Walkathon Donations – Recognition Wall

We would like to take this time to thank the following families and business for their support during our annual Walkathon on Friday, April 28th, 2017.

Paniagua Family
Daley Family
S+S Liquors
J Stone Design, Inc.
Te Family
Xavier Martinez and Family
Vito and Diana Carlucci
Omolon Family

We would also like to thank the following parents and families for going above and beyond during the Walkathon by helping us prepare the food for the whole school:

Mr. Jeffrey Cortez – Jeffrey Cortez’s father (Kindergarten parent)
Mr. Arismendy Jerez – Christopher Jerez’s father (6th-grade parent)
Mrs. Sylvia Perez – Anthony Perez’s mother (6th-grade parent)
Mr. Juan Paniagua – father to Juanluis, Diana, and Karen Paniagua (4, 7, and 8th-grade parent)
Ms. Lisa Mattin – mother to Krystal Seddon-Mattin (6th-grade parent)
Mrs. Consuelo Ramirez – mother to Sarah and Giovanni Ramirez (6 and 8th-grade parent)
Mr. Bruce Fernandez – father to Bruce and Brooke Fernandez (2 and 8th-grade parent)
Mrs. Rosa Dutan – mother of Samantha and Julian Jacome (3 and 6th-grade parent)

Once again, thank you for your support and for your contributions!

Sister Peggy Memorial Oratorical Contest Winners

On Friday, 6, 7, and 8th graders presented their speeches for the Sister Peggy Memorial Oratorical Contest.  The diocesan-level contest will be held on May 31, 2017 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy.

Representing our school will be 8th grader, Giovanni Carlucci with William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech.

The results for Friday, May 5th’s presentations were as follows:
1 – Giovanni Carlucci – Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech – William Faulkner – 12/10/1950
2 – Krystal Seddon-Mattin –  March on Washington Speech – Josephine Baker – 1963
3 – Bianca Rotinsulu – Speech on Feminism to the U.N.  – Emma Watson – 9/20/2014
4 – Hannah Daisomont – The Pleasure of Books – William Lyons Phelps – 4/6/1933
5 – Carol Riaz – Speech on Education Rights for Girls to the U.N. – Malala Yousafzai – 7/12/2013
6 – Fardeen Salla – Never Give In, Never, Never, Never – Winston Churchhill – 10/29/1941
7 – Adil Khan – Iowa Caucus Speech – Barack Obama – 1/3/2008
8 – Nicolas Ramlochan -Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech – William Faulkner – 12/10/1950
9 – Sarah Ramirez – On Women’s Rights – Susan B. Anthony
10 – Diana Paniagua – Ain’t I A Woman? – Sojourner Truth
11 – Carrie Song – Address to the Nation – George W. Bush – 9/11/2001

Congratulations to all of our semi-finalists!

Congratulations to our 2nd Graders!

Our 2nd Grade class received the Sacraments of Penance and First Holy Communion this past week.  We hope that now that you share in Communion that Jesus becomes a constant presence in each of your lives.  Congratulations and may God bless you all!

Teachers’ Appreciation Week

We would like to take this time to thank all of the fabulous teachers on our staff for their hard work and dedication to our students!  Happy Teachers’ Appreciation Week!

Math State Test

Children from grades 4, 6, and 8 will be taking the NYS Math exam today, tomorrow, and Thursday this week.  We wish all test-takers across the state the best of luck!

Week of the Young Child 2017

Week of the Young Child activities are underway for this week.  Flyers went home before the vacation to all Nursery, PKA, and K-2 families with the full schedule.

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all in our community!  We hope this Easter season is one of love, health, and prosperity.

ELA State Testing – March 28-30th

Students from our 4, 6, and 8th grades will be taking the NYS ELA Exam from March 28-march 30th. We ask that all students come prepared and put their best foot forward.  Good luck to all who are testing!

Report Card Night Tonight

Report Cards will be given out tonightr for the second trimester.  Meetings with teachers are by appointment only.

School will be open on Wednesday, March 15th

School will be open on Wednesday, March 15th. All AfterSchool activities will also resume. Please use caution and give yourself extra time for travel.

La escuela estará abierta el miércoles 15 de marzo, así como las actividades programadas para después de la escuela. Por favor usen cuidado y tiempo extra para viajar.