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'" ..... ARKANSAS CATHOLIC January Zg, 1994 Page 9 Brandon Johnson and Kristen Wilson take part in the at SL Mary School in North Little Rock. Photo courtesy of St. Man/Sd',,ool international festival Once dies" Photo courtesy Our Lady of Good CounseJ School a week, eighth-grade students at Good Counsel become "reading bud- to second-graders as they share their favorite read-aloud stories, Good Counsel School celebrating '100 Years of Academic Excellence' Students develop international tastes NORTH LH'II.E ROCK-- Students at St. Mary School recently experienced what life would be like as a world jet-setter. After months of studying the culture of different parts of the world, each student received a passport which allowed them to Stop for tea with the Queen of England, dine on pasta with the Pope and munch on opical fruit while on an African safari. St. Mary's School once again proved that !earning can be fun with a little creativity, Unaginafion and hard work. The school- wide multi-cultural festival cleared the day for students to explore famous landmarks, celebrate cultural holidays and to taste in- temafional culinary delights. St. Mary's International Festival will live on in the memories of the entire school community and the passports contain high- lights of their travels to Africa, Asia, Austra- lia, Central America, France, Germany, Is- reel, Italy, the Scandinavian countries, Spain and the United Kingdom. LITTLE ROCK-- 'One Hundred Years eighth grades will begin their day with the of Academic Excellence" is the focus of annual spelling bee at 10 a.m. Catholic School's Week at Our Lady of Good In the afternoon, students in kindergar- Counsel (OLGC) School as the church and ten through third grade will hear a story- school celebrate their 100th birthday Jan. 31 teller. Cupcakes will be distributed to all - Feb. 4. The week will begin with a video of classes at the end of the day. the school shown at all Masses. Grandparents are invited to visit on On Monday, Jan. 31, school halls will come Thursday. The students hope to hear school alive as each classroom unveils their entry stories from their grandparents youth. On into a door decoration contest revolving " Friday, all OLGC alumni are invited to join around the 100-year theme. Later in the week, students for Mass and a special dedication alumni will be asked to vote on their favorite to the Sisters of Mercy. Our Lady of Good entry. Counsel will recognize the Sisters of Mercy Monday and Tuesday, parents will be join- for their 98 years of service to their school. ing their students for lunch and classroom The hall adjacent to the gym will be dedi- visits. Wednesday's activities are in honor of cated to them with a plaque and reception the students themselves. The fourth through in their honor Receive the Good News each week. Subscribe to your diocesan newspaper. Arkansas Catholic 31 per week $15 per year for 48 issues. Cell 664-0125 or write, P.O. Box 7417 Liffie Rock. AR 72217 IC ..where the love of reading begins! HA COR gT. '1 M23!riin US " rOUl: F CTS! 88 --9075