March 23, 2021
UPCOMING EVENTS
Thursday, March 25
  • Advisory Council Open Zoom Session - 7:00pm

Friday, March 26
  • Home & School Association Virtual Meeting - 9:00am
  • March Birthdays Out of Uniform Day
  • Knights of Columbus Fish Fry – 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday, March 27
  • SAS Virtual Auction

Thursday, April 1
  • Holy Thursday - Noon Dismissal

Friday, April 2
  • Good Friday - No School

Sunday, April 4
  • Happy Easter

Monday, April 5
  • Easter Monday - No School

Tuesday, April 6
  • Regular School Day (7:50am - 3:10pm)
  • Snow Day Make-up

Thursday. April 8
  • Day of Prayer and Adoration for SAS Community

Friday, April 16th
  • Regular School Day (7:50am - 3:10pm)
  • Snow Day Make-up
SAS School Mass
Join us virtually tomorrow as we celebrate Mass as a community. 7th and 8th grade students will attend Mass in the Church. The remaining students will watch the live stream from their homerooms. Kindergarten, 1st grade, 7th, and 8th grade students will come in Mass attire.

Please click here for the Mass live stream link.
Important Information

There have been some updates to the April SAS calendar:
  • Thursday, April 1st is a noon dismissal in observance of Holy Thursday.
  • Tuesday, April 6th is a full day as a make-up snow day.
  • Friday, April 16th is a full day as a make-up snow day.
The SAS office is low on bottled water for our students. If you would like to help keep our Wildcats hydrated, please drop off a case of water in the office. Thank you for your donation!!!
Lenten Service Project
All students are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to school on Wednesdays, for the remainder of the year. Baskets will be placed in the hallways for students to drop off their donations.

This shows our desire to help the poor. These food items will be distributed by the Saint Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church. Thank you Carolyn Reed for bringing back this long standing tradition to SAS!
Celebrating March Birthdays

The last Friday of every month is an SAS spirit shirt, jeans, and tennis shoe day for any student whose birthday occurred during that month. We will be celebrating March Birthdays this Friday, March 26th.

Come Make A Difference In Our School Community
 
Next month, we will elect 3 new parents to the Saint Andrew Catholic School Advisory Council. We need 2 parents to serve a 3-year commitment/term and one parent to serve a 1-year commitment/term. Please review the information regarding requirements, eligibility, and expectations. Please prayerfully consider what talents and perspectives you can share as a member of the Advisory Council.
 
If you are interested in sharing your time and talents with our school, please submit your answers to the questions on the information sheet along with a photograph and whether you are interested in the 1- or 3-year term. Email them to Keri Steele, Nominations Chair, at ksteele1276@hotmail.com and Jennifer Folzenlogen at jenfolzenlogen@gmail.com by April 16, 2021. If you would like more information or have questions, please reach out to Keri or Jennifer.


Home & School Association Virtual Meeting

Advisory Council Open Session


Do you have a question for Advisory Council? If so, please click here to submit questions you would like addressed. 

Knights of Columbus Drive-Thru Fish Fry

The Knights of Columbus will be holding their last Lenten Season Drive-Thru Fish Fry this Friday, March 26th in the school gym parking lot from 5;00pm – 7:00pm, RAIN OR SHINE.

Also the Knights will be selling hams for Easter. They will be taking orders after every mass next weekend, the 27th and 28th.
SAS Refer a Friend Program
April Day of Prayer & Adoration
The Saint Andrew Catholic School Home and School Association, in partnership with school administration, is excited to announce that we will hold Day of Prayer, consisting of continuous Eucharistic Adoration from 7am to 9pm on Thursday, April 8th to pray for our faculty, staff, families, friars, parishioners and school community. Please sign up to spend a Holy Hour with our Lord. It's a time to come together as a community to offer Him our petitions, concerns, troubles, joys, gratitude, disappointments, needs, and aspirations.


Day of Prayer | April 8 (7 am - 9 pm)

PRAY WITH US ---> SIGN UP HERE

Adoration Holy Hour:
  • We need at least 2+ adorers per hour. Parents, grandparents, parishioners, benefactors- all prayerwarriors welcome.
  • There are 3 Ways to Pray
  • (1) At the Saint Andrew Sacred Heart Chapel (open from 7am to 9pm). The access code is 3312#
  • (2) Online via Adorecast
  • (3) In front of the Blessed Sacrament in other Catholic churches/chapels across the world

Please spend the hour you sign up for in prayer for our SAS community. Our hourly prayer warriors will be communicated to our faculty and staff so they know we are praying for our community.
Watch our video about Adoration?
Father Dan and former St. Andrew Catholic School graduate, Mia Stavens (Class of '16) share their Eucharistic Adoration experience in the video - Adoration Basics. Take a look at the beautiful way St. Andrew Catholic School fosters and develops our student's spiritual journey.
Join our community and spend time with Jesus April 8th. Sign up here

Learn More
To receive more information about Eucharsitic Adoration at Saint Andrew Catholic Church:  Saint Andrew Catholic Church Eucharistic Adoration Information
 
Questions
If you have any questions, contact Dee Estrada at deannaestrada@gmail.com or 832-928-1531
God bless you all
Thank you to our March Prayer Warriors!
SAS Virtual Auction
It’s auction week! 

Silent Auction is now open for bidding. We can’t wait to see which items you are excited about. Let’s get the bidding started! 

Things to do this week:

  • Please register to RSVP and bid.
  • Purchase a $5000 Raffle Ticket.
  • Purchase a Golden Ticket.
  • Order an SAS Commemorative Brick.
  • Start Bidding.

Please call Rose Hall, SAS Development Director, at 817-292-4355 with questions.
LIVE Game Feed for SAS Basketball
basketball_macro.jpg
SAS Athletic Director Shannon Irwin is SUPER excited to share our gym's LIVE game feed link with our community! BIG SHOUT OUT to Darlene Bauchman-Lopez to make this possible for us!

The link will be the same for every basketball game played in our gym. Please feel free to share the link with family and friends that can't be in the stands with us. Cheer loud, cheer proud! 


GO WILDCATS!!!

Click here for a list of games scheduled in the SAS gym.
Nolan Catholic High School News
Food 4 Life April Menu
Have you set up a Food 4 Life lunch account yet? Food 4 Life is our new school lunch provider! Before your can order food you must set up an account for your child. Remember, initially students will eat lunch in their classrooms. You will have the option to order individualized box lunches which will be delivered to the students.
Follow these simple steps to set up a lunch account:
  1. Click here to fill out the attached School Lunch Account Form 20-21. Email the completed form to makala@food4lifecaterer.com
  2. Once an account has been set up, parents will receive an email with instructions for managing their child's account. You will be able to enter your own user name and password.
  3. With this system, parents are able to set up an automated credit or debit card deduction to add money to the account, put restrictions on what foods their child may purchase and view what their child is eating

Click here for the April menu and pricing information.

Yearbook Information
8th Grade Parents: Ad Information
Parish Certification Form for Re-enrollment
As we begin to prepare for the 2021-2022 school year, we will need a new Parish Certification Form if you will be requesting the Catholic Tuition Rate. In order to begin to prepare your FACTS account for next year, please complete the following:

Complete FORM #1  if you are a member of Saint Andrew Catholic Church and return the form by email or bring to the school office, attention Laura Bates, Business Manager.             
      
Complete FORM #2 if you are members of another parish, have the Priest or Parish Business Manager sign the form and return the form by email or bring to the school office, attention Laura Bates, Business Manager.   
                
Please feel free to contact Mindy Dyer or Laura Bates with any questions! 
Food 4 Life Birthday Celebration
Home & School Spiritual Life Committee
Home and School’s Spiritual Life Committee at SAS offers two blessed statues to its families, a Statue of Rosa Mystica and an Immaculate Heart of Mary Statue. 

Each week, from a Wednesday afternoon to the following Wednesday morning, two families have the opportunity to take one of these statues home to use as a source of inspiration, prayer and reflection. The tote bag containing the statue also contains suggested prayers. This special tradition will hopefully be one full of meaning and faith for each of you. Pick up and drop off location is the SAS Front Office.  

Sign up is ongoing through the school year.
Prayer Requests
Do you believe in the power of prayer?

If you have a special prayer need or know of someone who does and would like prayers from our SAS Community, please email Lisa Harrington with your request.
Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Rewards Program
Last quarter SAS received $689.47 from the Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program! Thank you for supporting our school.
Don't forget to link our Good Neighbor Number to your Reward card and help us raise funds the easy way!

Saint Andrew Catholic School Organization Number: 661
Amazon Smile
Your Christmas shopping makes a difference! Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/75-6004189 or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app and AmazonSmile donates to St Andrews Catholic School.  (Yes, this is the correct spelling for Amazon!)
Bradley School Care
After School Care for Saint Andrew Catholic School students (PreK - 8th) is offered through Bradley's School Care, LLC. They have provided a safe and positive after school environment for SAS students for 39 years and are happy to be serving you and your children this year. The aftercare program is open each school day from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. Aftercare is closed on the days school is closed. Children will be provided snacks and have time for homework and play (indoors and outdoors). Bradley's childcare program is licensed through the Texas Department of Health and Human Services and is a registered corporation in the State of Texas.

Please click here for Bradley's School Care's Operational Policies or here to enroll you child.

Before School Care will not be provided this year. Doors will open for student drop off at 7:30am.