We Are St. Ann School

1/11/16 Faculty/Staff News By: Bonnie Hall, Principal

Powerball Jackpot Jumps to $500 Million!

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Keep hoping...dreaming! Thanks for jumping in the Office Pool with us. I can't wait until we're all holding the giant check. What a story that will make!

5-8th Graders Now Trained in CPR

American Red Cross Classes Coming To St. Ann's - Please Mark Your Calendars


On Friday, January 15th, Kate will be back to present "First Aid for Little People". This course teaches children basic First Aid and safety skills including how to get help, how to stay calm in an emergency, what to do in case of fire, and how to control bleeding.

Grades K-5 teachers: please invite your students to wear EITHER Blackhawks attire/colors or their gym uniform.


Fri., January 15th (Locations Vary)

Pre-K (in PreK room) - 9:00-9:30 a.m.

K (in K room) - 9:30-10:00 a.m.

Grades 1 and 2 (School Hall) - 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Grades 3/4/5 (School Hall) - 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Marshall's Memo


Some very interesting articles!

- Qualities of an effective school leader
- Practice-embedded educational research
- Getting better at getting better
- A sea change in school discipline policies
- Zero tolerance for abandoning the use of discretion
- Are traffic-light behavior charts effective?
- One teacher's approach to grading math tests
- A new history website

Formal Observation: Sign-Up's (Just a click away)


The Archdiocese mandates two formal observations per school year. Please sign up for a time when you would like me to document greatness! Later, I'll have a sign-up for a post-observation chat. Next week I'll distribute your peer observation information.

Using Signup Genius, you can make your own appointment time with me. I'll make every attempt to be there...and to be there on time.

"Teach me Your paths."

Archdiocese Wellness Health Fair/Screening Comes to St. Ann's on 1/27

Be sure to sign up for the wellness health fair/screening on January 27th.

I volunteered to be a host site from 1-4 p.m.

This is for all parish/school full time employees who are benefits eligible...administered by the Archdiocese.

You should have received an email. If you didn't and need the information, simply let me know.

Contact Me...

St. Ann School - Bonnie Hall, Principal

Emergency Closing Info. - Faculty and Staff will receive a text message from me. Please confirm text is rec'd.

Parents will receive SchoolMessenger call; please encourage them to check

www.emergencyclosingcenter.com as well.