Dear St. Jane Frances de Chantal School Community,
Last week we had a fantastic WASC accreditation visit! Thank youto Fr. Antonio, all of the staff, students, and parents that supportedus as we work towards continuous improvement. More informationwill be sent in the months to come about how we will continue togrow in God's goodness.
Looking ahead, here is what is coming up/notes for you:
o New gate buzzers - We are raising funds for purchasingbuzzers/cameras for both school gates. This will increase safety byallowing the office to see incoming visitors and buzz them into theschool property through the front office gates, as well as theparish parking lot. If you would like to donate or learn more about it, please talk to the office.
o Jog-a-thon - Save the date: Tuesday, 2/27 is our upcoming Jog-a-thon! It is $20 per family - money & permission slip turned intothe homeroom teacher. Proceeds go to purchasing the new gatebuzzers for increased school safety.
o Carnival - Carnival sign-ups are available 1/30-3/30 before andafter school Monday-Thursday. On Fridays, the office has the sign-up sheets, which parent schedule changes can take place. Thankyou for your support!
o Donation art letter - see attached about the art donation that wereceived to begin the process of making ceramics andprintmaking, as well as how to volunteer time/donate.
o Annie - Tryout sign-ups for the musical, Annie, will start thisMonday Feb. 12-Feb. 28 outside of Kindergarten's classroom.Letters will go home this week with more information. The production will take place in June.
Saints of the Week/Feast Days:
o 2/11 - Our Lady of Lourdes
o 2/12 - Saint Apollonia
o 2/13 - Saint Giles Mary of Saint Joseph
o 2/14 - Saint Valentine; Saints Cyril & Methodius
o 2/15 - Saint Claude de la Colombiere
o 2/16 - Saint Gilbert of Sempringham
o 2/17 - Seven Founders of the Servite Order
(If you click the calendar link, there are biographies of eachsaint/feast day: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/sod-calendar/ )
o 2/5-9 - STAR Testing
o 2/12 - Class Parties (Mardi Gras/Valentine's Day)
o 2/13 - Ash Wednesday, Valentine's Day; All School Mass
o 2/15 - Stations of the Cross (every Thursday in Lent at 9 AM)
o 2/16 - No School (WCEA/WASC)
o 2/19 - No School (Presidents' Day)
o 2/20-23 - Onward Readers Teacher Professional Development
o 2/21 - Power of One (Anti-bullying assemblies for K-8th grade)
o 2/23 - Student of the Month
o 2/27 - Jog-a-thon (Proceeds go to purchase new gate buzzers)
o 2/28 - 8th Grade Pictures
Mrs. Bev Reyes