Parent Connection

April 27, 2022

Me & My Guy Dance

Come celebrate A Knight Under the Stars!

DeSales Me & My Guy Dance!

Friday, April 29th


Girls in preschool through Grade 8 are invited to attend with their favorite 'Guy.' Will you bring your Dad? Your Grandpa? Your favorite Uncle? Girls are welcome to bring any male role model as their 'Guy.' Whomever you bring, we can't wait for you to join us for a night of dancing, music, photo booth fun, refreshments, light appetizers & basket raffle! The cost is $25.00 per family. Please return this form with payment to the Main Office ASAP.

Covid Cases

We have seen a small uptick in reported Covid-19 cases. DeSales reports cases daily to the NYS Covid-19 Report Card. You can see the most update to date information on the link below:

Covid-19 Cases

We continue to receive free Covid-19 tests from NYS. If you need additional Covid-19 test, please email Mrs. Knuutila at


DeSales is looking to acquire quotes for some potential work this summer. If your company would like to quote any of the following, please email Kim Knuutila at or Joe Kearns at


Exterior Painting

Exterior Door Replacement

Quotes needed ASAP. Companies may also call (716)433-6422 and ask for Joe Kearns or Kim Knuutila.

DeSales Tuition Assistance

Reminder: If your family would like to apply for DeSales tuition assistance, please submit the application linked below. The deadline was April 15th, but because it was while we were on break, we will be accepting them until April 29th.

If you have questions about Financial Aid/Tuition Assistance, please contact Mrs. Annette Wojcinski at

DeSales ConnectLife Blood Drive

There are still a few slots left for the DeSales ConnectLife Blood Drive! Follow the link below to book your time:
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HSA Meeting

The next HSA Meeting will be held in the DeSales Cafeteria, Tuesday, May 3rd at 6:30pm.

Just for attending you will be entered into a raffle for a prize and your student will earn a dress down day!

Teacher Appreciation is next week May 2-6.

Please join the DeSales HSA in showing the teachers how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication. We are planning something special for each day of the week.

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PARP is Coming!

Our Parents as Reading Program (PARP), Make Way for Reading kicks off in May! Our EQA Committee has planned a months of reading fun including Mystery Reader Mondays, reading-related dress down days, and a visit from author Julie Berry!

Julie will conduct presentations to the entire school. Books are available for pre-order using this form or by visiting

PARP forms will be sent home this week. Please be sure to check your child’s backpack to see all the fun activities we have planned to encourage reading both at school and at home.

Mystery Readers Wanted!

PreK through Grade 5 will be starting Mystery Reader Mondays for the month of May to go along with our Parents as Reading Partners program. We invite any family member to come and read to the class. Here is a sign up link for the available times and dates for each teacher. If you would like to be a mystery reader, please look for the teacher whose class you would like to read to and enter your name in the slot for the date and time that you prefer. Please bring a book that you would like to read to the class on the day of your visit and be sure to sign in at the main office when you arrive. Remember, it’s a surprise, so don’t tell your child that you or a family member are going to be the mystery reader! Thank you for participating in PARP!

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Health Office

If you need to reach the School Nurse, Renee Nye, please call (716)434-4680.
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