Volume 55, Issue 20
February 22, 2016
Time to Re-enroll for 2016-2017
February is re-enrollment month. If you've not already done so, take a moment to
submit your re-enrollment contract today.
The re-enrollment contract and deposit* for 2016-2017 are due by Monday, February 29th to secure your family's place at Saint Andrew's
the deposit is a required component of the re-enrollment process. Please log in to/contact SmartTuition to complete your re-enrollment ASAP.
Father Channing Smith will be leading a property tour for the capital campaign
"Imagine the Possibilities"
on Thursday, February 25th from 10 to 11:30 am. Would you like to come on a friendly tour, see the historic property and learn more about local history? We look forward to seeing you! If you would like to experience the beauty and tranquility of the three acre oak woodland, please check in at the church office by 10 am. Thank you!
Thursday Night is Movie Night!
With NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, both the Lower School Student Council and Middle School Student Council are hosting Movie Night events this coming Thursday, February 25th from 6:30-8:30PM.
Lower School will be showing
(read the CommonSense Media Review)
in The Center. Cost is $2 to attend. Students should eat dinner PRIOR to attending Movie Night. Please
complete the permission slip
and return with payment to the office by Thursday morning.
The Middle School Student is finalizing the movie selection today and will distribute the permission slip tomorrow. The Middle School movie will be shown in The Hall.
A team of students took time during the winter break to represent Saint Andrew's in the annual MATHCOUNTS! competition held at San Jose State University. MATHCOUNTS! is a national middle school competitive program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests.
"With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by
the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy."
Tickets will go on sale later this week. Watch your inbox for details.
Have you seen The Wishing Tree?
The Spring Social Planning Committee has planted a Wishing Tree
in the school office. The tree is budding with auction donation ideas for this year's Spring Social. The Committee is currently accepting gifts of:
Sporting Event Tickets and Concert Tickets
Games and toys (LEGOs, board games, etc.)
Restaurant gift cards
Amusement Park tickets
Hotel stays / vacation getaways
Any other ideas are welcome! We appreciate any help to make this a wonderful Spring Social!
In-Service Day Friday, February 26th
The faculty will be off campus attending the National Association of Independent Schools annual conference this coming Friday. If your child will require care that day,
they need to be registered TODAY.
Care will be available for $4.25 per half hour. Students should bring a lunch with them.
Students grade 5-8 are invited to come out for Boys Volleyball, Girls Softball and Track. The deadline to
register for Spring Athletics
is Tuesday, March 1st.
The PAB invites you to the March Meeting
The Parents' Association Board invites all parents to attend the next meeting on Wednesday, March 2, at 8:30 am in the Center. Mr. Chris Scott, Director of After School Programs/Athletic Director, will be the guest presenter. He will share more about his role and the direction of after school sports and activities at Saint Andrew’s.
Travel Size Toiletries Drive
The spring service learning project for fourth grade will be putting together hygiene kits for Sacred Heart Community Services.
Can you donate a few items to help them?
There is no need to go shopping, but please gather up any shampoos, conditioners, soaps, and lotions from your hotel stays or small toothpastes and toothbrushes from your dentist. Fourth grade will begin collecting the items the first week of March. Thank you!
Faith and Innovation Conference - February 27, 2016
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church and School invites you to explore innovation, technology, and faith and how they may work together to further human connection and improve lives. Silicon Valley has generated innovation affecting millions of people world-wide. But what is innovation without meaning and purpose?
KEY DATES FOR 2016-2017
We're in the process of finalizing dates for specific events and activities, but we're ready to share the dates for the first / last day of school and holiday breaks.