Entries by Kathy Preston

October, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s School, Traditions are important events and activities, repeated year after year, that ground a community with shared experiences, memories and beliefs. The month of October we look forward to continuing a number of important traditions at St. Peter’s Catholic School. The first Friday […]

September, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s School, Labor Day truly signals the end of summer, and for students, time to get back to work. It is always a joy to have the students return to school. The younger children enter with some trepidation and boundless energy, the older grades […]

August, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s School, Happy New Year!! We are accustomed to hearing this greeting at the start of a new calendar year, but it seems especially appropriate as we start this new school year. So much has been going on in the school throughout the summer […]

June/July, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s School, “There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens. A time to scatter stones and a time to gather them; a time to embrace and a time to be far from embraces.” This passage from […]

May, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s School, We call them “Specials”, those areas of the curriculum that are in addition to the core subject areas-Art, Music, PE, Library, Technology, Spanish, and Guidance. The weekly allotted instructional time for these special areas cannot be underestimated. “The systems they nourish, which […]

April 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s Catholic School, There are so many opportunities throughout the Lenten season when we are able to teach important lessons that support character and moral development. Our students in St. Peter’s Catholic School learn about sacrificial love, putting the needs of others before themselves, […]

March, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St. Peter’s School, Daffodils are blooming; buds on the trees are blossoming…the month of March ushers in spring! There are special opportunities for growth for all of our St. Peter’s community this month. Our faculty will experience cognitive growth at the biannual Diocesan Teacher Education […]

February, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends of St.Peter’s School, Last week, throughout our country, Catholic schools celebrated the history, value, and success of Catholic education. As noted by the National Catholic Education Association, these successes are evident in a 99% Catholic high school graduation rate. Of those, 86% attend a 4year college. […]

January, 2017

A Note from Mrs. Preston Dear Parents and Friends from St.Peter’s School, We begin this New Year refreshed after the Christmas holiday and ready to jump back into all things related to learning. Our Director for Catholic Education for the Diocese of Charleston, Mrs. Sandra Leatherwood, will make her annual visit to St.Peter’s School on […]