The SFACA Family of Teachers & Staff have a message….

Hello SFACA Students & Families,

We miss you all terribly, so we decided to make this video message to let you know how much!
Enjoy the Easter Break, and we will see you all virtually when online instruction resumes next week.
Be well and stay safe!
With love,
Your SFACA Teachers & Staff
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Visit Wide Open School – Resources for Every Grade Level…

Wide Open School is a free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense. There is so much good happening, and they are there to gather great stuff and organize it so teachers and families can easily find it and plan each day. 

Visit them here: Wide Open School Website

 

 

Revised Instructional Week Schedule

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy logoDear Families, 

As remote learning becomes part of the fabric of our current reality, it is important to create structures and expectations, which help all involved succeed and stay healthy and sane.  To that end, as we come to the close of the 3rd week of providing teaching and student learning experiences from our homes, it is important to establish schedules, but also allow for the schedule to changeโ€ฆ Continue reading “Revised Instructional Week Schedule”

Last call for Books and Device Pick up….

There will be another opportunity to pick up books, materials, ipads and/or chromebooks that you may have forgotten for students in Grades K through 8 on Friday, March 20th between 9-11am. Please email Nancy Zotto beforehand if you will be picking up a device so we may have it ready for you. Thank you and be safe!

SFACA Distance Learning Information for All Grades

Dear Parents,

We learned today that all schools and academies in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens will be closed until April 20, 2020.  This was a difficult decision and it came out of the heartfelt concern for our entire school community. Alternative learning venues are being set into place to ensure that the students will be engaged and learning. 

In order to keep our students moving forward here at SFACA grades 3 through 8 will be utilizing Google Classroom for instruction.  All students have their Google sign-ins and should log in daily to complete work assigned by the teacher.  Report Cards are being mailed home today along with your Option C log in. Continue reading “SFACA Distance Learning Information for All Grades”

Guiding Good Choices Is For You!

What is Guiding Good Choices?

A free, five session committed workshop designed to empower parents to support each other, to learn tools to strengthen family connections, and to help children develop healthy behaviors as they approach adolescence.

Presented by: Cary Anne Fitzgerald – Parent/Community Outreach Coordinator Program For The Development of the Human Potential (PDHP) 

Click here for dates and the form to RSVP…

Parents Guide to Tik Tok….

TikTok is an app that gives users the opportunity to create and share short-form videos with friends, family, and the entire world. The app is especially popular with young people, who enjoy using its tools to combine video, music, and graphics into funny sketches and creative shorts. TikTok is available in over 150 countries and in 75 languages. TikTok runs on both Apple and Android phones and tablets and has selected a 12+ rating on the Apple App Store and Google Play so that parents can use the device-level parental controls provided by Apple and Android.

Click here to read more…

 

Student Sponsor Partners – High School Scholarships

ABOUT STUDENT SPONSOR PARTNERS
Student Sponsor Partners is a New York City nonprofit that has been helping students with average grades and financial need reach their highest potential. This is done by pairing eligible students with sponsors who fund their private high school tuition and mentors who guide them along the way. The organization also offers college and career prep.

Read more…

Congratulations to our Students of the Month for November 2019

Each month (October through June) the classroom teacher for Grades 5-8 selects a deserving student to be honored as the Student of the Month. The criteria for selection will align with the schoolโ€™s Vision and Values Statement and CARE qualities.

Grade 5 โ€“ Nathan Mercieca

Grade 6 โ€“ Katie Jampol

Grade 7 โ€“ Gabriel Mateo

Grade 8 โ€“ Peter Mellis

Continue reading “Congratulations to our Students of the Month for November 2019”