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) 

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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.

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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.

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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 school’s Vision and Values Statement and CARE qualities.

Grade 5 – Nathan Mercieca

Grade 6 – Katie Jampol

Grade 7 – Gabriel Mateo

Grade 8 – Peter Mellis

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7-203 ELA Highlights – November 2019

The class’ current novel is “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein. Most of the students really enjoy this fictional novel because our narrator, although a dog, offers witty yest philosophical metaphors for rules of how race car driver handles the rain. We have focused on how significant…

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The SFACA Student Council begins….

On September 13, 2019 our newly formed Student Council for this school year was installed during our Opening School Mass.  Students from grades 6-8 compose the 9-member board of the student government. The final selection was made by the principal and middle school teachers. Criteria for nomination is based on leadership, responsibility, and the ability to relate to the faculty, staff, and the student body. The term of office is one year. The council meets monthly, discusses current school issues, and makes suggestions for additional school activities. Mrs. Cavera & Miss Biscaglia serve as moderators for the student council.

Congratulations to the 2019-20 SFACA Student Council, Katie Jampol, Angelopio Graci, Jayden Abela, Jordan Ceron, Isabella Cullinane, Grace Vano, Lawrence DiVittorio, Damia Pan and Katarina Mijat

 

 

Please join them as take on their first service project of the year. The Sudan Water Project by participating in a dress down donation day on Thursday, November 7th. Please be as generous as your means allow.

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Congratulations to our Students of the Month for October 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 school’s Vision and Values Statement and CARE qualities.

Grade 5 – Vanessa Hosey

Grade 6 – Jordan Ceron

Grade 7 – Victoria Babcock

Grade 8 – Katarina Mijat

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SFACA Students Observe Red Ribbon Week

 

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. The SFACA middle school discussed Red Ribbon Week and how they should always walk away from drugs. Then they wrote about the reasons in their lives that will prevent them from ever doing drugs.  On Friday, October 25th, the entire school dressed down in Red to raise awareness.

 

 

Your are cordially invited to Queens Borough President’s Parent Advisory Board Meeting Schedule for October 7, 2019…

Dear Parents, Parent Advisory Board members, PTA & PA members, Principals, Teachers, Parent Coordinators, Counselors and Community Education Councils:

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz would like to invite you to her next Parent Advisory Board meeting to be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm in the Atrium at Queens Borough Hall located at 120-55 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens, NY.  The event will include a High School Fair from 5pm to 8pm where parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the different high schools, their programs, the different admissions criteria for Zoned schools, Specialized high schools, performing arts schools, special program schools, special testing schools, schools that provide college credit, career and technical schools, and special needs accommodations. Some of the High Schools attending also have Middle Schools. We will also be hosting a workshop on the Specialized High School Admissions process, Testing, Criteria and the Dream Program (free test prep program) from 6pm to 7pm and  from 7pm to 8pm we will have a workshop on the general High School admissions process and their programs.  Continue reading “Your are cordially invited to Queens Borough President’s Parent Advisory Board Meeting Schedule for October 7, 2019…”

SFACA’s 2nd Annual High School Night

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy
Invites 6, 7, 8th Grade students and their families to:
High School Night
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Msgr. Campbell Hall ( Lower Church)
Please come and visit Queens and
NYC Catholic High School Representatives!
Bring your questions and
learn more about your child’s future education.
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