This Week's Events

 

Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year is ongoing. 
Reminder: Sports and Classroom Fees are due, also please return HSA SignUp Sheet, Walking and Publicity Permission Form, Emergency Contact Sheet, and Internet Permission Slip for students in Gr. 3-6 

November 13, 2017

8:10 am Morning Prayer in Gym
2:30 pm Girls' BB
6:00 pm Boys' BB

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2:30 pm Student Council Meeting
2:30 pm Cheerleading
6:00 pm Boys' BB

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2:30 pm Art Club
2:30 pm Cheerleading
6:00 pm Boys' BB

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Honor Hat Day
9:00 am Supervisory Visit
2:30 pm Make-Up Day for STREAM Academies if needed

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1st Quarter Report Cards
8:30 am Honor Assembly

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No School PK - Gr. 6
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Parent Teacher Conferences

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8:10 am Morning Prayer in Gym
11:00 am Thanksgiving Feast

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8:30 am Thanksgiving Liturgy
11:00 am Dismissal All Grades
NO Latch-Key
NO NW Bus

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No School
Happy Thanksgiving

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8:10 am Morning Prayer in Gym
2:30 pm Girls' BB
6:00 pm Boys' BB

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2:30 pm Cheerleading
6:00 pm Boys' BB
6:30 pm HSA Board Meeting in Learning Commons
 
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Grade 6 Shadow Day at Niagara Catholic
2:30 pm Cheerleading
6:00 pm Boys' BB
 
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Yearbook Picture Retake Day


SAVE THE DATE: Craft & Vendor Show, Saturday, December 2nd, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Interested Vendors: Application and Agreement can be downloaded under Student Life, Newsletter) 
 
Please continue to support our ongoing fundraisers: CandyGram Sale, Student Council Food Drive, Pancake Breakfast, Ink Cartridge/Toner Recycle, Box Tops for Education, Pop Tabs for the Ronald McDonald House


Activities


We offer the following extra-curricular activities to our students:

Art Club - Under the direction of our art teacher, Mrs. Weaver, students can extend their love of art by joining our Art Club. The Art Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Transportation home at 3:30 pm and a permission sheet from Mrs. Weaver are required to attend plus a minimal supply fee for the coverage of project materials. 
          
The scheduled dates and projects for the 2017-2018 school year are: 
       
     September 20  Fall Door Greeting    
     October 18 Jack-O-Lantern Table Decoration
     November 15 Mini Terra Cotta Turkeys 
     December 20 Reindeer Washcloth 
     January 17  Snowman Socks 
                                February 14  Valentine's Candy Dish (2nd Wednesday - No School on February 20)                                
                                March 21 Popsicle Basket  
                                April 18 Egg Carton Flower Collage 
                                May 16 Mini Grass Sponge Houses

Yearbook Club - Join us and help design our annual yearbook. The Yearbook Club meets the first Wednesday during the months of January, February and March after school until 3:00 pm. Fifth and sixth grade students are welcome to join. The students help in drawing graphics, identify students in pictures, and assist in the layout of our yearbook. Mrs. Weaver and Mrs. Zeller are the advisors. Transportation home at 3:00 pm and a permission sheet are required to attend.

Newspaper - The students of Catholic Academy are proud to present their very own newspaper, The Catholic Academy Gazette. Students in grades 5 & 6 are welcome to join. Students use their creative minds and write sports reviews, teacher interviews, and they even make their own puzzles. Every issue includes coloring pages drawn by the students so even the younger kids can buy an issue. All proceeds are donated to charity. The Newspaper staff meets after school about once a month. Mr. Dzielski is the advisor.

Christmas Play/Stage Crew - Catholic Academy each year has a Christmas Program and Spring Musical. Our Christmas Program consists of a play and music sung by our Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third grade students. The Christmas play is a big event which includes many people participating in the production. Only students in grades Fourth through Sixth can tryout for the play. Our art department creates the stage props and backgrounds. The stage crew helps with the audio, lights, and arranging the props. A lot of hard work is put into our production with many afternoons and after school practice beforehand. Many people come to watch and enjoy the play.

Student Buddy Program - Each of our classrooms is paired off with another classroom to help in reading, writing, mentoring, role models, friendship. This is done on a monthly basis during the school day. This year, Kindergarten is paired with our third grade, first grade with fourth grade, second grade with fifth grade, and preK-4 with the sixth graders.

After School Help in ELA and Math - Need extra tutoring in ELA or Math? Our fourth, fifth and sixth grade teachers meet weekly with any students who need that extra assistance in English Language Arts or mathematical problem-solving. The session is held after school until 3:30 pm. Contact your teacher as to which day is on their schedule. 

Daily School Activities - Before we begin each school day, our sixth grade students are in charge of morning announcements which also include the Pledge of Allegiance, morning prayer, and a patriotic song. The sixth graders raise and lower the American flag each school day and have a Birthday Singers group for any student celebrating a birthday that day. Each classroom also has designated students who assist in paper recycling collections and function as class messengers.