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Feels Like High School

November 14, 2011

Being in my senior year, it is now time to plan for the future again, just like I had to do senior year of high school.  I thought I was done applying for colleges after high school.  Unfortunately, that dreaded application season has come around again.  Now I have to apply for graduate schools and … More >

An Experience of a Lifetime Part I

November 14, 2011

One of the most amazing educational experiences I have ever had occurred about a year and a half now, and half the world away. During the summer of 2010, I traveled almost halfway across the world to Daugavpils, Latvia to teach at an English development camp for a month. And let me tell you, it … More >

A Semester Abroad=Travel, Culture, Putting on a Performance, and More Laughs Than You Could Imagine

November 14, 2011

One of the big draws about the Saint Mary’s Theatre program is that as a Junior, your first semester is required to take you to London.  (Oh Darn!)  One of the unique things you get to do there as a SMU Theatre Major is you put up an actual performance…IN LONDON!!  The director, Gary Diomandes, … More >

S.O.U.L. Release Party

November 11, 2011

On Monday, the highly anticipated S.O.U.L. trip destinations were released. S.O.U.L. stands for serving others united in love and is a group on campus that any student can participate in. I mentioned earlier that I went on a trip to West Virginia and did some housing restoration there. We also had some time to visit … More >

Finished Student Teaching Application

November 7, 2011

So, I just took the next big step for graduating Saint Mary’s with an Elementary Education degree – I turning in my student teaching application! This is a huge step and it makes me so excited about what next semester will bring in the classroom. The rest of my classmates are currently student teaching this … More >

End of an era

November 5, 2011

With the soccer season ending the past weekend a significant part of my life has past at St. Mary’s.  I have spent the past four years working hard to try and improve myself athletically.  All the summers spent in the weight room and outside running around the neighborhood now don’t have the purpose they did … More >

Guest Speaker

November 3, 2011

Throughout the year, many different speakers visit Saint Mary’s. During the Lasallian Week of Peace this year, Jerome Mayne visited the school. I attended his presentation, and he had some great things to say. The main topic in his presentation was business ethics. Jerome also told his story which included being a banking executive and … More >

Last Game

November 3, 2011

We had our last volleyball game Saturday night against Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter, MN. We ended up losing to the Gusties 1-3, but we played pretty good. I cannot believe that the season is over now. It is always difficult after the last game because you have worked hard all season, and it can … More >

Education Class Update

October 28, 2011

Right now I am in an education class called K-12 Diversity, and as the name implies we learn about different diversities within the classroom and how we can adapt our classroom to best meet the needs of all of our students. So far we have touched on different religions. Currently we are working on a … More >

Nearing the end of the season

October 28, 2011

Wow! Last night was our second to last regular season game of the year! It is amazing how fast the volleyball season went this year. We came to school August 21st for tryouts, and it is already more than two months past that point. We played Carleton last night and came away with a very … More >

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