Monthly Newsletters

The May Newsletter is Out!

The last newsletter for the 2018-2019 school year has been published. Make sure you check it out here!

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Essays, Featured Essay, Monthly Newsletters, Student Submissions

The Process of Repentance

The Process of Repentance Written By: Bobby Hershey Grade: 9th Grade Teacher: Fr. Noah Bushelli Class: Catechism Level Vl Issue: Set to Appear in the March Issue of the Newsletter In the Orthodox church, the way to repent sins is to go to confession. The process of repentance is difficult, but taking it one step… Continue reading The Process of Repentance

Monthly Newsletters, Poems, Student Submissions

A Few Verses on Socrates

A Few Verses on Socrates Written By: Kathleen McElroy Grade: 11th Grade Teacher: Mr. Adam Lockridge Class: Medieval Literature, Level Vll Issue: Set to Appear in the March Issue of the Newsletter   In the middle there strode a man His cloak thrown back, his skin light tanned. His dress was odd, his carriage proud,… Continue reading A Few Verses on Socrates

Monthly Newsletters, Poems, Poetry Column, Student Submissions

Anne-With-An-E Character Sketch

Anne-With-An-E Character Sketch Written By: Sarah Spivey Grade: 12th Grade Teacher: Mr. Adam Lockridge Issue: Set to Appear in the March Issue of the Newsletter A little orphan girl, alone, Struggling to live without a home, A mistake, mischance, brings her to A house where life she could not rue. At Green Gables the Cuthberts… Continue reading Anne-With-An-E Character Sketch

Monthly Newsletters, Poems, Student Submissions

A Character Sketch of Bilbo Baggins

A Character Sketch of Bilbo Baggins Written By: Victoria Faulkner Grade: 10th Grade Teacher: Mr. Adam Lockridge Class: Medieval Literature, Level Vll   There was once a hobbit, A wee man whose surname was not Took or Bobbit, Reserved and timid was he, preferring his home to paths of struggle or stone Till yon one… Continue reading A Character Sketch of Bilbo Baggins

Art, Essays, Monthly Newsletters, Student Submissions

Peter Pan Culminating Activity

Peter Pan Culminating Activity Written By: Mary Kjendal Grade: 5th Grade Teacher: Presbytera Maria Class: Liberal Arts Level 4.2   My name is Wendy, and I originally came from London. I met Peter Pan when he flew into my nursery looking for his shadow. What a silly boy, trying to stick it on with soap!… Continue reading Peter Pan Culminating Activity

Blog, Monthly Newsletters

December Newsletter

Don't forget!  For those of you who don't know, along with the student submissions posted on the website, the St. Raphael School Journal also publishes a monthly newsletter. This newsletter features the best student submissions received, as well as monthly columns written by some of your favorite SRS students. It's that time again, and the December Newsletter just hit the presses. Head on over to our 'Newsletter' page to check out our entire archive of newsletter issues. Thank you all, and Merry Christmas from the SRS Journal Team!

Monthly Newsletters, Theosis Through the Arts

No-Bake Nativity Fast Cookies

No-Bake Nativity Fast Cookies Serving Size: 8 large cookies Written By: Molly Jenkins Column: Theosis Through the Arts Issue: Set to Appear in the December Issue of the Newsletter 1 ½ cup organic oats ¼ cup peanut butter (or other nut butter of the same consistency) ¼ cup coconut or vegetable oil ¼ cup almond,… Continue reading No-Bake Nativity Fast Cookies

Essays, Monthly Newsletters, Student Submissions

Letter of Consolation

As you know, news has a way of traveling quickly.  Unpleasant tidings have a habit of traveling perhaps the fastest of them all, and word gets around even in prison.  For these reasons I soon received word of the repose of your close companions Harmony and Celia. I offer my sincerest condolences to you.  I understand only too well the shock of one’s life being suddenly and harshly overturned because of an unforeseen event.