This week's BUZZ

News from the week of December 27, 2019

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Christmas Blessings from St. Anna School

Sending warm thoughts and prayers for a wonderful Christmas vacation. May you enjoy the abundant gifts of health, family, and friends. We look forward to seeing you all return rejuvenated, refreshed and ready for the new year. 2020 should be a great year at St. Anna School.


We will begin the week back with a PTO meeting on the 9th and that will be a PTO out of uniform day as well. Please remember that National Catholic Schools Week will take place the week of the 26th with themes and events taking place. We will hold an OPEN HOUSE on the 28th. What better time for prospective students to come and see our school in action from 9:30-11:30 or after work from 6-7:30. Word of mouth is the best advertisement. Share your love of SAS and let them know that Saint Anna is the place to be. We value our students in a warm, friendly, and safe atmosphere. We value compassion for our neighbors by doing outreach for those in need, and we are centered on our Faith and values in a family friendly atmosphere.


The PTO Pasta Supper is right around the corner. Baskets are due by the 23rd to have them ready for this wonderful event that builds our sense of community while eating delicious pasta and connecting with our community.


Map Testing will also begin the week after we return. Make sure children are rested and do their best to show what they know. February will be right at our heels. Enjoy the rest of vacation, catch some basketball games and see our Cheer team. We will see you before we know it.


God Bless,

Mrs. Veilleux

Merry Christmas from St. Anna School

Gift Cards always come in handy. SAS will receive a % for any purchases made at no cost to you!

If you are planning on hitting the shops or making purchases online, check out SCRIPTS.com!

There is no fee for you. Just convenience and the school receives a percentage back. Go to the PTO section of the website and sign up....There is no extra cost! What a great way to support Saint Anna School AND get your shopping done! Spread the word! More info will be sent home on Monday.


https://shop.shopwithscrip.com/


Take a peak at the video below on how the Great Lake Scripts fundraiser can be successful.

The Impact of Gift Card Fundraising: Family Stories | ShopWithScrip
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New Year....

A time of resolutions and new commitments. We hope that 2020 will be a year filled with God's greatest gifts of family, friendships, health, and happiness.

God Bless.

PTO Monthly Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 9th 2020 at 6pm

PK3 Classroom

Childcare available from NJHS

Winter Uniform in effect. Dress for COLD. Coats, hats,gloves/mittens suggested.

SAS exceeded its goal of 500 socks/underwear!! We raised 834!!! WOW

The third grade students exceeded their goal and will share this service project of thermal socks and cotton underwear with homeless shelters, women’s shelters, and the elderly and deliver to Montachusett Home Care for residents who live in our school community area.


Thank you for your contributions!

The third grade students of St. Anna Catholic School

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Ordering Lunch

NEW LUNCH PROGRAM BEGINS JANUARY 6th


February Orders close mid January.


**Reminder no lunches can be ordered the day of, all lunches must be ordered the month before**


View Monthly Lunch Menu

(click arrows in top left and right to see each month)

Cool Kids Cash Club

A great way for students to learn about money management.....

The next visits from our banking friends at Fidelity Bank will be:

Jan. 7th


They plan to come every other Tuesday unless we are not at school.


If you have questions about the program, please contact Ruby Vargas from Fidelity Bank at rvargas@fidelitybankonline.com or 978-353-2701

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Nurses Corner - Important news and updates

Wishing you a healthy Christmas Break

Stay safe and warm

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SKI CLUB TIME

Have you ever thought about trying something new? Come join us and see what all the fun is about.


Ski and snowboarding is so much fun and are great sports to share with new friends.


It's that time of year to sign up for your season passes &/or lessons. We encourage you to share and use this link if you, your children, family and friends are interested in getting a season pass (Dec- until the last day the mountain is open for skiing & snowboarding until they are unable to continuing making snow which we are hoping will be mid March again) 6 week pass with our group on Wednesday afternoons/evenings &/or lessons for the 6 week program. We are scheduled for Wednesdays. Leaving the school at 3 and pick up by 8pm at the mountain.


So don't delay sign up today. Season passes make great holiday gifts for you and the entire family. If you need help finding the right fit for you I can help you find the best pass for your needs.


The link to the website is

www.wachusett.com/schoolgroups


CODE is -----SANN

St. Anna's is an Allergy Friendly School

Please keep in mind - as you plan snacks, birthday treats, and classroom parties - that St. Anna's is an Allergy Friendly School. Double-check with your students' teacher or room parent to ensure that we are creating a safe, inclusive environment for all students.

Write a testimonial

Word of mouth is the best advertisement! We hope you will share your experiences on Greatschools, facebook, Twitter and Schooldigger. Your positive reinforcement is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.


We are looking for added Lunch monitors. Parents/Grandparents welcome too. The days we are really looking for are Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 12:00-12:25.


Call the office if interested in once a day/month /or even a year...Thank you

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Basketball - practices after school and games on Saturdays-- Sign up to help with concessions:


St. Anna 1,2,3,4 Game schedule & Concession Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1A6m_wzVH5rNbZ3H95jFonoUcrptz-HTALBimxUev4vo/edit?usp=gmail&ts=5deeca94


Twin City Girls League 5 &6: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=ffa19e155a&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1652541228360933955&th=16ef017ddd242243&view=att&disp=safe


Boys 5&6 and 7&8 : https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=ffa19e155a&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1652368115353863067&th=16ee640bd9d9439b&view=att&disp=safe




Reading Club with Mrs. Campbell - Grades 5-8 Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 continues.


Drama: Thursdays 3:30-5:00. Grades 4-8


Math Olympiad- Grades 4-8 Thursday mornings at 8 a.m.


BOK// (before school gym!) grades 4-8 Tuesday mornings Grades K-3 Thursday Mornings from 7:50- 8:25 BOK will continue.

Sign up is not required. Students are welcome anytime


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

Altar Servers

If you are interested in becoming an altar server. Please contact the office Mrs. Priddy at 978-534-4770. We are planning training soon, as long as you have made your 1st Holy Communion, you can become an altar server.
School Calendar (click here) (Scroll to bottom of page)

Annual Calendar with School Days and Holiday/Vacation closings

Mark Your Calendar!

January:

1-3 School Vacation

Map Testing Session II

6 Welcome Back!

8 NJHS meeting 8am

9 PTO Meeting in PK 6 p.m & PTO no uniform day

20 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day

23 Pasta Supper basket donations due

26-2 National Catholic Schools Week (More info on this coming soon)

28 Open House 9:30-11:30 a.m. + 6-7:30 p.m.

30 Pasta Supper


February

5 Early Dismissal Teacher PD

13 PTO Meeting PTO no uniform day

14 Valentines Day- wear Red,White, Pink

17-21 February Vacation

26 Ash Wednesday

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