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Flexible Instruction Packets for La Salle Academy are set to go out on the following schedule:

Prek- From Mrs. Gable email
Day #1 3/18
Day #2 3/19 for Fri., 3/20
Day #3 3/22 for Mon., 3/23
Day #4 3/24 for Wed., 3/25
Day #5 3/26 for Fri., 3/27

All FIP assignments for any grade, 20-30 min per subject, due March 30, 2020.

A special Music FIP will be sent out on Friday morning just for students to enjoy.

Students should continue to read 30 minutes each day no matter, practice Math and STEM and might even consider getting dressed in school uniform
when doing their work to stay in practice.  
What is COVID-19 in kid-friendly language flyer here .
Everything will be all right coloring page here .

Berks Youth Chorus Summer Sing flyer here .
Link to see Bishop Schlert say daily Mass
from his Chapel,  ad-today.com

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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?

• 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

• 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:

• 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.

• 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

Catholic Youth Organization
Visit the La Salle CYO website here .

Sunday, 5/17: CYO Cash & Prize BINGO, doors open at 12:30pm
and games start at 2pm.

La Salle CYO Cash & Prize BINGO is RESCHEDULED to May 17th.