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  • Principal Whitehair

St. Andrew's News, January 20, 2023

CONGRATULATIONS!! St Andrews Veteran's Day project for Community Service won the State Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution JAC (Junior American Citizens) contest and has been forwarded to the Division (6 states) which will be judged later this month. Pictured are the fifth graders who led this all-school project, fifth grade teacher Mrs. Anguiano, and representing the local chapter of the

DAR are Dee Marshall and Cassy Wilson.

Congratulations to fourth grader Ava Straight who placed second in the Daughters of the American Revolution's JAC (Junior American Citizens) Stamp Contest and to fifth grader Brooklyn Sluder who placed second in the Poster Contest. Students in grades 3 - 5 learned about the Santa Fe Trail and participated in this year's DAR Contest. This year's theme was, “The 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail: Moving the Stars and Stripes Westward”. Special thanks to Cassy Wilson for bringing this fun and educational program to our school!

Week of January 16 - 20-

Monday – No School, Inservice

Tuesday – School Mass, 2:00 p.m.; Building Committee Meeting, 6:00 p.m.; School Council Meeting, 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday – Communion Service, 2:00 p.m.; Choir, 2:45 – 3:15



We will have mass next week on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Please join us if you can. Mass collections in January go to the school auction. Students are encouraged to bring money for mass collections, even if just a coin or two. THANK YOU for teaching your child about the importance of stewardship and helping others.

Congratulations to the following students who will participate in the School Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 2 at 1:00 p.m.-

  • Kindergarten - Colin Miller, Asher Witt, Harper Nusbaum, Delaney Randolph

  • First Grade - Johanna Pugh, Rhett Tiernan, Julianne Whitehair

  • Second Grade - Veronica Brooks, Abigail Whitehair, Ella Strunk, Creyton Berns

  • Third Grade - Crayton Taylor, Aubrie Zook, Killian Horsfall, Shannon Mead

  • Fourth Grade - Whitney Kollhoff, Ava Straight, Layton Lowry

  • Fifth Grade - Paige Evans, Si Parsons, Brodyee Mintner, Brooklyn Brooks

The TALENT SHOW is coming soon!! If your child would like to participate, tryouts will be held in each classroom and then the top 2 - 3 performances will be presented to the entire school on Friday, February 3 at 12:15.

January -

21 - Family Game Night at Parish Center

23 - Bread in a Bag, Grades 3 - 5; Proclamation Signing, 4:00 p.m.

29 - Catholic Schools Week Begins

30 - No Uniform Day if you Dress as a Saint

31 - Bishop Vincke Mass, 1:30 p.m.; Building Committee Meeting, 6:30

February -

2 – No Uniform Day if you Dress to Represent a Career that you Admire

3 – Family Picnic Day, No Uniform Pajama and Crazy Hair Day - with Item for the Food Bank

6 – Grade 5 to STARBASE

7 – School Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

8 – BOB

9 – 2:00 – FFA Visit; Little Ike Storytime; School Finance Meeting, 4:00 p.m.

10 – Bingo at Village Manor, Grade 1, 1:00 p.m.

13 – Grade 5 to STARBASE

14 – Valentine Tiger Day, Hosted by Grades K & 4

17 – Grade 5 to STARBASE

20 – No School, In-service

24 – Grade 5 to STARBASE

25 – First Reconciliation, 9:00 a.m.

More dates to add to your calendar-

January 31 - Bishop Vincke her for Mass, 1:30

February 25 – First Reconciliation

March 8 - Live Literature at GPT, 9:45 a.m.

April 17 – State Assessment Week

April 21 – Family Picnic Day (no school the first two Fridays in April)

April 27 – Spring Program

May 5 – Field Day

May 11 – Grades K – 2 Field Trip (TENTATIVE)

May 18 – Grades 3 – 5 Field Trip (TENTATIVE)

May 17 – Fifth Grade Promotion Mass

May 19 – Last Day Preschool, Programs in Morning

God bless your family with a GREAT weekend!

Principal Whitehair

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