Thursday, March 28, 2013

He Is Risen!

The grades 3 and 4 created an Easter diorama, depicting the when Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to the tomb and found the angel who told them that Jesus had risen.

From NKJV Matthew 28:1-8
28 Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. 2 And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door,[a] and sat on it. 3
His countenance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow. 4 And the guards shook for fear of him, and became like dead men.
 5 But the angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. 6 He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
7 And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.”
8 So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Palm Sunday Kindergarten Mural

The Kindergarten Class created a beautiful mural depicting the events of Palm Sunday.
Jesus is shown riding into Jerusalem on a donkey, while the people greet him by putting down branches and garments on the road.  
For those of you who would like to see the mural in person it is located just outside the front of the chapel and the whole mural is just over 9 feet long!

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Jillian Jiggs to the Rescue

The Kindergarten students performed the play "Jillian Jiggs to the Rescue," before the break. The play was adapted by their teacher Mrs. Gatti, from the original story written by Phoebe Gilman.
The Students had a lot of fun creating the props (especially the monster machine) and performing the play for their parents and the rest of the school. The video of this play will be included in the school performance DVD that is sent out at the end of the school year.
In the play Jillian Jiggs is trying to catch the monster who is giving her little sister Rebecca nightmares, With the help of their friends, they create a monster machine! If you missed the show, read Phoebe Gilman's book to find out what happened! 

In this picture, the true identity of the "monster" is revealed.

At the end of the performance, the students were each asked what their favourite part of the play was.
The play was fun to watch, and we are already looking forward to seeing the next one!