Join us for our Catholic Schools Week kickoff, an open house and book fair! The whole community is invited to tour our school, meet our wonderful teachers, browse the book fair, and view our science fair projects. 

With enrollment for the 2019/2020 school year beginning, this event is a great time learn more about our exceptional school community and the many financial support opportunities that make Catholic education affordable for everyone. The church will be serving a free breakfast and lunch and providing games for the kids as part of the parish block party at the same time!

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
China Luna Rover

Top Photo: Chang’e-4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon

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As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.

Top Photo: As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.  Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons photo

Politics Shut Down Federal Government... Read more

The use of objects for exchange goes back to ancient times. Sometimes people would barter things directly, but they also used currency to trade goods. Natural items like shells were used as money to make trading easier.The shekel in Mesopotamia—the oldest known CURRENCY—was used about 5,000 years ago. By the first millennium (1–1000 A.D.) coins made of materials like lead, copper, silver and gold were being used in Europe, Asia and Africa.

Paper money, like coins, could be easily carried and made trading faster and more convenient. But paper money has its problems, including...Read more

The bull shark is one of the fiercest predators in the ocean.

Top Photo: The bull shark is one of the fiercest predators in the ocean. Photo credit: Martin Prochazkacz/

SHARK! It is a bone-chilling cry that sends swimmers and surfers alike... Read more

Jack Murphy from Centennial Elementary

Jack Murphy teaches sixth grade at Centennial Elementary. He teaches math to all the sixth-graders in addition to teaching literature and reading for his homeroom class. 

Murphy taught fifth grade for many years at Centennial before moving to sixth grade two years ago. He says his own... Read more

 I went to the play “This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl does Nothing.” In my opinion, it was amazing, funny and interesting. The play was about triplets; Albienne, Beatrix, and Carmen, who all take different paths in life after their father leaves them in the woods at 10 years old.

The play takes us through the journey of the girls lives over the next 21 years, through all the ups and downs.

Calling all animal lovers! Reid Park Zoo’s “Party with the Animals” birthday package is fun for all ages. All of your guest will receive free admission to the zoo and you will dine in a reserved area and have your choice of three buffet options to choose from. The birthday child will receive a special gift and guests 12 and under will receive special goodies and a ticket to ride the Cox Wildlife Carousel. A party attendant  will manage your party and special add-ons, like “Animal Encounters” are available.