Order your SFACA PEP T-Shirt by Monday, 9/23…..



PEP T-Shirts are worn on PEP Card days for Grades K through 8 and are option for grades PreSchool and PreK

PEP CARDS are incentives earned with Spirit Day donations, walkathon pledges, canday sale and other events throughout the year.

Blue Jeans or Shorts – Sneakers or Uniform School Shoes. No exceptions!

IMPORTANT NOTE:  If you do not have a PEP T-Shirt you may wear your FULL SFACA Gym Uniform on PEP Card days. No jeans.

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Come see the Paul Effman Music Band Program Demo on Tuesday September 10, at 1:30pm in MMC…

Dear Students and Parents,

Welcome back! We hope you had a great summer.

Now’s the time to pick your instrument and register your child for the SFACA’s band or string program! (For Grades 3 through 8)

We are holding a demonstation at SFACA on Tuesday, September 10th at 1:30pm in MMC. Please join us and see for yourselves what we offer! Continue reading “Come see the Paul Effman Music Band Program Demo on Tuesday September 10, at 1:30pm in MMC…”

Join us for a PDHP Workshop, “See You Later Alligator” (for Parents of grades PS thru K)…

The Program for the Development of Human Potential (PDHP) Presents:
See You Later, Alligator

Strategies for letting go, skills for supporting, and self-care for connecting for the early childhood parent


Hosted by:
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy of Astoria
Wednesday 9/11/19
10am in the STEM Lab
Please RSVP to the Academy Office
Facilitated by:
Cary Anne Fitzgerald
Parent/Community Outreach Coordinator
718-871-7777 x 18

September 2019 News & Calendar

Dear SFACA 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 2019-2020 school year a successful learning experience for all of you, and we pledge to do our best for your children.  This year we welcome Miss Sofia Panagiotakis who will be our new Kindergarten 102 teacher, Miss Stella Hwang who will teach Music, and Mrs. Jennifer Cunningham (TA in Gr. 2-103) to SFACA. In addition, I am very appreciative of Mrs. Theresa Kubina (Teacher in Gr. 8), Miss Alyssa Davis (Teacher in Gr. 2), Miss Danielle Gangi (Technology/Art/STEM), Mrs. Lisa Visca (TA in Gr. K-102), Mrs. Denise Rovitti-Fanelli (TA in Preschool B), Mrs. Nancy Annunziata (Director – PK for All) and Mrs. Lynne Nealis (Secretary – PK for All) who have all agreed to assist in new grade levels or new roles within the Academy. I am truly grateful for the gifts and talents that they and every member of our Faculty and Staff will bring to SFACA.

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It’s almost time! Get ready for the big day!

August, 2019

Dear St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Family,

This is a very exciting time for us as we open the doors to our third year as an academy and welcome our students on September 4, 2019 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.  Read more…

Refer a family & receive a tuition credit!

There’s still time! Refer a family and receive a $250 tuition credit!
Spread the word to your friends and family about St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy in Astoria
All current families who refer a new family will receive a $250 tuition credit for the 2019-20 school year

New Family must enroll and attend classes through 2019-20.
Credit will be applied to the final 2019-20 tuition payment.
Referral must be mentioned at time of registration.
For more information, contact us at 718.726.9405
Seats available in most grades for 2019-20!

2019 Summer Letters & Supply Lists…..

Following is a list of the summer assignments, September welcome letters & supply lists for the coming 2019-20 School Year:

June 2019

Dear SFACA Parents and Students,

My name is Miss Gangi, and am very excited to work with the students in art class at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy for the 2019-20 school year!

We will follow a curriculum filled with a review of last-year’s topics and introduction to some new topics (see Art Curriculum for more details). Students will continue to learn drawing and painting techniques, and complete a variety of projects acquainting them with the seven elements of art: line, shape, color, value, texture, form, and space.  Read more…

September Supplies – Grades 1 through 8

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