Volume 55, Issue 26
April 13, 2016
Congratulations to the Concert Choir, Jazz Orchestra and Instrumental Ensembles!
Our Middle School music groups, under the direction of Mr. Higgins, wowed the judges and the crowds last weekend at the Heritage Festival competition in Anaheim. From the 76 groups representing 38 different schools (middle schools, high schools and colleges), Saint Andrew's was recognized with the Festival's highest honor, the
Sweepstakes For Total Program Award!
Given to the school that earned the highest cumulative score with at least three competing groups represented in both the vocal and instrumental categories!
Fifth Grade Recycling Drive
In honor of Earth Week, the
is hosting a Recycling Drive next week April 18-22. Fifth graders will be on the plaza at drop off and pick up to collect your empty plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Last year, 71 pounds of recyclables were collected so this year they've set the goal at 100 pounds! Money raised from turning in the recyclables will be used to purchase additional recycling containers for the campus.
Perform! Share! Inspire!
All families are invited to attend the
Saint Andrew's Variety Show
next Friday, April 22nd at 6pm in the Hall! A fun, annual tradition when students perform, share and inspire! Students will present a 2-minute act, either as an individual or a group.
7th and 8th grade students are invited to help produce the show. And parent volunteers are also needed as student mentors and to help with the event.
Student and Parent Volunteers Welcome.
Variety Show Flowers for Pre-Order
We are offering pre-sale of flowers for the performers, both half-dozen bouquets or a single rose. This is a fundraiser for the 8th Grade Graduation Party - all proceeds will go toward funding our party. Please submit your order form with payment to the office by 3pm Thursday 4/14.
that is when we have parent/teacher conferences, so plan accordingly.
The 2016 Spring Social is just a few weeks away! Come! Be whisked away to a magical evening of mystery and fun on Saturday, April 30th. The Spring Social is a wonderful way to meet new people, enjoy fabulous food, dance and laugh, all while supporting the school we all love!
Purchase your tickets
to be part of the amazing
Night in Venice: A Masquerade
150 Families and Counting!
We are grateful to have 150+ contributors to the capital campaign! Thank you to everyone who joined in and recently made a gift to the
Imagine the Possibilities
capital campaign including:
William and Angela Blosen
Michele and Alex Boesenberg
Brenda Zawatski and Frank Calderoni
Douglas and Evelyn Dean
Barbara and Paul Gagner
Cam and Amy Geer
Stephen Kampmeier and Susie Taylor
Scott and Muffie Waterman
We appreciate Saint Andrew’s supporters from far and wide who want to help acquire the property next door for future generations. If you would like to take a tour and visit the property with Erik Carlson, please email
to set up a day and time. We look forward to seeing you.
Parent-Teacher Conference Days
Just a reminder that there is NO SCHOOL tomorrow or Friday.
For students who have registered for all day child care, hot lunch can be ordered through My Green Lunch. If you mistakenly ordered, please
email My Green Lunch
at your earliest convenience to cancel. If cancelled before 5:00PM, you can still receive a partial credit.
Pre-Spring Social Children's Event
Calling all students to attend the pre-
Spring Social Children’s Event
on Friday, April 29th. Your children will have a mighty good time at The Italian Carnival in front of The Center from 3-4:30pm. There will be carnival games, juggling show, face painters, crafts, snacks and more.
Head of School Donor Appreciation
The Head's Luncheon is Wednesday, April 20th at 12:30pm, in appreciation of the many generous $5000+ donors to the Saint Andrew's Annual Fund. The Luncheon will be held in the Center before the Lower School Spring Music Concert. Please RSVP to
. Thank you for your support for our teachers and students.
Camp Saint Andrew's July 31-August 6
Boys and girls ages 8-15 are invited to join us in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for a full week of fun-filled outdoor activities. Our traditional overnight camp program includes archery, trips to the lake, tie-dye, arts & crafts, campfire skits & songs, and more!