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01/12/2020
UPCOMING EVENTS
  • Monday, 1/13: Faculty Meeting
  • Tuesday, 1/14: Field trip grades 1 & 2 to Hands On House; 7pm PTO meeting
  • Wednesday, 1/15: 17-Strong Dress down and collection - hosted by Student Council to support the Anthony Myers Foundation. Representatives from Berks Catholic will come to LSA to receive donations and prayers from the LSA student body and community. LSA students were 17-Strong or gray shirts to school.
  • Friday, 1/17: 11am - 2pm Catholic Schools Activity with moms & aunts. Enjoy a general dress down day. Bring a game that can be played by 2-4 player groups. Cell phone games are not allowed. Cost is $3.50 per additional guest and includes 1 slice of pizza, fruit, and a drink. Send in money to homeroom teacher by Thursday morning, 1/16/2020.
  • Monday, 1/20: School Closed Faculty In-service MLK Day of Service
  • Wednesday, 1/22: Science Fair Setup, pm
  • Thursday, 1/23: Science Fair Setup, am; 2:30-4pm Student Council Work Meeting; 5-7pm Open House at Berks Catholic High School
  • Friday, 1/24: 10am - Week of Unity Service; 11am - Lunch with grandpartnes & pastors; Scholastic Book Fair
  • Sunday, 1/26: Kick off to Catholic School's Week - Open House, Science Fair and Scholastic Book Fair
  • Monday, 1/27: Scholastic Book Fair; 7pm Advisory Board Meeting
  • Tuesday, 1/28: Scholastic Book Fair
  • Wednesday, 1/29: Scholastic Book Fair; 9am CSW Mass Leaders Grade 4; PTO Dine & Donate at Victor's Emmanuel's, 4:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, 1/30: Scholastic Book Fair; Pennywalk to support student activities - students collect as many pennies as they can and have fun creating penny-art masterpieces in the gym.
  • Friday, 1/31: LSA Student Council hosts the rest of the student body in a Winter Wonderland Carnival at School. Noon dismissal (no La Care)
  • Sunday, 3/24: CYO Cash & Prize BINGO, doors open at 12:30pm and games start at 2pm
  • SAVE THE DATE: Taste of La Salle, April 4th & April 5th
SAVE THE DATE
ANNOUNCEMENTS
PTO
Learn more about La Salle's Parent-Teacher Organization

Upcoming Events:

  • Tuesday, January 14th at 7pm in the school cafeteria: PTO meeting for January.
  • Box Top Flyer here.
  • Coke Give Program Flyer here.
Stayed tuned for more details for a great new spring fundraiser - Taste of La Salle.
  • PTO's Victor Emmanuel's Family Dinner Fundraiser Flyer here.
CYO
Catholic Youth Organization
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

CYO could not do what we do without the generosity of our Sponsors and support from our parishioners, families and friends!

Visit the La Salle CYO website here .

Upcoming Events:

  • Saturday, 2/22: 6pm Night at the Races at St. Benedict's.

  • Sunday, 3/24: CYO Cash & Prize BINGO, doors open at 12:30pm and games start at 2pm. Tickets will be available after all masses beginning 2/22 or contact Denise Leininger.



Download Cash & Prize BINGO flyer here.
Congratulations to our 8th graders,
and their parents who supported and cheered them on,
who played their last home basketball game at La Salle Academy on January 11, 2019.
La Salle CYO Basketball Season is in full swing! We'd love to see you at the games!
6th Grade Girls Basketball
6th Grade Boys Basketball
Boys Varsity Basketball
Boys Junior Varsity Basketball
This week our virtue theme is AWARE - The strength to perceive and notice the circumstances that surround you. Being AWARE is necessary for success in life! We need to be AWARE on this team, of what we are doing, what are teammates are doing and what our coaches want us to be doing. 

For more details on this week's CYO virtue of the week, click here .
TURNING TAXES – into – SCHOLARSHIPS Our Future • Your Benefit • Their Education
Do you know someone that qualifies to save money on their PA taxes
which would also benefit La Salle Academy students?
Please take the time to watch the brief video below
and contact Mr. Mickulik, Principal, and Mr. John Fierro, Program Manager, to learn more.

The Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation, founded in 2001, provides financial assistance to families in the Diocese of Allentown to help with the cost of education. The foundation participates in the PA Tax Credit programs, which are designed to give donors a 90% tax credit for their contributions.

How often have you had the opportunity to choose how your state tax dollars are spent?

Through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTC) businesses and individuals can direct their tax dollars to help educate deserving students. Over 3,000 companies have been directly involved in supporting the education of children in Pennsylvania, and have contributed more than $450million to schools in their communities.

You have to pay taxes regardless... Why not direct them to help Catholic Schools and receive a 90% tax credit?


HOW AN INDIVIDUAL CAN PARTICIPATE:
• Must be an Accredited Investor, as defined by federal and state securities laws. This is defined as:
Having individual income of $200,000 in each of the two previous years OR
Having joint income of $300,000 in each of the two previous years OR
Having a net worth of $1,000,000 excluding your primary residence

• Must be able to donate at least $5,000 per year for a two year period

HOW TO APPLY (INDIVIDUAL):
• Sign an agreement via secure e-signature service
• Send your contribution to EPSF designating the school you want to support
• EPSF will send you a K-1 to receive your tax refund HOW A BUSINESS CAN PARTICIPATE:



HOW A BUSINESS CAN PARTICIPATE:
• Determine if your business pays one of the following taxes:
 Corporate Net Income Tax
 Capital Stock Franchise Tax
 Bank and Trust Company Shares Tax
 Insurance Premiums Tax
 Mutual Thrift Institution Tax
 Title Insurance Companies Shares Tax
• All Sub-Chapter S corporations and other “pass through” entities (LLC, LLP, and other partnerships) whose members pay personal income tax on PA business income can benefit by participating as an individual.

HOW TO APPLY (BUSINESS):
• Apply online to the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
• Upon receiving approval from DCED, make your contribution to EPSF
• Forward the acknowledgment letter to DCED as proof of your contribution
• Business Annual Applications Dates:
 New: July 1st
 Year 2 and Renewals: May 15th

You can create a $5,000 scholarship for only $500 and
100% of your contribution goes directly to La Salle Academy.

Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation (EPSF) Mission Statement The mission of the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation is to provide financial assistance to every family within the Diocese of Allentown who desires a Catholic school education for their children, but does not have the financial resources to pay full tuition.
JOHN FIERRO Program Manager, Scholarships 610-866-0581 x2344 jfierro@allentowndiocese.org
SCHOOL CALENDAR
Print January's calendar here.
LUNCH MENU
Print January's lunch menu here.