Computer Technology Ms. Jess Morris

Welcome to Computer Technology!

Ms. Jess Morris
ext. 121


Don't forget to practice typing every day.

Make a home run with the home row keys!

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"Putting Our Faith Into ACTION"

 of the Month:

September: Friendship

October: Cooperation

November: Compassion

December: Joy

January: Initiative

February: Faith

March: Temperance

April: Grace

May: Hope

June: Gratitude

July: Rest

August: Relaxation


Initiative is the ability or willingness to take the first step toward accomplishing a goal.

Isaiah 6:8 - Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send?  Who will go for us?” “Here I am,” I said: “send me!”  


Prayer for Initiative:
Lord, Jesus, you call us to share the Good News of your Kingdom with others. Give me the initiative to bring your love and compassion into the world through what I say and do.

Our themes of the year are grace, grit, light, and service.

We are people of A.C.T.I.O.N.
Accepting Christ Today In One Another!

CSW 2018

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

-Samuel Johnson, British author

"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving."
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, American physician, author & inventor

"The power of imagination makes us infinite."  -John Muir

Computer Lab Request

Due to concerns about the transmission of lice and other germs, students in grades K-8 should bring to computer class their own headphones in a ziplock bag labeled with their full name and class number
.  A spare pair of headphones from home can be used as long as it fits the standard audio jack.

Upcoming Events  

This year the School Musical is Mary Poppins Jr. Auditions for students in grades 6-8 will be held this week on the following days in the Carlin Dining Hall.

  • Grade 6: Tuesday, January 15th at 2:45 P.M.
  • Grades 7 and 8: Wednesday, January 16th at 2:45 P.M.
  • Call Backs: Thursday, January 17th at 2:45 P.M.
  • First practices will be held on January 22nd and 23rd.

Your child will call you after his/her audition is over to arrange for pick up from the Carlin Cafeteria.

The students in Grade 8 will have their graduation pictures taken on Thursday, January 17th. They will as be measured for their graduation gowns. Grade 8 students should make every effort to be in school on this day. They should wear their formal uniforms with a white button-down dress shirt. Students who have gym on this day should wear their sneakers with their formal uniform.

Lunch Program

  • We are in need of lunch cook substitutes. If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Michele Walsh at
  • If you have a child with allergies, please send in a snack box with your child’s name and grade so your child can enjoy a special treat during birthday celebrations in the dining halls.
  • We are in need of Clorox wipes and baby wipes for the dining halls. If you could donate a container of each it will assist us in keeping the dining halls sanitized during these winter months.

Please join the school community for a St. Agnes Para-liturgy on Friday, January 18th at 1:30 P.M. in the Cathedral.

There is a special Mass on Saturday, January 19th at 5 P.M. in honor of our Patron Saint, St. Agnes of Rome. Please fill in the embedded RSVP if you are attending this special Mass. Students are asked to wear their school uniform. Families should sit in the pews reserved for St. Agnes Cathedral School.

Catholic Schools Week: This year’s theme is Putting Our Faith Into ACTION. The week begins with Mass on Sunday, January 27th at 9:30 A.M. followed by refreshments in the Parish Center from 10:30 A.M.-11:00 A.M.  Tours of the School are from 11:00 A.M. to 1 P.M. Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year is on Tuesday, January 29th from 8:30-10:30 A.M. and 7-8 P.M and on Wednesday, January 30th from 8:30-10:30 A.M.  Click below for the week’s events and the order form for the special Taco student appreciation lunch on Monday, January 28th. 

CSW Events 

Taco Order Form 

Parent-School Association

Volunteer Opportunity

Registration is fast approaching for the 2019-20 school year.  We rely on the support of volunteers to welcome new families, help them fill out the paperwork, and ensure the paperwork is complete.  Registration takes place in the South Wing Cafeteria on the following days:  January 29th and January 30th.  If you would like to support this event, please reply to Susan Gatti at with the date and time that works best for your schedule.  

#1.  Tuesday, January 29th 8:30 am - 10:30 am

#2.  Tuesday, January 29th   7:00pm - 8:00pm

#3.  Wednesday, January 30th 8:30 am - 10:30 am 

What We Have Been Learning

Kindergarten: computer safety & terminology; mouse coordination; literacy & STEAM skills through educational games; basic keyboarding; basic coding (Kodable) 

First Grade: computer safety & terminology; mouse coordination; basic keyboarding; parts of a computer; TumbleBooks literacy activities; introduction to PowerPoint; literacy & STEAM games; digital drawing; strategy games; basic word processing (Word); basic coding (Kodable); word-building app 

Second Grade: computer & online safety (Cyber Five); All About Me poster; parts of a computer; basic keyboarding; Easy CBM reading assessment; online word search creation; PowerPoint; animal research & basic word processing; basic coding (; acrostic poem 

Third Grade: computer & online safety; word processing; word clouds; formal keyboarding practice; Easy CBM reading assessment; literacy & STEAM games; animation creation; digital nonfiction book creation; research & PowerPoint slideshow design on ecosystems

Fourth Grade: computer & online safety; intro to Google Drawings (vision board); keyboarding practice; Easy CBM reading assessment; PowerPoint (teamwork/cooperation); Halloween poetry (Google Drawings); poster design (Poster My Wall); basic coding (; Google slide on solar system & image editing 

Fifth Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; intro to Google Classroom & Google Drawings; Advanced Google Images Search; keyboarding practice; IXL ELA & math diagnostic assessment; Dominican saint research & poster (Google Docs), Thanksgiving word clouds; basic coding (; Christmas traditions around the world research & Venn diagram; thirteen colonies research & collaborative Google slideshow design 

Sixth Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; review of Google Classroom & Google Drawings; Advanced Google Images Search; keyboarding practice; digital citizenship; evaluating online sources - scavenger hunt; intro to website design (Google Sites); basic coding (; What I Love About St. Agnes (Google slide) 

Seventh Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; virtual wall of personal goals (Padlet); keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources - scavenger hunt; TinkerCAD 3D design; basic coding (; PowToon video creation on Bill of Rights amendment  

Eighth Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; file organization in Google Drive; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; interactive graphics (ThingLink) on a famous landmark & on westward expansion; graphing linear equations with image editor (; website design (Google Sites) with a travel theme

*Google Classroom is used for the projects and assignments in grades 5-8.