Senior Margaret Barbour's minimester internship is at Nathan Hale Junior High school. Margaret has been working with the 7th and 8th-grade orchestra students. The students, who play various string instruments have been working on practice techniques, music interpretation, and ear training. Margaret is pictured here with the orchestra students at Nathan Hale Junior High.
Do students really have to memorize the periodic table? This is an age-old question with which physical science teachers battle. You might say that’s impossible, a waste of time, or downright unnecessary in today’s age of information at your fingertips. Asking students to write and interpret chemical formulas without knowing the symbols for the elements is like asking someone to spell words and write sentences without knowing the alphabet.
This program is open to all Cascia Hall Middle School students who are interested in developing the fundamentals of proper athletic training while having fun in a team-oriented setting. The cost is $80 per student per month. Please direct your questions via email to Coach Jared St. John or through the program's GroupMe. Current Class Calendar
The winner of the Cascia Hall Trivia Night games was a team made up of mostly Cascia teachers and alums. Team members were L to R Front Row: Regan Wright Daniel '94, Anne Lisko, Sarah Kennedy (US faculty), and Laura Millspaugh (US faculty). Back Row: Ian Lisko, Andrew Milllspaugh '97, Brian Daniel '97, and Joe Kennedy '94. Congratulations, team!
At the Diocesan MathCounts competition on Friday, the Middle School MathCounts team place Second Overall. Students competing from Cascia were Ella Newhouse, Sophie Vaughn, Mason Roach, Odin Schieche, Aden Ingram, James Heatherman, Ava Jacobsen, and Landon Nickel. The team brought home 8 trophies!
Individual Awards went to Odin Schieche (10th place overall) and Ella Newhouse (3rd place overall and 2nd place in 8th grade).
Senior Margaret Barbour was selected as the Tulsa Youth Symphony Concerto Competition winner. Margaret, who serves as the Co-Concertmaster for the symphony, will perform the first movement of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at the Symphony Orchestra's Spring Serenade Concert to be held on May 3rd.
Junior Travis Guilllory has advanced to the second round of the National CS Music Vocal Competition in both the classical and the musical theater divisions. Travis was chosen for this round based on his video submission last month. High school students are eligible to compete in the first round, and then top performers are chosen to go on to round 2. The second round of competition will be held in Washington D.C. at the National CS Music Convention in May. While at the convention, Travis and teacher Candy Coonfield will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses and lectures from various performing artists and music professors. Based on his competition results, Travis will also have the opportunity to receive scholarship offers from various music schools. Good luck Travis!
Senior John-Martin Willmann is interning with Dr. Mariam Hanna at Tulsa Modern Dental this minimester. During the internship, he has been able to learn about patient care and dental business practices. His favorite part was helping care for Gracie, the office therapy dog.
On Wednesday, the freshmen Oklahoma History students took a tour of some historical sites in Tulsa which included the downtown tunnel system, the oldest house in Tulsa, the house where the Outsiders was filmed, and the Council Oak Tree. They also dined at the Mother Road Market on historic Route 66.
Senior Christian Clark is working at Scissortail Wealth Management for his minimester internship. Christian is learning the importance of financial planning, wealth management, and how to manage stock market portfolios.
All Upper School students are invited to attend Teen Trialogue this Sunday from 1:00 - 3:30 pm at Boston Avenue Methodist Church. Lunch will be provided, and student activities will promote this year's theme: Our Journey for Justice and Peace: How our faith traditions inform and encourage us to be change makers. Participants will receive Caritas service hours for either Greater Tulsa or Faith Community. Questions? Contact Erika Van Doren, Sydney Hoose, Patrick Zetik, Mrs. Sims, or Mrs. McMahon
As part of her Girl Scout Silver Award Project, Sophie has been knitting hats for months. Before Christmas, she donated them to Family & Children's Services. She was also able to meet some recipients of her work. The Silver Award requires a minimum of 50 hours. To complete her project, Sophie will be teaching younger Scouts how to knit hats & will create a teaching video.
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can achieve. It gives you the chance to show that you are a leader who is organized, determined, and dedicated to improving your community.
The Cascia Hall Boys Upper School Golf team will have a parent/player meeting on Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 pm in the Brecht Center to discuss the upcoming 2020 golf season. If your student will be playing golf this spring, please be sure to attend. Here are some items that will be covered in the meeting: varsity/JV qualifying, practice schedule, tournaments, uniform orders.
The Cascia Hall wrestling team placed 8th in the 25-team Catoosa invitational. Eli Griffin pinned all four opponents on his way to the championship. Freshman sensation Luke Eschenheimer pinned his way to the championship also. Grant Baber, coming off a knee injury, placed second, and first-year wrestler Jed Wagner wrestled his way to 5th.
TONIGHT t wrestlers take on rival Kelley with FREE Chick-fil-a sandwiches for the first 75 fans!
Tonight (January 17) during both varsity games, one lucky person will get a chance to win $300! What do you have to do? Just make a half-court shot--$300 for the girls game and $300 for the boys game. See you tonight! Bring your game!
The Upper School Art class portraits started as a study of the artist Chuck Close. Students learned how to grid a photo that they took with their phones or Chromebooks. Students were required to take a close up photo of themselves or a friend using exaggerated expression. They then enlarged the grid onto paper and followed the grid on the photo to find correct proportions and value. This was a fun study of creating character or emotion, value, and proportions.
The Cascia Hall Holy Rollers boys bowling team goes up against Jenks girls Friday night, January 17 at Andy B’s! Let’s bowl a 300 Rollers (because you might have to do push-ups if you don’t - check out the last picture!) #casciahall#bowling
These sophomores worked hard on Wednesday at Catholic Charities. Every Wednesday in January, the sophomore class volunteers at various organizations around Tulsa for Minimester Caritas! #chminimester#service#volunteer#casciahall
On Wednesday, the freshmen continued their Oklahoma History tour in Fort Gibson. They were able to see the rebuilt fort and learn about its significance. Check back next week to see where they are headed next! #chminimester
Students from Meudon, France (suburb of Paris) will be in the Tulsa area from April 1 - 18. Preference will be given to US French students, but all interested US students are welcome to apply to host. Please email or stop by Ms. Grounds' room for more details and a host application. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach Rahilly will be holding an interest level meeting for any freshmen or new students interested in Boys Golf this spring. The meeting will be in the gym lobby during break on Thursday, January 23. If you are interested but can not attend the meeting, please contact Coach Rahilly.
In front of Guinness Brewery (no tasting allowed) Cross Erected in Phoenix park for Pope John Paul II's visit to Ireland in 1979 Penultimate Day in Dublin River Liffey Runs through it (Dublin) #chminimester#ireland#casciaminimester#travel
Eighth graders Spencer Loeffler (left) and Sydney Cuttler (right) are performing in Theatre Tulsa’s production of The Music Man, opening this weekend at the Tulsa PAC and running through January 26. Both are veterans of Cascia’s Middle School theatre program and summer Performing Arts Camp. Break a leg!
Congratulation to Cascia Hall 7th grader Maya Jacob on being selected to perform in Hollywood on New Year's Eve at the VOCAL STAR Gala/Awards Show. It was a fun week of vocal lessons and songwriting techniques from Legendary vocal coach/songwriter Don Wolf.
On Wednesdays during Minimester, the sophomores participate in community service in the Tulsa area. Two of the five places they served this week were the Community Food Bank and Catholic Charities where they helped sort donations for distribution. #chminimester
Yesterday marked the first Wednesday of the Freshman Oklahoma History field trips! First, they visited Claremore and the famous Will Rogers Museum and completed a scavenger hunt learning about Will Rogers. They finished out the day at the Port of Catoosa learning about its history and how it operates today! Check back to see where they will venture next week in the OK History Minimester class! #chminimester
The Cascia travelers arrived in Dublin and chartered a bus to Belfast where they headed straight to the wonderful Titanic museum before getting settled in their rooms to recoup before dinner. The next day, they visited the Giants Causeway and Dunluce Castle.
We are working through some technical issues, but by this afternoon at 3:00 PM you will be able to see grades and semester exams results. Official reports cards with final semester grades and teacher comments will be posted by the end of the week. Sorry for any inconvenience that this has caused."
Congrats Nick Choquette, DB, jr.; Jaxon Henderson, QB/DB/P, sr. (#13 pictured); Grant Phillips, L, sr.; Patrick Pixley, LB/TE, sr.; Dylan Wilson, LB, jr. for making the 2019-20 All World Honorable Mention football team!
Celebrate Cascia 2020 will be held on April 17, 2020 at the Tulsa Club Hotel. The committee is working to put together live auction packages. If you have homes in ski resort areas, tickets for professional athletics events, airline miles, hotel points, or other items that would help make good experience packages which you are willing to donate, please contact LeAnn Nash leann.us.com, or Amy Westbrock email@example.com. For sponsorship information, contact Sandy Willmann at 918.746.2614 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.