On Thursday, May 12, the 5th-8th grade students, along with their teachers and some chaperones, went to St. Paul, Minnesota on a field trip. They went to Mill City and also Fort Snelling. They took a coach bus there and back. When they got there they began their trip at Fort Snelling. At Fort Snelling they learned about what life was like during the time when Fort Snelling was a fort. There were many buildings that were sill standing from the fort that they toured. The students liked the fort very much. One of the tour guides made a nail and gave it to the school to keep. When it was around noon, the students took the bus to Mill City Museum. At the Museum, everyone ate a lunch. After lunch, the two classrooms split into two groups: the 5th-6th graders and the 7th-8th graders. While at Mill City, the students went to a water lab, saw a movie about the city, toured the museum, went on a scavenger hunt, and on an elevator tour. When they finished seeing the museum, they went back to school, with a stop at McDonald's.
On April 29, the 1st though 8th graders at St. Peter School celebrated Grandparents Day. The day started with Mass with the 7th and 8th students in the choir. Then everyone headed downstairs for the performance. The students got to sit with their grandparents which included talking and eating. The grandparents really enjoyed seeing the students perform some amazing songs. The songs that they sang were "Welcome to Our School" performed by the 1st through 5th grade students, "Homeward Bound" performed by the 7th and 8th grade girls, "My Heart is in the Highlands" performed by the 7th and 8th grade boys, "Les Miserables" a medley performed by the 5th through 8th grade students, and finally "Rock-a-My Soul" performed by the 1st through 8th grade students.
On May 19, the seventh and eighth grade classes visited the residents at the Rutledge home. The seventh and eighth students sang there group songs from Solo Ensemble which was a musical competition. They also played piano pieces for the residents. After the singing and the piano playing, they ate cookies and juice with the residents at the Rutledge Home.