Friday Mail

What's Happening week of January 14, 2019

Super Bowl Pasta Supper

Join us on Wednesday, January 30th from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Knights of Columbus (our new venue as we are outgrowing the church hall!!!)

for our Annual Super Bowl Pasta Supper.

Take a night off from cooking and spend time having a great meal with your St. Anna friends and family. Great food, Basket Raffles, 50/50 and don’t forget to get your Super Bowl Squares from Mrs. Priddy!

The menu includes pasta and homemade meatballs, rolls, salad, assorted desserts, coffee & drinks. ** Gluten Free Pasta available upon request- when you purchase your tickets!**

Tickets can be purchased in the office- call or email Mrs. Priddy to order yours. You can also send in a note to the office with the money.

Advanced tickets $10 adults / $8 seniors and children under 10

At door $12 adults /$10 seniors and children under 10

If you are interested in helping out the night of the event, please sign up on the form. We can use lots of help again to make this night fun for everyone! NJHS students are encouraged to sign up to help also.

We are also looking for nut free baked goods for the dessert table. Please let Mrs. Amanda Ciccolini know if you would like to bake- email her here

Don’t miss out on this wonderful event and let’s hope the Patriots can keep DOING THEIR JOB to make it to the Super Bowl. It’s always more fun to cheer on the home team.

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Worcester Railers

It's Catholic Schools Night at the Railers! It's time for St Anna's to make some NOISE!!!

Catholic Schools Night at the Railers is on Saturday, January 26th at 7pm. Last year we had just under 1,000 people and this year we are looking to grow and make it an even better experience!

The offer this year is $20 a ticket and each ticket for the first 1,000 tickets will come with a Catholic Schools Night/Worcester Railers t-shirt. Any upper level ticket will be $15 a ticket and will also come with a t-shirt. Any ticket after 1,000 will have $5 donated back to the school they purchase from.

The top selling schools will get a player appearance at their school and will also have each student invited down to the high five line before puck drop. Students will have the opportunity to high five every player! Wouldn't it be amazing to have St. Anna's win this opportunity!!!

The official numbers will be calculated on Wednesday of that week, so get orders in early and make sure that you select OUR school and t-shirt size when you purchase your tickets at the time of checkout!!

Bishop McManus and Superintendent Dr. Perda will be dropping the puck!

Come join your St. Anna's family for some hockey fun!


FACTS Grant & Aid Applications now open

The Diocesan 2019-20 Grant and Aid Financial Aid application for students in grades K-8 is now open

The deadline to apply for Grant & Aid is March 1st.

Your child will need to be re-registered for next year by March 1st in order for you to be eligible for Grant & Aid allocations if you qualify. This includes any students on a wait list.

If you know of any new families interested in St. Anna School and Grant & Aid, please let them know the deadline to file their application and that their child(ren) needs to be registered as a student by March 1st.

FACTS Grant & Application Information

Please reach out if you have any questions. I encourage you all to apply even if you're unsure if you will qualify. There are funds available each year and the list that is generated by the applications (even if you do not qualify) is used by the state to allocate our Title Funds which support our school.

Outdoor Recess

Please note that we go outside EVERY day as long as the temperature is 32 degrees or above and it is not raining. It's been a cold winter already and it's kept us indoors too many days. Some students were surprised to go outside today and not all were prepared. Students should come to school EVERY day anticipating going outside. They should have a winter coat and preferably hat & mittens. We send students outside with what they wore to school that day. Many still go out with just a sweatshirt and not hats or mittens/gloves. If you'd like your child to bundle up for their 30-45 minutes outside each day, please have them bring those clothes to school.
It's also a good time to remind you that ALL students should also have an extra pair of gym sneakers AT school. Indoor recess is in the gym and only students with a pair of gym sneakers are allowed to use the gym. No school/outside shoes are allowed on the gym floor.

Once we get snow we'll send home info about snow clothes to play IN the snow too!!!

MAP Growth Testing

Our winter session of testing begins on January 8-24

our tentative schedule:

1/15 math 1

1/16 Math 2, 6-8

1/17 Math K, 3-5

1/22 Make ups

1/23 Language 6-8

1/24 Language 3-5

Early Release Friday 1/18 Extended Care Open & Busses as usual

Shutterfly Store Front

Lifetouch has partnered with Shutterfly to bring us this 'fundraising' opportunity. Whenever you use Shutterfly- just go through our store front and we earn 8% back!

Athletics & Activities

sports // after school programs // community programs & events

Cheerleading // cheering at games on Saturdays

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

January 8- February 14




Drama // grades 4-8 Thursdays 3:15-5:00...

Choir // grades 3-8 Mondays 8:30

Math Olympiad // Grades 4-8 Thursdays AT 8:00 AM

Homework Club // Tuesday-Thursday 3:15-4:30

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Friends of St Anna PTO

We can't wait to see you at our next meeting: Wednesday, February 12th at 6:00

ALL are welcome to attend and childcare is provided.

Here are the minutes from our last meeting: coming soon!

If you have not read the PTO Newsletter- You can get it here: PTO Newsletter

Mark Your Calendar!

1/7-1/25 MAP Testing grades 3-8

1/14 School Mass 9:00

1/18 Early Release 11:30

1/21 No School- MLK Day

1/23 Progress Reports

1/26 Catholic Schools Night at the Worcester Railers- Get your TICKETS now!

1/28 School Mass 9:00

1/30 Pasta Supper 5:00-7:00

School Event Dates (click here)

School Year Calendar with all of our tentative event dates

School Calendar (click here)

Annual Calendar with School Days and Holiday/Vacation closings

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