Response to the Holocaust Center for Humanity

Lifting people up is better than tearing people down

Below are some of the visual responses from 7th and 8th grade students to our unit of study connecting the Holocaust to our Social Justice Teachings.

We don’t want anything even remotely similar to happen again
Finding the good in a bad situation

Change begins with anyone. Help me Help you
It only takes one
Good verses bad
a strong survivor
It only takes one to save many
It only takes one

February 25

This Week’s Service

Monday: Select students to WestSide Baby- Thanks parent chaperones

Tuesday: Ms. Rzegocki’s homeroom to St Vincent de Paul Food Bank

Thursday: Mr. Tice’s homeroom to St Vincent de Paul Food Bank

Ms. Rzegocki’s Homeroom to St Vincent de Paul Tuesday. Metro both ways.

Mr. Tice’s Homeroom to St Vincent de Paul Thursday. Metro there. We have enough parents for rides back to school at 2:05.

FRIDAY: March 1– Both 8th graders to the Holocaust Center for Humanity to view the Finding the Light in the Darkness Exhibit

MONDAY: March 4 Both 7th to Holocaust Center for Humanity on Monday, March 4th,   Metro both ways.

St Vincent de Paul: students need to bring a lunch, snack, and water bottle. Wear one of the uniform sweatshirts but pants of their choice but no athletic shorts. Students will have their phones on them for bus ride use only. OPTIONAL: Clean out your sock drawers and send in clean matching socks.With our cold, wet weather they can always use socks.

Holocaust Center for Humanity: We will return to school in time for lunch. Students wear their school uniform.

If you haven’t done so please send in any money or permission slips tomorrow


Not at school? Keep up via this website

7th and 8th graders. Go to Holocaust Center for Humanity and pull down on the LEARN. Pick one Washington Survivor to read about. Then answer the following questions.

Finding the Light in Darkness

Tell us a something about the survivor that stands out to you

Who was/were the Upstander(s) in this person’s life?

Why do you think the Holocaust Center for Humanity included this survivor’s story for our pre-reading preparation for the exhibit?

How are our Social Justice Teachings reflected in the life of the individual’s story (explain)

____Life and Dignity of the Human Person

____Call to Family, community and Participation

____Option for the poor and vulnerable

___ The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers

____Rights and Responsibilities

____Common Good

____ Solidarity

____ Care for Creation

How does this local survivor’s story (or part of their story) impacts, affects, or inspires you?

A few sentences please

6th Grade

Create a comic strip based on Genesis ch 1 to show where the Trinity was present in the beginning. Create the following panels:

Finding the Trinity in the  Creation Story

Finding the Trinity in the  Creation Story


  1. In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, (GOD)

the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep,


  1. while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters, (HOLY SPIRIT)


  1. then God said, Let there be light.(JESUS) God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.


  1. NO words on this page—make stars- moon—animals-birds


  1. Then God said, “Let US   make people in our image, in our likeness


  1. So God created people in his own image,

in the image of God he created them;

male and female God created them