Monthly Archives July 2016

Community Partners for our Service Learning Project

Because the Piarist School believes that education must not be relegated to the classroom and that each student must acquire a holistic education, we are creating the Piarist School Service Learning Project. This project will connect students with Community Partners and place them in direct service of their surrounding counties. The SLP will require all students to complete 10 community service hours per semester. If any local organization needs help with a community project and would like to be put on the list of Community Service Partners, or simply has questions, please send an email to piarist_adm@bellsouth.net and we will contact you with all of the information!

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Summer Reading List

8th Grade Intro to Lit

1. A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

2. The Sea Wolf – Jack London

3. The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien

 

9th Grade

1. The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

2. Into the Wild – John Krakauer

3. Pride of Baghdad – Brian K Vaughan

 

10th Grade

1. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

2. Mrs. Dalloway – Virginia Woolf

3. 1984 – George Orwell

4. The Wuthering Heights — Emily Bronte

 

11th Grade

1. Pride of Baghdad – Brian K Vaughan

2. them – Joyce Carol Oates

3. Rabbit, Run – John Updike

 

12th Grade (AP & Non AP)

1. How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Revised Edition – Thomas C. Foster

2. How to Read Novels Like a Professor – Thomas C Foster

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A Letter from Father Tom

Dear Friends

I have started my letters to “friends” in many different places such as the rectories of parishes that I am visiting, picnic tables at rest stops along some interstate highway or maybe in my recliner at home, but never as I am giving an entrance exam. While the hopeful young person is filling in a bunch of circles, I am starting this letter. This is the first Saturday in June and the last Saturday that I will be in Kentucky until September.

The appeal season is in full swing now. I just finished three consecutive weekends which took me to Providence, RI, Baton Rouge, LA and southeastern Minnesota. At the beginning of May, I had four new tires put on my minivan...

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