This week's BUZZ

News from the week of January 31, 2020

Thank you to everyone who brought in canned goods for our SOUPer Bowl out of dress day! The food pantry was very very thankful.

What a busy week. So many activities planned for us to celebrate our Catholic Faith and our Catholic School. This year's CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK was so very busy, but students and teachers were creating lasting relationships through so many wonderful activities. Students attended mass at St. Anna to start off the week. We had the chance to pet an alligator and a skunk and held our annual spelling and geography bees. We wrapped up the week with a living rosary, wonderful PTO Pasta Supper, collected canned goods for the food pantry, and had a few very friendly games of volleyball! What an awesome school to be a part of! Thanks to all that helped to make it so special. I hope everyone has a great and restful weekend.
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1.) There will be no buses on Monday (morning or afternoon) due to Leominster Public not having school.

2.) We have a 1/2 day on Wednesday Feb 5th. There will be buses and there will be extended care.

Congratulations to Juliana for winning the Geography Bee! Nice work!

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Congratulations to Audric for winning the Spelling Bee! Nice Work!

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PTO Monthly Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 13th, 6pm

5th grade Classroom (Mrs. Putnam)

All parents are members. Come and learn what our school is doing.

Childcare available from NJHS

All welcome!

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GOLF...If it's your thing...join our new committee and see where you can help.

Planning for the annual SAS Golf tournament is in the making. Anyone interested in helping, let the office know.....Many hands make light work. We have hopes that this fun- fundraiser will take place in late summer /early fall.

Moms, Dads, Grandpas, Nana's, Aunts, Uncles, and Friends....

  • We are looking for added Lunch monitors. The days we are really looking for are Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 12:00-12:25.

  • We are also looking for guest readers during the week of March 2nd.

Call the office if you think you can help.Thank you

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Drama is looking for people to help with set development and they are meeting on Feb. 6th after school until 5pm .

Ordering Lunch

February Orders are now CLOSED.

March orders will be open until February 17th.

Few Reminders:

  • Ordering is done a month in advance
  • No refunds are issued
  • Payments stay the same through Boonli
  • Food is handled in a nut free facility
  • Pizza w/b offered on Mondays

**Reminder lunches can not be ordered the day of.**

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:

February 4th

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 or 978-353-2701

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Nurses Corner - Important news and updates

Nurse Notes for Friday, January 31, 2020

During the month of January we have received several inquiries regarding the protocol for Return to School Following an Injury and for

Administration of Medication at School. Here are the answers.

Protocol for Injury

A note from the treating physician is required for any injury, at school or out of school, that needs medical intervention and follow-up. Some examples are fractures, sprains and concussions. This note should state the nature and date of the injury, the specific limitations required during the healing process and for how long, and the signature of the health care provider. This note/form should be given to the Main Office on the day that the student returns to school. The Health Office will then inform the classroom teacher, gym teacher and other staff who may have responsibility for the student during their school day.

Protocol for Medication at School

  1. A signed physician’s order stating the name of the medication, dosage, time of and reason for administration and date the order expires.

  2. Signed and dated parental permission for administration. There is often a line for this on the same Physician form.

  3. Medication must be in the original pharmacy container with the official pharmacy label. This is also true for over-the-counter medication. It must be in the original pharmacy container.

  4. Medication should not be sent in the student’s backpack. It should be delivered to the Main Office by the parent or other responsible adult.

If there are further questions please call the Health Office between 10:00-2:00, Monday - Friday.

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.
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NEW FAITH CLUB (Wednesdays) starting January 22nd - 8-8:30 Ms. Valera Grades 4 and up

St. Anna 1,2,3,4 Game schedule & Concession Sign Up:

Twin City Girls League 5 &6:

Boys 5&6 and 7&8 :

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!


3 Monday Mass - NO BUSSES

5 Early Dismissal 11:30 am Teacher PD

7 No Uniform day for those that attended mass in uniform for Catholic Schools Week

10 Monday Mass

11 SAS Restaurant Night @ Texas Roadhouse

13 PTO Meeting PTO no uniform day $

14 RE-Registration for next year due

14 Happy Valentines Day- wear Red,White, Pink

14 6th grade 2nd deposit due Natures Classroom

17 March Lunch orders close

17-21 February Vacation

24 Monday Mass

26 Ash Wednesday~ Lent begins

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