From Essays to Art: All Saints Middle Schoolers Sweep Top Honors

In the vibrant corridors of All Saints Catholic School, a remarkable celebration of faith, values, and rigor unfolds, nurturing the minds and spirits of our middle schoolers as they journey from childhood to adolescence. Amidst this transformative phase, All Saints Catholic School has always believed in using competitions to help students push themselves to achieve at high levels. This year, our middle school students have outshone themselves, clinching prestigious awards across various competitions throughout the community, a testament to their hard work, dedication, and the unique educational values at All Saints.

The Knights of Columbus Faith Essay Contest Triumph

First on our list of accolades is the esteemed Knights of Columbus of St. Anne Parish, Kenosha – Annual Faith Essay Contest. This year, the spotlight shines on Gina Ferraro, an 8th grader whose eloquence and insight into “How the Church can evangelize in the digital age” earned her the first-place recognition and a monetary award. Preparation for this contest was an immersive journey, where students delved deep into the theme, engaged in vibrant discussions, and meticulously adhered to the stringent criteria focusing on content, grammar, and style. This award is particularly special as All Saints students have a history of excellence in this contest, with state-level recognitions fueling their confidence and mastery in writing.

Fleet Reserve Association’s Americanism Essay Contest

Our 7th graders have also made us proud in the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 14 – Americanism Essay Contest, with Gus Hammerbeck taking first place and securing second place at the regional level. Ian Divito and Lauren Schellinger followed closely, showcasing their profound reflections on “What Memorial Day Means to Me”. The preparation process was an enriching experience, involving research and deep contemplation on varied themes related to U.S. history and patriotism, further solidifying their understanding and appreciation of American values.

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Kenosha County’s Drug Awareness Program: A Creative Stand Against Substance Abuse

In the realm of creativity and social awareness, our students have once again demonstrated their exceptional talent in the Kenosha County’s Drug Awareness Program’s ATOD Contest. Leila Mayew, Makena Vignieri, and Jocelyn Calero swept the poster category, while Arya Mechery, Angelika Katibnikova, and Jacob Roginski excelled in creative writing. The slogan “Drug Free, now that’s a courageous way to be!” by 8th grader Riley Frank won the grand prize, encapsulating the essence of the campaign. Through artistic and literary expressions, our students convey powerful messages on the importance of staying drug-free, with their winning entries displayed across schools and government buildings in Kenosha County.

Shaping Futures with Rigor and Values at All Saints

These achievements underscore the exceptional environment at All Saints Catholic School, where competition serves as a catalyst for growth, learning, and community building. Each award, each preparation, and each win reflects not just the talent of our students, but the collective effort of our dedicated faculty, supportive parents, and a curriculum that harmoniously blends faith, values, and academic rigor.

As we celebrate these milestones, we are reminded of the role competitions play in preparing our students for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. At All Saints Catholic School, we are not just educating the next generation of leaders, artists, and thinkers; we are nurturing well-rounded individuals ready to make a difference in the world. Here’s to our students, the bright stars of All Saints, whose achievements shine as beacons of hope, creativity, and faith.

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