Students of the Month
CONGRATULATIONS SEPTEMBER 2019 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
You can see students’ photos and profiles on the front bulletin board in the school.
During class discussions, Faaiza cannot wait to contribute. She is learning, however, to patiently raise her hand and wait to be called upon. She treats her classmates with kindness. Faaiza’s patience and gentleness are a model for everyone to follow. She works on her seatwork diligently, making sure her coloring is neat. She is one of the first to follow protocol for transition time. Although Faaiza has many reasons to be proud, it seems that her love for others is most important to her. Her meekness and humbleness are precious examples of how we should be. Keep up the good work, Faaiza and continue to care about others. Thank you for being safe, respectful, responsible, and Christ-like. Your loving attitude is what makes the world a better place.
The Student of the Month for kindergarten is Austin Anderson. Austin consistently exemplifies Christ-centered, responsible, and respectful behavior. She is a kind friend and is always willing to lend a helping hand to others, including her teachers. Austin is a great listener and often goes above and beyond in completing her work. She always gives her best effort, whether it’s during art class, conversations on the rug, completing her seatwork, or even “catching a bubble” to be quiet in the hallway. We are so proud of the progress Austin has already made this year, and cannot wait to see what else she accomplishes! Great work, Austin!
Patrick Ellis is the Student of the Month for first grade. His teachers always notice his remarkable patience and grace in the classroom. Mrs. Davison can count on him to be hardworking at all times and to turn in work that is thoughtful and meticulous. Patrick always has his quiet finger up (the first grade signal), which demonstrates that he is ready to listen to directions and move on to a new task. His classmates enjoy his kindness, and All Saints teachers and adults appreciate his politeness. Patrick tries his very best in everything he does. Congratulations, Patrick!
The second grade student of the month is Paulina Murrillo. Paulina is a wonderful example of showing the All Saints Way. She models hard work and effort in all of her activities. She shows the kindness of Christ to her classmates by sharing, caring, helping and taking turns. Paulina is patient and an active participant in all class discussions. You can count on Paulina to be doing the right thing throughout the building and in all of her classes. She is respectful, responsible, Christ centered and a joy to our All Saints Family!
Maximo Luis is the Student of the Month for third grade. Maximo displays the All Saints virtue of being Christ-centered by always making a point to help his classmates. When others are hurt or upset, Maximo can be counted on to check on a friend with a kind listening ear. In the classroom, Mrs. Walker notices that Maximo follows directions very well, and is a model for his peers by encouraging them to stay on task. Maximo is a very deserving Student of the Month for October. Nice work, Maximo!
The Student of the Month in fourth grade is awarded to Camille Briones-Plascencia. Camille makes a habit of demonstrating a positive and respectful demeanor toward her peers and teachers. She also finds joy in helping other students when they don’t understand something. It is common to see Camille following directions the first time they are given, which serves as a wonderful example for her friends. When working independently, Camille reflects her best work on every assignment she tackles! She is determined and responsible, even in the face of a challenge. Way to go, Camille!
Mercedes Torres-Serrano is recognized as the Student of the Month for the fifth grade class. Mercedes consistently upholds a respectful demeanor, is responsible with her work and in her friendships, is always safe, and is Christ-centered in all that she does. Her peers can look to Mercedes as a guide for how to embody the Fruit of the Holy Spirit. She daily displays love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control! Mrs. Detrick loves having Mercedes as part of the fifth grade group, and especially appreciates that she puts other people first. Way to go, Mercedes!
Asa has been at All Saints since his Junior Kindergarten year and is the October Student of the Month for all of middle school! Asa’s teachers have nothing but positive things to say about Asa. All of the middle school teachers agree that Asa is a caring, dependable student that gives detailed attention to his assignments. Asa’s faith is displayed daily, as he is aware of those around him and seeks people who are in need of his help. Teachers regularly observe Asa assisting younger students and being a patient mass buddy every Thursday. Asa is truly Christ-centered, and shows that virtue though volunteerism around All Saints, talking about God with his friends, and making a point to be a model of peace in classroom conflicts. Asa is a friend to everyone he meets, likely because of his positive and easygoing nature. Congratulations Asa Finley for being the Middle School selection as Student of the Month!
April 2019 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K- Lynnox Johnson
Lynnox enthusiastically participates in class discussions. She savors answering challenging bonus questions. She immensely loves reading and she has read to our class many times. Lynnox’s love of reading is contagious. Interest in reading in the classroom has grown, thanks to her. Lynnox enjoys singing. She did a beautiful job of singing a solo part for our class song at the “Talent Show.” Lynnox enjoys laughing with her friends. She has a pleasant manner with both teachers and her peers. Lynnox is fun to talk to because of her hunger to learn and to know about the world around her. Keep reading and learning, Lynnox. Your quest for knowledge is an inspiration to us all! Keep singing as well! Your musical ability will continue to bring you and others joy!
K- Aidan Hardin
Aidan Hardin is recognized as the Student of the Month in kindergarten for the month of April. Aidan joined us at All Saints in the fall and has fit right in with his kindergarten peers. He is an extremely hard worker and tries his best no matter what subject we are working on. Aidan has shown great improvement in his reading and writing abilities over the course of the school year. He actively participates in class discussions, is a great listener, and is kind and respectful to his peers and teachers. We are so proud of Aidan’s accomplishments and have thoroughly enjoyed having him in our kindergarten class this year! Congratulations, Aidan!
1st – Joziah Jefferson
Joziah Jefferson is a quiet, sweet-natured first grader. She is calm and level-headed, never letting things escalate and remaining respectful in disagreements. She loves to help and has a natural gift for seeing when someone is down. She does a wonderful job uplifting those around her with an encouraging smile and positive thoughts. She tries hard to follow directions and put forth her best work during classwork and other group activities. She has many academic strengths, and seeing her face light up when she figures out a problem is motivating. Joziah is honest and trustworthy. We are blessed that she joined All Saints and is part of our first grade family this year.
2nd – Linda Meade
Linda Meade is the second grade Student of the Month. Linda can be counted on every day to demonstrate the character and values we all look for in an All Saints Knight. This little one epitomizes Respect, Responsibility, and Christ-Centered behaviors. She is always trying her best at every task whether it is independent or group work and in every subject. She doesn’t get down when she is challenged but keeps trying. She also responds positively to redirection. Linda makes every effort to be a good friend to everyone and is a peacemaker amongst her peers. Linda has been an absolute pleasure to teach this year.
3rd – Soraiya Brinkley
The third grade Student of the Month is Soraiya Brinkley. Soraiya is academically strong. She consistently earns first honors for each grading period. She demonstrates responsible behaviors. She completes all assignments. Soraiya gets along well with others. Soraiya likes to help in the class by distributing papers to her classmates, sharpening pencils, and collecting notebooks. Soraiya is focused and likes to help others. Her classmates describe her as friendly, kind, funny, responsible, and helpful. Her favorite subject is Science. Soraiya is busy outside of school. She participates in a reading club at a local library, takes dance lessons, and is an active member on a cheerleading team. Soraiya is respectful, responsible and demonstrates safety in her actions.
4th – Noelle Gunter
The fourth grade Student of the Month is Noelle Gunter. Noelle is new to All Saints this year. Noelle has fit right in with the class and is a social butterfly. She works hard and is always eager to participate in class. Noelle pushes herself to do better in all areas of school life. She is a member of the choir and enjoys singing. Outside of school Noelle competes in gymnastics. Noelle demonstrates being Christ-centered and respect in the way she interacts with other students. She is quick to help a friend in need. She takes responsibility for her things and any consequences that may come her way. Noelle, we are glad you are here at All Saints. Keep shining your light.
5th- Corbin Matthews
Corbin Matthews is our fifth grade Student of the Month for April. He has been at All Saints since pre-K. Corbin is quite a versatile student with many interests, dedication to his academics, while being a valuable and consistent volunteer in his church community. During his time here at All Saints, Corbin has been involved in the tennis, drama, art, chess and photography clubs. Corbin has been a member of the All Saints Choir since 3rd grade. He also was in the cooking club, which he says he likes best and spaghetti is his favorite thing to cook. Corbin also has a passion for fashion and would like to one day design a unisex clothing line for kids. When it comes to All Saints, Corbin says what he likes most is the support teachers give in the learning process. Keep up the good work Corbin!
6th – Kaylee Flores
Kaylee Flores is our 6th grade Student of the Month. Kaylee always enters the classroom with a big smile on her face and during class she demonstrates her outstanding behavior by sitting quietly while doing her classwork. When not in school she likes to travel, especially to Texas where she has family. Some outdoor activities she enjoys include swimming, playing with her dog, and riding her cool 4-wheeler. At All Saints she was a member of the run club and her favorite subjects are History and Science. Congratulations Kalyee and keep up the good work!
7th – Rodney Archer
Rodney Archer is one of the most energetic, joyful, and positive students that All Saints has to offer. When faced with challenges, Rodney is not afraid to confront them. He’s always willing to ask questions for the benefit of his classmates. During group work, Rodney leads to guide his group members to a successful activity. He is respectful of his peers and his teachers, and is always ready to share a smile and a laugh. Rodney’s greatest passion outside of the classroom is basketball, which he has been playing all of his life. While Rodney is a naturally talented athlete, he is an even better leader on the court. His energy is contagious, motivating his teammates to work hard. As he wraps up his seventh grade year, Rodney is excited for the challenges and opportunities he will experience as an eighth grader. Congratulations Rodney and thank you for showing us what it means to be safe, responsible, and respectful!
8th- Aleixs Battle
Alexis is our 8th grade Student of the Month for her consistently safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered behavior. In the classroom, you can find her sitting very quiet doing her classwork, which is always completed on time as well as her homework and class projects. Alexis is very helpful in group discussions and is a strong leader. She is always willing to help; she assisted the teacher by teaching a dance step for the Talent Show and working with students throughout the school to learn a dance to perform. Alexis enjoys music because she came from a musical family. Her father is ” DJ Lonnie B’’ of Radio Station 92.1. Her oldest sister Aleah is also a DJ. She enjoys shopping and quiet time listening to music. Alexis is well liked by her peers and teachers and the younger students. She enjoys History and Religion. Alexis demonstrates respectful leadership skills and high morals centered in Christian beliefs. Congratulations Alexis!
March 2019 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K – Kenia Donis-Lopez
Kenia takes pride in her work. She not only works neatly, but she adds her own creative touch. In spite of shyness, Kenia now participates in class discussions. Her academic performance continues to progress and improve. Kenia cheerfully does as she is told. She politely waits her turn both during work and play time. Her gentle and sweet manner is to be treasured. Thank you, Kenia for stepping out of your comfort zone to show us your potential and positive personality. Keep being an overcomer, Kenia!
Kindergarten – Olivia Williams
Olivia Williams is recognized as the student of the month in kindergarten for the month of March. Olivia has consistently shown respectful, responsible and Christ-centered behavior throughout the entire school year. She gets along with her peers and is always willing to lend a helping hand to her teachers. Olivia loves to participate in class discussions, especially during calendar time in the morning. We are so proud of Olivia’s hard work this year and cant wait to see what she accomplishes in first grade next year. Congratulations, Olivia!
1ST Grade – Anaiah Broadnax
Anaiah Broadnax is the first grade Student of the Month. Anaiah does an exceptional job at working to her greatest potential every day. She loves school and is consistently trying to learn new things. She works hard in all that she does, paying attention to small details and taking notice of important things going on in the classroom. Anaiah is very considerate. She demonstrates care and kindness for others, and she loves to help out. She is quick to grab a book to read to a classmate or help explain directions to a friend needing help. Anaiah is responsible and loves to speak out proudly when reciting our pledge or prayers. She is a shining star!
2nd Grade Braeden Lewis
Braeden Lewis is the student of the month for Second Grade! Braeden has matured so much over this school year. He has a heart of gold and is always concerned about others. He is creative, fun loving and loves to tell stories. His illustrations show that he has a artistic strength. Maybe we will all recognize him as an author/illustrator of graphic novels one day like the ones he so enjoys reading and recreating the illustrations of in class! He can always be relied on to share a connection he has made with a book we have read or personal story about what is going on his life. Braeden is kind and demonstrates Christ-centered behaviors by making good choices often. Braeden has a big heart and a big smile! He is an Amazing Knight!
3rd Grade – Eva Moyer
The student of the month is Eva Moyer. Eva is a friendly person. She gets along well with her classmates. She is helpful in the classroom. Eva participates on the All Saints Choir. Eva is academically strong and completes her assignments in a timely manner. Eva is very active outside of school. Eva is a participant on the Richmond Racers and Anirav swim teams. She is also a member of the Flying Sharks and Dolphins Rock Band. Eva demonstrates respect, responsibility, and safety while attending All Saints.
4th Grade – Finn Hull
My student of the month is Finn Hull. Finn has been a student at All Saints since first grade. He is a very active participant in the school, participating in Lego Robotics and The Madagascar Play. Finn is able to do these things and still maintain high grades. He pushes to figure things out and loves a challenge. Finn loves to read and often becomes totally engrossed in a book. Finn embodies the way of the Knight by being respectful to all adults and students, responsible for his actions and consequences, and Christ-centered by setting a good example for others to follow. Finn is a good friend to all in the classroom, willing to help out whenever needed. Congratulations Finn!
5th Grade – Naliyah Durham
Naliyah Durham is the 5th grade ‘’ Student of the Month ‘’. She is being recognized for her outstanding academic work and her consistent displays of responsible behavior. In the classroom she will sit very quiet thinking about the question and when she feels she has the answer she raises her hand to answer. Naliyah is naturally very shy ,but All Saints Catholic School has helped her to not be afraid to express herself. She says that ,’’ The teachers are very supportive and has helped me to gain confidence and that makes her feel that she can be a success. ‘’ Her favorite subjects are History and Religion and that she enjoys the different class projects in both subjects. She enjoys running track at recess, swimming .going to Starbucks, shopping at ‘’Justice ,Claires’ and hanging out with friends ‘She loves playing with her pet, Discovery who is a Yorkie. She admires her mom , who attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She plans to be a Veterinarian after graduating from (VCU) . She loves animals and want them to always be healthy. Naliyah says that she is very happy at ASCS . She demonstrates respectful, responsible, behavior as well as leadership skills and high quiet moral values centered in her Christian beliefs. Congratulations Naliyah!
6th Grade – Morgan Jaquez
Morgan Jaquez is our student class Vice-President and our 6th grade, March, “Student of the Month”. She is recognized for her excellent academic work, strong contributions to the All Saints community, and positively, joyful personality. Morgan is a consistently, high performing student, maintaining one of the highest averages in her classes. Outside of the classroom, Morgan is an active member of the school choir, and was part of the LEGO Robotics and Basketball teams. We are proud of Morgan and all that she is accomplishing at All Saints!
7th Grade – Shanetonio Martin
Polite, conscientious, hardworking, friend to all are just a few ways we can describe Shanetonio Martin. Academically Shanetonio always gives 110%. He is not just concerned about getting his work completed on time, but he also makes sure he firmly understands what he is learning. We can always depend on him to be on task, follow directions, and be eager to learn. Shanetonio is hard-working not only in the classroom but also in any sport he is playing. His integrity makes him a great leader and someone students of all ages can look up to. In addition to going above and beyond during the school day, Shanetonio shines in his extracurricular activities, such as basketball, football, track, and student government. We are proud to have him as a seventh grade student at All Saints Catholic School and even more proud to have him as our April student of the month. Congratulations!
8th Grade – Christopher Velazquez
Since joining the All Saints community for his sixth grade year, Christopher has been an active and engaged student in and out of the classroom. His favorite subjects are Science and Civics, and he enjoys helping and encouraging his friends when they face challenges. Christopher demonstrates his positive attitude and compassion with everyone he meets, refusing to leave people out of activities or conversations, and stating that he wants to “make people feel better or laugh when they are sad.” If he could change one thing about the world, Chris would make sure that everyone has an opportunity to “be someone in life” and to pursue their dreams. Outside of school, you can find Christopher playing video games and enjoying his favorite meal of pizza. As he prepares to attend high school this fall, Chris is excited for the challenges and opportunities that await him. We are all eagerly looking forward to the great things he will accomplish on this next step in his journey and beyond. Congratulations, Christopher!
February 2019 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K – Hazy Lynch
Hazy shows her enjoyment of learning by enthusiastically answering questions in class. She has listened to broken seventh chords sung to her and she did the motions associated with these chords. When hearing those chords played on the piano, she was able to match the movements to the chords and with prompting, correctly name them. Hazy has learned more than twenty nursery rhymes in a matter of one or two days. For Dr. Seuss’ birthday, she read Green Eggs and Ham to the class. Hazy is friendly and kind towards both her teachers and her classmates. She loves to laugh and socialize. Hazy, at this rate, your zest for learning will take you over and beyond benchmark after benchmark! Keep making exemplary achievements, Hazy!
Kindergarten – Lillian Hackett
Lillian is a kind friend and always willing to help others when they need a hand. She is highly motivated to do her best on her work and has made great strides in reading this year. In writing, she goes the extra mile; for example, if asked to write a complete sentence, she might write two or three! She also loves to create her own addition and subtraction counting stories during math time. Lillian is fiercely competitive, but happy for others when they do well. This competitiveness even shines through in Run Club, where she does her best every single practice. Lillian is respectful of adults and her peers and exhibits good manners. We are so proud of the progress Lillian has made this year and have truly enjoyed having her in our kindergarten class this year!
1ST Grade – Diana Velasquez-Alfaro
Diana Velasquez-Alfaro is the first grade Student of the Month. She is a kind and considerate young lady, who loves school and is always ready to lend a helping hand. She has a loving and generous heart. Diana is sympathetic to others, always ready to comfort a friend in need with a great big hug. Her work ethic has improved, and she is taking more pride in her work. Even when something is hard, Diana asks for help and tries again. She is eager to learn, especially when it comes to reading and math. Keep up the good work Diana!
2nd Grade – Nia Gunter
Nia Gunter is our Student of the Month. This little Knight shines bright all day and puts forth her best effort in every activity and assignment. Nia shows respectful behaviors to her teachers and classmates. As a new student to ASCS this year, Nia made friends quickly and everyone welcomed her and wanted to be her friend! Nia demonstrates outstanding effort in completing assignments, often going beyond the expectation. She can be counted on for her diligence and creativity in her writing. We love hearing her stories! Nia is a reliable and dependable student and friend. She consistently shows Christ-centered behaviors with her kind nature and appropriate choices! We are so proud of Nia and glad she joined the ASCS family this year.
3rd Grade – Claire Hackett
The third grade student of the month is Claire Hackett. Claire takes her academics seriously. She puts forth every effort to be successful in class. She completes her assignments and strives for excellence. Claire loves to read. When she completes class assignments, she always reaches for a book to read. She is a nature lover. She rescues insects when playing outside. Claire is a kind and friendly child. She likes to do art projects. She plays softball, and participates in the Run Club at All Saints. Her classmates describe her as being funny, helpful and committed with a bright personality. Claire is a model student and displays the characteristics of being respectful, responsible, and safe.
4th Grade – Anai Ibanez-Macias
Anai has been a student at All Saints since she was in pre-K. Anai loves to learn and be with her friends. She is a leader in the classroom on Christ-like behavior and academic focus. Anai is always respectful of the adults she encounters and her fellow students. When someone in the classroom needs assistance, Anai is usually one of the first to jump in and help. She takes responsibility for her actions and always works hard. Anai is the perfect candidate for student of the month.
5th Grade – Amaya Tease
Amaya Tease is being recognized for her outstanding academic work and her consistent display of responsible behavior. In the classroom, Amaya eagerly raises her hand for a chance to participate in discussions on challenging topics such as debates on politics, world affairs and equal rights on which she has very strong opinions. Amaya puts forth her best effort on every assignment and submits complete work on time. Her favorite subject is Virginia history. Amaya is a well-rounded student who enjoys singing in the school choir, playing basketball, shopping with her mom, visiting Arizona during the summer and listening to her mother’s sermons in church on Sundays. Over the past six years, Amaya has been a model student; she is well liked by her peers and teachers. She demonstrates respectful, responsible behavior as well as positive leadership skills and high moral values centered in her Christian beliefs. Congratulations Amaya!
6th Grade – Jadira Jones
Jadira Jones is our 6th grade, February Student of the Month. She is recognized for her excellent academic work, strong contributions to the All Saints community, and positive joyful personality. Jadira is attentive in her classes, contributes to classroom discussions, and asks detailed questions for clarity when necessary. Outside of the classroom she is a member of the choir and was a member of the girls basketball team. Keep up the good work, Jadira; we are proud of what you are accomplishing at All Saints!
7th Grade – Taylor Williams
Seventh grade student of the month is Taylor Williams. Fun, positive, intelligent, supportive. This is how I would describe Taylor. She handles every issue, every confrontation, every problem with the same positive demeanor and is never afraid of adding a little humor to a situation. She is on-task at all times and is clearly engaged during classroom discussions. Taylor is a member of the Flaming Marshmallows LEGO team and basketball team at All Saints. Taylor loves to dance and plays lacrosse outside of school. Taylor is a joy to teach! Congrats Taylor!
8th Grade – Tiffany Lee
Tiffany Lee is being recognized for her consistent work and outstanding behavior. In the classroom, you can find Tiffany sitting very quiet doing her classwork. She participates and enjoys answering History questions about current events. She enjoys the Arts, praise dancing for her church. She recently danced at the school’s Black History program. When others are in need of help, Tiffany is always there trying to assist students and teachers. She serves as a peer tutor in the after school program with the pre-K through 3rd grade, never criticizing students, but offering to help. After a long day of school, she enjoys quietly sitting watching TV. Tiffany is well liked by students and teachers, and is a very strong role model to all. She demonstrates respectful leadership skills and high morals centered in Christian beliefs. Congratulations Tiffany!
JANUARY 2019 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K -Austin Anderson
Austin shows pride in her work by writing and coloring neatly without yielding to any distractions. She sometimes adds a pretty, creative flair to her assignments. She savors the learning process. She contributes many wonderful ideas to our STEM discourses. Austin is friendly and kind towards her teachers and classmates. She always has interesting stories to share about fun times she has had with her family. By continuing to share your joy, you will help others to be positive and joyful. Good job and thank you, Austin!
Kindergarten – Sitou Dalmedia
Sitou is recognized as our student of the month for January! Sitou is a very diligent student and pays close attention during all lessons and when given directions. She is very sweet and kind to all of her peers, often offering them a helpful hand. Sitou consistently exhibits exemplary behavior and is a great role model for others. You can always catch Sitou doing the right thing, whether it is completing her work neatly and correctly, helping a friend, or including others on the playground in a game. We are so proud of Sitou’s accomplishments this year, and so happy to have her as part of our kindergarten class. Congratulations, Sitou!
1ST Grade – Alejandro Lopez
Alejandro Lopez is a very dedicated, organized, and thoughtful young man. He is kind-hearted, frequently making cards and other pictures for friends to cheer them up. Alejandro is self-motivated and determined to learn more. It is apparent to all that he loves math, as he is lightning fast with his math facts and is also great at problem solving. This year, Alejandro has become a devoted reader, sharing his new love for books with all of his classmates, and he is quick to pull up a chair and read a book to a friend. Alejandro shines in all that he does, and we are proud that he is the first grade Student of the Month!
2nd Grade – Maximo Luis
Maximo is an everyday classroom “Knight”. He is respectful of his classmates and teachers. He works hard and participates in every activity with dedication. He shows responsibility for completing his classwork, is an amazing team member during group work. Maximo demonstrates Christ-centered behaviors by following the expectations in all settings at school. He exudes kindness. He shows the “All Saints Way” consistently. Maximo has a quiet independence, appears self-assured and is always willing to lend a helping hand to a classmate.
3rd Grade – Donovan Wyatt
The Third Grade Student of the Month is Donovan Wyatt. Donovan puts forth and effort to be successful academically and behaviorally. In class, he is always on task and completes his assignments in a timely manner. Donovan is a friendly child, and he is always willing to help his classmates. He likes being a classroom helper by sharpening pencils, distributing materials, distributing sanitizer and keeping the classroom neat and tidy. He shows respect to his teacher and classmates. Donovan is a happy person and it shows in the smile on his face. Donovan is kind-hearted and likes to share with his classmates. He always brings them holiday pencils. Donovan plays his ukulele in the All Saints Catholic School Jam Band. He takes Taekwondo lessons, and played soccer for All Saints. Donovan attends St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Donovan demonstrates respect, responsibility, safety and is Christ-centered.
4th Grade – Henlea Sharpe
Fourth grade student of the month is Henlea Sharpe. Henlea is new to All Saints and has found her place. She comes to class everyday prepared and ready to learn. Henlea brings a spark of positive energy to the classroom that can turn anyone’s bad day into a great day. She is always eager to help a classmate or adult in the building. Henlea is a shining example of what it means to be an All Saints Knight.
5th Grade – Camryn Williams
Camryn Williams is a delightful 5th grader who has been at All Saints since second grade. Camryn is a conscientious student who can be depended on to give her best at getting assignments completed and turned in on time. In the classroom, she is helpful to her classmates and teachers as she goes about doing what is expected. During her time here at All Saints, Camryn has been on our basketball team and is an active member of our choir. Camryn is excited to be participating in our Spring Play! Keep Up the Good Work Camryn!
6th Grade – Avery Brannon
Avery’s sixth grade year has been filled with lots of learning and plenty of fun! He has worked incredibly hard in all of his classes, earning honors at the recent Second Quarter Awards Ceremony. He is an active participant in classroom discussions, and constantly demonstrates his respect for others by listening. Avery’s passion for learning has been particularly on display during Literature class, as his interest in reading Harry Potter with his classmates encouraged him to set a personal goal to finish the entire series by the end of the school year! Outside of the classroom, Avery is very involved in the All Saints community, singing in the Choir, participating in Run Club, and currently leading the Junior Varsity boys basketball team. You can find him on the court sinking three pointers and playing lockdown defense. Congratulations Avery, and keep up the amazing work!
7th Grade – Erren Ellis
Erren Ellis is 7th Grade Student of the Month. Erren is an outstanding student athlete at All Saints Catholic School. He leads by example and can be trusted by his peers, teammates, coaches, and teachers. He is bright and always has a smile on his face. Erren exhibits a positive outlook in the classroom and on the court. Erren has a great attitude and never complains on what he can’t do. Erren is going to have a bright future! Any student with an attitude of “I can” and the willingness to work hard will overcome any obstacles. Erren is that person!
8th Grade – Bella Thomas-Gerber
Bella Thomas-Gerber is our 6th Grade Student of the Month for her consistently safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered behavior. Her quiet smile lights up the room and helps to bring positive energy to the classroom. She is a hard working student that will give her best in her favorite History and Science classes. Bella enjoys she hanging out with her sister Mazie, friends and family. She loves swimming and being in the pool on a hot day. Her favorite food is mac and cheese and old fashion cooking. In addition to being a hard working student, she is also a great classmate, working in groups, and helping her peers when needed. Congratulations to Bella our ASCS 8th Grade Student of the Month!
DECEMBER 2018 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K – Sydney O’Neil
Sydney demurely watches the teacher and her classmates while listening to and thinking about the lessons being taught. Sydney takes pride in correctly answering questions in class. Her answers are well thought-out and she proves that she has heard her teacher. Sydney models success gained by listening. She can process what she has heard so well that she advances higher academically than where she was before the lessons were taught. Sydney enjoys socializing with her friends. She is patient and kind towards others. Great job Sydney! Keep gaining knowledge and friends!
Kindergarten – Patrick Ellis
Patrick Ellis is recognized as the student of the month for December! Patrick is a wonderful friend to his peers and he is a great listener in class. He enjoys participating in class discussions and always gets started on his work right away. Patrick makes sure to complete his work neatly and in a timely manner. He is always one of the first students to “catch a bubble” when he knows it is time to go in the hallway. Patrick is a friend to all and always includes others when playing outside or participating in an activity in class. Patrick demonstrates respect and good manners toward everyone he encounters. We are so proud of Patrick’s accomplishments and thoroughly enjoy having him in kindergarten this year!
1ST Grade – Paulina Murillo
Paulina Murillo demonstrates kindness and concern for others daily. She is respectful and well mannered, always lending a helping hand. Paulina is being recognized for her strong work ethic, as she puts forth diligent effort in her classwork and tries hard to help others when she sees they are struggling. She is also being recognized for her dedication and passion for school. She is a patient and friendly classmate, and tries to be a positive role model to her classmates. She comforts others when they are sad, demonstrates kindness to all, and loves to help when she can.
2nd Grade – Robyn Pitchford
Robyn Pitchford is the second grade student of the month. She can always be found putting forth her best effort in all of her school work even when it is challenging. Robyn is always being kind to her classmates and playing fairly. When Robyn gets a compliment or is having a particularly fun time playing, she gets the cutest glint in her eye and has a smile that lights up the room or playground! She participates in all class activities, is always calm and we all can acknowledge her consistency in showing respectful, responsible, safe and Christ Centered behaviors in and out of the classroom! Robyn is friendly to everyone and has a quiet leadership quality about her. She is one amazing Knight!
3rd Grade – Valentin Luis
The student of the month for December is Valentin Luis. Valentin has a quiet personality. He is friendly and gets along well with everyone. Valentin enjoys singing, and Art. Valentin is creative and always has a smile on his face. Valentin puts forth an effort to be successful in class. His classmates find him funny, and nice. Valentin demonstrates respect toward the faculty and students at All Saints. He takes responsibility for his actions, and he demonstrates safety as he travels throughout the classes and building. Valentin has a younger brother and an older sister attending All Saints. He is a joy to have in class.
4th Grade – Aaron Acosta
The fourth grade student of the month is Aaron Acosta. Aaron comes to school every day excited and ready to learn. He is always respectful to his fellow students and the adults he encounters throughout the day. He works very hard in the classroom and is not afraid to ask questions if he needs to. Aaron is a shining example of what a Christ-like leader looks like.
5th Grade – Jaiden Boddie
Jaiden is our 5th grade student of month for her consistently safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered behavior. Her smile lights up whenever you ask her about her gymnastics competition. When it comes to gymnastics, she shows positive energy about everyone. She has won her meets in Myrtle Beach, S,C, Maryland, and several other states. She comes to class always prepared and ready to learn. She is a great student, and is not afraid to express herself when needed during class discussions. Her favorite subject is History. She puts extra effort into her classwork when assignment get difficult. Her past time is shopping, especially buying jeans. In addition to being a great student, she is a great friend to her classmates, working well in groups and helping her peers when needed. Congratulations Jaiden!
6h Grade – Kendrick Matheny
Kendrick comes to class every morning with a big smile on his face and always reminds me that he is not late, because attendance and being on time is important to him. He is always upbeat with a positive attitude, even when things get tough. His good since of humor, respect for others, and politeness set an example of Christ-like behavior. He works hard, both in class and on homework, and is always willing to take a risk and answer questions in class, even if he is not sure whether he is correct. He excels in Math class and states that he has to do well, because “Math” is in his last name. Kendrick is also a student representative for the 6th grade. Congratulations, Kendrick, on being the 6th grade Student of the Month for December!
7th Grade –Jasmine Benson
This month’s student of the month is Jasmine Benson. Jasmine is a very hard-working student athlete and is always willing to participate in class. She does a great job of staying on task and completing her classwork and homework in a timely manner. Jasmine works well with others in class and on the court, and is always willing to assist those around her if they need it. She is very polite, and always goes over and beyond her duties. For all these reasons and more, Jasmine is more than worthy of being December’s 7th grade student of the month. Congratulations Jasmine!
8th Grade – Marc Turner
Marc is being recognized for his perseverance and hard work in and out of the classroom. Marc is a regular contributor in classroom discussions, willing to raise his hand to ask and answer questions for the benefit of all students. He helps to set the tone for his classmates, demonstrating respect for his teachers and peers and responsibility in completing assignments. Outside of the classroom, Marc shares his strong leadership skills with his teammates on the boys’ varsity basketball team. A talented all-around player, Marc encourages his teammates to work hard in practice, and is one of the first players to offer words of support and guidance during a game. Marc is excited for the coming months, as he will decide where he will be attending high school in the fall. He eagerly awaits the challenges and opportunities that he will be experiencing next year and beyond. Congratulations, Marc!
NOVEMBER 2018 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
re-K – Leo DaSent
Leo is learning to stay focused and calm no matter how quiet or how loud activities in the classroom may be. He silently observes and follows directions. He serves as a role model to his classmates. Leo’s eyes are focused on the teacher. He carefully does his seatwork. Pride in his work is evident on paper. As we have STEM discourses, Leo listens to what is being said and contributes excellent ideas. He patiently avoids interrupting while others speak. Stay cool and focused on all that is right, Leo. Your ability to stay composed at all times is an attribute many of us would like to emulate.
Kindergarten – Laighla Haskins
Laighla is recognized as the student of the month for November for kindergarten. She consistently displays Christ-centered and responsible behavior. Laighla has become a true leader in our classroom and sets a great example for others, both academically and socially. She has made tremendous progress since beginning kindergarten and is motivated to always put forth her best effort. Laighla is a good friend to her peers and follows multi-step directions well. We are so happy to have Laighla in our class this year and cannot wait to see what else she can accomplish in the upcoming months!
1ST Grade – Lindsay Norton
Lindsay Norton is our first grade student of the month for consistently demonstrating safe, respectful, and responsible behavior. Whether we are working in reading groups or math centers, she is a true leader and knows how to explain directions to others and help them with each task. She tries hard in all that she does, adding extra detail to her writing and is always eager to pick up a new book. Lindsay is kindhearted and shows empathy, always caring about others and how they feel. She has a positive attitude every day and loves coming to school to learn!
2nd Grade – Joseph White
Meet Joseph White! Joseph is a competitive, reliable and kind kiddo. He has set some personal goals and he has made a huge effort to show respectful, responsible, safe and Christ-centered behaviors at school each day in second grade. You can catch Joseph leading his pre-K brother Jacob into the building or to his class, helping a friend log in to the Chromebooks for Xtra Math or Accelerated Reader (AR), or helping a friend who needs a hand. He has been reading in class voraciously and taking AR tests because he is on a mission! He can be found with a smile and a happy spirit every day. He really cares about doing the right thing and wants everyone else to be amazing All Saints Knights too!
3rd Grade – Kiyah McBride
This is Kiyah’s third year of attending All Saints. Kiyah is a hard worker and puts forth her best effort to be successful. Kiyah is a quiet, very caring child. She is well mannered. She is a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Kiyah’s classmates state that Kiyah is kind, helpful, funny, makes you feel better, and treats everyone fairly. They say she has good sportsmanship because she is a team player and always congratulates the winning team. Kiyah participated on the All Saints Cross Country team, and plays soccer for the All Saints Knights. Kiyah loves to sing. She is a member of the choir at her church and at All Saints. Her classmates commented that she gives them bear hugs, which they like. Kiyah displays the characteristics of being respectful, responsible, safe, and Christ-centered.
4th Grade – Gloria Dalmeida
Gloria comes to school everyday ready to learn and excel. She works hard to do her best and to be a positive role model to everyone she encounters. Whenever someone in the classroom is in need of help, Gloria is quick to step up and help. Gloria is very respectful of her teachers and peers. I can always count on Gloria to be doing the right thing and to be a shining example. Keep up the great work Gloria!
5th Grade – Kristen Neal
Kristen Neal is our 5th grade, November, “Student of the Month”. This is her first year at ASCS and she is already demonstrating what it means to be safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered. She is recognized for her excellent academic work, great attitude, and joyful personality. Kristen is a consistently high performing student, maintaining one of the highest averages in her classes. In math class, she is quiet and attentive. She is always prepared to answer questions when called upon, and truly lights up when a difficult problem is assigned. We are proud of Kristen and all that she is accomplishing at All Saints!
6th Grade – Derek Sanchez
Our sixth grade student of the month is Derek Sanchez! Derek has been at All Saints since first grade. Derek is a very amicable and easygoing student who can be counted on to get assignments in on time while giving a strong effort to his academics. He is courteous, respectful and helpful to those around him and teachers as well. Derek is a great example of being Christ-centered, safe respectful and responsible! Keep up the good work!
7th Grade – Aidan Candler
Aidan’s 7th grade year is off to a wonderful start! Aidan is an extremely hard worker. He is very inquisitive and asks lots of great questions. He will go the extra mile to research topics to learn new things. Aidan is always very polite to his classmates and teachers. He is such a kind, caring person and always offers to help others who are struggling. His strong work ethic shows on a daily basis. If something needs to be done, he will do it and not expect any recognition for it. Aidan enjoys science and history and loves to be challenged in these subjects. I love watching him when I am presenting a new skill; his eyes scrunch together as he is processing the new skill, then his face lights up when he’s figured it out. What a joy to teach! I am so proud of him for the progress he has made and I can hardly wait to see what he is going to do with his life. He is going to change the world! I feel truly blessed to be his teacher. Great job, Aidan!
8th Grade – Brielle Telfair
Brielle Telfair is being recognized for her outstanding academic work and her consistent displays of responsible behavior. In the classroom, Brielle participates and enjoys adding to discussions on challenging topics such as debates on politics, world affairs and equal rights, about which she has strong opinions. She enjoys the arts. Her favorite subjects are Science and History, but her hobby is reading interesting books. Brielle is a well-rounded student who enjoys interacting with her classmates. A very quiet student, Brielle is well liked by her teachers and peers, and is a very strong role model to all. She demonstrates respectful leadership skills and high moral values centered in her Christian beliefs. Congratulations Brielle!
OCTOBER 2018 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K – Chase Britt
Chase takes pride in his work. Frequently, he does even more than what is required of him. When asked to write his first name, he will write both his first and his last name. When asked to copy letters, he will neatly and promptly finish copying his letters and will eagerly copy words. He shows kindness towards his friends by helping them and comforting them if they are sad. He enjoys acting silly with them when it is time to play. He politely asks the teacher if he can play with certain toys before he plays with them. He waits patiently for instructions. Success is imminent because of Chase’s positive attitude and drive to do his best. He inspires others to follow his example. Keep up the good work, Chase! Keep being safe, respectful, responsible, and Christ-like!
Kindergarten – Shane Sutton
Shane is being recognized as the kindergarten student of the month for continuously and consistently displaying outstanding effort, keeping good relationships with peers, and always listening to the teacher! Shane was also our first student to reach 100 Class Dojo points, and was rewarded with going to the school store this month. Shane is a great listener and a wonderful role model for others for kind and Christ-centered behavior. He always tries his best and is eager to share his hard work with his teachers. He especially likes to write and illustrate his work. Shane is very inquisitive and loves to ask higher order thinking questions, often during his recess time! He is an excellent role model for other students in all areas. Congratulations Shane, and keep up the outstanding work!
1ST Grade – Daniel Lopez
Daniel Lopez is a friendly, outgoing and cheerful young man whose bright smile lights up the first grade room. He takes pride in his daily work, diligently putting forth the utmost effort in all that he does. Daniel is very humble and has a very kind heart and puts others before himself. He is very organized and responsible. He is also detail-oriented and has a keen eye for finding things in the classroom. He is speedy with math facts and is always eager to learn more. We are very happy and lucky to have Daniel as part of our family here at All Saints Catholic School!
2nd Grade – Abbey McBride
Abbey McBride is the second grade student of the month. Abbey shows the All Saints Way everyday! She can be found putting her best effort in every task. When we “Strive for Five” in our writing journals, Abbey does more than the minimum. When we work independently and quietly, she is a role model for her classmates. When we work in groups on special games or activities, Abbey works without complaint with whomever is in her group. She shows great teamwork in these situations. Abbey is kind, creative and fun. Abbey shows that she is a loyal friend and looks out for her friends in many ways showing Christ-centered spirit. She is respectful to all of her teachers. She shows responsibility by attempting every task we present. She demonstrates safety in following rules and procedures in and out of the classroom. Abbey McBride is an “Amazing Knight”!
3rd Grade – Camille Briones Plascencia
The third grade student of the month for October is Camille Briones Plascencia. Camille is a hard worker. She puts forth her best effort to be successful. Camille is always happy and friendly. Her classmates describe Camille as being kind, quiet, helpful, loyal, and positive and always trying her best. Camille is proud of herself when she is doing her work. She likes learning and drawing. Her favorite subject is Science. Camille wants to be a veterinarian when she grows up.
4th Grade – Nate Turman
The fourth grade student of the month for October is Nate Turman. Nate is a student who comes to school every day with a willingness to learn. He always tries his best, even when it is hard. Nate is a good friend to his classmates and is always willing to help them. He is a quiet example of how to behave in the classroom and hallways. Thanks Nate for being such a good example!
5th Grade – Lisee Hutson
Elizabeth (Lisee) Hutson is a friendly and energetic 5th grader who has been at All Saints for two years. Lisee works very hard at doing her best academically and at being an aware and thoughtful citizen in the community. She loves playing basketball and is a terrific addition to our choir this year, playing piano in our “jam band.” Though quiet and soft-spoken, Lisee gets the point across loud and clear of what it means to be Safe, Respectful and Responsible! Keep up the good work Lisee!
6th Grade – Lauren Ransome
Lauren delivers outstanding academic work and consistently displays responsible behavior. In the classroom, Lauren eagerly raises her hand to participate in discussions on challenging topics such as politics, world affairs and equal rights, for which she has very strong opinions about equal rights for women. She writes short stories about helping people who need help with everyday issues. Lauren is a well–rounded student who enjoys creative dancing, acting, and shopping with her grandmother and mother because she loves fashion. After a long day of school, she enjoys talking and reading. During her first year at ASCS, Lauren won the school spelling bee; she represented the school at the Diocese Bee and came in 4th place. Her favorite subject is History because she loves learning what, where, and when things happened in the past. Over the past year, Lauren has been a model student at All Saints, demonstrating respectful, responsible behavior as well as leadership skills and high moral values, centered in her Christian beliefs.
7th Grade – Joshua Thomas
Joshua is recognized for his perseverance and willingness to adapt in and out of the classroom. Throughout his time at All Saints, Josh has matured as a student and leader among his peers. He is a regular participant in classroom discussions, demonstrating respect for his peers and teachers. Josh is also willing to ask questions for the benefit of all students. Rather than being frustrated or upset about a mistake or confusing assignment, he maintains a positive attitude, viewing challenges as opportunities for growth and learning. He cares greatly about his classmates and is always willing to lend a helping hand in class or at recess. As he prepares for the upcoming varsity basketball season, Josh is excited to showcase his developing skills, both as a player and supportive teammate on the court. He has learned how to lead by example, realizing that he does not need to be the loudest person in order to make an impact on others. We thank Josh for his hard work and dedication to the school community!
8th Grade – Carter Strite
Carter’s eighth grade year at All Saints is off to a phenomenal start! Her consistent hard work in and out of the classroom throughout her years at All Saints is impressive and has benefited the school community in many different ways. Carter is a regular participant in classroom discussions; she puts her best foot forward on all assignments, and has made the Honor Roll for the first quarter. She cares deeply about the wellbeing of her classmates and school, and has shown incredible maturity in taking the initiative to act as a servant leader. This past spring, Carter led a powerful presentation about gun violence, and this fall she decided to run for a Student Government officer. Elected by her peers as the SGA President, Carter provides daily reminders of what it means to be safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered. We look forward to the wonderful things Carter will continue to accomplish at All Saints and beyond!
SEPTEMBER 2018 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Pre-K – Emma Murillo
Emma takes pride in her work. She likes to work neatly. Emma sits quietly “crisscross applesauce” in Circle Time. She remains quiet so that the teacher is able to finish the morning lesson. She enjoys the company of her classmates and plays happily with them. Keep working and learning, Emma! We love your positive and pleasant manner!
Kindergarten – Christopher Carter
Christopher is being recognized for consistently demonstrating safe, respectful, responsible, and Christ-centered behavior throughout the first month of kindergarten! Christopher’s behavior and work ethic are consistently good examples for others. He is motivated to complete his work to the best of his ability in a timely manner. He is also eager to earn Class Dojo points any time he can get them, be it in the classroom, hallway, lunchroom or during resource classes! We have thoroughly enjoyed having Christopher in our classroom and cannot wait to see what else the school year brings for him. Great job, Christopher, and keep up the good work!
1st Grade – Kendall Norton
Kendall Norton has done an outstanding job acclimating herself to a new first grade class and a new school! She has consistently demonstrated safe, respectful, and responsible choices. Kendall can frequently be seen raising her hand to speak, helping a friend clean up the contents of a spilled pencil box, or patiently waiting her turn to get a new book from the book box. Kendall has a very polite demeanor and is a kind and thoughtful classmate, actively listening to others when they share during our class discussions. She loves helping her teacher in the classroom. We are happy to have such an Amazing Knight in our first grade class!
2nd Grade – Dylan Ellis
Dylan Ellis has started off the school year as a dedicated and respectful student. Dylan works diligently on all academic tasks and is always kind to his classmates. Dylan shares and participates in classroom discussions and activities. He is cooperative while working with a partner, or in a small group. Dylan can be caught at recess showing great sportsmanship as the basketball games take place each day. He shows teamwork at recess and in the classroom. Dylan demonstrates the “All Saints Way” everyday by showing respectful, responsible, Christ-centered behaviors every day!
3rd Grade – Savannah Burrell
Savannah is new to All Saints this year. Savannah is being recognized for her continued ability to follow classroom and school rules. She works hard to be successful in academics as well as her behavior. Savannah makes good grades in all subjects. She constantly displays excellent behavior. She participates in class discussions. Savannah is a role model for her little brother.
4th Grade – Jaslene Alvarez
Jaslene is new to All Saints this year. Every day she comes to class with a smile on her face and ready to work. She shows respect for her fellow students and teachers. She gives her full attention during lessons and she is mannerly and kind to others. Jaslene always offers to help–whether it is to pick up a fellow student’s fallen pencil or to answer a question. She turns-in her assignments on time, completes her work and willingly participates in class. Congratulations Jaslene!
5th Grade – Ky’Shaun Towles
Ky’Shaun Towles is the 5thgrade ‘’Student of the Month’’. He is being recognized for his outstanding academic work and his consistent display of responsible behavior. In the classroom, Ky’Shaun is the first to raise his hand and respond to the question. He participates and enjoys class debates on topics that are challenging topics about world events .He enjoys participating in basketball and football. He has been the captain on several teams. He enjoys talking about his younger brother who is also a ASCS student in the 2nd grade and his baby sister. Ky’Shaun is a well-rounded student that is liked by his peers and teachers. His favorite subject is Math and enjoys eating pizza after one of his winning basketball games. He also has a sweet tooth, eating chocolate chip cookies with a glass of cold milk. He enjoys wearing the color blue, which is his favorite color. He says that one day he will play basketball for the ‘’Golden State Warriors.” He continues to demonstrate honesty, caring, respectful, responsible behavior, as well as leadership skills and high morals in his Christian beliefs. Congratulations Ky’Shaun Towles!
6th Grade – Margaret Diaz-Barriga
Margaret is being recognized for her hard work in the classroom and dedication to the All Saints school community. In just her first few weeks as an All Saints student, she has demonstrated what it truly means to be safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered. On each assignment, Margaret has put her best foot forward, giving consistently strong effort and demonstrating a willingness to ask questions for the benefit of her entire class. She is a voracious reader, moving on to her next book the second she puts one down, and earning plenty of AR points along the way! Additionally, Margaret uses her creativity and impressive writing skills to craft thought-provoking journal responses and essays in all of her classes. While making new friends and becoming involved in the school community, Margaret has shown respect and genuine compassion for all of her fellow students. Welcome to All Saints Margaret, and congratulations on your awesome start to the school year!
7th Grade – Tanique Williams
Tanique Williams is a great 7th grader who has been a part of our All Saints family for two years. Tanique is a hard-working young lady who takes pride in doing her best! She can be counted on to turn-in her work on time, and it is always neat. Since this school year began, Tanique has been seen helping others without being asked and assisting new classmates learn their way around All Saints. She is well liked by classmates and faculty and can be quite funny without trying! Keep up the great work Tanique!
8th Grade – Isabella Flores
Isabella is our 8th Grade Student of the Month for her consistently safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered behavior. Her smile lights up the room and helps to bring positive energy to the school. Isabella consistently comes to class prepared and ready to learn. She is a great student, and is not afraid to ask questions when needed. She puts extra effort into her classwork when the assignments get difficult. In addition to being a great student, she is also a great classmate, working well in groups and helping her peers as needed. We are very lucky to have Isabella as a member of our ASCS family!
May 2018 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
PK- Kingston Brannon
Kingston takes pride in his work. He likes to do his best and wants to be sure that he has finished his task. His papers look neat and beautiful.
Since Kingston does not like to miss the newest happenings, he makes learning for all around him seem like the newest fad or like first news. How fun this is for both teachers and students – everyone feels like they are in on the latest and are all a part of the group!
Kingston makes friends easily. He has a good sense of humor and appreciates others’ jokes. He works well in groups and builds great structures with his classmates.
K- Diana Velasquez- Alfaro
Diana is our student of the month for the month of May. Diana is very hard working and caring toward her peers and her teachers. Her favorite thing about this school year has been watching our “baby chicks” hatch. After the chicks started getting bigger, Diana took several chicks to her house and gave them a home. She is very passionate and loves caring for them! Diana works very hard on classroom assignments. What makes her special is that when things get difficult for her, she does not give up; she keeps on trying! For these reasons, we are proud to announce that Diana is our “Student of the Month” for May.
1st – Linda Meade
Linda Meade is an exceptional young lady. She has such a kind heart and uses wonderful manners. She is generous and giving, always ready to share her markers or crayons with a friend in need. She is responsible in the classroom, readily putting forth effort in all that she does. Even if tasks might seem a little daunting, Linda never gives up, but perseveres instead, while always giving things her best. Linda can frequently be seen playing with her friends on the playground, always trying to include everyone and make sure others are acting in a fair manner. She is a model classroom citizen when it comes to safe, respectful, and responsible behavior.
2nd Geovanna Arce
Geovanna has worked hard all year. She is a beautiful oral reader and a creative writer and artist! Geovanna has been a kind and caring friend. Whenever she is upset, her friends gather to comfort her and she shares that empathy with her friends when they are upset. She has been a ray of sunshine in second grade this year!
3rd Emily Hernandez Cortes
Emily Hernandez Cortes is the third grade student of the month. Emily’s positive attitude is positively infectious! Whether she is on the playground or in the classroom, she always gives her best effort. Emily embodies our core values, and works hard every single day. Great job Emily!
4th Zyhara Cousins
Zyhara is being recognized for her hard work and improvement. Zyhara has been doing a great job of working hard and asking for help to get better in areas she is weak. She never gives up, even when the work is difficult. It always makes me smile when Zyhara celebrates after figuring out something that was once difficult for her. She is full of energy and always makes the people around her smile. Zyhara participates in cheerleading and loves to dance. She’s helpful to others and can be relied upon. She currently serves as one of the classroom Chromebook monitor, she does, and awesome job helping to make sure the chromebooks are ready for use each day. Zyhara demonstrates Christ centered character, respect and responsibility.
5th– Kifah Riddick
Kifah Riddick is our5th grade ‘”Student of the Month’’. She is being recognized for her outstanding academic work and consistent displays of responsible behavior. In the classroom, Kifah eagerly raises her hand for a chance to participate in class discussions. She enjoys debating and discussing current events and world affairs. Kifah puts forth effort on every assignment and submits completed work on time. Kifah is a native New Yorker. She loves her birth state because the Statue of Liberty stands there.
Kifah is a quiet, well-rounded student with lots of talents. She loves to read and write. Kifaf enjoys writing personal comedies. Her favorite subject is history. She articulates her point of view very well. Acting is another talent that Kifah enjoys. She recently demonstrated her acting talent at the Arts and STEM Showcase in May. Like many girls, Kifah loves to go shopping with her mother. After a long day of shopping, they enjoys eating pizza together.
Kifah is a model student at All Saints. She demonstrates safe, respectful, responsible and Christ-like behavior. Kifah is a natural leader with high moral values. Congratulations Kifah!
6th Erren Ellis
Congratulations, Erren, for being All Saints Catholic School Sixth Grade Student of the Month for May. Erren is not only a fast and furious basketball player, but he is also a hard-working, respectful student. Outside of school, Erren enjoys football, crafts, listening to music, and singing, as well as being an usher for his church. He loves math, because his Dad is a “numbers guy”, and he really looks up to him. Great job, Erren, and keep up the good work!
7th Isabella Flores
Isabella Flores is a lovely young lady in our 7th grade that has been at All Saints since 1st grade. During her time here she has been in both our choir and drama club. Currently Isabella is in the art club and a business lunch member. She can be counted on to be polite, respectful and helpful. Isabella works hard on her academics and takes pride in getting the job done to the best of her abilities. Classmates find her easy to talk to and she is well-liked by faculty and staff! Way to close out the year Isabella!
8th– McCarver Stokes
Ever since arriving at All Saints during his seventh grade year, McCarver has actively worked to become a servant leader for all members of the All Saints community. McCarver has participated in several extracurricular activities, including Varsity Soccer and Basketball. He also has participated in several community service projects, and has served his fellow students this past year as the Student Government President. McCarver looks out for all of his peers and younger students, and demonstrates genuine care for the wellbeing of the entire school community. In the classroom, McCarver constantly demonstrates his best effort and is a regular member of the Honor Roll. He is willing to both ask and answer questions, and offers help to classmates with challenging material. McCarver is a strong example of what it means to be safe, responsible, and respectful at All Saints Catholic School. We thank McCarver for all his dedication to All Saints and wish him the best of luck this fall as he begins high school at Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology!
Congratulations April 2018 Students of the Month
Amari enjoys having fun and socializing. He has a nice sense of humor and appreciates his friends’ jokes. He is beginning to understand the right time to be serious and the right time to joke.
Amari is taking advantage of the happiness and increase in energy associated with spring. He has turned over a new leaf and has gained new enthusiasm for lessons taught in class. Amari has made the most valuable contributions to our discussions. He also has been asking excellent questions right on spot with lessons taught.
Amari relishes using innovative ideas to make his work aesthetically pleasing. It is refreshing to see him take such pride in his work when at this time of the year; it is such a temptation to get too distracted by the beauty of the outdoors to concentrate on assignments. Good job, Amari! Thank you for the joy of learning and creativity! Stay on the path of success!
K- Annabelle Earl
Annabelle is recognized as our kindergarten student of the month for April. Annabelle is always kind to her peers and has really done a great job being a role model to others this year. She is kind-hearted to all and a great listener for her teachers. Annabelle also works hard on her academics and loves playing outside. She loves to share stories with her teachers and friends and is great at giving details when retelling stories we have done in class. For these reasons, among others, Annabelle is our student of the month!
Maximo Luis is a wonderful listener, who puts forth effort in everything that he does. He is a quiet leader, continuing to make good choices and persevering through challenges. His good manners are abundant, and he shares his smile with everyone around him. Maximo demonstrates safe and respectful behaviors while in the classroom and throughout the rest of the school. He is quick to help a friend and loves to read with a buddy, always including everyone and sharing his joy and happiness. He continues to grow and shine each and every day!
Laela Perry is the Second Grade Student of the Month. Over the past few months, Laela has made great strides to make good choices in her work habits and showing responsibility. She is getting her work completed in a timely manner and shows effort and understanding. Laela has shared Christ centered ideas on handling conflicts with peers and has been a peacemaker in our class. Laela is a talented, intelligent and caring Knight. I am so proud of her work effort and especially her determination to show respect, responsibility, safety and Christ centered behaviors each day at All Saints.
3rd Anai Ibanez
Anai Ibanez is the third grade student of the month. Anai is a thoughtful student who is always on task. She often takes the initiative to continue her learning outside of the classroom. Anai goes to her local library to check out books on many of the topics we have studied in social studies. She has brought in books on everything from Ancient Greece to Egypt. Great job Anai!
4th – Amaya Tease
Amaya is a wonderful and bright young lady. She is a hard worker and loves to help others. She often contributes to class discussions by sharing her diverse experiences with the class. Amaya loves to play sports and is very creative. One of her strengths is coming up with rhymes related to the topics we are studying. She has helped her peers to remember complex information by making it into a fun song. Amaya is kindhearted and exemplifies Christ-centered behavior on a daily basis.
5th – Samantha Diggs
Samantha A. Diggs is the 5th grade “Student of the Month”. She is being recognized for her outstanding academic work and her consistent displays of responsible behavior. In the classroom, Samantha eagerly raises her hand for a chance to participate and enjoys adding to discussions on challenging topics such as debates on politics, world affairs and equal rights; for which she has very strong opinions. Samantha puts forth her best effort on every assignment and submits complete work on time. Her personal short stories about Greek and Roman myths provide evidence are interesting and demonstrate of her creativity.
Samantha is a well-rounded student who enjoys creative dancing, acting, singing, gardening, painting and talking to people. After a long day of shopping, Samantha likes to enjoy a little pizza or maybe even some tacos. During the summer, you are likely find Samantha at Busch Gardens or Water Country in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Over the last seven years, Samantha or “Sam” as we call her has been a model student at All Saints. She demonstrates respectful, responsible behavior as well as leadership skills and high moral values centered in her Christian beliefs. Congratulations Sam!
6th Grade-Taylor Williams
Taylor Williams is a lovely sixth grade student who has attended All Saints since Pre-K. She is the last of four siblings attending All Saints. Taylor is an active member of our LEGO Robotics team, and school choir. She plays soccer, basketball and participates in the drama club. Taylor is dependable and works hard on her academics. She has very a caring personality and is quick to offer a smile. She is well -liked by classmates and the All Saints faculty!
7th –Mitchell Alonzo
Mitchell Alonzo is our 7th Grade Student of the Month for his outstanding work both inside and outside of the classroom. Mitchell is a strong student who earned first honors this past quarter. However, his strength as a student is more than just his stellar grades as Mitchell is always going above and beyond with the curious and thoughtful questions that he asks during class. Outside of class time, Mitchell is actively involved in the All Saints community. He is part of the crew for our upcoming Spring Drama. He even helps to run our school Comic Club with another one of his peers showing his leadership and initiative. We are proud of Mitchell and his accomplishments and cannot wait to see what he does next!
8th- Xavier Thompson
Due to his constant dedication to the All Saints school community, as well as his strong effort in the classroom, Xavier is being recognized as the 8th Grade Student of the Month. Xavier constantly contributes to the school community, aiding Mrs. Dickens with the audio production during choir performances and participating on the Varsity basketball and soccer teams. He is a leader among his peers, looking out for younger students and providing assistance to classmates when needed. Xavier worked incredibly hard during the third quarter, earning Second Honors. He is not afraid to ask questions or offer a response to a teacher’s question. At all places and at all times, Xavier shows what it means to be safe, responsible, and respectful. This fall, Xavier will be attending Varina High School, School of Communications and Media. Congratulations Xavier and best of luck next year and beyond!
Congratulations March 2018 Students of the Month
Pre-K – Shane Sutton
Shane’s dry sense of humor and his relaxed manner helps to make the classroom a pleasant place to be. Shane, in his own time comes up with fabulous answers and ideas to contribute to class discussions. When Shane comes up with the answer the class has had a hard time figuring out, Shane does not boast. He enjoys intellectual challenges for the sake of gaining knowledge – not for competing with his classmates. Shane remains cool throughout the day. If anyone bothers him, he quietly tells them to stop. He does not try to strike back. Continue to keep calm as you learn Shane. In this mode, you inevitably will go far in your quest for wisdom!
K – Alejandro Lopez
Alejandro is recognized as the kindergarten student of the month for the month of March. Alejandro does a great job following directions and trying his best at his work. He is very strong in math and enjoys participating in class discussions during shared reading and calendar time. Alejandro is a good friend to his peers and strives to make good choices. For these reasons, Alejandro has been selected as the kindergarten student of the month!
1st Abbey McBride
Abbey McBride is a quiet, soft-spoken gem in the first grade. She is a hardworking student in all that she does, and puts forth effort in her classwork and group activities. In the classroom, she can often be seen helping a close friend in need. She has such a sweet nature and likes to share her happiness and love of learning, especially with all of the warm hugs and wide smiles she gives to Mrs. D and other teachers. When another student in the school was having a difficult time, Abbey went out of her way to make a get well card during her free time to send loving prayers and show how much she cared for a fellow schoolmate. Abbey has a positive attitude, and tries hard daily to do her best. She makes safe, respectful, and responsible choices and is a very attentive listener. She is such a joy to have in class!
2nd Donovan Wyatt
Donovan is the Second Grade Student of the Month. Donovan has shown responsibility all school year by completing and turning in all homework assignments on time this year. This has shown diligence, commitment and hard work! He is intelligent, kind and eager to participate in class, especially in guided reading and guided math groups where his interest, curiosity and ability to grasp concepts have piqued. Donovan has made great strides in showing respectful behaviors in our classroom. He is following directions, demonstrating active listening and exhibiting nice Christ-centered manners to his teachers and his peers. I am so proud of the growth Donovan has made this year.
3rd Nathaniel Turman
Nate Turman is the third grade student of the month. Whether he is practicing free throws, learning yo-yo tricks, or reading a book, Nate knows that practice and dedication are the keys to success. He is a methodical student who works carefully and always gives his best effort. Keep up the great work Nate!
4th Sean Wingold
Sean is being recognized for his creativity and kind-heartedness. Sean is bursting with great ideas and I love being a part of their manifestation. He is great with technology and finds interesting ways to use technology to enhance his work. He also is a good artist and loves to spend time drawing and writing stories. Sean is very hands-on and puts a lot of effort into making his projects wonderful. Sean is a good team player and gets along with everyone. He has a huge heart and is always ready to lend a hand, whether it is helping subs work the projector or carrying books for a friend or teacher, Sean is there to help. Sean is hard working, determined, and consistently demonstrates Christ-centered behavior.
5th James “Kendrick” Matheny
Kendrick has been an active member of the All Saints community since pre-school. This year, he was a member of the JV Boys’ Basketball team and the Comic Club. He is a very hard working student. His favorite subjects are history and math. He will let you know that math is a part of the spelling of his last name.
Kendrick enjoys doing magic tricks at “Camp Out” during the summer. Life has been exciting for him. His mother is from Bolivia and she was once “Miss Bolivia” in the Miss Universe pageant.
Kendrick plans to attend college and become an engineer like his father. He is also very proud of his big brother Paulo, who attends Atlee High School in Hanover County. Kendrick is a respectful and responsible student. He exemplifies Christ-like behavior when interacting with teachers and his peers. Congratulations Kendrick on being the 5th grade “Student of the Month”.
6th Joshua Thomas
Joshua is being recognized for his hard work in the classroom and dedication to the All Saints school community. In the classroom, Joshua is always willing to raise his hand to share his responses and ask questions about challenging material. He puts forth his best effort on each assignment, and recently submitted a very creative short story for English class. As a member of the junior varsity basketball team, Joshua showed up to practice every day, ready to work, improve his skills, and do whatever it takes to contribute to his team’s performance. His hustle and effort paid off throughout the course of the season as he helped his team earn a second consecutive playoff berth. Joshua is a young man of strong moral character in the classroom, on the court, and everywhere he goes. He is respectful at all times and lives out the All Saints values of being safe, responsible, and Christ-centered. Congratulations, Joshua!
7th Jocelyn Matthews
Jocelyn is a bright and intelligent seventh grader who has been at All Saints since Kindergarten. Jocelyn is hardworking in accomplishing her academics and can be depended on to get the job done. She participates in our LEGOS, environmental action, drama and running clubs! Jocelyn is excited to join the STEM club in the spring. She is quick to help with our lower grade students and is well liked by students and faculty! Congratulations Jocelyn! Keep being a great example for the lower grades.
8th Alexis Williams
We are proud to congratulate Alexis Williams as our 8th Grade Student of the Month for the month of March. A quiet thinker, Alexis is a strong student in each of her classes, even balancing some high school credit courses this year. She is an active member our Speak Up Club and lives out the values of kindness each and every day. Additionally, she was selected earlier this year as the 8th Grade Representative to the Student Government Association and is currently involved in Ms. Kelly’s jazz and hip-hop dance class after school. Most importantly, she is a wonderful mentor and role model to her peers in the lower grades, someone that younger students can truly look up to and strive to be like. We are proud of all that Alexis has accomplished at All Saints and cannot wait to see what she does next!
Congratulations February 2018 Students of the Month
Pre-K- Laighla Haskins
Laighla ‘s gentle and polite manner is endearing because she considers others before herself. She patiently follows directions and waits her turn to be called upon. She does not complain if she does not get a turn to play with a certain toy the same day as some of her classmates. She is willing to wait until she has a turn another day. Without being prompted, Laighla steadily completes her work. She does not brag when she is especially talented in various areas. She does a great job of putting complicated puzzles together and putting them away. She enjoys life and is not hard to please. She smiles and glows while thoroughly showing appreciation for every special activity the teacher does with the class. Stay sweet and patient, Laighla. When I think of you, I think of this saying found in the Bible and heard from the mouths of the wise: “Good things come to them who wait.”
K- Daniel Lopez
Daniel is recognized as our student of the month for February. Daniel does an exceptionally good job on his work, and we often tell him we should use his work as samples instead of our own! He has meticulous handwriting and has made great strides in his reading ability. Daniel always does his best work, is respectful to adults, and is very loving toward his peers. He loves to participate in class activities and aims to do the right thing on a daily basis. For these reasons, Daniel is our student of the month. Great job, Daniel- keep up the great work!
1st– My’Shaun Liggans
My’Shaun Liggans is a dedicated and hardworking young man. My’Shaun continues to put forth effort in all of his work, showing tremendous pride and ownership. In the classroom, he frequently welcomes a classmate to share the computer during indoor recess, or helps a classmate locate a missing item. He has a positive attitude, and even when things might get a little tough, he does not give up and keeps on trying. My ‘Shaun makes responsible choices and treats others with respect and kindness. He is a good listener and takes turns sharing during class discussions. My’Shaun tries very hard to work to his highest potential every day at school.
2nd- Valentin Luis
Valentin is an everyday classroom “Knight”. He is quiet and respectful of his classmates and teachers. He works hard and participates often by raising his hand. He shows responsibility for completing and taking pride in his classwork. Valentin demonstrates Christ centered behaviors by following the Golden Rule in school. He helps others when they are hurt or need a lending hand. He has a smile and sweet demeanor that light up our classroom!
3rd –Finn Hull
Finn Hull is the third grade student of the month. Finn is an eager student who dives into every subject with enthusiasm and dedication. He is full of questions, and constantly has his hand in the air to answer. Finn is safe, responsible, and respectful both on the playground and in the classroom. Keep up the great work Finn!
4th Camryn Williams
Camryn is being recognized for her ability to make the best out of any situation. Camryn is a very hard-working and determined young lady. Camryn always gives her best and faces challenges with persistence and a can-do attitude. She is quiet-natured, but is a force to be reckoned with. She’s talented at writing songs and poems and she is a great performer. Camryn is also a very caring person and demonstrates her love for others in her interactions with her peers. She loves working with others to solve problems and she is always there to make you smile when you are having a bad day. Camryn consistently demonstrates Christ centered character, respect and responsibility.
5th- Duane Avery Brannon
Duane Avery Brannon better known as ”Avery” has been an outstanding student at ASCS for seven years. He enjoys spending time with his twin brothers Amari and Kingston who are in Pre K at ASCS. He has been very active in the school choir, drama club, chess club, business lunch club and the run club. He enjoys working at his church St. Elizabeth Catholic Church as a helper in the church programs. His favorite sports is basketball, in which he would like to play in the NBA one day. If he does not play in the NBA, then he plans to go to law school to major in Criminal law and Justice”. He enjoys family time together traveling and eating his favorite foods cheese pizza and garlic knots. His motto” Love your Family. I have enjoy teaching him Language Arts and History.
Congratulations to Kennise on being February’s 6th grade Student of the Month! Kennise works hard in all of her classes, and she is engaged and active in lessons and discussions. She makes good decisions about her behavior, setting an example of Christ-like behavior for her peers. In her actions, you can tell that she sincerely cares for other students as well as teachers. When someone is upset, Kennise is always there to comfort him or her with kindness and empathy. She gives love by writing inspirational messages on the whiteboard in her homeroom every day, and by singing beautifully in the choir. Keep up the great work, Kennise!
D’Avion Tucker is our seventh Grade Student of the Month because of the outstanding citizenship that he has shown both inside and outside of the classroom. New student to All Saints this year, D’Avion quickly adjusted to the expectations of being a safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered member of our community. D’Avion is always willing to look out for his friends in need, is polite and respectful to his teachers and his peers, and goes above and beyond when it comes to helping teachers with tasks around the classroom. The calm presence and simple joy he brings have been a wonderful addition to All Saints this year. We are blessed to have D’Avion here at ASCS!
8th -Harrison Lee
Harrison Lee is a student in the class of 2018! He has been at All Saints since 5th grade. He is a member of our All Saints Choir, Environmental Action Club and the varsity basketball team. Harrison has a winning personality and is well liked by students, faculty and staff. He is polite, respectful and reliable, always willing to lend a helping hand, especially with our younger students! Congratulations Harrison!
Congratulations January 2018 Students of the Month
Pre-Kindergarten – Lillian Hackett
Lillian eagerly participates in class discussions. She listens to and appreciates what others have to say as well. If some are struggling to understand a concept, Lillian helps clarify the lesson for her classmates. She can be depended upon to run errands or help her classmates clean the room. Lillian makes the most of the tasks assigned to her. She acts responsibly by finishing her work. She even acts upon new ideas that go above and beyond the original expectations. Lillian’s ability to act responsibly will ensure her academic and social success. Keep up your diligence and enthusiasm, Lillian!
Kindergarten – Kennedy Morrissey
The student of the month for January in kindergarten is Kennedy Morrissey. Kennedy is a great example of a student who has worked hard consistently throughout the school year. She has also exemplified many of the core values we embrace at All Saints; she is kind to her peers and respectful of her teachers. Kennedy is diligent in completing her work and loves to ask questions that take our lessons a step further. She especially enjoys children’s engineering projects! I am so happy to have Kennedy as a part of our class and proud of her for her great work and persistence throughout the school year.
1st – Sahyun Bey
Sahyun Bey is a very well-mannered and kind young lady. Every morning she comes into the classroom with a smile on her face and an eager, ready-to-learn attitude. She has such a positive disposition, and even when things might get a little tough, she doesn’t give up and keeps on trying. Sahyun puts forth effort and works diligently in all aspects of her learning. She makes responsible choices and treats others with respect and consideration. She can frequently be seen sharing during group time, listening to other classmates’ ideas, and offering thoughtful and respectful responses. Sahyun tries very hard to work to her highest potential every day at school.
2nd– Eva Moyer
Eva Moyer is our second grade, “Student of the Month”! Eva actively participates in class discussions and willingly participates in activities. She is attentive and hardworking during math, reading and word study learning groups. Her enthusiasm for learning is evident by her contributions and progression. Eva shows love and concern for her classmates when they are hurt or upset exemplifying Christ centered behaviors in a caring way! Eva is working hard to make good choices in difficult situations and we applaud her efforts. Eva has a warm hug to give every day! I am so proud of her and happy to be her teacher!
3rd Henry Marshall
Henry Marshall is the third grade student of the month. Henry is new to All Saints this year, and although he was only recently introduced to our core values, he lives them every day. Henry is a stellar student who goes above and beyond to achieve his goals. He is constantly taking AR tests and finding new ways to challenge himself. He is responsible and kind both in the classroom and on the playground. Keep up the great work Henry!
4th– Makayla Terry
Makayla is being recognized for her academic achievement as well as her good behavior in class. Makayla works hard each day in class to learn whatever it is we are studying. She also loves to help others and does not hesitate to share her knowledge with others. She is very helpful in class to both her teacher and peers from offering to help cleanup supplies to helping her peers who struggle in math or science. Makayla fully participates in class each day, asking questions, giving thoughtful responses to questions, and participating in class discourse. She is a remarkable young woman who I am glad to have in my class. Makayla consistently demonstrates a Christ centered character, respect and responsibility.
5th – Morgan Jaquez
Morgan Jaquez is our 5th grade, January, “Student of the Month”. She is recognized for her excellent academic work, strong contributions to the All Saints community, and positively, joyful personality. Morgan is a consistently, high performing student, maintaining one of the highest averages in her classes. She won second place in the All Saints Spelling Bee and will serve as the ASCS alternate in the Diocese Spelling Bee competition. Congratulations Morgan!! Additionally, Morgan was a key member of the award winning Amazing Knights LEGO Robotics team this fall and is currently a strong contributor on our girls’ basketball team. We are proud of Morgan and all that she is accomplishing at All Saints!
6th – Maya Wingold
Maya comes to school with a smile on her face every day. She is always upbeat with a positive attitude, even when things get tough. Her kindness, respect for others, and politeness set an example of Christ-like behavior. She works hard, both in class and on homework, and she’s always willing to take a risk and answer questions in class, even if she’s not sure whether she’s correct. Maya has a beautiful singing voice which she uses to sing her heart out every week at Mass. Congratulations on being the 6th grade Student of the Month for January!
7th – Xochitl Luis
Xochitl is being recognized for her active participation and consistent dedication to the All Saints school community. Recently, she represented All Saints as a gift bearer at the Installation Mass for Bishop Barry Knestout. Xochitl has become a leader in the All Saints choir, sharing the gift of her beautiful voice during school Masses and other celebrations. She regularly participates in community service, demonstrating what it means to lead by example in the footsteps of Christ. In the classroom, Xochitl is always willing to volunteer to share responses, ask, and answer questions for the good of her entire class. She is respectful at all times and truly shows safe, responsible, and respectful behavior as a Knight of All Saints. Her kindness is a model of Christ’s love, and we are proud of all she has accomplished. Congratulations, Xochitl!
8th- Analy Amado-Limon
Analy has been an active member of the All Saints community since she joined our school in the first grade. This year, she is not only the SGA Secretary, but she is also in the Speak Up Club and the Choir. Analy is a very hard-working student – when she sets her mind to something, she perseveres until she achieves it. She is respectful and responsible, exemplifying the Christ-centered behaviors that we expect from All Saints students. Congratulations, Analy, on being the 8th grade Student of the Month for January!
Congratulations December 2017 Students of the Month
Pre-K – Angel Carmona-Murillo
Angel is diligent in his quest for knowledge. He eagerly participates in class discussions and he follows instructions well. He works hard on his seatwork. He is ready when the teacher calls the class to order. He shows respect by saying “yes” or “si” to his teachers. Angel is a great friend to his peers. He plays nicely and helps them clean –up the toys. Angel knows when it is time to work and when it is time to play. He has demonstrated the will and the drive for success. Great job, Angel!
K- Anaiah Broadnax
Anaiah shows great enthusiasm for learning and is always eager to participate in class. She completes her work neatly and in a timely manner and always tries her best. She recently had a speaking part in our Christmas play and did a great job rehearsing and delivering her lines on stage! Anaiah is respectful to others at All Saints, and is very caring toward her peers. She exhibits kindness to others on a daily basis. Great job Anaiah and keep up the good work!
1st – Geraldine Velazquez-Lara
Geraldine Velazquez-Lara is a remarkable young lady. She is a responsible first grader, continuously demonstrating self-control and making good choices in the classroom. She has a gentle and kind demeanor, and demonstrates respect and care for all of her classmates. Gery is a leader both in and out of the classroom. She is frequently seen helping others during group time, and is able to remind others of directions or what to do next. Gery puts forth effort in all that she does, and she has a wonderfully giving nature and kind heart.
2nd Jaylen Jefferson
Jaylen Jefferson is quiet and courteous in class. He is kind to his friends. Jaylen is an attentive listener and a good friend. He is respectful and kind to all of his classmates! His Christ-centered behaviors are a testimony to the kindness and respect his classmates bestow upon him. He stays cool and calm in all situations. Jaylen volunteers to share in class. Although he took a time to warm-up to the idea of sharing this year, his thoughts are valued and we love hearing the things he chooses to share! He is a beloved child in our class.
3rd Ty’Janae Mosley Jackson
Ty’Janae Mosley Jackson is always on task and paying attention. Every day she exhibits our core values with her classmates, teachers, and other students. She maintains a positive attitude and is willing to help with any task. Her positive attitude is contagious. Keep up the great work, Ty’Janae!
4th Ni`layah Durham
Na’liyah is being recognized for her kindness and willingness to help others. Na’liyah is soft-spoken, but her actions speak loudly. She is new to All Saints this year and if you watch her interacting with her peers, you would think they have known each other for years. She notices when her friends are upset and tries to help them to feel better. Right now, she is serving as our classroom prayer leader and she is doing a great job with it. She works hard each day to be successful academically. She participates in discourse with her peers to push herself to continue getting better. Na’liyah consistently demonstrates Christ centered character, respect and responsibility.
5th Asa Finley
Asa Finley is being recognized as our 5th Grade Student of the Month for his consistent positive presence both inside and outside of the classroom. As a student, Asa is a curious learner always striving to do his best. He seeks to understand the material that he is learning. Outside of the classroom, Asa has served as a key member of both our flag football team and our JV basketball team already this year. However, his strong athletic abilities come second only to his willingness to work as a member of a team. His teamwork comes into play not only on the field or on the court but also in the classroom. We are blessed to have Asa on our All Saints team!
6th – William Riley
This is Will’s first year at All Saints. He is a great addition to the All Saints family and our 6th grade class. Will is a very hard working and artistically creative student. He participates in class activities, discussions and school clubs. Will loves photography and is an active member of the school’s Photography club. His kind and caring personality makes him very likeable among his peers. Teachers find him to be a very respectful, responsible and kind student with a very infectious smile! Congratulations Will! Keep up the good work.
7th Carrington Jones
Carrington is new to All Saints this year, and we are thrilled that he is here. Carrington is a hard-working, focused student who is never afraid to take risks in class. He is motivated to learn, always asking questions to deepen his knowledge. Carrington is very respectful to teachers and other students, and he always has a smile on his face. Congratulations, Carrington! Keep up the great work and positive attitude.
8th Anthony Rodriquez
Anthony is being recognized for responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered behavior. In describing himself, Anthony wrote, “I like to be at other peoples’ service and do things for the poor and needy. I try my very hardest in school to achieve my goals.” He is patient and kind and always helps others in need. Anthony sets an example for his peers by listening during instruction, completing work with attention to detail, following directions, and treating others with respect. He comes to All Saints every day prepared and ready to learn. Great job, Anthony, and congratulations on being December’s, eighth grade “Student of the Month”!
Congratulations November 2017 Students of the Month
pre-K – Skyler Sutton
Skyler is ready to answer questions in class. She quietly raises her hand and keeps her eyes on the teacher when told to do so. She is one of the leaders in her readiness to participate. Skyler’s initiative to contribute to our lesson discussions helps to steer us all in the right direction. Thank you Skyler for listening and learning. Congratulations! You are on the path to success!
K – Paulina Murillo
Paulina is such a wonderful role model for her peers and has therefore, been selected as the Kindergarten “Student of the Month”. Paulina consistently accountable and displays responsible, honest, and Christ-centered behavior. She is kind to her peers, a great listener and always follows directions. She is an eager learner and loves sharing her knowledge with the other children; she enjoys learning her sight words the most and creating sentences with them! It has been such a pleasure having Paulina in my kindergarten class and I look forward to watching her grow even more as the year progresses.
1st Grade – Robyn Pitchford
Robyn Pitchford is a remarkably pleasant and kind first grade student. She attentively listens in class and takes responsibility for her own learning. Robyn puts forth tremendous effort in all that she does. She is always willing to try and attempt her tasks, while never giving up. She can be seen helping clean up the classroom, assisting classmates, and politely reminding others to make good choices. Robyn treats all of her neighbors with respect and promotes a positive school spirit every day.
2nd Grade – Camille Briones Plascencia
Camille Briones Plascencia is a role model student. She comes to school each day ready to learn with respectful behaviors to her classmates and teachers. If you see her in the hallway, she is quiet and meeting hallway expectations. If you catch her in the classroom she is listening attentively to whomever the speaker is and she is working on all of her assignments and at stations with focus and determination. She sets a fantastic example for her peers by being a good listener and following instructions. Camille shows her commitment to Christ in reverent prayer and in her kindness to her classmates and friends. She has a heart of gold!
3rd Grade – Teresa Sabas-Olea
Teresa Sabas-Olea is the third grade “Student of the Month”. In addition to being an exemplary student, she is also a supportive and caring friend to her classmates. Teresa is on task at all times during the day, and she does her best to live by our core values. Keep up the great work Teresa!
4th Grade – Elisabeth Hutson
Lisee is recognized for her artistic contributions to our 4th grade class. Lisee is very talented! She can take an idea and transform it into a work of art. Lisee often shows her artistic abilities through religion and science projects. She is always willing to help others come up with picture ideas and will even volunteer to do the illustration part of a group project. Lisee has a love for soccer and enjoys spending time with her classmates running around and playing outside on the playground. Lisee consistently demonstrates Christ centered character, respect and responsibility.
5th Grade – Gabrielle Williams
Gabby is our 5th Grade “Student of the Month”! She has quickly become an integral part of the All Saints family. Gabby is an incredibly hard-working student, both inside the classroom and outside of the classroom. She always completes her homework, sometimes even in advance, and she frequently spends time studying for each of her classes each night, displaying strong study habits. Additionally, Gabby regularly volunteers to help teachers by running an errand or passing out papers. Most of all, teachers and students appreciate Gabby’s sweet and kind presence at school. Thank you Gabby for being such a safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered student!
6th Grade – Saul Martinez
Saul is a very polite, respectful, and helpful sixth grader who always has a smile on his face. He never needs to be asked to hold the door for other students or teachers, even outdoors in freezing weather. Saul is also very respectful of school property, helping to keep the classroom clean by picking up trash that others have dropped. He gets along well with everyone, and exhibits Christ-centered behavior in all that he does.
7th Grade- Carter Strite
Every day, seventh grader Carter Strite models All Saints Catholic School’s expectations of safe, respectful, responsible and Christ-centered behaviors. She works hard in all of classes, completing all work on time and to the best of her ability. Carter is always kind and makes a partner when paired with others. She has high expectations of herself and her peers, and shows great judgement and decision-making. Congratulations Carter!
8th Grade- Sophia Candler
Sophia is recognized for her academic excellence and leadership in the classroom and in the All Saints community during the opening months of her eighth grade year. Sophia comes to class prepared everyday with assignments completed to the best of her ability and willingly provides responses to questions asked by her teachers. When others are in need of help, Sophia is also willing to take the time to explain challenging concepts or terms. She is not afraid to ask for help when work becomes difficult, as well. On her recent Lyrical Genius Project for Literature, she constructed a unique and original poem about finding a sense of purpose in her life. Sophia actively participates in the school community through activities such as choir and Speak-Up Club. She consistently demonstrates what it means to be a Knight, being safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered. Congratulations, Sophia!
Congratulations October 2017 Students of the Month
Natalie Godinez – Pre-Kindergarten
Natalie is cheerful and friendly every day. She delights in having conversations with both her peers and her teachers. She is kind and thoughtful. One day a friend fell and hurt herself. The following day, Natalie came to school with a card that she very carefully worked on and handed it to her friend. Her loving manner is contagious. In fact, another child in the class decided to do this kind deed as well. Then, others in the class wished to do the same! Thank you, Natalie, for helping to show us how to care.
Neil Binford – Kindergarten
Neil is nominated for student of the month as he displays the qualities of respect, responsibility, safety, and Chris-centered behavior in school on a daily basis. Neil always tries his best no matter what subject is being taught, and he completes his work neatly and thoroughly. He is a kind friend to others and a wonderful listener. Neil loves to participate in class discussions and comes in engaged and eager to learn every day with a positive attitude. He always gives his best effort, whether in the classroom or in other classes such as P.E. It is a pleasure to have Neil in my classroom this year and I look forward to seeing him grow even more as a learner and friend as the year continues!
Dylan Ellis – First Grade
Dylan is a remarkable young man. While often soft spoken and quiet, he remains a strong and true leader in the first grade classroom. He can often be seen helping a classmate up off the blacktop after a rough fall or volunteering to help clean up the contents of someone’s spilled supply box. He even helps every day, without fail or even a reminder, to assist his teacher at recess by opening the outside gate to allow cars to pass through the parking lot. Dylan strives to do his best each and every day, using kind words when speaking to teachers and classmates, all while using good manners and sharing his warm smile. Great job Dylan!
Harry Brown – Second Grade
Harry is being recognized for respectful behavior, hard work, and a willingness to help others. He completes all of his class activities without reminder and sets a great example of on-task behaviors with his classmates. Harry is an attentive listener and active participant in class discussions. While Harry can sometimes be quiet, he has great thoughts to share and has really grown in his writing! Harry is a great example of being an ASCS Knight, as he consistently demonstrates compassion and Christ-centered behaviors whenever his peers and schoolmates at recess get hurt or have a problem. Harry is truly a role model student in our class.
Ana Sanchez – Third Grade
Ana consistently illustrates our core values through her positive attitude and hard work. She is always on task and following directions. Ana treats others with kindness and compassion every day. Her exemplary behavior makes her an ideal role model for her peers. Her hard work is really paying off so far in third grade! Keep up the hard work Ana!
Ky’Shaun Towles – Fourth Grade
Ky’Shaun is being recognized for his contribution to 4th grade math lessons. He comes to school each day ready to learn and he has a great love of numbers. He often shares his love of math with others and works with those who are struggling to help them better understand a concept. He is able to articulate his solving process and show, with work, the strategies he used to solve the problems. Ky’Shaun has a way of helping others to see the fun in math and sometimes competes with other strong math students to help keep their skills sharp. Ky’Shaun consistently demonstrates Christ-centered character, respect and responsibility.
Lauren Ransome – Fifth Grade
Lauren is a bright, respectful and lovely new student in our 5th grade class. She is pleasant, helpful and can be counted on to complete assignments. Though new to All Saints, Lauren can be depended on to be safe, respectful and responsible! Keep up the good work!
Chayce Evans – Sixth Grade
Chayce is new to All Saints this year and we are so glad she joined us! She s a kind and considerate person always willing to help anyone in need, whether it is a teacher or another student. She listens in class and always does her best work and is cooperative when working with others. She’s made a lot of new friends and has an interest in representing All Saints on the basketball team. Congratulations to Chayce!
Tiffany Lee – Seventh Grade
Tiffany is being recognized for respectful behavior, kindness, and a positive attitude. She takes responsibility for her own learning by working hard and completing assignments every day. She is always well-behaved at school, and she consistently treats her teachers and fellow students with kindness and respect. Tiffany is a great example of the Christ-centered character we are looking for from our students at All Saints Catholic School.
Raine Haddad – Eighth Grade
Raine is being recognized for the consistent ways that he positively contributes to the All Saints community. During class, Raine can be found actively engaging in class discussions, helping his peers and his teachers, and pushing himself to try new things and understand new ideas. Outside of class, Raine is a key member of our championship-bound All Saints soccer team. His hard work and sportsmanship on the soccer field are both wonderful contributions to his team. We are proud of Raine and all of the ways that he continues to make the All Saints family more safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered.
Congratulations September 2017 Students of the Month!
Patrick Ellis – Pre-Kindergarten
Patrick’s manners are impeccable. He looks at the teachers when they speak. He asks for permission if he needs to bring something to his seat. He quietly lets teachers know if he sees his classmates need help without disturbing the class. He is friendly and respectful not only to his teachers but to his peers. His smiles and hugs brighten the day. He plays when it is time to play and works when it is time to work. He consistently follows the rules, thus, laying the foundation for success in school and in life.
Stephanie Barrera – Kindergarten
Stephanie displays good manners and listening skills every single day, whether it’s in class, the cafeteria, or during resource classes. Stephanie completes her work to the best of her ability and is always a good friend to others. She is a great role model for other friends in her classroom. Stephanie only started learning English last year, but you wouldn’t know it as she is a great conversationalist! We are proud of Stephanie for all of her good work and look forward to working with her at All Saints.
Roman Dorsey – First Grade
Roman is very respectful to others, always using good manners and raising his hand to be called on during class discussions. He has demonstrated safe hallway procedures, and has even helped several hurt friends on the blacktop during recess. He speaks kindly to his classmates and teachers. Roman consistently demonstrates his ability to make safe, respectful, and responsible choices in and out of the classroom.
Kiyah McBride – Second Grade
Kiyah is being recognized for her citizenship in the classroom. She demonstrates all of the values we take pride in at All Saints. She models respect for her peers when she is following directions and on task. She exhibits responsibility when she shows that she is great listener in class. She always contributes to class discussions and has such an insightful, sensitive point of view of the stories we share together. Kiyah models safety in our classroom by following procedures that keep everyone unharmed. Kiyah is always sensitive to the feelings of others and testifies her faith singing joyfully during Mass and sharing her love of the Lord in class.
Haddie Marshall – Third Grade
Haddie is a new student to All Saints this year. Although she is just being introduced to our core values, she lives them every day. Haddie is often the first student ready for class and always has her hand in the air to answer. She is kind and respectful to her classmates and teachers. Whenever Haddie finds a free moment, she dives into a book! She is an excellent role model for her peers. Keep up the great work Haddie!
Corbin Matthews – Fourth Grade
Corbin is being recognized for his attentiveness to his classroom duties. Each day he comes to class prepared to help with whatever needs to be done in class whether that’s helping pass out hand sanitizer before lunch or helping pass out chrome books when one of the monitors is absent. Corbin never lets his job interfere with his class work and works hard each day to complete his assignments, participate in discussions and complete his homework. Often Corbin makes a plan ahead of time when there is a schedule change to make sure it doesn’t keep him from completing his job. Corbin consistently demonstrates Christ-centered character, respect and responsibility.
Jadira Jones – Fifth Grade
Jadira is a welcome addition to this year’s fifth grade class. She is a bright, respectful and well-behaved young lady. Academically, she is very hard-working and can be counted on to complete and turn in assignments on time. Jadira is cooperative and helpful in class and has no hesitation when it comes to putting others first. Jadira is a member of the All Saints Choir and a new acolyte as well. Welcome to All Saints Jadira. Continue to let your light shine!
Aidan Candler – Sixth Grade
Aidan is being recognized for respectful behavior, hard work, and a willingness to help others. He completes all his homework, and he comes prepared to class every day. He sets a good example for his peers by being a good listener and following instructions. During class, Aidan asks relevant questions to deepen his understanding of the material and to further the knowledge of his classmates. He is motivated and excited to learn, which is apparent in his active participation, his cheerful attitude, and his eagerness to partner with anyone in the class. Aidan consistently demonstrates Christ-centered character, respect and responsibility.
Brielle Telfair – Seventh Grade
Brielle is our 7th Grade Student of the Month for her consistently safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered behavior. Brielle consistently comes to class prepared and ready to learn. Not only is she a great student, but she is also a great classmate, working well in groups and helping her peers as needed. She also showed off her strong teamwork skills during our field trip to the Challenge Discovery ropes course as she cheered on her classmates throughout the entire course. Brielle’s talents extend beyond the classroom as she can often be found carrying around her ukulele. We are very lucky to have Brielle as part of our ASCS family!
Addison Grant – Eighth Grade
Addy is being recognized for her academic excellence and leadership in the classroom and throughout the All Saints community. She comes to class prepared everyday with her assignments and willingly provides responses and questions. When others are in need of help, Addy patiently explains challenging concepts or terms. She puts her best effort into every assignment and actively participates in the school community through activities such as choir, LEGO Robotics, and Speak-Up Club. Addy consistently demonstrates what it means to be a Knight, being safe, responsible, respectful, and Christ-centered.