Here's to a Blessed 2019!
Happy New Year and welcome back to school! It was so wonderful to see our faculty and students this (short week), as we welcomed in the New Year together as a school family! Faces appeared to be rested and revived, and Christmas vacation highlights were enthusiastically and freely shared. The energy was certainly elevated in the school building as memories were relived and presents received were spoken about. A wonderful finale to the week was First Friday Mass with attendance by the youngest members of the family.  Preschoolers were pleased to see their church buddies arrive at their classroom doors to escort them for the trek down Main Street. 

This easy partial week will be a distant memory, as next week we jump right into academic rigor, as our students will once again be asked to demonstrate their knowledge of grade level concepts through our second round of MAP Growth testing. Please make note of the week that your child(ren)’s class will be engaging in testing, so that you can assure the necessary components of preparation for a successful testing experience. Students that are well rested, well fed and have positive attitudes will be more apt to perform well. Students will also need reminders to take their time, to click carefully, and to do their best on the test. Thank you for your continued support!

Looking slightly ahead to month’s end, we will all look forward to celebrating our school during National Catholic Schools Week. More details coming soon as how you can prepare and plan for the week’s festivities, as well as ways that you might be able to help us in executing a faith and fun-filled week for our students.

Have a great weekend and God bless.
Mrs. Russo
  • Re-registration for current families for the 2019-2020 school year will be done electronically this year. Look for more information in the coming week on how to secure your spot before we open enrollment during Catholic Schools Week.
Students in Grades K-5 enjoyed a wonderful multidisciplinary assembly from the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Learning in Concert Program. Students learned about the importance of recycling as a part of science and this was tied into the recycling of notes by composers in classical music compositions. Grade 5 students will be continuing on in the program for two more instructional events in February and March.
Next week at-a-glance:
Monday, Jan 7th-
Totally Taco Triangles
Tuesday, Jan 8th-
Chicken Nuggets
Wednesday, Jan 9th-
Creamed Turkey
Thursday, Jan 10th-
Grilled Cheese
Friday, Jan 11th-
Sloppy Joe
Attention Kindergarten through Grade 8 Parents!

Our second of three MAP Growth testing sessions this school year will be mainly in the mornings for the next three weeks according to the following schedule:

Week 1 (Jan 7-11): Grades 6-8
Week 2 (Jan 14-18): Grades 3-5
Week 3 (Jan 22-25): Grades K-2

Please be sure to arrive to school on time and reschedule any potential doctor's appointments that could conflict with your child's testing schedule. Thank you!

Gala Theme 2019... Imagine
Stay tuned for more details as the date approaches
Saturday. March 2nd, 2019
Next SEC meeting, this Monday night, January 7th at 7pm in the school library! Come find out how we could use your help!
I Seek Your Face, O Lord.
~Psalm 27
Extended Care Club Schedule
MONDAYS- M r. Robinson's Music Lessons (K-4); Boys Instructional Bball; Coming soon... next session of Art Lab!

WEDNESDAYS- Bay State Tumbling and Fitness Class (*ages 5 and up) to take place on Wednesday afternoons starting next week! Please CLICK HERE for more information and sign-up flyer!

FRIDAYS - Girls Instructional Bball;
The application process for the 2019-2020 school year has already begun! If you are a current recipient of FACE funding, you should have already received an email outlining the process for reapplication. If you foresee the need for tuition assistance for the 2019-2020 school year, you can access the FACTS application by clicking  HERE .
Note that the scholarship application for the 2019-20 school year must be completed and verified by FACTS by February 15, 2019 in order to be considered during the first round of scholarship awards.
The decals are here!
The decals are here!
Very few decal purchases have been made to date! Catholic Schools Week 2019 will be here before we know it, and what better way to demonstrate pride in our school than advertising it?
Thank you in advance for visibly supporting our efforts to "spread the word" in this subtle yet impactful way. Decals are $5 a piece. To purchase your car decal(s), simply send payment in a clearly marked envelope and we will send decal(s) home with your child.
Thank you! CLICK HERE for instructions for affixing your decal properly to your car window!
All things fundraising....
Grocery card program began in September and continues thru May. Initial orders can be sent in on regular paper and in plain envelope and the pink grocery envelope will be sent home with the first set of gift cards.