Crusader Connections

Father Andrew White S.J. School Newsletter

April 26, 2022

Growing in faith, wisdom, and love!

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Important Dates

April 25 - 29: HSA Tag Week

April 28: Science Scantron (grade 8)

May 2 - 6: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 3: Progress Reports Posted to the Portal (grades 4-8)

May 5: 8th Grade Day Out (virtual) + National Day of Prayer

May 6: May Crowning

May 10: Field Trip (grade 1)

May 11: Math Scantron (grades 2-8)

May 13: Early Dismissal, 12:30pm + No Aftercare

May 17: Reading Scantron (grades 2-8)

May 20: 8th Grade Class Trip

May 21: First Holy Communion at St. Aloysius

May 22: First Holy Communion at St. Aloysius + Confirmation at Our Lady's

May 24: Science Scantron (grade 5)

May 26: Last Day for Pre-K + Pre-K Promotion Ceremony

May 27: Early Dismissal, 12:30pm + No Aftercare

May 30: No School - Memorial Day

May 31 - June 8: Book Fair

May 31: Field Day (grades 6-8), 8:30 - 11:30am (Rain Date: June 1st)

Joe Corbi's Order Pickup TODAY!

Thank you for your support of our Destination Imagination Program through our Joe Corbi's fundraiser. Items will be ready for pickup in our school gym between 2:30 - 4:30pm. Be sure to pick up your order today, Tuesday, April 26th. Your promptness is appreciated as we are very limited on freezer space and don’t have the ability to store products that aren’t picked up.
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Fun Run Contest Winners

Congratulations to Cari Lowe, who was the winner in our drawing for the Hydro Flask water bottle for her to sport her Fun Run sticker and keep her hydrated at the Fun Run.

Grade 1 had the most registered runners, with 36% of the class participating. Congratulations to the 1st grade on winning a dessert party!

Thank you to everyone who supported this Fun Run event!

Fundraising Event

Please join the 7th grade families at the Leonardtown Winery on April 28th from 5-7pm to help raise money to host the 8th grade graduation reception. Tasting tickets are $10 each. 10% of all bottles of wine sold will be donated. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Please see the flyer below.

Service Scholarship for 2022-2023 School Year

Please take a moment to let us know your preference as to if you'd like to take the Service Scholarship in return for $350 reduced tuition per child for the 2022-2023 school year. We are looking for 100% participation for all families to complete this form - regardless of your preference - by Friday, April 29th. (It takes less than two minutes.)

2022-2023 Service Scholarship Status Form

2022 – 2023 Contracts

Tuition agreements will be completed electronically via your TADS account. You should have received an email from TADS with a link to login to TADS. There you will complete the tuition agreement, select your payment plan and “sign” your contract. We kindly request you complete your tuition agreement by Friday, May 6th. Thank you!

Tuition Aid

FAW Multi-Child Tuition Grants are available for families who submitted an application for archdiocesan tuition assistance through TADS. These grants are for both families with multiple children enrolled at FAW as well as those families with one enrolled child and demonstrated need. Please contact Mrs. Szoch or the school office for a grant application, and submit the completed form by Friday, May 6th.

Water Bottle Filling Stations

Remember to have you children

bring their own refillable water bottles

(labeled with their names).

2022-2023 School Directory

We are getting a head start so that we can begin preparing for our upcoming 2022-2023 School Family Directory! Please complete this 2022-2023 FAW School Directory Data Form today!

SCRIP Gift Card Program

ShopWithScrip will soon be RaiseRight

Coming next month, ShopWithScrip will be launching a new website experience, providing you with convenient features and benefits that have only been available on the RaiseRightTM mobile app.

At the same time, they will be changing their name from ShopWithScrip to RaiseRight.

  • One name. Whether you are on the mobile app or their website, they’ll simply be RaiseRight.

  • One seamless platform experience. Providing you with a more consistent experience across devices—so you can interact when and where it works best for you. Plus, enjoy similar features on desktop and mobile, including an enhanced Wallet, the option to ship to home, and saving your favorite brands for easier shopping.

Shed Needed

If anyone is getting rid of a shed (approximately 8 feet x 8 feet) in good condition we would love to have it to house our new Art Kiln. Please contact our Art teacher, Mrs. Gavin at to let her know!

FAW Annual Giving Campaign

Father Andrew White School has an Annual Giving Campaign, where we reach out to families, alumni, and local parishioners to raise funds for the school. This year, we are raising funds to "Pave the Way for Kids to Play" as we transition the rear parking lot into an enjoyable recess area for our students. Thank you for prayerfully considering donating to this important fund that directly benefits our children.

Let’s “Pave the Way for Kids to Play!” at Father Andrew White School! Find out details here Thank you!!

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7th Grade did an outstanding Shadow Stations of the Cross reenactment!

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Our 4th graders enjoyed Historic St. Mary's City!

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Playground Volunteers

We have open time slots available for recess monitors during the fourth quarter. If you are available, please consider signing up. Your child will love to have you here!! Access the sign-up here.

FAW Crusaders Spirit Store

Great news! We can now place FAW Spirit Gear orders throughout the year! Click on the link to shop today!


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Weekly Reminders:

❏ Pick up Joe Corbi's Orders (Today)

❏ Support the 7th Grade Class Fundraiser (Thursday)

❏ Complete Service Scholarship Preference Form (by Friday)

❏ Complete the 2022-2023 FAW School Directory Data Form

❏ Complete Tuition Agreements through TADS

❏ Donate to our Annual Giving Campaign

❏ Volunteer to be a Recess Monitor

❏ Send in Used Uniforms in great condition

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