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2019 - 2020 
School Year
Important Dates
Sep 19
General Parent Meeting
Oct 18
Fall Fest Fundraiser
Oct 18
No School Preschool/PreK 
- Staff Inservice
Oct 23
Tricks, Treats & Tacos
Nov 21
No School Parent/Teacher 
Conferences
Nov 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
-
Apr 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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Aiden B.
2B
Kaiden G.
1A
Keira O.
KA
Robert C.
KB
Ayana M.
4A
Molly G.
KB
Emmie G.
KB
Zoee K.
1A
Liam V.
KB
Lauren S.
3B
September 18, 2019
Dear Parents and Guardians of St. Francis of Assisi School,

I would like to thank our entire community for the positive responses I received on our recent efforts to increase the effectiveness of our security measures here at school.  Many parents have shared observations on ways that we can continue to improve and tighten our practices here on campus. Your feedback is very much appreciated. I am confident that together, we will refine and improve our procedures here at St. Francis of Assisi School.  

Recently, Bishop Kevin Vann commissioned all schools and parishes to dedicate this year to the theme of "Prayer."  His Excellency authored and requested that at all of our gatherings this year, we begin with his devotional prayer.  Tomorrow night at our General Parent Meeting, every family will receive a prayer card to add to their family prayer table.  This year, we are only having two (2) General Parent Meetings to be respectful of everyone's time. I am asking for your support through the attendance of at least one parent at this meeting.  I am keeping it to one hour, so please arrive on time.

This weekend, I look forward to seeing our St. Francis of Assisi Families at the San Antonio de Padua Fiesta.  The theme this year is "Rise Up." Please stop by our game booth this weekend! The Fiesta has been a long standing tradition even before the Church itself was built. As a tri-parish school, this is a great opportunity to not only support one of our parishes, but also spread the word about the great work happening here at our school.  

Hasta luego,

Jeannette Lambert
Principal
SCHOOL NEWS
General Parent Meeting
Our first General Parent Meeting of the 2019/2020 school year will be on Thursday, September 19th at 7:00 pm.  Each family attending will be given free dress for their child(ren) the following day as well as entered into a raffle for a pair of Fall Fest tickets and a $50 Vicki Marsha giftcard.

Donation based childcare will be available through our 8th grade students for children preschool - 6th grade.
San Antonio Fiesta - September 20, 21 and 22


Calling all SFA Students! 

There are still opportunities to earn service hours by working our St. Francis booth at the San Antonio Fiesta this weekend.  Come Join in the fun and "rise up" with your St. Francis family!

If you are interested in volunteering at the SFA booth you may sign up here.
Afterschool Pick Up - Important Safety Note
For families who have signed walking pass permission, you may notice that we have an administrative staff member assigned to the parking lot daily.  We became aware that students were left unattended last year beyond our school pickup times.  The same timelines that occur on campus apply to the Santa Clara de Asis parking lot.  Any student not picked up by 3:05 pm or 12:10 pm on half days, will be walked up to daycare by the staff member in the parking lot.  We cannot guarantee the safety of our students in an unsupervised parking lot, thus we have improved our procedure for this year.

Additionally, please remind students to be very careful as they walk through the parking lot, especially when walking with younger siblings.  We had several students weaving in and out of cars as they were backing up!  Please choose a designated area to pick up your student so they know right where to meet you. Otherwise, they should go directly to the sidewalk on the exterior of Santa Clara de Asis Church to wait for pickup.  

Thank you in advance for your partnership in working on the safety of our students!
Scooter's Italian Ice
PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! 

We're still in need of 1-2 parents to help us with the Scooter's Italian Ice fundraiser this Thursday, September 19 from 11:30am - 1:00pm. 

All proceeds will fund our mass accompanist. Your primary duty will be to help with the lines so that we can get the students moving as efficiently as possible. If you're able to donate all or part of the time, please email Mrs. Laura K. Lodin immediately at  lklodin@sfayl.org , and sign up to get your volunteer hours logged and credited. Thank you for your consideration and support! 


Fall Fest - Save the Date
Tickets & Sponsorship opportunities are available for purchase here.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 special thank you to our sponsors for the event:

The Hoke Family with

Fall Fest Donations Needed
The Fall Fest committee is seeking the following donations:
  • clear plastic cocktail cups
  • Tito's Vodka
  • Jameson Whiskey
  • Wine (red and white)
  • 8 oz water bottles
  • cans of coke, diet coke, club soda, sprite and 7up
These donations can be dropped off in the office attn: Annie Grand.
Buy Your Yearbook Today!
Online ordering of 2019 - 2020 Yearbooks is now open! The cost if ordered today is $40.00. Starting October 2, the price goes up to $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!

 
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FUNDRAISING NEWS
Fall Fundraiser


If you have any questions, contact the Fall Fundraiser Chair, Danielle Hill at 714-322-6979.
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, September 25, we will be serving Craftsman Pizza.

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
Vicki Marsha Uniforms



St. Martin de Porres Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest Pre-Sale tickets form.  If the ride tickets are purchased ahead of time you can save $5.00 on the All Day Unlimited Rides wristband and you will save anywhere from $.50 to $3.00 per ride if you purchase a sheet of tickets good for 10 rides.  Order forms can be dropped off in the Church office or after any of the Masses during the weekend.

St. Francis School needs families for our St. Martin de Porres Oktoberfest booth the weekend of September 27, 28 and 29.  St. Francis will be manning the Duck Pond game booth.  This is a wonderful opportunity for our school to support one of our founding parishes and acquaint all St. Martin de Porres parishioners with our school community.  Your volunteer hours in our St. Francis game booth will be credited to your volunteer hour commitment to our school.  8th graders can also earn service hours by working in this booth!

Please sign up for a shift here.


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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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