February 2020 News & Calendar


Dear Families:

For the continued safety of everyone in our building, all parents must enter/exit by the front door of the Academy.  Please make sure that your family’s personal information is up-to-date on Option C. 

Learn-Serve-Lead-Succeed is the theme chosen this year to recognize our Catholic educational system in the United States.  We thank you for choosing St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy to educate your children.


Tuesday, February 4 and Wednesday, February 5
From 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

These dates are for present SFA families who would like to register a new student for September 2020  Please check our website www.sfaacademy.org for further information.  Re-Registration Forms for current students will be sent home on March 2, 2020 and must be returned to the office with the registration fee by March 23, 2020.

For families of current students:  Siblings receive priority status when registering for the PKFA Program.   If you have a child who is 4 years (born in 2016) who does not attend our Pre-School Program, and is a sibling of a current SFACA student, and you would like to register for our Pre-K For All Program beginning in September 2020, please contact Mrs. Annunziata as as soon as possible by calling the office or emailing her at nannunziata@sfaacademy.org.  The DOE on line registration opens in early February 5th, 2020 and closes on March 16th.  All parents must apply on line through the DOE site. (MySchools.nyc)

-All the Academy families who contributed to the Helping Hands Mission Drive in December.  The Academy raised $243 to support the Missions. Our Lunar New Year Dress Down also netted $332; thanks to all!
-All students, families and staff for supporting this year’s Ronald McDonald House service project.  Together, with your help and contributions, we more than surpassed our goal with over $3000 raised for this great organization which provides temporary housing for pediatric patients and their families in a strong and caring environment.
-Mrs. Kebbe for dressing up our planters so beautifully for the winter months at the front entrance
-M/M Gus Demetriou, Mrs. Athanasia DiVittorio and her brother-in-law, Lawrence DiVittorio, for donating their  time to remove all the Christmas decorations
-Mr. Andrea and Mr. Mario for storing away all the Christmas decorations and keeping the Academy in tip top condition
 -Our Candy Sale coordinator, Mrs. Zotto, and her team:  Mrs. Damiris, Mrs. Koumarnetos, and Ms. Loughran
-Our students and their families for their generous efforts with our Candy Sale
-Our dedicated teachers, Home Academy Association, Class Reps, staff, students, and everyone who helped in preparing our Academy for Catholic Schools Week

-The winners of the Christmas Raffles:  WNBA All Star  Basketball – Jaxon Hili; Nintendo Switch – Luka Sango; Google Chrome Book – Isabelle Magliulo-Orsini, and to Elijah Goris, winner of the Candy Sale Early Bird Raffle
-Fiona Hosey Gr. 8, winner of the Junior High Math Bee, and Jayden Abela  Grade 7, First Runner-Up and all the participants for a job well done

-All important alerts from Ms. Stefano will be sent to the parents through Option C via text messages and emails.  Please be mindful of the message on your cell phone.  This will alleviate the number of calls coming into the office and insure you get the proper information.
-We have many lost items in the office with no names for identification. Please write your child’s name on everything

IMPORTANT For the safety of our children, please do not double park your car around the Academy or church, do not leave your car unattended, particularly in front of the building and send your child back to school until s/he has been fever free for 24 hours. 


Ms. Stefano, Faculty, and Staff

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