[Greenwood, IN] – Saints Francis & Clare Catholic School's 3rd Annual 5K & Fun Run will be held on May 6th in Greenwood, IN. In addition to the race festivities, various vendors will be serving food and beverages along with Ella's Frozen Yogurt, bounce houses, music, and family activities to enjoy. With over 500 participants last year, the 5K & Fun Run has grown into an event joining all South Deanery schools from the Indianapolis Archdiocese and Johnson County Community. This event is open to the public and walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and wagons are all welcome to participate.
Registration is open online. More information can be found online at www.ss-fc.org/race.
Saints Francis & Clare Catholic School's School-wide Spelling Bee was held on April 6, 2017. The spelling bee had 2 representatives from the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes. Adelaide McGill was the overall winner and Matthew Hellinga was the runner up. The Johnson County Spelling Bee is April 18 at 6:30 at Creekside Elementary.
[Greenwood, IN] – Ella DeWitt, Seth Green, and Vivian Johns, fifth graders at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School, have been accepted into the Ball State Institute for the Gifted in Mathematics (nicknamed "Big M") one-week program in June at Ball State University. DeWitt, Green, and Johns, and 24 others will work in teams exploring connections between mathematics and science, number patterns and algebraic reasoning, and brainteasers of all kinds, as well as recreational activities. They were selected from over 150 applications from mathematically gifted fifth and sixth grade Indiana students. To be selected for the 2017 Big M program is quite an honor.