What's New this Week

Hello ACS Families,

Here are your Updates for the week ending on Friday, January 24, 2020.

What's Happening?

 Catholic Schools Week (CSW):
  • January 26 (Sunday): All School Family Mass at 10:30 a.m.  Students in full uniform please. ACS Open House follows immediatly afterwards.  ACS Store Uniform sale blowout!. 
  • January 26 - 31 (Sun-Fri): See attached CSW Calendar for the week of events. CSW Service Project: Collecting beanies, winter jackets(new or gently used) and gloves/mittens for St. Michael Indian School.  See attached flyer.
  • January 27(Monday): Community Prayer at 8:10 a.m. in middle school hall.  Are all welcome.
  • January 31 (Friday): Talent Show 10:30 a.m. in the Church.   
  • January 31 (Friday):  Noon Dissmissal.  If you need after care, please rsvp to the office@acsphx.org the name of your student and approximatley time of pick up.
  • January 31 (Friday):  The Phoenix Suns Gorrila visited ACS today for our pep rally!  We have spirit, yes we do!  We have spirit, how about you?  Join us for the Phoenix Suns basketball game!   ACS will be featured as the charity of the night.   Committ to selling raffle tickets durning the game and receive a special Buy One, Get One Free Game ticket.    Tickets $28 maybe purchased via smart tuition or check.   See attached flyer.  If you prefer a seat closer to the court, purchase tickets here  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090944A9AF2CA5FE3-phoenix (these tickets do not qualify for buy one get one free.)
Dads Club 
Happy New Year ACS Dads!  
  • We are looking for volunteers to assist us with the Catholic Schools Week Open House Luncheon on Sunday, January 26. please email Mike Scagnoli at dadsclub@acsphx.org.
  • Save the date for our Annual Daddy & Daughter Dance: Saturday, March 21, 2020, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. More details to come!
Scholarship Coaching workshops - Get that "Quick Question" answered
If you have been to one of our coaching sessions, but have a question or two on how tax credits work, then this drop-in event is for you.  Come talk to one of our scholarship coaches to get your questions answered or just visit about what you can be doing to increase the number of scholarships you are receiving.  Brochures and other marketing materials will be available to you.  We hope you will be able to join us!

  • January 27 and February 12 @ 6:00 p.m. in the K-3 building

Volunteer Opportunities

Calling All Available Volunteers: Please click on the link to learn how and where help is needed.  Thank you for being part of the ACS Community.  You may also see all volunteer opportunities on the ACS website.

School Store
  • January Special Item - Miniature Tootsie Roll Pops - $.50 each  
  • January 26th School Store Blowout at the Open House! One day only...see attached flyer.
  • Need volunteer hours? The school store is in need of replenishing snacks and beverages! If you would like to donate some items in exchange for volunteer hours, please email acsstore@acsphx.org. Email us before making any purchases. We will provide a list of specific items needed that you can choose from to donate as well as additional details on next steps after selecting what you wish to donate.  
Campus Update:  Follow this link to read the most up to date information regarding our campus building project  https://stgabrielcampus.com/   

Save the Date/Important Information
  • The Annual Report 2019 is on the ACS website.  A hard copy will be sent home next week with your student.
  • St. Gabriel's Daily Mass time change is now 8:30 a.m. Monday - Friday (was 8:15 a.m.).
  • January Box Top Contest:  Bring in a bag of box tops or your scanned receipt.and receive a lollipop through January 31!   
  • Daddy Daughter Dance: March 21, Saturday. Save the date.
  • Yearbook dropbox links are available (attached below) for your submission of photos.  
  • Another change!!!  ACS Family Mass time has been moved back to February 23 to 8:30 a.m. 
  • PIE General Meetings:  Feb. 4 and May 14. 


  • Annual Boosterthon Fun Run:  Friday,February 28.