What's Happening week of June 3, 2019
School Supply Kits
Paper order forms should have come home with your child. Middle School students will have an additional flyer for the 'optional' items which include a calculator for math and locker shelves.
These kits allow you purchase all of your child's back to school supplies in one quick and easy stop. Supply kits are then delivered to your child's classroom for the first day of school!
We will also send home at the end of the year the supply lists in paper form for those that want to do their own school supply shopping instead of purchasing the kits.
To order online
Account Number: 32034
Field Day is coming....
Location: MA Youth Soccer Fields
We are in need of VOLUNTEERS and DONATIONS!
**Please put your name down where you would like to volunteer or if you can make a donation. If you’d like to run one of the stations- Mr. Farnsworth will provide all of the directions and materials!
THIS YEAR K-4 will rotate through 9 different stations- we need 2 volunteers to help at each station.
Grades 5-8 will play games: Capture the Flag and Mat Ball. It will be 5 vs 6 and then 7 vs 8.
Mr. Farnsworth will set the games up and then we need 2 volunteers for each game to help supervise/referee!
SIGN UP HERE To Volunteer/Donate **We are looking for cases of the small waters and watermelons to serve after lunch**
Baseball in Education Day for K-8
BASEBALL IN EDUCATION DAY
All Students and Staff from grades Kindergarten through 8th grade will be attending the Worcester Bravehearts Baseball in Education Day baseball game vs the Suns on Wednesday, June 5th. This is an all day trip. We will be leaving by 9:30 and returning by 3:00. We are excited to support SAS Alumn Matt Aronson who is a pitcher this season for the Bravehearts!
Choir will be singing the National Anthem prior to the game.
The cost of the trip is $4 per student and includes free hat and lunch (hot dog, chips, package of cookies and bottle water). Students can also pack water/snacks to bring with them.
The game will be held at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field (on the campus of Holy Cross) in Worcester. The Bravehearts are a Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) Team. Thank you to the PTO for providing the bussing for this trip and a portion of the ticket cost!
We have plenty of teachers and staff attending the trip which will keep the adult to student ration below 1-10. No student will go to the rest rooms alone. An adult will always accompany them. We also have box seats because we are a big group and this will keep us all together and close to the bathrooms. Students should wear appropriate out of dress bottoms with any St. Anna Shirt. This will show unity as a group as well as allow us to keep track of students easily.
This is a fun day out and not as slow as some baseball games. There’s entertainment between innings as well as when each team switches at bats. Remember the sun screen!
Please take a minute to fill out the PERMISSION FORM
Cool Kids Cash Club
Open Your Account this summer to be ready to start banking in the fall. School Banking is on Tuesday mornings every other week! Teach your children to save early.
This program will allow students to begin banking at school. They will learn the importance of saving and will be able to make deposits into their savings account twice a month. This is an easy and terrific way to start saving NOW for middle school field trips! Each year the 6th graders attend Nature’s Classroom at a cost of around $600. The Washington DC trip is held every other year so your child would have the opportunity to attend DC as either a 7th or 8th grader. This trip costs around $1000. If you being saving NOW, as early as preschool or Kindergarten, your child could easily save enough money to cover both of these trips by the time they become a middle school student!
Students will also learn skills about keeping a savings account pass book and other financial skills that are necessary to become financially responsible adults.
Parents who are interested in having their child participate in this program, will need to open their child’s account at Fidelity and then on-going deposits can be made conveniently at school. We will also have a booth set up at back to school BBQ for you to open your child's account.
Please feel free to stop in at either Fidelity branch in Leominster to open your account. Please let them know it is for St. Anna’s Cool Cash Club.
If you have questions about the program, please contact Ruby Vargas from Fidelity Bank at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yearbook Autograph Party
Students who purchased a yearbook are invited to an Autograph Party at 2:00 on Monday, June 3rd. Students will have an hour to sign each other’s books. Pens will be provided or students can bring their own. If you purchased a book and do NOT want it signed, please let Mrs. Priddy know and she will send it home, your child is still welcome to attend the get together and sign other books. Students are able to keep their books at school to sign the following couple of days or take them home right away.
Step Up Day
Students who will be in Kindergarten to Grade 8 next year will ‘step up’ to their new classes on Monday, June 10th from 2:00-2:45. Students will meet their new teacher, learn about classroom experiences, receive summer reading and supply lists. Students entering Kindergarten who are not currently in PreK4 or do not attend PK4 on Monday afternoons are ALL welcome to come to kindergarten at 2:00 that afternoon.
Medication Pick Up
All Med/Epi Pens/Inhalers can be picked up in the nurse’s office the last day of school at 11:30. Please make arrangements for someone to pick them up please. Any medication etc. not picked up will be disposed of.
I am pleased to share with you that in conjunction with the Diocese of Worcester, Pflaum will be hosting a Family and Faith Celebration event on Saturday, October 26 at Assumption College from 1-5 pm. The day will conclude w Mass by Bp McManus at Assumption College at 4 pm.
They are looking for children from parishes / schools to participate in the children’s choir that will be led by John Burland, the National Music Consultant for Bayard.
If you are interested in having your child participate- here is the INVITATION
For more information, please review the FLYER
Athletics & Activities
Extra Curricular Opportunities
St. Bernard's Basketball Camp for students currently in grades 1-8
BOK // (before school gym!) grades 4-8 Tuesday mornings Grades K-3
Thursday Mornings from 7:50- 8:25
Sign up is not required. Students are welcome anytime
Choir // grades 3-8 Mondays 8:30
Homework Club // Tuesday-Thursday 3:15-4:30
Friends of St Anna PTO
Congratulations to our new officers:
President- Julia Keiselbach
Vice President- Cat Miller
Secretary- Leah McNally
Assistant Treasurer- Jerry Cristoforo
Our Fundraisers for next year-
Fall- Comedy Night
Winter- Calendar Raffle (November-December)
CSW- Pasta Supper
Spring- Supermarket Sweep
Back to School BBQ- Let It Glow!
READ ALL ABOUT OUR YEAR!!!- : PTO Newsletter
Mark Your Calendar!
6/3 School Mass 9:00- NJHS INDUCTIONS & Yearbook Dedication
6/3 Violin Concert 6:30
6/3 Yearbook Autograph 'party'
6/4 Buddy Picnic (PK, K, 6-8)
6/5 Worcester Bravehearts Baseball Game K-8
6/6 Clap Out 10:00
6/6 8th Grade Graduation 5:00
6/7 Field Day
6/10 School Mass 9:00
6/11 Preschool Graduation 10:00
6/12 PTO Out of Dress Day
6/13 LAST Day of School- Awards in Gym 9:00 // Dismissal 11:30
8/27 First Day of School