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

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

Diocesan Summit on Education Highlights Value of Catholic Schooling….

On October 23, young musicians showed off their talents with skills made possible because of a Catholic education.

The performance took place as Bishop DiMarzio convened a major summit to highlight the value of Catholic schooling.

“It shows that we’re alive, and we’re working and it’s working very well. We’re raising money from other people that are supporting,” Bishop DiMarzio said.

Continue reading “Diocesan Summit on Education Highlights Value of Catholic Schooling….”

November 2019 News & Calendar

NOVEMBER NEWS 2019

Dear SFACA Families:

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we are mindful of the many blessings we share, especially for the children in our care.  It is a joy to teach them to value the priceless gifts of faith and family and to appreciate all of God’s creations.  Thank you for sharing them with us.

Our Christmas Show will be on Tuesday, December 17 and Wednesday, December 18, 2019.  Schedule as follows:

  TUESDAY, 12/17                                               WEDNESDAY, 12/18

K-106, Gr. 1, 3, 5, and 7                                 K-102, Gr. 2, 4, 6, and 8

  Continue reading “November 2019 News & Calendar”

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.

Continue reading “The SFACA Student Council begins….”

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

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

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.

 

 

K-106 – Discovery – No Bones About It!

 

In this mini-lesson, the Kindergarten children considered what would happen if their body didn’t have bones. In the activity, Skeleton Hand, students combined science with art: they traced their hands, then added see-through bones to their picture, making their own skeleton hand. No bones about it, this activity was fun! Continue reading “K-106 – Discovery – No Bones About It!”

Halloween, All Saint’s and All Souls Day:A Triple Celebration

Halloween, All Saint’s and All Souls Day: A Triple Celebration

A CATHOLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION NEWSLETTER FROM NCEA

For parents of children in today’s world of commercial or scary Halloween characters it is even more important to know the history of the Catholic/Christian tradition of AllHallowtide, Hallowtide or Hallowmas, as you establish your home traditions and set the values on which your family decisions are based… Read more….