Mrs. O’Connell’s and Mrs. Schifferdecker’s classes worked together in a Valentine’s Day makerspace to produce over 100 beautiful handmade Valentine cards for the children at Hope Hospital. This was their chosen service project during Catholic Schools Week. They had a terrific time working together on a task to help others, and created lovely gifts for kids who have to spend Valentine’s Day in the hospital.
About Lisa O'Connell 13 Articles
After earning my Masters degree in education, then student teaching right here at St.Linus, I began teaching full-time in 2007. I spent several years teaching first grade, and currently am enjoying life as a third grade teacher. In my free time, I love working outside in my garden, traveling with my family and friends to new places, and discovering good books to read. I believe that the best gift we can give our children is a steady stream of challenges that build their self-confidence and help them succeed the rest of their lives.