Saint Andrew Weekly Happenings
November 19 - November 25
🔔REMINDER: School starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 2:45 PM 🔔
It is important to adhere to drop off and pick up times as well as traffic patterns.
Dates To Remember
Dates To Remember
This week's dates to remember:
11/20 - Kindergarten & First Grade Thanksgiving Feast at 1:00 in Msgr. McGettigan Hall
11/20 - After School Band Rehearsal - Katharine Drexel Room
11/20 - 7th and 8th Grade Parent Meeting with Culture Project at 7:00 in Msgr. McGettigan Hall
11/21 - 6-8th grade Debate Club
11/21 - Chorus in the music room
11/22 - ALL STUDENTS WEAR GYM UNIFORMS
11/22 - Turkey Trot CANCELLED due to a funeral at church
11/22 - Thanksgiving Prayer Service in Msgr. McGettigan Hall at 8:15 AM.
11/22 - NOON DISMISSAL - NO William Penn Buses, NO Afterschool C.A.R.E.S
11/23 -11/24 - School Closed Thanksgiving Holiday
11/24 - 11/26 - Home and School Fundraiser - A Fall Weekend at Taddeo's Greenhouses (see flyer below)
11/12 - 12/2 - Home & School N.U.T. Pass Fundraiser (see flyer below)
Upcoming Dates To Remember:
11/26 - 11/28 - Forty Hours Devotion - please see flyer under Parish News for more details
11/28 - NO afterschool C.A.R.E.S.
11/29 - Play practice - Full Cast - 3:00 to 5:00 PM in Msgr. McGettigan Hall
11/30 - Feast of Saint Andrew - School Mass 9:00 AM
11/30 - Advent by Candlelight 6:30 PM in Msgr. McGettigan Hall (see flyer below)
12/1 - End of First Trimester
12/1 - 12/3 - Home and School Fundraiser - A Christmas Weekend at Taddeo's Greenhouses (see flyer below)
12/5 - 12/7 - Santa's Secret Shop ( please consider volunteering, see the Santa's Secret Shop below to sign up)
12/10 - Live Nativity 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (7th grade families please consider volunteering for this event, see the Live Nativity section below to sign up)
A year at a glance
2023/2024 School Show
3rd & 4th Grade Drawing Club 12/5 - 2/6
This afterschool program is designed to help develop basic drawing skills and hopes to give children an opportunity to discover the many ways they are able to express themselves artistically. We will be learning about some basic drawing skills like: composition, line, and shading.
Please print and fill out the attached form and send in with your payment to Mr. Hopkins attention.
3-5 Grade Debate Club
If your child is interested in learning how to make a good argument, this is the club for them! Have fun debating on questions like: Which is candy is better chocolate or gummy bears?
Exact cash or checks made out to Andreia Kervran or Nicole Bydalek. Please return the form and payment in an enclosed envelope by Monday, November 27th. Any forms or payments that are turned in past November 27th will not be accepted.
Dates: Tuesday, November 28, December 5, December 12, and December 19
Please fill out the attached form and send it in with your payment.
- Morning Cares starts at 7:30-7:50. Any child coming in between those times will be charged the fee. Does not apply to children who arrive by bus
- November bill will be sent out Thanksgiving weekend. The due date is Monday, December 4th.
- No CARES the following days: 11/22, 11/28, 12/7
- Please check the lost and found at the back of the hall. There are a lot of coats, lunch kits, clothes, and other things.
Class of 2024 Fundraiser
Enter for your chance to win Sixers tickets! Drawing will be on December 10th. Only 100 chances will be sold so don’t delay.
Liggy's Tip Clips!
Home and School News
Home & School N.U.T. Pass Fundraiser
Click the picture to purchase!
Save The Date- Santa's Secret Shop
Save the Date for Secret Santa - our annual student holiday shopping event!
December 6 & 7 will be our Secret Santa annual fundraiser. If you can volunteer a few hours, either of those days, please contact Sandy Kritz at Snm31002@yahoo.com. Many hands are needed to help our student shoppers purchase gifts for their loved ones.
We are looking for gently used (clean and no stains) and new items to sell such as:
Toys, jewelry, knick knacks, candles, books, mugs, wine glasses, etc.
You can drop them off at the Main Office from now until Dec 1 or contact Sandy Kritz to drop off at her home at Snm31002@yahoo.com.
Save the Date and sign up for Secret Santa! Please help us with an hour of your time to help our shoppers shop for their families!
Secret Santa sign up :
ATTENTION 7th Grade Families
The Live Nativity will be held on December 10th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. immediately following the 12:30 Mass. 7th grade students are invited to attend the 12:30 Mass prior to the Live Nativity and then be a part of this wonderful tradition at Saint Andrew School. Use the link below to sign up for a time slot!
MLK Day of Service: Calling all Parents to Join us for a “Day On” and not a “Day Off!”
Interested in volunteering for our MLK Day of Service, held on January 15th, from 9:00 - 11:30, at Saint Andrew School, for grades 3 - 8?
Many hands and hearts are needed as we work in community together to support our friends and neighbors in need across our county.
Can you serve on a committee?
Chaperone a station on January 15th?
Donate needed items to ensure our success?
Email Melissa DiNofia - Bozzone at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how to make a difference for our School, and our world!
Donations Needed: Please donate old fleece blankets to help make pet toys for Animal Providence Center! Donations can be sent to the front office.
3rd & 4th Grade JJV Girls Basketball
Registration for JJV (3rd and 4th Grade) Girls Basketball remains open. Coaches are getting started with practices soon and would like to have a few more girls participate. If you have interest, please sign up today at https://standrew.sportngin.com/register/form/859572513