Father Andrew White S.J. School Newsletter
March 29, 2022
Growing in faith, wisdom, and love!
March 29: Report Cards Posted on Portal
March 30: Penance (grades 2-8) & Varsity Girls Basketball Championship Game at SMR, 6:30pm
March 31: Vocations Mass (grade 6)
April 2: Destination Imagination Competition
April 3: Basketball Showcase at SMR
April 4: Spring Uniforms Begin & Field Trip (grades 2 & 5)
April 5: Field Trip (grade 7)
April 6: Field Trip (grades K & 1)
April 7: Grandparents' Day + Art Show & Music Showcase
April 9: Crusaders Color Run Run (8am at SMR)
April 11: Sports Banquet
April 14: Early Dismissal, 12:30pm
April 15-24: No School - Easter Break
April 25 - 29: HSA Tag Week
Report Cards Posted Online
Report cards for grades 1-8 will be posted on the portal today, March 29th. To access them, sign in to your Plus Portals account https://www.plusportals.com/FatherAndrewWhiteSchool. Once logged in, click on “E- Locker” on the top toolbar. Then click on “E-Portfolio.” You should find your child's 2021 - 2022 Third Quarter Report Card in the list. E-mail Mrs. Greer if you need help with your account. firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Auction Thank You!
What an amazing time we all had at our (virtual) Spring Auction! The Facebook Live events kept us entertained and the donated items provided quite the selection! We are very grateful for our event sponsors and all of our generous bidders. We are most especially thankful for our Auction Chair, Mr. Jon Voigtlander and his incredible team of volunteers. Many, many thanks for making this an event to remember!
SMECO Math Challenge - 1st Place!
We are so proud of our 4th grade math team who competed in the SMECO Math Challenge and earned 1st place!
Congratulations to: Courtney Burfield, Tyler Burghardt, Payton Chadwick, Scarlett Downey, Molly Filippini, Claire Haley, Max O'Brien, George Pusloskie, Abby Redding & Jack Tritschler!
There were 16 teams and 127 mathletes in the competition. FAW was the only private school to participate. Way to go! A big thank you goes to their Math coaches: Mr. Jereme George and Mrs. Katy Burfield who helped prepare the students. Many thanks!
Basketball Semi-Final Results
Our boys and girls Varsity Basketball teams played in the Semi-Finals over the weekend. We are very proud of their sportsmanship and talent. Our boys came up a few points short, but our girls beat their opponents. They will play in the Championship game tomorrow, Wednesday, March 30th at 6:30pm at SMR. Please join our amazing cheerleaders to cheer them on to victory! Go Crusaders!
We are so honored that Maryland’s First Lady, Mrs. Yumi Hogan was here to visit Father Andrew White School on Maryland Day! Her love for the arts was evident and her passion for teaching made her visit that much more special!
Camp Maria Retreat
SCRIP Gift Card Program
Each family who accepts reduced tuition in exchange for service hours must also earn $50 in REBATES for the school through the SCRIP gift card program. The deadline for service scholarship families to earn the required $50 in rebates is this Thursday, March 31, 2022. Please reach out to email@example.com if you would like to inquire about your balance. Families will be billed for their rebate shortages accordingly.
Order your Yearbook!
You can now order your student's Father Andrew White School yearbook! The Remember Me Yearbooks online store will be open from now through 4/12/2022. Each book costs $25.00.
To order your yearbook, follow these steps:
1. Go to https://order.remembermeyearbooks.com/.
2. Enter your access key: W9PPL3FPLF
3. Enter your student's details and choose your quantity.
4. Proceed with checkout and place your order.
5. After placing your order, you will receive an email confirmation.
Spring Uniforms Begin April 4th!
The weather is beginning to get warmer. It is time to try on the spring uniform to check that it fits. Spring uniforms officially begin on Monday, April 4th.
Father Andrew White is looking into updating our uniform and we would like your feedback! Please complete the short survey below so we can get a better understanding of the needs and wants of our students and their families. Please note that if there is a change in uniform, there will be two transition years, when students have the option to wear the current uniform or the new uniform. Thank you so much for your time!
Click HERE to complete this short uniform survey.
Fine Arts Show: April 7th 5:30 - 7:30pm
Cans Still Needed!
Get ready for the FAW Crusader Fun Run!!! We are so excited to host this event in person this year! We'll be on the St. Mary's Ryken campus on Saturday, April 9th. The Fun Run will kick off at 8am - gates open at 7:30am and warm-ups by our very own Mrs. Stewart will begin at 7:45am! We will have music, food, and a fun COLOR RUN for the whole family to enjoy, with both 1 mile and 5k options!
Online registration is now available; sign up at www.fatherandrewwhite.org/funrun. Registration fees are $20 per participant for the first five members of a family, and then $10 per participant after that. By signing up for the run, you’ll get a goody bag with all the Fun Run essentials- a Fun Run t-shirt, special Fun Run spirit sticker, and other goodies. Everyone who signs up will have a free tag day on Friday, April 8th, the day before the run, to wear your shirt to school. If you sign up after March 31st, we cannot guarantee your t-shirt size request.
Prizes to the class with the highest percentage of students that register, to the class with the highest percentage of students that participate in the run, and to the winner of a raffle for all the students who register!''
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at FAWCrusaderFunRun@gmail.com or consider signing up to help us out the day of the run at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0E45A4AB22ABF49-fawcrusader
Please reach out with any questions! We can't wait to see you at the starting line on April 9th!
Fun Run Logo Winner
Remember to register by this Thursday to ensure you will receive a t-shirt with this design! If you sign up after March 31st, t-shirts are not guaranteed. Sign up today!
BOOST Scholarship Information
Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open. Thank you to the families who have completed the re-enrollment process through the TADS website. Admissions are now open to the public. If you haven’t re-enrolled through tads.com, you will need to do so ASAP to secure your child’s spot for next year. If you are not returning, please contact Mrs. Szoch so we know what openings there may be. Families can complete re-enrollment forms through their TADS account online at http://mytads.com/a/fatherandrewwhiteschool. The easiest way to complete the process, is to click on the link that will be included in your email.
FAW Annual Giving Campaign
We "HO-HO-HO"PE you will consider donating Santa Shop storage containers!
Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Art Show!
Volunteers needed to put together new basketball hoop!
Fun Run Volunteers Needed
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.
Great news! We can now place FAW Spirit Gear orders throughout the year! Click on the link to shop today!
❏ Check PlusPortals to view Report Cards (grades 1-8)
❏ Return your Grandparents' Day Donation
❏ Cheer on our Varsity Girls Basketball Team in the Championship Game (tomorrow)
❏ Register for the Fun Run (by Thursday to guarantee your t-shirt!)
❏ Send in items for Cabin of God's Love
❏ Order a Yearbook
❏ Complete Uniform Survey
❏ Service Scholarship Families --> Complete Rebate Form
❏ Send in clean cans for Grandparents' Day project
❏ Sign up to help at our Fun Run and Art Show
❏ Re-register through your TADS account online
❏ Donate to our Annual Giving Campaign
❏ Volunteer to be a Recess Monitor