Author Archives: Hallie Fahey

The Social Studies Corner – 8th Grade

Over the past few weeks, the 8th grade class has taken a critical look at the origins of American democracy and the promises that are central to concepts of liberty. Students explored the breaks from hierarchical traditions that followed the North American phase of the Seven Years War, the Great Awakening and the transport of […]

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The Social Studies Corner – 7th Grade

The 7th grade class spent the last few weeks exploring the documents and mindsets that let to the American Revolution. Specifically, students explored the language and circumstances of the Magna Carta, the Mayflower Compact and the English Bill of Rights, documents which played a role in the rights outlined by the US Constitution. Students also explored […]

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The Social Studies Corner – 6th Grade

Over the past few weeks, sixth grade students have explored the life of early humans as they worked to establish stable food supplies on their way toward the establishment of complex civilizations. Students explored the geographic and topical elements of early Mesopotamia (with a focus on the Sumerian peoples) as they sharpened their map-reading skills. […]

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The Social Studies Corner – Academic Bowl

Congratulations to the St. Cletus Academic Bowl team for a strong showing at the 2017 Brother Rice Academic Bowl competition. The team successfully answered a variety of questions on topics ranging from math, science and civics to sports and Brother Rice trivia.  The students participated in a team round, as well as an individual assessment […]

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The Social Studies Corner: A Celebration of Peace

On Thursday, September 21, the children, faculty and staff of St. Cletus School gathered to celebrate the International Day of Peace.   The ceremony showcased the work of the junior high students that they completed as while studying the consequences of situations in which peace is lacking and the impact that efforts towards peace can […]

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The Social Studies Corner — Special Edition

As members of the junior high classes prepare for their September 21 Peace Day celebration, the students learned that their Skype conversation with Jeremy Gilley of Peace One Day will be included in a video presentation to be featured on the organization’s website.   A link to the video can be reached by clicking here. […]

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The Social Studies Corner — The 8th Grade Marches Towards Peace

Grade 8 students have been working hard.  They learned about the origins of the Peace Pole Project in the aftermath of World War II to stand as testaments to the need for peace.  Students also discussed the meaning of the phrase, “May Peace Prevail on Earth,” and the rationale for it to be included in […]

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The Social Studies Corner — The 7th Grade Marches Towards Peace

Grade 7 students have been working hard.  They learned about the power of words to effectuate change while reading and hearing the poetry of renown British poet Lemn Sissay (“Let There Be Peace“).  The students also learned about Mr. Sissay’s early life and speculated as regards the manner in which his life impacted his work. […]

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The Social Studies Corner — The 6th Grade Marches Towards Peace

Grade 6 students have been working hard.  They not only (virtually) met their Australian exchange peers (see picture below), but they researched and shared information on the climate, culture, economy and geography of Bunbury.  The students also perfected the art of origami cranes and crafted plans to use the cranes to spread the spirit of […]

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The Social Studies Corner — Special Edition

The junior high continues to work towards the inaugural St. Cletus Day of Peace, which will be celebrated the afternoon of September 21. Earlier today, all 143 St. Cletus junior high students participated in a Skype question and answer session with British actor and filmmaker, Jeremy Gilley, who spoke to the students from his offices […]

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Room 120 (Mrs. Fahey Homeroom) Specials Schedule

Room 120 students will utilize the following schedule of specials classes: A – TLC & Music B – Gym & Library C – Study Hall & Spanish D – Study Hall & Music E – Art & TLC F – Gym & Spanish Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions.

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The Social Studies Corner — Congratulations on a Job Well Done

Thank you to all students for a fabulous  first week.  It was wonderful to spend time getting to know student learning styles, personal interests and unique talents.  I look forward to using all of the information that was shared as I plan for future learning in our room. Thank you also to parents for participating […]

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8th Grade Social Studies

8th Grade Syllabus Dear Parents: Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to work with your students over the upcoming school year.  For your edification, I have attached a copy of the Syllabus that will govern the class.  A hard copy will be distributed during Curriculum Night.  I look forward to meeting you then. In […]

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7th Grade Social Studies

7th Grade Syllabus Dear Parents: Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to work with your students over the upcoming school year.  For your edification, I have attached a copy of the Syllabus that will govern the class.  A hard copy will be distributed during Curriculum Night.  I look forward to meeting you then. In […]

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6th Grade Social Studies

6th Grade Syllabus Dear Parents: Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to work with your students over the upcoming school year.  For your edification, I have attached a copy of the Syllabus that will govern the class.  A hard copy will be distributed during Curriculum Night.  I look forward to meeting you then. In […]

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