PK and K had special visitors today from the Broward County Fire Department to teach our students about the importance of fire safety. Thank you to the squad from the local West Park Station for taking the time to speak to our students today!
Pilar B and Shayanah G were recognized at the Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School Scholar Recognition Breakfast on Thursday, October 5, 2017. This award is given to eighth grade students enrolled in Catholic elementary schools that have shown the highest academic achievement.
Congratulations to the following students for being elected to the Student Council Executive Board:
Sophia S- President
Sebastien E- Vice President
Clorie L- Secretary
Charles G- Treasurer
Our election took place on Friday, September 22, 2017. Several students stepped up to run for office and gave speeches in front of grades 4-8. We thank and congratulate all who participated, especially our Student Council Moderator, Mrs. Garcia. We are looking forward to a very successful year focusing on service to others.
Please join us for a hands-on IXL.com workshop this Friday, September 29, 2017, at 3:15 PM in the Jr. High computer lab. Mr. Soto will walk you through the main features of IXL and explain how you can follow your student’s progress.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Welcome Back Picnic and Open House on Sunday. Everyone had a wonderful time and the weather was perfect! Special thanks to our Home and School Association for hosting the event. What truly made it special were all of the volunteers, families, students, alumni, and parishioners that attended. Thank you to everyone who participated by bringing a dish and contributed to our fundraiser to make it a success.
DRESS DOWN – Thank you to the families that have already participated in our class Auction Basket Fundraiser by turning in their $20 contribution. It’s not too late to participate. This Friday the 29th, there is a Dress Down Reward Day for those students that participated. Please remember our student dress code for these special days and keep in mind that we are Catholic school. Acceptable outfits include: jeans, long skirts/dresses and shorts to the knee, t-shirts, sneakers, shoes they can play in. Girls in grades PK-5 only can wear leggings. No spaghetti straps or halter top styles.
ALTAR SERVER TRAINING- Saturday, September 30th at 9:30am is the meeting for all those students in grades 4-8 that are interested in being Altar Servers for the 2017-2018 school year. Your participation in this is greatly encouraged and appreciated. Please contact Mrs. Mendez the Director of Religious Education at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
SACRAMENTAL MEETING- On Thursday, October 5th at 7:00pm there will be a mandatory meeting for all second and eighth grades students that will be making their First Holy Communion and Confirmation this year.