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Mrs. Johanna Catella » Posts


Week at a Glance 12/09/19

Thursday, December 12th: Regional Spelling Bee. Last day to order Pampered Chef items. Pick up Poinsettia plants (7:15-8:15 am or 12:45-1:45 pm).

Friday, December 13th: Spotlight Theatre Presents: The Lion King 7 PM – 9 PM Events

Saturday, December 14th: Spotlight Theatre Presents: The Lion King 1 PM – 3 PM Events. Incentives end for calendar drive.

Sunday, December 15th: Christmas Spirit Day. After each game.

Centennial Calendar Drive: (check out the great incentives... but be fast, they end on the 14th)

GET YOURS TODAY! Don’t forget to order your Calendars. Families were so excited to buy these at our Christmas fair. These are great gifts! Practical...absolutely! Easy to win...definitely! Plus it supports so many wonderful projects for our elementary school!

Grand Prize:Sell and return the most calendar raffle registration cards by December 14, 2019 to be eligible to win! (Must sell a minimum of 20 calendars to be eligible – in the event of a tie between top sellers, a winner will be drawn raffle style from the candidates)

1st Prize:– $50 Dave and Busters Gift Card and AMC Movie Basket
Includes 6 movie tickets, snacks, and more! Highest Selling Student in Each Grade
(Must sell a minimum of 15 calendars to be eligible for a chance to win) $100 Visa Gift Card + $25 Voucher to School Store

Highest Selling Grade: (Must sell a minimum of 15 calendars to be eligible for a chance to win) $100 Visa Gift Card + $25 Voucher to School Store

Highest Selling Homeroom in Elementary School:

(Must have at least 75% participation to be eligible to win)
Dress down day + In homeroom breakfast celebration + $50 Gift Card for homeroom teacher

Pampered Chef Christmas Link:

Pampered Chef sells high quality items for all those cooks and food lovers on you holiday shopping list. 


If you didn’t get a chance to spend some time at our Pampered Chef table at our Christnas fair, to browse or place an order, THERE IS STILL TIME!


Our deadline for orders to be delivered by Christmas will be Thursday, Dec 12th and remember proceeds from sales benefit SJHA. 


Attached below is our order link!!


Happy shopping and entertaining this holiday season! 

Week at a Glance 12/02/19

Tuesday, December 3rd: Spelling Bee Grades 5 to 8: Parents of students competing are invited to join us at 8:15 AM in the upper gym.

Wednesday, December 4th: Christmas Tree Lighting 4:30 pm by the Golden Doors.

Thursday, December 5th: Christmas Fair: See Schedule below

Friday, December 6th: School Closed - Faculty Conference

Reminders for Week of 11/25/19

  • Bring in $8 for your SJHA drawstring bag.
  • Bring in the $20 for the calendar or you MUST return the calendar you took home.
  • Half Day Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
  • Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday (by appointment only)
  • Report Cards will be available on SIS only.  No Paper Copies will go home.  Make sure you can log into SIS.
  • Full Dress Uniform Wednesday: Thanksgiving Mass

This Week at a Glance

Tuesday, November 19th: Zoo Visit K-3
Thursday, November 21st: Crohn's Disease Bake sale (all nut free donation welcome) High School Play: Once Upon a Mattress 7:00PM
Friday, November 22nd: High School Play: Once Upon a Mattress 7:00PM
Saturday, November 23rd: High School Play: Once Upon a Mattress 7:00PM
Sunday, November 24th: High School Play: Once Upon a Mattress 3:00PM

Parent-Teacher Conferences are Nov 26, by appointment only. Conference times 12:00 - 3:00 and 3:30 - 6:30. There will be an 11:15 dismissal that day.

Tuesday Nov. 12: Trip Reminders

All Students wear their gym uniforms on Tuesday 11/12/19.

All Students MUST bring a bag lunch on Tuesday.  There will NOT be hot lunch.

Chaperones, please meet at the Golden Doors by 9:10 AM.

Students will attend classes 1st, 2nd and 7th period.

Students can bring their phone to school, but they will NOT take their phones on the trip.

All students will receive the snack pack (popcorn, fruit snacks and fruit punch) at the theater.

Our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive begins November 12th & ends on November 25th. Please send in a donation of non-perishable food items. This year we will be making donations to both Project Hospitality and The Staten Island Giving Circle. The food will be distributed to families and centers here on Staten Island that feed our hungry neighbors.