January E-Shield

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January 25, 2017

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Homecoming 2016

Mount Calvary’s 40th Homecoming was a success! Student Council decorated and prepared the food for the night’s events. ¬†After the Varsity Girls game, Dr. Sheard presented the Alumnus of the Year award to Shawn DeGroft. During halftime of the Varsity Boys game, the 2015 King, Damien Albury, and Queen, Hannah Kark, walked to center court to pass on the sashes. Brandon Taylor and Lydia Ewing were announced as the new King and Queen. The alumni basketball game capped off the night.

 

 

Spiritual Emphasis Days

 

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Spiritual Emphasis days took place on January 19th and 20th. Students participated in an “Ethics Bowl”. The ethics bowl started out with 12 teams that were given ethical dilemma scenarios. The teams were narrowed down to the final two through debates that were judged by Mr. Goasdone, Mr. Pruner, Mrs. Fraley-Hogg and Dr. Sheard. Throughout the thought provoking debates, points were well thought out and reasonably expressed. Overall the ethics bowl created a space for students to discuss relevant topics and share their ideas.

 
 

New Faces

Matt Goasdone was born in New Jersey, but grew up in Rhode Island with his Mom, Dad, and two sisters. He now lives with his wife Jen. “She’s Canadian and amazing”. stated Matt. Here at Mount Calvary, Matt is a teacher of PE, Art, English, and Health and the school’s Guidance Counselor. He loves to travel and play sports. His favorite sports are basketball, soccer, and golf. Before coming to Mount Calvary, Matt taught at the International School of Tegucigalpa in Honduras for eight years. One of the exciting things that happened to Matt when he was in Hondorus was being attacked by a barracuda. He went on to say, “Ok, technically, I just saw a barracuda and freaked out when it started looking at me, but it was a pretty close call!”

Jen Goasdone was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She grew up with three older brothers. Here at Mount Calvary, she is a 2nd grade teacher. She likes traveling, water skiing, and playing the piano. Jen lived in Honduras for six years before moving back to the states.