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.