This week's BUZZ

News from the week of February 7, 2020

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IMPORTANT UPDATES FOR NEXT WEEK:

1.) Tuesday our PTO is hosting restaurant night at Texas Roadhouse in Leominster. Come to enjoy a nice meal with your family. This is an event where we come together and a portion of your bill goes toward SAS. This event is a family event. Children should not be running in the restaurant. Thank you for your cooperation....I look forward to seeing you there.


2.) PTO meeting--That's YOU! Every parents is a part of the PTO. Come and hear all about how PTO helps YOUR child. Meetings start at 6 p.m. and last about an hour.


3.) Valentine's Day is Friday 2/14 ! Students and teachers will be dressed in red,pink and white in celebration for Valentines Day. If students are sharing valentines please remember our classroom policy and make sure there is a valentine for every student in class. Remember WWJD! ~ What Would Jesus Do

Looking forward to another year at Saint Anna School!

Registration packets have been sent home. Please review, complete, and return by February 14 to reserve your spot. Some classes have waiting lists, while other classes are looking to grow so tell your friends as word of mouth is the best advertisement.
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Breakfast

Please make sure all breakfast food is consumed prior to drop off. Breakfast should be eaten PRIOR to arrival with the exception of the morning extended care program.



Also, All students should be dropped of at the main entrance to ensure safety.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Basketball season is winding down....stop by this weekend and catch a game!

2/8 Quarter finals St. Anna- 3/4 team at 9 am

Semifinals 10 a.m. Finals-game 5 @1p.m.



No Games 2/15


2/22 (Girls) St. Anna & St. Bernard's 1p.m

Grades 7/8 St. Leo

2/23 12:00 5/6 winners play

1p.m. 7/8 play winner

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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Mark your calendar for the upcoming Annual Saint Anna Gala set for May 2nd!

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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.

Alumni, 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 11:30-1. We welcome a half hour or hour too.

  • Looking to share your love of reading...Come to SAS and read to our students the week of March 2nd.



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

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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)

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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 after vacation.

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

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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Happenings:

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: 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



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!

February

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


March

Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss

3 Tacky Tie Tuesday

4 Wacky Wednesday

5 SAS Spirit Day

6 Dr. Suess Birthday

17 St. Patrick's Day-Wear Green

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