May Edition – Courage
The articles and artwork of each Tablet Jr. are created by the students of the diocesan academies, and each month there is a new theme and a new academy.
Courage is the theme of this edition. Sacred Heart Catholic Academy in Glendale is this month’s academy to showcase its journalistic skills. Enjoy reading the additional student submissions as well as the Teacher Resources below. Let us know what you think!
Health Care Workers Braved the Unknown
Being a first responder during the coronavirus pandemic was challenging — especially for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. But they were brave enough to go to work even while everyone else was staying home
FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE THE COVER PAGE OF THE TABLET Jr.
Food For All: Creative Solutions to Neighborhood Problems
During the pandemic, everyday people have gone out of their way to bring food to those in need. The “new normal” led our city to get creative with how they served up meals to those in need.
FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE PAGE 2 OF THE TABLET Jr.
Delivering for Everyone: How Your Packages Still Moved
In early 2020, the world was sent into a panic over a new virus known as COVID-19. Schools were closed, events were postponed, workplaces were shut down, and people began working remotely. Some jobs, however, were never shut down, as they were deemed essential.
FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE PAGE 3 OF THE TABLET Jr.
Last year, at the beginning of 2020, no one saw this worldwide crisis coming. Peter Stamm, a teacher at Sacred Heart Catholic Academy (SHCA) said his expectations for 2020 were pretty high.
Essential workers help people with injuries or disorders so they can still participate in fun activities like running and playing sports.
Courage involves making good choices in the face of fear or obstacles. We have to have the courage to choose to do what is right and that isn’t always easy.
Over the past year, our world has dealt with racial discrimination and racial inequality. But along with all this discrimination, there are people who are standing up for what is right.
During a time of hardship and struggle our medical workers showed boldness as they went to work in a worldwide pandemic and did their job like they normally do on a day to day basis to help people in need.
Students submitted artwork and photos that represent the theme. See the edition for additional artwork.
About the Tablet Jr.
A collaboration between CTN and The Tablet editorial staff, The Tablet Jr. includes stories written by middle-grade students from diocesan schools as well as student-created artwork. Additional elements include a question-and-answer column, a diocesan history column, fun activities such as word puzzles, and a news article written by a member of The Tablet staff.