Archive | December 2016

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Bucktooth Chicken: Happy Holidays

-Tyler Woods, grade 5   It was Christmas Eve on the farm, and Silly Goose was telling a Christmas story to Bucktooth Chicken and Roasted Rooster. “Twas the night before Christmas and all through the farm, nothing was stirring except for Farm-Bot who was ¬†making a smoothie.” “Uh, I don’t think these are the correct […]

‘Tis the Season….All Year ‘Round

-Isabelle K., and Jamie K., grade 4 (Editor’s note: In an article building exercise at a recent staff meeting, these reporters responded to the prompt given below.) The holidays are not perfect for everyone. Some families are living in difficult situations. StJP students have worked together to reach out to five of these families this […]

StJP Celebrates Christmas

–Sara S.,¬†Ava G., and friends On Tuesday, December 20th, about eighty members of the StJP music program will perform their annual Christmas concert at 7 pm in Father Fitzpatrick Hall. The highlights of the program include “Funky Old Saint Nick,” performed by the Jazz band, “Angel’s Carol” sung by the chorus, featuring beautiful solos by […]

The Farmer and the Carrot

 -Nicholas D. Grade 4, illustration by Eamon F., grade 8 One day, a farmer named Joe from Pine Creek Valley planted some special carrot seeds. The seeds were special because the carrots were supposed to grow really large and orange. Farmer Joe needed a good crop of carrots to pay for the repairs to his […]