For the September Junior Saints, children throughout the Archdiocese of Washington drew themselves on their first days of school. Whether learning from home or in modified classrooms, or both, the students expressed excitement to return to classes.
“I’m most excited to learn how to take notes and how to do algebra. Even though I always saw algebra as hard and impossible if I put my heart and mind in it, I can accomplish anything. I also want to improve my faith and knowledge and truth in Christ.” – Krystal Nkoronye, sixth grade, St. Pius Regional School, Bowie, Maryland
“What I am looking forward to this year is the experience. I am entering middle school and it's a little different this year. I want to embrace the different and dive into this adventure head first!” – Brooke Hughes, sixth grade, St. Bartholomew School
“This year I am most excited about group projects and to see how STC is gonna get through this virus," – Michael Hernandez, seventh grade, St. Columba School, Oxon Hill
“I am most excited to learn about new things in all of my classes. From learning a new vocabulary word in Language Arts, to solving real-life word problems and equations in Mathematics and Science. I like to learn about them because they are key to going into the next level of my life, particularly high school and college. Learning new things shape my mind and using the information and knowledge I learn in school, I can succeed in whatever path I choose in the future,” – Arlo Pangilinan, seventh grade, St. Columba School, Oxon Hill
“What I am excited to learn about this year is everything. This year is really different because we have to wear masks all day and everything is so spaced out.” – Samala Savoy, seventh grade, St. Mary’s School, Bryantown