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 change… 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!

8th Grade Distance Learning info…

Dear Parents,

I hope you are doing well.  A few important things:

For School work: Please have your child sign into Google Classroom everyday to complete assignments that I will post every morning Monday-Friday.  The assignments will be posted by 9:00am and will be due by 7:30pm.  The students should turn in all work on Google classroom.  We have done this in the past, and they all know how to do it. NO work should be e-mailed to me.  
 
For Attendance:  In order for your child to get marked present for the school day, they need to type their names on Google classroom.  As soon as they sign-on our classroom, they will see where to do this.  Attendance is due every morning before 10am.
 
Thank you for your cooperation and support during these uncertain times.  Email me with any questions or concerns.  
 
Thank you,
Mrs. Kubina 

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”

Class of 2020 Events

There are many upcoming Graduation activities for our 8th grade students.  Below is the information necessary to help make this a very special time for you and your graduate.  Some dates are still tentative.

GRADUATION FEES:  $425.00 due by Wednesday, January 15th.  This fee covers the cost of the diploma with class picture, Ring Day ceremony and breakfast, the cap and gown, the yearbook, class trip,    T-shirt, programs, retreat, awards, pins, gifts and graduation ceremonies, and transcripts.  

RING DAY MASS & BREAKFAST: Friday, November 15th at 9:00am.

GROUP PICTURE:  Pictures will be taken on Thursday, May 7th at school. Continue reading “Class of 2020 Events”

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…