St. Anne School Newsletter
October 2, 2019
A Note from the Principal
Since many of you may read only a portion of the newsletter or not all of it, I wanted to put this request right up front for you to read. Fr. Dan is hoping to get some of our contractor parents to help with a project he is trying to get done in the church. We want to move the position of the pews next to the St. Anne altar and have them face the altar rather than have them facing the main altar. If you would be willing to assist with this make-over, please contact Fr. Dan at 415-665-1600 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your consideration.
Is your child interested in taking an after school Karate class? We will be offering an after school Karate class starting on Oct. 21. You and your child are invited to watch a Karate demonstration here in our school library on Oct. 7 at lunch time. Come by and see what your child will be learning in this Karate class. More information is noted later on in this newsletter.
Our Centennial Plans are coming along nicely. Have you ordered your tickets for the Gala yet? Also, everyone wears tee shirts and sweatshirts. Check out our St. Anne Centennial store below and join in the celebration of our school as well as be the best dressed person in your neighborhood by donning our Centennial clothing!
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION 100 YEARS
SAVE THE DATE!!! Our Centennial Gala will be held on February 1, 2020 to celebrate our 100 years of educating students in the Catholic tradition. The venue for this event is the Embassy Suites Hotel in the beautiful Waterfront of Burlingame. There will be a reception on Friday night for those staying at the hotel that night. On Sunday, the celebration will culminate in Mass and Open House starting at 11:00 For tickets and more info., see the Centennial website.
Dates to Note
10/4 After School Treats-root beer float
10/6 - 10:30 Family Mass (Confirmation Program Initiation, 7th & 8th grades)
10/7 - 12:30 Martial Arts Demonstration Class for parents and students
10/8 - Parent Tour
10/9 - Picture Retakes (Lifetouch)
10/10 - 4th & 5th Grade Field Trips
10/11 - Hearing Screening (K, 1, 3, 5 and 7)
10/14 - Columbus Day (School Closed)
10/16 - Bake Sale (sponsored by 7th grade)
10/18 Student Holiday (Archdiocesan In-Service for Teachers)
Picture Re-Take Day
Martial Arts Demo Class
5K Walk-a-thon – Friday, October 25
Thank you to all who have logged into PledgeStar to enter donations as well as contacts of family and friends for pledges. We have raised over $18,000! Let's keep this going - there's no limit to how many people you can send to so let PledgeStar send your requests and reminders for you. Please turn in your child's Walk-a-thon Permission Form by this Friday, October 4th. If you need the event info packet, or a copy of the permission form, it is available for download from the SAPTO page in the Parents' Corner of St. Anne's website. Extra packets are also located in the school's copy room.
Oct 4 - Parental permission forms due (one per student)
Oct 11 - Meet your donation minimum ($200/student) by this date to receive a homework pass
Oct 24 - Deadline for match gifts to arrive; submit match requests ASAP to ensure your employer has time to process and send payment to St. Anne
Questions? Contact Pui Yee at email@example.com.
PARISH FESTIVAL UPDATES: 1st grade is leading the raffle ticket sales with 22 books sold. Keep selling tickets to qualify for prizes, including a chance to win $100 for the first 100 families who sell 5 ticket books or more by 10/18/19.
We STILL need a Kitchen Chair and Entertainment Chair. Any parents(s) able to help will receive: 20 game tickets; 2 meal vouchers, and a one-day unlimited wristband for yard games! Please contact Kathy Aguas-Aclan at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Please consider volunteering and donating to the Festival. We especially need new toys, candy, gift cards (Starbucks and boba tea are great!), and gift baskets/items for game prizes, BINGO, and Silent Auction. Please see the attached link for donation suggestions:
VIRTUS Online Training and Fingerprints Compliance
Starting this school year, EVERY PARENT who is planning to volunteer for field trips, retreats, overnights, library, health room, reading programs, or any other school/parish activity which involves being with students, must complete the VIRTUS ONLINE training AND be fingerprinted. Please complete the course and fingerprints as soon as possible so that there are no delays with your participation in school functions. Remember to select “SCHOOL” when registering at https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/ to help us verify your compliance.
Parents who have completed the course but have not completed fingerprints have been placed in an "Inactive" module until fingerprints are complete. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Perez at email@example.com. Your attention to this matter is greatly appreciated!