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Blessed Sacrament School presented with its 7th National Promising Practices award

By Christine Young, Intermountain Catholic SANDY — Blessed Sacrament School this year earned its 7th Promising Practices award; it is one of two schools in Utah to participate in the national education program through Character.org, which awarded 235 Promising Practices awards to schools, districts and youth-serving organizations from across the

December 18th, 2015|

Blessed Sacrament students experience contemporary art

As seen in the Intermountain Catholic SANDY — The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art’s Art Truck visited Blessed Sacrament Catholic School on Oct. 29, bringing an exhibit featuring Mary Toscano. The Art Truck is recognized as the best educational program in the state and is the only traveling educational art

November 20th, 2015|

Student science in the Tetons

By Special to the Intermountain Catholic The 7th- and 8th-grade students from Blessed Sacrament School recently returned from their trip to the Teton Science School, a unique educational experience in Grand Teton National Park’s outdoor classroom. During their five-day stay, students explored the unique Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Following their interests

November 13th, 2015|

Sonia West steps down as the Blessed Sacrament advancement director, remains school accountant

By Christine Young – Intermountain Catholic SANDY — Sonia West has been a part of Blessed Sacrament School since the early 1990s, when her two daughters were enrolled as students. She became the school’s accountant in 2002 and the advancement director in 2006. West, a certified public accountant, now has stepped

November 13th, 2015|

Blessed Sacrament Students Make Outdoors Their Classroom

By Julie Slama, Sandy Journal Seventh and eighth graders at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School left their school building behind when they traveled to Wyoming Sept. 29 through Oct. 2 to step outside and make nature their classroom. Located at Grand Teton National Park, Teton Science School has been teaching about

November 6th, 2015|

Blessed Sacrament School Theme, Club Tie Service Learning to Students

By Julie Slama, Sandy Journal Honored in mid-October with the National Promising Practice Award from the Character Education Partnership based in Washington D.C., Blessed Sacrament Catholic School incorporates its social justice theme into its student club, as well as into school curriculum. Blessed Sacrament director of advancement Sonia West said

November 6th, 2015|

Summer camp fun

Bobcat Summer Camp at Blessed Sacrament School recently had a special guest: Mr. Cow from Chick-Fil-A South Towne in Sandy. The summer campers enjoyed the wonderful lunch that was provided with the visit. Afterward, campers headed off to Alta Canyon Recreation Center for an afternoon of swimming and fun in

July 24th, 2015|

Blessed Sacrament parent named a Woman to Watch on business magazine’s 2015 list

By Rachael Sutherland, the Intermountain Catholic SALT LAKE CITY — On May 8, “Utah Business” magazine announced its annual 30 Women to Watch, a list honoring businesswomen for their contributions to the community across industries. Joni Petrogeorge Clark, whose two children attend Blessed Sacrament School, was one of the women

July 24th, 2015|

Family Literacy Night

By The Intermountain Catholic SANDY — Blessed Sacrament School held its first Family Literacy Night on Jan. 29, in the school gym. This event was sponsored and executed by members of the School Board, which in the past has hosted a Math & Science Night. This year, the school has

March 6th, 2015|

Student Books Showcased At Blessed Sacrament First Literacy Night

By Julie Slama, Sandy Journal In a change from its usual math and science night, this year Blessed Sacrament Catholic School held its first family literacy night. “The school has adopted the social justice theme of literacy and the right that everyone has to an education, so it was decided

February 27th, 2015|