Our Lady of Lourdes Kindergarten class graduates

posted on May 17, 2012

OLL graduated 16 students this morning – the future high school seniors of 2024.

But no need to look that far into the future; today was all about the kids, and celebrating their finishing up their first year of real school together.

The graduation had a creative theme, that of pirates (boys) and Hawaiian dancers (girls). The Kindergarteners dressed up accordingly, so there were eye patches and leis aplenty!

The celebration began with a prayer song by the Anpo Teca (New Dawn) student drum group. This was followed by a welcome by OLL principal Theresa Lessert and an opening prayer by superintendent Robert Brave Heart, Sr.

The students then sang songs in keeping with their chosen theme: the Hukilau Song and the Pirate Song. They were then joined by Sister Susan to sing a couple of religious songs they had learned in her class.

After the presentation of a slide show consisting of photos taken by OLL teacher Ron Kills Warrior ’96, Kindergarten teacher Robin Sager handed out individual awards; some serious (e.g. “best in math”) and some whimsical (e.g. “biggest wiggle worm”).

After the students received their Kindergarten certificates, and Fr. Peter Klink said a closing prayer, Anpo Teca sang an honoring song, and family members and friends filed to the front to give the students handshakes and hugs for a job well done.

The 2012 graduates of Our Lady of Lourdes’ Kindergarten are as follows:

Anthony Brewer

Grace Eagle Elk

Lennon Ferguson

Paula Iron Cloud

Americus Janis

Tyrell Jumping Eagle

Waylon Lamont

Nathan LeBeaux

TaLeah Lunderman

Florencio Montileaux

Destina Patton

Cayne Pettigrew

Wahokize Romero

Karlie Schreiner

Robert Weston

Daveigh White Bull

A slide show of the graduation ceremony can be found HERE.