Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Folk Lore Book Report




Folk Lore Book Report

 Due: April 15th, 2014

Description: Folklore (or lore) consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs included in the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group. It also includes the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared. 

Directions:
1) All questions need to be answered in a complete sentence.
2) Check your work for neatness, correct spelling and punctuation.
3) You are to use loose-leaf paper.
4) Your cover should include: an illustration, your name & grade, title & author of the book.

Questions:
1) Who are the characters in the story? Be descriptive.
2) Could the story be real? Why or why not?
3) What belief or tradition is being discussed/passed down?
4) Is there a particular group of people who believe the folklore? Explain.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Updates

Tuition Assistance is still available but the deadline to submit your application is April 15, 2014. Financial Aide is available for students in grades Pre-K4 to 8th grade.
You need to go to the following website: www.mytads.com/fa/futuresineducation and click on "Financial Aid Assessment". There is a non-refundable $25.00 application processing fee.


Congratulations to our recent alumni on receiving First Semester Honor Roll at Saint Savior High School:
            First Honors: Janet Munoz
            Second Honors: Vanessa Mos
Continue to do your very best :) 

Saint Agatha School will be having a Yankee Candle Sale beginning on April 2nd, 2014. The sale will end on April 16th, 2014. You may purchase items from the comfort of your home by going to: www.yankeecandlefundraising.com. Our Yankee Candle Customer number is # 990011983. We are sure you will find items for yourself as well as friends and family. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Talent Show

We hope everyone who participated in the Talent Show today had a blast. You all were wonderful! We are very proud of your performance and are glad you shared your God given talent. Thank you to everyone who had a hand in making today's Talent Show a success.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Education Investment Tax Credit Bill

This week, Governor Cuomo is finalizing the NYS budget and in order to ensure the Education Investment Tax Credit Bill is on the budget, your immediate action is necessary.  Please make phone calls to Governor Cuomo and your community Senate and Assembly leaders.  Please make your calls no later than Tuesday, March 25th.

It is essential that you get involved and help!  The Education Investment Tax Credit Bill will help sustain our Catholic schools and provide assistance to all schools in New York State.

Click the link below to log in and make your call:
https://www.votervoice.net/NYSCATHOLIC/campaigns/35290/respond
If the link does not work please copy and paste.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Dear Saint Agatha School Community,

In case you didn't see coverage of the news conference held earlier this week, you can view it at:

Currents:  [ http://netny.net/currents/video/nyc-bishops-lead-push-for-education-tax-credit-31014/ ] ttp://netny.net/currents/video/nyc-bishops-lead-push-for-education-tax-credit-31014

YouTube:  [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckS-BHG9SAA ]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckS-BHG9SAA

These clips explain the education tax credit bill.   

Currents Net-TV

We have exciting news to share. Today Mrs. Giossi who is affiliated with DeSales Media, Currents Net-TV and the Tablet came to find out more about our wonderful school. She spoke with our Pastor Father Francisco J. Walker, faculty, and students. The feedback we received from her visit was positive and reaffirming.

If you would like to see the segment she put together about Saint Agatha School you can view it at 7:30PM from these sites:
Time Warner Cable channel 97
Cable Vision channel 30
streamslive@nettv.net (click on watch now).

Please let us know what you think about her piece on Saint Agatha School :)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Report Card Conferences

Just a reminder that Report Card conferences will be held from 1PM - 3PM & 5PM -7PM tomorrow, Friday, March 14, 2014.