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2019 - 2020 
School Year
Important Dates
Oct 18
Fall Fest Fundraiser
Oct 18
No School for Preschool/PreK ONLY
- Staff Inservice
Oct 23
Tricks, Treats & Tacos
Nov 18-20
Book Fair
Nov 20 In-N-Out Family Lunch Day
Nov 21-22
No School Parent/Teacher 
Conferences
Nov
25 - 29
Thanksgiving Break
Dec 23 - 
Jan 3
Christmas Break
Jan 20
No School
MLK Jr. Day
Jan 26
Open House
Feb 17
No School
President's Day
Feb 21
No School
Religious Ed Congress
Mar 13
No School
Spring Conferences
Mar 19
STEM Night
Mar 23
No School
Faculty Retreat
Apr 9
17
Easter Break
Apr 25
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May 2
8th Grade East Coast Study Trip
May 25
No School
Memorial Day
May 29
No School -
8th Grade Graduation
Jun 5 Last Day of School Preschool/PreK
Jun 12 Last Day of School K - 7

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October 16, 2019
Dear Parents and Guardians of St. Francis of Assisi School,

"As long as there is communication, everything can be solved." - Robert Trujillo

As a school counselor for many years, I spent all my time working with students, parents, and teachers on communication.  Communication is truly an art form and takes a lifetime to perfect.   When you think about a simple conversation between two people, each brings a history and life experience to the topic being discussed.  We bring our perceptions and personal interpretations into the dialogue. This is a recipe for disaster. I truly believe that good communication takes a lot of work, a large portion of patience, and a willingness to truly listen to another person's perspective with an openness to empathy.  We are called to walk in each other's footsteps to appreciate the journey and perspective of the other. Thank God for grace!

As a school, our main forms of communication are through our weekly newsletter, our school website, our school app, Thursday folders, and phone/text blasts.  Over the past several months, we have worked on revisioning our website and school app. Through the partnership of our parent-led Marketing Committee, our staff have been guided and inspired to streamline parent access to relevant and necessary information.  Our hope is to build bridges of communication between home and school so parents can partner with teachers for the success of their children.

We are within days of the launch of our new website and school app.  Our website will host the video I showed at our Back to School nights, which features our students and alumnus, who both dared to dream and are now living their dream.  We will send out information on the app update once the app stores give us the final approval. I want to personally thank Mrs. Gutierrez for her tireless efforts and hours of work behind the scenes on bringing the vision of the Marketing Committee to life.  We are blessed with staff and parents who dedicate much time and talent to support the vision of our school.

Caring and communicating,

Jeannette Lambert
Principal
SCHOOL NEWS
Important FACTS Notice
Please see the important FACTS notice.
Fall Fest - October 18th
Tickets are still available for purchase This is a fun night of community, food, games and excitement. Please contact Annie Grand at  fundraisers@sfayl.org  with any questions.

If you are interested in volunteering for the event please sign up  here.

A big Thank You to our Sponsors:




The Acosta Family
Applied Roofing Services/The Cardenas Family
The Brown Family
California Coating Works/The Durham Family
The Campbell Family
The Clarke Family
The Durdella Family
The Gagnon Family
Geotechnical, Inc./The Aragon Family
The Grand Family
Happy Jewelers
The Kamath Family
The Liberty Lab, Inc./ The Graves Family
Lyfe Armour Fitness/The Saldivar Family
The McQueen Family
The McCullough Family
The Menon Family
Outdoor Sign Systems, Inc./The Hoke Family
The Pena Family
Rocio's Creations
Rodrigo's Mexican Grill
StoneKastle Community Management Inc./The Martin & Reyes Family
The Yoo Family
Fall Fest Free Dress!
Relaxed dress will be offered, Monday, October 21st to children whose parents attend Fall Fest this Friday night.
Fall Fest Donations Needed
The Fall Fest committee is seeking the following donations:
  • large bags of ice (night of)
  • clear plastic cocktail cups
  • Tito's Vodka
  • Wine (red)
  • white cocktail napkins
  • 2 liter bottles of ginger ale and club soda
  • limes
  • grapefruit juice
  • large coolers to borrow the night of
These donations can be dropped off in the office attn: Annie Grand.
Red Ribbon Week - October 21 - 25

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Basketball Coaches
We are currently looking for basketball coaches for the following levels:
  • Girls 7th - 8th grade
  • Boys 7th - 8th grade
If you are interested, please contact Jenn Nieto at jnieto@sfayl.org
Spring Musical


Registration for the Spring Musical, Beauty and the Beast Jr. has begun. Registration packets may be picked up in the office or downloaded here.

We hope all of our young stars will come out to audition.  No experience is necessary and all students will be given a role in the play!
Tricks, Treats and Tacos


Taco Dinner Order Form
All School Christmas Program


If you would like to volunteer to help on the night of the event please visit our sign up link.
Buy Your Yearbook Today!
Online ordering of 2019 - 2020 Yearbooks is now open! The cost if ordered today is $45.00. The final day to personalize yearbooks is February 2, 2019. The final date to order yearbooks online is May 15, 2020. 

Click here to place your order!

 
FUNDRAISING NEWS
Box Tops Class Challenge

Pizza party for the class that raises the most box tops by November 1st!!

Please contact Jolene at jolenetuz@yahoo.com with any questions.

BoxTops has an APP! Scan your receipts NOW (very easy) and earn $ for our school! NEW FEATURE: includes noting your child's class, example "4B"!  Not tech savvy?  Leave your store receipts in BoxTop "box" in office and they will be scanned weekly (don't forget to note child's class so they get credit).
 

2019 -2020 DC Dining
Wednesday lunches throughout the school year are hosted by our 7th and 8th grade students fundraising for their East Coast Study  Trip.  The DC Dining program offers a variety of meal options from a broad spectrum of local restaurants.

Please order DC Dining for Trimester 1 at St. Francis School.  Please be sure to turn the form and payment* into the office by Monday of the week you are ordering a meal.  DC Dining next week, Wednesday, October 23, we will be serving McDonalds.

DC Dining Order Form
*note that the price this year has increased from $5 to $6
Amazon Smile


AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support our school every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at  smile.amazon.com , you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School.  Simply click here to begin shopping through AmazonSmile.
COMMUNITY NEWS
Servite Open House

San Antonio Trunk or Treat

Rosary Academy

Mater Dei High School

St. Martin de Porres

Bishop Amat Memorial High School


Open House/Information Sessions
  • Saturday December 7, 2019 General Session begins at 9 a.m. in the Carroll Center, followed by campus tours. 
  • Tuesday, January 9, 2020 General Session begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Carroll Center Visit Days 

To schedule a Visit Day, please call Mrs. Monica Leon at 626-962-2495, Ext 7449 or complete the online registration form at www.bishopamat.org. Tours are available upon request. 

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