Mary Via

Mary Via
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Director of Service Learning and External Engagement.

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Saints Have the Power to be Hunger Fighters. Together, Their Powers Become SUPERPOWERS!

Posted by Mary Via on Oct 17, 2018 10:43:50 AM

This is the Lower School Chapel Talk given October 16, 2018 - World Food Day - by Ms. Mary Via, Director of Service Learning and External Engagement. As an adult chapel attendee, it was incredibly powerful and I believe, impactful. So much so, we just needed to share it.

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Topics: St. Stephens and St. Agnes, dare greatly, become ready, st. stephens, Kindergarten, PreK, Looking at private schools, Spiritual Life, service, Goodness as Well as Knowledge

Saints Mission Day

Posted by Mary Via on Apr 3, 2018 3:48:58 PM
We are looking forward to celebrating Saints Mission Day on Friday, April 13th. This Junior Kindergarten through grade 12 event is an opportunity for our community to come together around our school's  mission and explore one particular aspect of what it means to be a Saint. This year we will focus on our commitment to service.
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Topics: become ready, Spiritual Life, service, Goodness as Well as Knowledge

How are Saints changing the world?

Posted by Mary Via on Feb 9, 2018 9:34:04 AM

Saints are changing the world through the power of relationship.

When I think about our service-learning program here at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School, I think of our junior kindergarten students making holiday wreaths for our maintenance staff. I think of third grade students playing bingo with the residents at Lincolnia Senior Center. I think of eighth grade students cheering on athletes at a Special Olympics competition. And I think of eleventh grade students sharing a community dinner with refugee families or playing soccer with the kids at our partner school, St. Paul’s, in Haiti.

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Topics: become ready

Become Ready!

Practical Advice for Parents of School-Aged Children

Through this blog we intend to share the ways in which our students become ready. We will highlight our faculty, experts in their fields; we will dive into topics such as the joyfulness of learning, the balance of school and home, college readiness, and service. We hope to offer sound advice and guidance, while also sharing what it really means to be a member of our Saints community.

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