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This week at the Academy... - Feb 12, 2021


Parents and Guardians, 

I pray you are all safe and healthy. We have made through another week of learning at St. Patrick Academy!  

Just a few reminders:

  • The SLE Focuses for February are A Faithful Catholic & A Compassionate, Loving and Kind Individual. The Virtue Focuses for this month are Gratitude, Loyalty, Prayerfulness, Good Counsel, Magnanimity, Faith, Hope, Courtesy Sincerity, Justice, Generosity, Respect, Trustworthiness, Humility, and Honesty. Please encourage your child(ren) to do their best during the month of February! 
  • Please pray for Lex Mailangi’s grandma.  She has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is in need of prayers of strength and healing from our Academy community. 
  • Congratulations to Mrs. Gonzalez, her husband and son (alumni Eduardo) who welcomed Andrea Elizabeth this morning!!  Mom and baby are doing well!! God is good!!
  • Thank you to Mrs. Peletta and 8th grade for leading us in prayer today. It was wonderful to see our student leaders in action.
  • Thank you to all those who purchased Valentine Dinners.  There were 60 meals ordered!!  Dinners will be ready for pick up on Sunday, February 14th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Please drive into the Preschool parking behind the church to pick up your dinners!
  • Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! The link to the FACTS application is available on our website. Tax returns from 2019 will be accepted, but 2020 w2 form will also be required.  Early registration for returning families requesting financial assistance is due February 28, 2021 and financial aid decisions will go out the latter half of March. Please keep in mind financial aid funds decrease as we move into April. Returning families who brings in a new family who pays registration for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year will receive 10 parent hours!!
  • STAR Testing #3 continues through March 5th. Mrs. Juarez will share a schedule of testing for classroom and remote learners with homeroom teachers and remote parents.
  • The end of the Trimester is Friday, February 19th. Parents make sure your child(ren) have turned in all their assignments so their grades reflect their best efforts! Report cards will go home (hard copies) with students on Friday, February 26th.
  • With many staff receiving the second COVID-19 vaccine on February 28th, Monday, March 1st will be a remote learning day for all students at St. Patrick Academy.  Clubhouse and Preschool will be closed as well.  Teachers who will be receiving the second dose of the vaccine, will make sure your students have work to do on Google Classroom for the day.  For those teachers who are not receiving a vaccine, they will be on Zoom with children students.
  • Spring Pictures are on Wednesday, March 10th. Students who are purchasing pictures will have free dress for the day.
  • Shop with Scrip is available for to begin purchasing and raising money for St. Patrick Academy. Parents will be given the Wish Lists with links to purchase your supplies. Don’t forget to include the enrollment code for St. Patrick Academy:  7998LB1871587 


https://www.shopwithscrip.com/  

  • St. Patrick Academy continues to receive boxes of wish list supplies!!  Teachers are so excited to receive their new supplies!!! The wish list of materials and supplies is updated regularly and the link is located below. Remember, for each $10 spent on supplies you will earn 1 parent hour.  Parents be sure to share your purchase receipts with Mrs. Fiffick so hours earned can be awarded to you. Keep in mind that Scrip cards can be used to purchase these supplies. Just click the item into your cart, complete your purchase and supplies will be shipped directly to St. Patrick Academy!  Here is the Amazon Wish List link:


https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/OPJL8YKNOVQS?ref_=wl_share 

  • There is an All School Prayer Service for Ash Wednesday on Wednesday, February 17th at 8:30 am hosted by Mrs. Mota and 3rd grade.

  

Well, that’s all for this week. Stay tuned for next week’s edition of Tiger Teaching! Please continue to pray for all those affected by COVID-19. Remember to wear face coverings, practice social distance protocols and avoid social gatherings.


Peace and prayers to you all,

Mrs. Leslie M. Lastra

Principal 

Live with Faith Learn with PassionLight the World


This week at the Academy... - Feb 5, 2021


Parents and Guardians,

I pray you are all safe and healthy. We have made through another week of learning at St. Patrick Academy!  

Just a few reminders:

  • The SLE Focuses for February are A Faithful Catholic & A Compassionate, Loving and Kind Individual. The Virtue Focuses for this month are Gratitude, Loyalty, Prayerfulness, Good Counsel, Magnanimity, Faith, Hope, Courtesy Sincerity, Justice, Generosity, Respect, Trustworthiness, Humility, and Honesty. Please encourage your child(ren) to do their best during the month of February! 
  • Please pray for Lex Mailangi’s grandma.  She has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is in need of prayers of strength and healing from our Academy community. 
  • Thank you to Mrs. Nguyen, Ms. Victorio and Student Council for organizing all of this week’s events and activities. I think we all needed a week of fun in celebration of Catholic Schools Week! It was wonderful to see our students in theme dress all this week!!
  • Thank you to Mr. Gomez and 5th grade for leading us in prayer today. Our students are wonderful examples of faith to all of us at St. Patrick Academy.
  • Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! The link to the FACTS application is available on our website. Tax returns from 2019 will be accepted, but 2020 w2 form will also be required.  Early registration for returning families requesting financial assistance is due February 28, 2021 and financial aid decisions will go out the latter half of March. Please keep in mind financial aid funds decrease as we move into April. Returning families who brings in a new family who pays registration for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year will receive 10 parent hours!!
  • STAR Testing #3 begins on February 8th and continues through March 5th. Mr. Juarez will be scheduling testing for our classroom and remote learners.
  • Shop with Scrip is available for to begin purchasing and raising money for St. Patrick Academy. Parents will be given the Wish Lists with links to purchase your supplies. Don’t forget to include the enrollment code for St. Patrick Academy:  7998LB1871587 

 https://www.shopwithscrip.com/  

  • St. Patrick Academy continues to receive boxes of wish list supplies!!  Teachers are so excited to receive their new supplies!!! The wish list of materials and supplies is updated regularly and the link is located below. Remember, for each $10 spent on supplies you will earn 1 parent hour.  Parents be sure to share your purchase receipts with Mrs. Fiffick so hours earned can be awarded to you. Keep in mind that Scrip cards can be used to purchase these supplies. Just click the item into your cart, complete your purchase and supplies will be shipped directly to St. Patrick Academy!  Here is the Amazon Wish List link:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/OPJL8YKNOVQS?ref_=wl_share 

  • There is an All School Prayer Service on Friday, February 12th at 8:30 am hosted by Ms. Peletta and 8th grade.
  • St. Patrick Academy will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two drive-thru pick-up for Sunday, February 14th. The last day to order is Wednesday, February 10th. Dinner will include Pasta Alfredo (Plain [$40.00], Vegetarian [$45.00], Chicken [$50.00], or Shrimp[$50.00]), Salad, Rolls, a bottle of wine and dessert.  Here is the link to order your meal:

https://saintpatricksacademy.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/2021ValentinesDayDinner/CheckOut/tabid/1207340/Default.aspx

Well, that’s all for this week. Stay tuned for next week’s edition of Tiger Teaching! Please continue to pray for all those affected by COVID-19. Remember to wear face coverings, practice social distance protocols and avoid social gatherings.


Peace and prayers to you all,

Mrs. Leslie M. Lastra

Principal 

Live with Faith Learn with PassionLight the World