Family Newsletter

October 19, 2022

Dear Parents,

Thanks for completing the WCEA/WASC Survey. If you have not done so, please know that the survey window will be closing on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Remember to take the 2 hours Volunteer Credit per family for taking the survey and let us know so your child can have Free Dress on Oct. 28.

Friday starts are very busy weekend with the 5K Walk kicking it off followed by the many family activities Friday evening, all day Saturday, and pancakes on Sunday morning. Thank you volunteers for making all this happen. Please see the article below that describes all the fun activities for the Parish Festival and our 5K Walk.

Finally, be sure to ask your child for his/her Parent-Student-Teacher Conference Confirmation Slip that went home with every student today. Please be sure to return the form back to your child's teacher by this Friday!!



10/17 - 11/4 Mission Collection for Florida Hurricane Ian Victims

10/21 5K WAT & MSP Portal Closes (1st qtr.)

10/21-23 Parish Festival

10/25 Final Day to Complete the on-line Parent Self Study

10/26 Parent Tour

10/27 Parent Panel Information Session

10/28 End of 1st Qtr.

10/31 Afternoon Halloween Parade


11/1 All Saints' Day Mass 8:45

11/1-11/10 STAR Renaissance testing period

11/3 Report Cards Distributed

11/7-11/10 Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences, Minimum Days

11/11 Veterans' Day Holiday

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Parents of students in grades 3 - 8, don't forget to take a look at your child's grades in MSP by Friday as the portal will be closing for the first quarter.


The link to the Parent Survey went out on Saturday. Many parents have already completed it, but if you haven't please take a few minutes to complete it. Get two easy volunteer hours and a dress pass for your child/children. We are accepting responses through next Tuesday, Oct. 25. Click below for the link.


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We are looking to hire a Lunch Hour Yard Duty Supervisor immediately! If you are interested in helping to supervise the students at lunch each school day from 12:15 - 1:15, please contact me at school - The pay is $19.00 per day. This is a great way to get some fresh air and help out here at school. If you know of anyone who might be interested, please have them contact me. Thank you.


Please make sure they wear free dress + the Walkathon shirt this Friday. We will also be providing hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers for lunch so there’s no need to pack lunch for that day.

· 12:00 – 1:00 pm BBQ Lunch will be served

· 1:00 pm K-3 walk starts

· 1:30 pm 4-8 walk starts

· 2:00 – 3:00 pm Ice cream will be served

*All Walkathon volunteers are welcome to join us for lunch

As of today, we have raised over $47,000. Thank you very much to all our St. Anne families for making the 5K Walk-a-thon possible!

Send your donations ASAP so we can determine the top three classes (movie streaming in class) and top five student earners ($100 gift card for each family). The minimum donation is $150/student. Make checks payable to SAPTO. Or go paperless and sign up on PledgeStar ( to make an online gift. As you can see by the leader boards below, the amounts are close so any/all contributions will make a difference!

Sharing with you the presentation from the SAPTO meeting as well as the informational packet.

Questions? Email Miyabi Leu at


The Parish Festival is a few days away. It’s the only fundraising event for the Parish, so your support, help, and attendance is appreciated! Congratulations to 8th Grade for selling the most raffle tickets (50 books)! They win wristbands to the carnival on 10/22/22 (1/student), and an ice cream party! Congratulations to Alonzo Gonzalez and family. As one of the first 100 St. Anne families to sell 5+ raffle ticket books, they won the drawing for a $100 gift card to Andronicos or Little Original Joe’s. Free dress passes for students who sold raffle tickets are being passed out this week (limit 5/student).

Get your service hours here by helping at the Festival Festival Volunteers. Please note that donations are voluntary, but do not count towards service hours.

Coming to Movie Night? Reserve a parking spot to see “Paws of Fury, the Legend of Hank” by contacting Suggested donation is $20. You can still pre-order tickets and food for the entire Festival here: Pre-Order Form. This year’s carnival has a new format. It will take place in the yard and feature some great prizes to be raffled off, including a Nintendo Switch and $50 gift card to Sports Basement! Turn in your carnival tickets to the prize booth to enter one or all the raffle drawings for these great prizes! Carnival raffle winners will be drawn at the end of the carnival. Need not be present to win.

The Oktoberfest Dinner is going to be a wonderful event! The night will now feature a special raffle prize for all attendees, including Golden State Warrior tickets! With live entertainment by Groove Ride Band and a buffet courtesy of Slippery Fish Catering, it will be a night to remember! The menu will feature Oktoberfest, Asian, and Italian fare. Purchase your Oktoberfest Dinner Tickets and you’ll receive 2 drinks on the house (2 drinks/person/ticket) and free childcare!

Care to make a Festival Donation? Your tax-deductible donation helps support Festival programs. Don't forget to check out the Festival Facebook Page for details and event updates.

Thank you!

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Please print and return the forms below to pre-order pizza or game tickets for kids or make a donation.


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Parents! Thank you ALL for the interest in volunteering for our school events.

When registering with Virtus, please select "St. Anne School" as your affiliation.

If you have completed the Virtus training and a Live Scan in the past 3 years you are "ACTIVE" and DO NOT need to contact the school.

If you are unsure of your status, please log into your account to verify your status.

If you were notified via Virtus that your training has expired, please complete the training to update your status. Any account past due will go "INACTIVE".

For questions or concerns, you can email Mrs.Perez at