Building and painting clay pottery as part of our Native American Studies Unit
Have a blessed Thanksgiving!
11/16-11/18 Noon Dismissal for Conferences
11/21-11/25 No School for Thanksgiving
12/1 Have Classic Novel Finished (starting book report in class)
12/4 Solana Beach Tree Lighting and Choir Performance
12/6 All School Reconciliation
12/8 4th Grade Mass - Feast of the Immaculate Conception
12/9 Author Reading & Book Signing with Steve Breen
12/9 Nursing Home Visit
12/13 Book Report Due
12/16 Noon Dismissal - Christmas Break Begins! :)
12/24 Happy Birthday Connor
Other Important Announcements
Students need to have their class novels read by December 1st. We will do the planning and some of the writing of the book report in class. Students will need to complete their artwork, final drafts, and put the report together at home. It is due December 13th. Directions will go home after the break. (They are also posted on my website)
Students should continue to study their fast facts at home weekly!
WHO WANTS WAFFLES? Join us for a Book Reading by Steve Breen and Waffle Breakfast
Please join us on Friday, December 9th at 8 a.m. in the Parish Hall. This event will directly impact and support all of our students and their learning styles and preferences. Please see the order form attached below or click here to place your order and purchase breakfast tickets. Book orders and tickets must be placed by Friday, November 18, 2016. There are many options to participate and (signed) books make great gifts!
*If the whole class orders then we get to go and have breakfast ALL TOGETHER AS A CLASS which would be a very special treat*
Christmas Poinsettia Fundraiser
Please support the Class of 2017’s graduation activities by pre-ordering your Christmas poinsettias now. Orders are due by November 30th with pick-up on Wednesday, December 7th. Please see the flyer for details. The 8th Grade thanks you for your support!
Sports Camp - Thanksgiving Break
Coach Ramsay will be holding a sports camp at SJA during Thanksgiving Break. The camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The cost is $125 and registration form is due by November 16th.
Alternative Christmas Market November 13th
...where gifts celebrate the meaning of the season! We honor the birth of Jesus by continuing his work – we offer gifts that serve and help the poor locally and globally. St. James Academy is participating in the Parish Alternative Christmas Market on November 13th, 8:30-1:00 p.m. Please see the flyer for more information and contact Mrs. Lang (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to assist.
Scholastic Book Fair
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to school on Monday November 14th and will be here until Thursday, November 17th. The Book Fair will be open in the SJA Library Monday - Thursday mornings from 7:30-8:00 a.m.; Tuesday after school until 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday until 4:00 p.m. The Fair will not be open on Friday. Profits from the fair help us to purchase new books for the library. Please see informational flyer.