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Monday News 3/11/19

 
A Message from the Principal
 
 

Congratulations 
to the Boys' 8th Grade Varsity Basketball Team!  They won the Saint Ann's League Championship on Saturday.

Congratulations to the All Saints Junior Robotics Team for their performance in the All Saints First Lego League Expo held at our school on Saturday. 

Congratulations to Joseph Ortiz of grade 2.  He culminated his winter hockey season as an All-Star Hockey Player for the CT Jr. Whalers.

IOWA Tests This Week
The IOWA Tests of Basic Skills and COGAT Cognitive Abilities Tests begin today. The areas tested are reading, writing, and math. The results will be available in late spring.  It is important that your child eats a good breakfast and gets plenty of rest during testing time. It is also important that your child is on time for school each day. Any questions concerning testing can be directed to the assistant principal, Ms.Licare( ms.licare@ascs.net).

Reconciliation
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be celebrated for all students in grades 3-8 on March 26th. Pastors from the local parishes will be here for a Prayer Service and confessions.

Pray the Rosary
All are welcome to come to the chapel on Tuesday mornings during Lent at 8:00AM to pray the rosary together for the intentions of the All Saints Catholic School Community.  Please sign in at the office when you arrive.

Bishops Scholarship Deadline Approaching Soon
Every family is a valued member of our school community. Tuition assistance is available through the Bishop's Scholarship Fund to those who apply and qualify. The application process is now open. Deadline to apply for returning students  is March 15. Please visit the school website for information. If you have any questions, please contact the school office to set up an appointment to discuss ways to continue to make Catholic education happen for your family.
 
Family Stations of the Cross CD 
Copies of "Let us Follow his Footsteps" are available for sale all this week at the Book Fair. The CD was written and directed by Fr. Tomi of St Matthew Parish and features many All Saints students. CDs are $10.

Book Fair
The annual Scholastic Book Fair is this week. Please visit us in the ASCS Gym on Monday March 11th through Friday March 15th. Hours on Monday through Wednesday are 7:30am until 3:30pm; Thursday hours are 7:30am - 12:30pm; Friday hours are 7:30am - 11:00am.
 
Pajama Storytime-Tuesday
There will be a story hour for Grades Pre-K to 2 on Tuesday March 12th from 6:30pm-7:15pm. Join us for songs, games and great stories - Parents, shop the book fair while your children play and sing! The fair will be open from 5:30pm - 8:00pm that night.
 
Backyard BBQ-Have you purchased your tickets?
 
Our "Backyard BBQ" Spring Fundraiser event (adults only) is Saturday, March 23rd, 7 pm at All Saints! The last day to RSVP and purchase tickets is this Thursday, March 15th. Don't miss out on what promises to be a great party and fun way to support All Saints! Remember, all proceeds will benefit our wonderful school. The ticket prices includes amazing BBQ and all the fixings. This event is BYOB, so fill a cooler and get ready to have some fun!

 
 
 
Cash Raffle--Buy Your Tickets Now
The All Saints Catholic School Home School Association is sponsoring its 10th Annual Cash Raffle! Tickets are on sale now. First prize is $5000; Second Prize is $2500; Third Prize is $1500 and Fourth prize is $1000. Tickets are $25 each and only 2000 tickets will be sold. 
 
This is one of the mandatory fundraisers as stated in the School Handbook. If you have not participated in the $200 opt-out, you are required to buy/sell four raffle tickets. If you are having a difficult time finding someone to buy your raffle tickets, please contact the school office for help.
 
The Cash Raffle drawing will be held on March 23rd, 2019 at All Saints. To purchase raffle tickets, send in the completed ticket request form with payment and your ticket (s) will be mailed to you.

The Cash Raffle committee will be meeting every Friday morning at drop off through March 22nd to organize the raffle tickets. If you are available any Friday morning for one hour and are Virtus-trained, you are very welcome! Great way to get involved and meet new friends! Any questions? Please contact Janet Mitchell - hsa@ascs.net

Harlem Wizards March 27
 
The Harlem Wizards Game has been rescheduled for Wednesday , March 27, at 6:30PM.  Tickets purchased for January 30 will be honored that night.   Additional tickets are for sale online now.Souvenirs and food will be available too! It's a great show.  Worth the wait!  Don't miss it!
 
 
 
Little Mermaid Tickets on Sale Now
 
The Drama Club will be presenting three performances of "The Little Mermaid"  on Friday evening, April 5 at 7 PM , Saturday evening, April 6 at 7:00PM  and a matinee on Sunday, April 7 at 2 PM. Thank you to Mrs. Maurya Brown, our music teacher and Drama Club moderator. The students have been working hard since September. Please plan to come out to see a great performance!  Click here for information to purchase tickets or pick up an order form in the office. 

Art Show April 5
 
Please join us on Friday night, April 5, for this year's "Art Show." Students in Grades PK3 through grade 5 will showcase their artwork in beautiful frames in the gym from 6PM to 8:30PM.  Frames with student art will be available for purchase for $25 by check made payable to All Saints Catholic School. Please arrive prior to the closing time because  the breakdown begins promptly at 8:30PM. More information can be found on the school website.

There will be an early dismissal on March 14 . It is an in-service day for teachers.  Dismissal for preschool is at 11:30AM. Dismissal for everyone else is at 11:45AM. The extended day  program will be held for working parents until 5:45 PM.

Be well and God bless!
Mrs. Dunn
 
 
 
Summer Camps at ASCS
Looking for something fun for your child for the summer? We are offering several options right here at All Saints. 

Art of Painting and Music Camp
For children ages 4 and 5, where they will explore a variety of musical styles from classical, to jazz, to pop music while transforming melodies, rhythms and emotions into a little masterpiece full of color using different techniques and paint appropriate for their age. At the end of each week, we will have an art show with their work.
Click here for dates and registration information.  


Summer Arts and Sports Camp
 
 
For children entering grades 1-5. This program is designed to get students to tap into their creative side with arts and crafts, as well as becoming physically active while taking part in gym games and sports. The focus will be on using each individual students creative ability to work on fun, hands on DIY projects. They will also learn to show good sportsmanship, cooperation, and how to be a team player through a variety of games and sports. 

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