading, and traveling. He also speaks Spanish. He is very interested in learning about animals and loves art class. Carlos is very prayerful and loves God and his family. Congratulations, Carlos!
The Christian of the Month for third grade for the month of April is Avery Fuhs. Avery is an avid animal lover, and is very helpful in taking care of her dogs and chinchilla. She also attends zoo camp to learn more about animals. She loves to camp and read and can always be seen with a book in her hand in school. In the classroom, Avery is very kind and sweet, and is always participating. She always strives for perfection in her grades, and loves to help her teacher out with classroom chores. Congratulations Avery!
Fourth Grade's Christian of the month for April is Lillian Porambo. Lilly is an enthusiastic girl, both in and outside of school. During classes, she always has a raised hand to volunteer an answer or to read and always has a ready hand to help out a friend or her teacher. Outside of school, Lilly participates in many activities, most involving some type of performing arts. She loves to sing and dance and greatly enjoys being on stage, in front of an audience. Lilly loves her friends and family and always talks about their adventures together. Congratulations, Lilly! We are so proud of you!
Carly Green is fifth grade's Christian of the month for April. Carly is a very conscientious student and is an essential part of the class. Carly is very active outside of school; she is a goalie in the area soccer league and just finished her first season on the Blue Waves swim team. Carly is currently taking drum lessons through our school and has been taking voice lessons through the Tamaqua Community Arts Center for several years. Carly is also a first degree black belt and junior instructor at USA Martial Arts in Tamaqua. Carly is very talented in drawing and painting. Congratulations Carly!
The Sixth Grade Christian of the Month is Cara Rehnert. Cara is a conscientious hardworking student. She has consistently made the honor roll. She is prepared for class and always has her work done neatly. Outside of school Cara is a member of the Tamaqua Blue Waves swim team and participates on the AVA U14 Charcoal volleyball team. She is an altar server for St. Joseph of the Panther Valley. Her biggest passion is dance. Cara is a member of the Sabo School of Irish Dance. She competes at many local and regional Irish Dance competitions where she has received many placement awards. Her favorite time of year is St. Patrick's Day. She performs at many local nursing homes, parades, and holiday parties. Cara received the USA Irish Dance Alliance Academic All American Award and Scholarship. Cara has three big brothers; Colin and Corey at DeSales University and Connor at Marian High School. She is an amazing little sister and loves spending time with them. She loves her Scottie dog Toby! Congratulations, Cara!
Emily Upanavage is the 7th Grade Christian of the Month for April. Emily is an excellent
student who has attained First Honors in Trimesters 1 and 2 this year. Her work is always
complete and neatly done. Emily is always polite and respectful in her interactions with
others. Emily greets each day with an open mind and a big smile…everything is “good”. She is loyal, curious, and dedicated with a very kind heart. She is becoming a more confident disciple, student, athlete, daughter and friend. She has a very special relationship with her younger sister. Emily continues to be fascinated by nature and enjoys capturing beautiful things in sketch and photo. Emily is a quietly competitive athlete who currently runs with Marian High School Jr High Track and Field, plays travel softball for the Pocono Pride, and thrives in weekly performance training. Emily closes each day with reflection and prayer. She respectfully serves Mass in the St Joseph of the Panther Valley Parish. Congratulations, Emily!
Madison Biros is the 8th Grade Christian of the Month. Madison is kind, respectful, and helpful when interacting with her peers. A conscientious, hard-working student, Madison's assignments are completed neatly and thoroughly. She exhibits a positive outlook and attitude in the classroom. Madison is a member of St. Joseph's Parish in Sheppton. Outside of school, she enjoys reading fiction books, drawing, and baking. Madison plans to attend Marian High School. Congratulations, Madison!