St. Anthony of Padua

November 18, 2022 - Volume 3; Issue 16

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Welcome to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School!

Home of The Saints - click here to visit our home page!

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Angel Tree Volunteers

We are happy to announce that our Angel Tree is back to bring cheer to everyone this holiday season! Our Angel Tree program helps provide Christmas gifts, new clothing and daily necessities to those in need.

If you have completed your CMG Connect and fingerprinting and would like to volunteer, please click here. We sincerely thank each and every one of our volunteers for their selfless contributions of time.


Last month we invited all of our students and families to complete surveys and provide input for our school’s upcoming accreditation and Self Study. This protocol is designed to meet the needs of our accrediting body, the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), while helping to assess the quality of our programs and their impact on student learning.

The results have now been tabulated and, as promised, we wish to share this information with all of you. 74% of our families responded to the Parent Survey (linked here), with 55% having enrolled their children for all three years of the school’s existence. We thank you for taking the time to provide your input and share your ideas, suggestions and recommendations for areas of growth. These are also areas we have recognized and have included within our long-range planning.

We are also sharing the results of our Student Surveys, as it is equally important to focus on their insights as well: Kindergarten to Grade 3 Survey results link, Fourth through Eighth Grade Survey results link.

We now look forward to the next steps toward accreditation and completing our Self Study. This process is invaluable to our school. It will validate our work and accomplishments while ensuring that our focus remains on excellence in teaching and learning.

Thank you for your belief in Catholic education and entrusting your children to our care!

Calendar of Events

November 21-25 Thanksgiving Break

Enjoy your thanksgiving break!

Monday, November 28, 2022

  • Boys Basketball Practice: 3:15-5:00 PM.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

  • Beginning Band: 7:00 AM.
  • Cheer Practice: 3:30-4:30 PM.
  • Boys Basketball Game: 3:45 PM VS. St. Viator @ St. Viator.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

  • Beginning Band: 7:00 AM.
  • Trimester Awards: 9:00 AM.
  • School Mass: 9:30 AM.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

  • Beginning Band: 7:00 AM.
  • Advent Reconciliation: 9:30 AM.
  • Cheer Practice: 3:30-4:30 PM.
  • Boys Basketball Practice: 3:15-5:00 PM.

Friday, December 2, 2022

  • Prayer and Flag Ceremony: 8:05 AM.
  • Due to Staff Meeting, Dismissal is at 12 PM.

Upcoming Important Dates

  • November 21-25 - Thanksgiving Break
  • December 2 - Noon Dismissal
  • December 13 - Christmas Band & Choir Concert @ 6PM
  • December 14 - Elementary Christmas Program @ 6PM
  • December 16 - Noon Dismissal No Aftercare
  • December 19 - Jan 2 - Christmas Break
  • April 27 - Foundation Gala
  • May 13 - First Communion
  • May 25 - 8th Grade Brunch
  • May 26 - 8th Grade Award Ceremony
  • May 27 - 8th Grade Graduation
  • May 30 - Pre-K Celebration
  • May 31 - Kindergarten Graduation

Life Skill of the Week: Responsibility

Our Life Skill for this week will focus on "Responsibility: Be accountable for your actions." Here are a few ways to show you are responsible:

  • Doing the right thing at the right time, so others can depend on you;
  • Following through on promises - and keeping those promises;
  • Accepting responsibility for your mistakes - and learning from them;
  • Finding out what needs to be done - and following through;
  • Making good choices, always doing you very best;
  • We know you can do it!

Winter Uniforms - November 28th

Reminder, beginning on Monday, November 28th, all students must be in their winter uniform. Please review our winter uniform flier to ensure your child is properly dressed.

Angel Tree

We are excited to share that our Angel Tree will be returning next week! Christmas trees will be placed at the school and church with tags for students and families to collect. These tags are asking for gifts that will be donated to a number of different organizations throughout the valley to help those in need this holiday season. We look forward to welcoming back this wonderful holiday tradition and supporting our community!

Taking Care of Each Other This Holiday Season

We know that the last couple of years have been difficult for many of our School families. If you are a school family who is in need of assistance for Thanksgiving or Christmas with meals or children’s gifts this year, please contact Leah in the school business office at 702.331.9050.

October & November Lunch Menus

October and November lunches are available to order on the mobile app or at Our campus code is SAPC. Place your order now or up until the day of by 8 AM!

School Safety Reminder:

For everyone's safety, please drive carefully during drop off and pick up. When driving through our parking lot, please be sure to watch for those students who walk to and from school. Also, keep an eye out for parish staff and parishioners. Thank you!

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St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic School

Welcome to St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic School - Home of the Saints! The newest Catholic School in the Diocese of Las Vegas.