Thanksgiving at Pius XII

Grade one students, Arianna Desjardin, Max Cirillo and Jack Donommee celebrating Thanksgiving in their classroom.

October 11, 2012 - Pius XII, Grade 1 students celebrated and learned about Thanksgiving as classroom teacher, Judy Bowes, taught the students about the importance of giving thanks, not just on Thanksgiving holiday, but on everyday. The students celebrated beginning with a procession, displaying artwork and dancing the 'Circle of Friends'. Prior to celebrating with a healthy feast of cheese, crackers, fruit and vegetables, students expressed prayers of thanks - especially Mrs. Bowes for "letting us have a fun time celebrating Thanksgiving".



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