January 2018
Guardian Angels School Open House

Our Open House kicks off Catholic Schools Week each year in January. Open House includes our current families as well as families considering Guardian Angels School for the future. It is a great way to meet current families, talk with teachers in their classrooms, and get a feel for the community you will find here. Our Open House will be held on Sunday, January 28th from 1:00-3:00pm.
You can RSVP for our Open House  online. This is not mandatory, however, guests do register at the door so this will speed up the process once you arrive at our Open House.
Full-Day Preschool Offered For 2018-2019

Guardian Angels School is expanding our preschool offerings beginning in the 2018-2019 school year! Next year, we will offer a full day program for 3 and 4 year olds along with a full day program for pre-kindergarten students. 

After care will be available for students in both programs each day until 6:00 p.m. Registration for both programs will begin in late January.
Tuition Assistance For 2018-2019 School Year

Registration for the 2018-2019 opens at the end of the month. However, the Archdiocese is reaching out now to families who may need tuition assistance for the next school year. The Catholic Education Foundation is offering $2 million of tuition assistance to families of elementary school students for the 18-19 school year. Families may apply for up to $1,000 per student in needs-based tuition assistance. The application deadline is January 31st.
We ask every GA family who applies for aid through the parish to first apply for assistance through the Archdiocese . It does not impact your ability to receive aid from GA but could add to the assistance you receive towards tuition. More information can be found online.
Updated Parish Website

If you have visited our website in the last couple weeks, you may have noticed it looks different. The parish and school sites have been updated to be mobile responsive. Our sites have been mobile friendly since the redesign in 2014 but the update means you have a fresh, clean look at the sites when using your phones without losing any of the content options. More than half of people visiting our parish website, do so through a mobile device. 
 
We apologize if you've had any issues using our site since early December when the transition began; there are always a few kinks to work out before it is fully established.
Reminders From the Religious Education Office

Confirmation Parent Meeting/7th Grade
The Confirmation Parent/Candidate meeting has been rescheduled. The new date is February 8th at 7:00pm in the undercroft. This replaces the original meeting scheduled for January 11th. At least one parent and his/her current 7th grade student, must be in attendance.
 
First Communion Parent Meeting
The First Communion parent meeting, scheduled for October 26th, has been rescheduled. The meeting will now take place on February 22nd at 7:00pm in the undercroft. This meeting will be for the parents only.
Fish Fry Fridays During Lent

Guardian Angels hosts a fish fry dinner every Friday during Lent in the undercroft from 5:00-7:30. Our Fish Fry kicks off February 16th and runs through March 23rd. There is no Fish Fry at GA on Good Friday.
Everyone is welcome! There is plenty of food for families to eat-in or carry out. Fried and baked fish, shrimp, cheese pizza, mac-n-cheese, french fries,cole slaw, and baked goods. Senior dining available for parishioners in Room B. There is also a craft corner for children.  Children must be attended by an adult at all times. If you are interested in volunteering at our Fish Fry events, please email  Marianne Glassmeyer.
 
The amazingly talented students in grades K-4th grade will be performing the musical theater production of The Lion King, Kids! The show is produced by Performing Arts Inc. There will be three performances:  January 26 at 6:00pm, January 27 at 1:00pm, and January 27 at 4:00pm. All shows are performed locally at the Anderson Towne Center Theater. Reserved seating tickets are available  online. Ticket are $10 per person. Walk-in tickets will be available on the day of the show, if available. To view a cast list,  click here. Come on out and enjoy the show!


Cheers to 125 Years! PTA's Annual Parent's Night Out Celebration is on  Saturday, February 10. Mark your calendar now for a fabulous night of friends, food, drinks and entertainment...GA PTA's largest fundraiser of the year! Tickets are now available online.


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