Academy Happenings – 1/13/2017

Priority Registration for the 2017-2018 Academic Year… Registration for the 2017-2018 academic year has begun. The oldest student in Kindergarten through grade 7 brought home registration forms. Tuition rates for new school year were attached to the registration form.

We are pleased to announce, that for the 2017-18 academic year, the preferred payment method is through the electronic ACH payment system. This payment system allows payments to be withdrawn directly from your bank account automatically without the hassle of writing a check each month. Please do not forget to complete the ACH form when sending in your registration form.

All families are encouraged to take advantage of the early registration period which is in effectthrough Friday January 27. With the start of Catholic Schools Week, we will be accepting applications from new families.

Any families with students entering Pre-K, must register online with the NYC Department of Education between 17 January 2017, and 24 February 2017. Families with students entering Kindergarten, must complete a full Kindergarten application to ensure we have all the required information on file.

Gym Attire… Some of the boys in the upper grades, have taken to wearing shorts on gym days during the winter. This is not a good idea!!!! It is excessively cold to be simply wearing gym shorts
on 35-degree days. It is perfectly fine for a student to wear gym shorts under a sweat suit, and then to take off the long pants during gym time. It is not okay to wear shorts without a cover-up during the winter months.

Fundraising Opportunities Available… There are openings during the lunch periods to assist with the special lunches. Please visit Sign-Up Genius on the Academy home page and sign-up for hours as soon as possible.

Gala and Auction 2017… The Academy is holding its 5th Annual Gala on Saturday, 8 April. We are in need of lots of volunteers to make this event a success. Many of these opportunities are very flexible, and some even allow you to work from the comfort of your own home. Please visit Sign-Up Genius on the Academy home page and sign-up for hours as soon as possible. Although the event is still several months away, work has already begun. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to fulfill your fundraising hour commitment and have some fun at the same time.

Spirit Wear 2017… A new sale window has been opened to purchase spirit wear. Spirit wear purchasing will be available through 5 February 2017. This will give families an opportunity to purchase clothing items in time for Catholic Schools Week. The link to gain access to the purchasing site is: https://dwca17.itemorder.com/sale