SAS Update

September 13, 2019

Food Pantry Donations

At Frankfest, we will be generating donations for our Lansing Community Food Pantry--the price of admission is one non-perishable food item per person. #AngelsAmongUs

Bring a Friend to Frankfest!

Frankfest is open to all of our friends and neighbors--the more, the merrier! If your child brings a friend, cousin, neighbor, teammate, anyone who has never attended St. Ann School before, have them look for Mrs. Gray and introduce him or her, and your child will receive a special treat at lunch on Monday!

On the Frankfest Menu:

  • Hotdog: $1.00
  • Walking Tacos: $3.00
  • Regular Nachos: $3.00
  • Loaded Nachos: $5.00
  • Chips: $1.00
  • Bake Sale Items: 2 for $1.00
  • Soda/Water: $1.00


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Bricks 4 Kidz to Begin!

Guess what's back by popular demand . . . our after-school Bricks 4 Kidz program! These STEM enrichment classes for Kindergarten-6th Grades will meet every Wednesday immediately after school, beginning Sept. 18. Space is limited and open only to SAS students--register soon!

School Board Meeting


Our SAS School Board meets every third Wednesday of the month in the Parish Office. Meetings are open, and all are invited to attend. Get to know our School Board members by reading their bios on the St. Ann School website.



Please have your students dress in Sunday best attire. Order forms came home this week and should be returned with payment on picture day for your child to hand to the photographer. OR you can easily order and pay online by visiting the Van Gogh School Photographers website. Our School Code is 20031601. If you order online, there's no need to send anything else with your children on Picture Day--well except for their smiles, of course!

Garden Club

Our new Garden Club for K-8th graders will take place every Thursday afternoon from 3-4:00 p.m. under the direction of Ms. Pozen and Mrs. MacFarlane. The first session will be THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19. Students will get to:

  • play in the dirt
  • observe and handle insects
  • learn how to germinate seeds and plant them
  • study native plants and pollinators
  • create art with nature

Garden Club is FREE, but everyone must turn in a signed waiver in order to participate. Forms went home in the Thursday envelope, or may be printed from our website.

Skating Party


SAS has been holding skating parties at the Lynwood Sport Center for over four decades now. Come join the tradition! Kids of all ages are invited; there are accommodations for even the youngest skaters. Admission is $6, and skate rentals are $2.50 (they even have learn-to-skate skates for the little ones, and "walkers" on wheels are available for $4 rental fee). Parents/guardians are not required to skate, but in order to keep costs low for the participating kids, non-skaters will now pay a Spectator Fee of $1 each. Tickets will be for sale during Morning Assembly on Wednesday and Thursday, and also available at the door. Everyone who purchases a ticket will receive a NUT card for a future dress down day.

Every student does need to be accompanied by a responsible adult who will sign them in and out and remain on the premises for the duration of the event. This means that if you are unable to stay, another adult (18 or over) must be willing to take responsibility for your child in your absence--no unattended drop-offs will be allowed at any grade level. As our school parents have taken over some of the supervisory responsibility from the teachers, this measure is designed to help keep everyone safe. Thank you for understanding!

The schedule for this year will be:

September 19: Hosted by 8th Grade Parents

December 5: Hosted by 7th Grade Parents

January 30: Hosted by 6th Grade Parents

March 12: Hosted by 5th Grade Parents

April 30: Hosted by 4th Grade Parents

Parents, don't panic if you see your grade listed above! Two teachers will still be present at every Skating Party, but we are asking for each grade to supply five adults to help with supervision on their assigned evening. If you are already going to be there, this is a quick way to knock out THREE volunteer hours at once! Each grade above is linked to its SignUp.


Enjoy the three-day weekend!
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Head Room Parents

Thank you so much to everyone who signed up to be a Head Room Parent! Our list is now complete:

PreK: Sylvia Loera:

Kindergarten: Caress Okeke:

1st Grade: Nicole Fosle:

2nd Grade: Kenia Soltero:

3rd Grade: Felicia Hughes-Hester:

4th Grade: Gina Rincon:

5th Grade: Renee Bush:

6th Grade: Michelle Cisneros:

7th Grade: Jennifer Gray:

8th Grade: Janet Wieczorek:

& Jennifer Sombong:

Weekly School Masses

We attend Mass together as a school community every Wednesday morning in the Church at 9:00 a.m. Please join us any time!

Looking Ahead

TRIP, Mondays, September 16, 23, 30

School Board Meeting, Wednesday, September 18

School Picture Day, Thursday, September 19

No School--Staff Development, Friday, September 20

Supper Club at Lynnie Ques, Thursday, September 26

Confirmation Parents Meeting, Sunday, September 29

Scholastic Book Fair, October 7 - 11

Special Persons' Day, October 11

Visit our Facebook page to see additional photos. We are happy to publish any pictures you would care to share as well! Email them to, or post them to our closed parent group, St. Ann Friends.