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Office of the Principal
Dear Parents and Guardians,
March is here!! It’s a busy month and we look forward to the beginning of spring and hopefully some warmer weather. We entered the season of Lent and will work on our misgivings, through penance and sacrifice.
Please make note of the following important dates:
- Tues March 17th Green Day – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (details will be sent home)
- Wed March 18th Report Card Conferences (Full Day & Afterschool Available)
- Thurs March 19th Early Dismissal Grades PK- 8 Board Gala (Russo’s On The Bay)
- Fri March 20th School Closed All Grades (PK-8) Board Holiday)
- Fri March 27th Mother’s Day Cake Sale begins
**NYS TEST March 25 – March 27 Grades 4,6,7**
Report Cards will be distributed on Wednesday March 18th. Teachers will be available for conferences between the hours of 3:15-4:45pm and 6-7:30pm. **Afterschool will be available for all a grades** Please take this opportunity to meet with your child’s teacher and review their progress.
We hope to see you at our first gala “Celebrate Catholic Education @ Russo’s On the Bay”. The event begins at 6:30pm and tickets are on sale. Please make every effort to attend this event as all proceeds will go directly to the Academy to benefit our students.
Lastly please note The NYS ELA Test will be given to grades 4,6 & 7 March 25-27. Please make sure students are here on time daily for the tests. Students should have a good breakfast every morning and especially before the tests.
In closing please continue to pray with your children during Lent; attend mass, pray and meditate The Stations of the Cross. Instill in your children traditions that will be with them for a lifetime. Invite Jesus in!
Mrs. J. Charles
Recently our Board Chair Mr. Gerald Evelyn visited our Academy and spent time with our students to get to know them. 7th grade students assisted, Ingrid Clark and SPA parents, with the preparation of raffle tickets for our gala.
Dear Parents and Guardians,
February is here!!! It’s a shorter month; still it is busy with events. We celebrate Black History Month this month. The children will continue to learn about the many prominent African Americans who have made outstanding contributions to our society and to Theater, Sports and The Arts.
**Progress Reports will be sent home Wednesday Feb. 12th– please sign and return by Wed 2/13**
Friday Feb. 14th we will hold a special Red Day at the Academy. For a donation of $2 the students may dress down but they must wear something red (or pink).
MIDWINTER RECESS SCHOOL CLOSED 2/17-2/21, REOPENS 2/24 (regular time)
The Candy Sale ends Monday Feb. 24th and all money must be in by the due date to be eligible for the prizes.
Tuesday February 25th Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras @ The Academy – details will be sent home
Wednesday February 26th Ash Wednesday – We enter into the holiest season of the church; Lent.
Students in grades K-8 will attend mass at 10am and will receive ashes. All parents are invited to attend.
Re-registration for current families is underway. If you re-register by February 28th the fee is $200 per family and you will be entered into the lottery.
**Drawing will be held March 27th**
Registration (New Families) If you know of any family or friends interested in registering their children at our Academy, please ask them to call the school office for more information and details. New and perspective families are invited to visit during our “Touring Tuesdays”. Reminder if you refer a student who registers for the new school year, you are eligible for a $250 tuition credit (once all payments are made from the new family).
PK For All – FREE PRESCHOOL FOR CHILDREN AGE 4 BY DEC. 31, 2020
Visit http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/PreK/ our school code is 18KAKU for more information on registration.