SFA Remembers 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2017 at 8:00am the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy community gathered for a prayer service for peace as we remembered the events of September 11, 2001. We gathered to remember the many people who died that day in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. 


Red, White & Blue Dress Down on 9/11…

SFACA is participating in the Student to Student Catholic School response to Hurricane Harvey by having a Red, White, and Blue Dress Down Day ($2) on 9/11.
In addition, there will also be a 9/11 prayer service in the schoolyard led by Mrs. McLaughlin and Gr. 8 after the morning bell. 

September 2017 News & Calendar


“Put on the new self, which is being renewed for knowledge in the image of its Creator.” | Colossians 3:9-10



Dear SFA Families,

It is with great excitement and anticipation that we welcome you to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy.   We are grateful that you have chosen us as partners in educating your children.  We understand the commitment and responsibility that is required to make the 2017-2018 school year a successful learning experience for all of you, and we pledge to do our best for your children.  This year we welcome our new teachers to SFA: Mrs. Leach, PS-B; Miss Giardino, PK-109; Miss Davis, K-102, Miss Hellmund, Grade 3; Mrs. Ketabi, Music and our new teacher assistants:  Miss Roeder, PS-B; Miss Rapa, K-102; and Mrs. McElwaine, Gr. 3.  We are very pleased to announce that art classes will be taught by Miss Gangi and computer classes by Mrs. Kubina.   Continue reading “September 2017 News & Calendar”

Back to School!

Back To School! We can’t wait to see you on Wednesday, September 6th for the first day of school! Check out your class pages on the website to see what supplies are needed for this upcoming year

Posted by St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, Astoria on Sunday, August 27, 2017

Welcome to the 2017-18 Academy Year!

Dear St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Family,

This is a very exciting time for us as we open the doors to our new academy and welcome our students on September 6, 2017 to a wonderful year of learning that has been especially planned for them. 

In order to make our academy opening as smooth as possible, we would like to provide you with some information that will help you get your child ready for the big day.


Grades Pre-School, K through Grade 8
Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30 p.m.
In Monsignor Campbell Hall (MCH – church basement)

All parents will meet with the SFACAs Board of Directors and me regarding important information, goals, and expectations about the 2017-2018 academy year. After this brief meeting you will be directed to your childs classroom to meet with their teacher. Continue reading “Welcome to the 2017-18 Academy Year!”

Touring Tuesday!

Touring Tuesday! Come explore all the ways your child can benefit from a Catholic education by scheduling a private tour with Principal Ms. Anne Stefano at principal@sfaacademy.org

Posted by St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy, Astoria on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Summer Letters, Assignments and Supply Lists

Nearly all of our summer letters, assignments and supply lists have been posted to our class pages. Click on a grade below to check for information from your child’s 2017-18 teacher.

Early Childhood


Special Subjects

Diocesan Catholic Day at Citi Field on Sept. 9

The first Diocesan Catholic Day will be held at Citi Field on Sept. 9.

The day will begin with morning Mass, continue with a fair of games, rides and performances, and end with a Mets vs. Reds game. (We can be certain that our prayers during the morning mass will result in a Mets win.)

More information on mets.com/CatholicNight and below: