Friday Mail

What's Happening week of April 8, 2019

3 Blue Light Specials next week! - canned vegetables, canned fruit, and crackers

Dear Parents,


As we learned in Mass a few weeks ago, Lent is built on the pillars of prayer, fasting, and

alms-giving. Our students may practice voluntary fasting by giving up something for the

season, but many members of our parish and wider community have trouble accessing the

basic food supplies that we all take for granted.


Our food drive has benefited immensely these at-risk families! Additionally, our students

have been able to measure the lasting effects of their service to others. They may be

competing for points in our school, but each item means food on the table for someone else.

The Matthew 25 Food Pantry is extremely thankful to all who have been donating to the

Lenten food drive. The students are learning from your examples the importance of giving

back and the true meaning of Lenten service.


Next week there will be 3 Blue Light Specials. They will be canned vegetables, canned fruit,

and crackers. This will be our last week for our food drive. Let’s make it the best yet!

March Madness Tournament of Books CHAMPION!

It's been an exciting month of reading books for our March Madness Tournament. We narrowed it down to "Hooway for Wodney Wat" & "Not Quite Narwhal". Mrs. D. and Mrs. Campbell read the finalists to all of our students this morning before the big reveal!

and the WINNER was:

"Not Quite Narwhal"

Theater at the Mount

Students in grades K-3 will be attending the play "Aladdin Jr." at Theatre at the Mount in Gardner on Friday, April 12th. Students will be eating lunch in their classrooms at 10:30 and having a snack when we return. *this is a change* Please send in a lunch that can be eaten in the classroom and is NUT FREE please. We appreciate your help and support with this lunch change!

Permission slips were sent home. Please return the permission slip and $5 before April 10th.

Ordering Lunch & Menu

**Please note our NEW Strawberry Milk option**

And new pizza options on Fridays during Lent


April Lunch Menu


May Lunch Menu


Boonli website to order your lunch

Athletics & Activities

Extra Curricular Opportunities

BOK // (before school gym!) grades 4-8 Tuesday mornings Grades K-3

Thursday Mornings from 7:50- 8:25

Sign up is not required. Students are welcome anytime


SPRING After School Clubs are here.... some are limited so sign up now!


Tennis // Grades 1-5 Mondays 3:15-4:30 March 25-May 6


CyberPatriot // Grades 4-8 Tuesdays 3:15-4:30 March 26- May 7


Cooking // Grades 3-8 Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 March 27- May 8


Art Exploration // Grades 4-8 Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 March 27- May 8


DIY Crafts // Grades 3-8 Thursdays 3:15-4:30 March 28- May 9


Super Sports // Grades K-3 Fridays 3:15-4:30 March 29-May 10



Drama // grades 4-8 Thursdays 3:15-5:00...


Choir // grades 3-8 Mondays 8:30


Homework Club // Tuesday-Thursday 3:15-4:30

Friends of St Anna PTO

We can't wait to see you at our next meeting: Wednesday, April 10th at 6:00

ALL are welcome to attend and childcare is provided.


THANK YOU to everyone that participated in the Supermarket Sweep Fundraiser to support our field trip bussing and end of the year activities. We are excited to announce that Maria Antonucci was the winner. Come see Maria shop on April 6th at 6:30 AM!!!


If you have not read the PTO Newsletter- You can get it here: PTO Newsletter

Chuck E Cheese Night Out- April 12

Please join us from 3:00-9:00 at Chuck E Cheese

for a Night Out with friends!

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Spring Picture Day

We will have our Lifetouch Spring Photos on Wednesday, April 10th


This is an Out Of Dress Day- as our Spring pictures are always out of dress. We will send flyers home a few days before. You can choose your pose and background. ALL students will have their picture taken unless you send in the Form with a note you do NOT want your child’s photo taken or even a separate note excusing your child from photos.


There is no money needed on picture day. In a couple of weeks, you will get a packet of pictures. You then pay for the pictures that you want and return the ones you do not want. We suggest you return them ASAP if you do not plan to purchase them so they do not get misplaced.


Preschool- All preschool students are invited to come have their photo taken. We will get preschool students who do not come on Wednesdays- in for their photos whenever you arrive between 9:00-10:30.

No School Easter Monday- April 22nd

Mark Your Calendar!

4/8 School Mass 9:00 / Choir 8:30

4/8 Science Fair Set-Up / Classes visit fair

4/9 Science Fair Judging / Viewing & Awards 6:30

4/10 PTO Out of Dress & Lifetouch Spring Pictures

4/10 PTO Meeting 6:00

4/12 Living Stations of the Cross 9:00 @church ALL are Welcome

4/12 K-3 attending Aladdin Jr at the Mount

4/12 PTO Chuck E Cheese Night Out

4/15-4/19 Spring Vacation

4/21 HAPPY EASTER

4/22 NO School- Easter Monday

4/23-4/26 BOGO Free Book Fair

4/24 Administrative Professionals Day- AKA Thank Mrs. Priddy day :)

4/29 School Mass 9:00 / Choir 8:30

4/30 Books & Beyond Ends

SPRING FLING GALA!!!

Please join us for our Spring Fling Gala!

(semi-formal dress)

Saturday, May 4, 2019

5:30 PM Cocktails & Appetizers Dinner 6:45


Wachusett Country Club


BUFFET // RAFFLES // LIVE AUCTION // MUSIC & DANCING


This year the Advisory Board is again providing complimentary Gala tickets to parents.

You MUST RSVP and tickets are non-transferable and only one ticket per parent (two per family).


RSVP Here if you plan to attend


***If you are unable to attend after RSVP'ing you MUST cancel prior to May 1st or you will be charged for your tickets ($50 each). We hope that you are all able to attend!

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Great Things Happening at SAS this week!

School Event Dates (click here)

Updated School Calendar with events through June

School Calendar (click here)

Annual Calendar with School Days and Holiday/Vacation closings

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