This week's BUZZ

News from the week of January 10, 2020

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Map testing begins January 13th

Map Testing is a computer adaptive achievement test. Students at SAS will begin the second set of three in a series of tests in Math and Reading. Science will also be covered in some classes. Students should come to school ready to show what they know.

Enjoy the weekend, catch a basketball game and enjoy the projected warmer weather.

Peace and blessings,

Mrs. Veilleux

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CSW~ Catholic Schools Week January 26-February 1


Sun~ Celebrating our parish

Mon.~ Celebrating our community

Tues.~ Celebrating our students

Wed.~Celebrating the nation

Thurs.~Celebrating vocations

Friday/Saturday~Celebrating students, staff, faculty & Volunteers


  • Word of mouth is the best advertisement. Share your love of SAS and let them know that Saint Anna is the place to be.
  • Tell your friends and acquaintances about our wonderful school. We value our students in a warm, friendly, and safe atmosphere.
  • We value compassion for our neighbors by doing outreach for those in need.
  • We are centered on our Faith and values in a family friendly atmosphere.
  • If you can share a help advertise, let us know.
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Gift Cards always come in handy ALL YEAR LONG.

SAS receives a % for all purchases made with no cost to you!

If you are planning on hitting the shops or making purchases online, check out!

There is no fee for you. Just convenience and the school receives a percentage back. Go to the PTO section of the website and sign up....Did I say that there was no extra cost! That's right! What a great way to support Saint Anna School AND get your shopping done! Spread the word!

Take a peak at the video below on how the Great Lake Scripts fundraiser can be successful.

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!

Dress for the weather! We do go outside! Coats, hats,gloves/mittens suggested.

Ordering Lunch

February Orders close January 16th.

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)

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:

Jan. 21

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 or 978-353-2701

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Nurses Corner - Important news and updates

Please welcome Mrs. LaRoche, our new RN. She will be working closely with Mrs. Capistrano to ensure the health and safety of our students.

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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Reach other parents, help our school grow....

Share a testimonial.

Word of mouth is the best advertisement! We hope you will share your experiences on Greatschools, facebook, Twitter and Schooldigger.

Your positive reinforcement is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

We are looking for added Lunch monitors. Parents/Grandparents welcome too. The days we are really looking for are Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 12:00-12:25.

Call the office if interested in once a day/month /or even a year...Thank you

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Basketball - practices after school and games on Saturdays-- Sign up to help with concessions:

St. Anna 1,2,3,4 Game schedule & Concession Sign Up:

Twin City Girls League 5 &6:

Boys 5&6 and 7&8 :

Reading Club with Mrs. Campbell - Grades 5-8 Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 continues.

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!


1-3 School Vacation

6 Welcome Back!

7 Cool Kids Cash Club

8 NJHS meeting 8am

9 PTO Meeting in PK 6 p.m & PTO no uniform day

10 Probation Check up

13 Map Testing Session II

20 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day

23 Pasta Supper basket donations due

24 Progress Rpts live/for students needing attention

26-2 National Catholic Schools Week

28 Open House 9:30-11:30 a.m. + 6-7:30 p.m.

30 Pasta Supper


5 Early Dismissal Teacher PD

13 PTO Meeting PTO no uniform day

14 Valentines Day- wear Red,White, Pink

17-21 February Vacation

26 Ash Wednesday

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