Archive | January 2013

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Ronald McDonald House Helpers

-Sarah H. grade 7 Bright and early, at seven o’clock on a Sunday morning, about once a month, eleven 7th and 8th graders gather in the St. Joseph the Protector School’s parking lot. A few weeks before, they had received an email asking them if they wished to participate in a service opportunity. They take […]

Catholic Schools “Raise the Standard”

My name is Emma F, and I am a seventh grade student at Saint Joseph the Protector School.  We are “Raising the Standard” this Catholic Schools Week.  Prior to this school year, I attended Saint Luke the Evangelist School.  As I am sure you are aware, our community experienced quite a few changes over the […]

Coming Soon to The Daily Protector…

The Daily Protector will soon be featuring “Mystery Grade” articles. Reporter Joe the Pro will go over the school to uncover things about your grade that nobody knew before… “Be careful with Joe the Pro, you’ll never know where he’ll go.” Do you have information about your class you would like to share with us? Send […]

Wonderful Winter Carnival

-Julia M., grade 6 You’re standing among dozens of people. Everyone is talking  and laughing so loudly you must yell just to be heard by the person next to you. The scent of buttery popcorn and cheesy pizza fill the air with a pleasant aroma. You are attending St. Joseph the Protector’s winter carnival! On […]

Welcome to 2013? (continued)

– a continuing story by Julia M. And Kayleigh N., grade 5 It was time for gymnastics and my mom had to walk me because the car was at the mechanic getting fixed. When we got there, there was a group of girls around another girl. Was she new? I guess I would have to […]

Welcome 2013?

-a continuing story by  Julia M. and Kayleigh N., grade 5 Hi my name is Brooke. It is New Year’s Eve and I am very excited to start the new year. I am going to a huge party and all of my friends are going to be there. “Brooke, come in here. We have to […]

The Best Gift

-a Christmas story by Siobhan L., grade 5 After the holidays, most people say, “I got the coolest present ever!” or, “Check out my awesome gift.” In my opinion, no matter what, your coolest, best, most awesome gift, is your family. You can have fun with all of your new toys, and electronics, or whatever […]

Bizarre January Holidays

-a regular column by Tabby F., grade 6 New Year’s Day is the most famous January holiday. But there are many other January holidays many people don’t know about. Did you know that there is a National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day? What about Opposite Day? These are just some of […]

A Simple Way to Brighten the Day

-Erin J., grade 5 Have you ever wondered why smiling always lightens and brightens your day? It seems to me that when you smile, it not only brightens your day, it also makes the sun brighter. Every time someone smiles, the sun grows a bit bigger. Smiles also give you energy for the day. Why […]

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