What's New this Week

Here are your Friday Updates for today, September 20, 2019..

What's Happening?
September 26 (Thursday):  Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences (all-day)   No school for middle school students.  Noon dismissal for K-5.  K-5 conferences in PM. (No aftercare
September 27 (Friday):  All School Parent Teacher Conferences (all-day)  No School K-8
September 30 (Monday): All school Community Prayer at 8:10 a.m.
September 30 (Monday): Catholic Identity Meeting (CIC) after Community Prayer in the church sacristy.
Useful Information:
  • Safe Environment Training (SET):  Please complete your account, sign up for a foundation class or complete your online renewal. Each volunteer is required to have the SET training.  See attached directions for first time and renewal volunteers.  Renewal families: the user name format  is first name.last name.dop  which is connected with your curriculum. 
  • The annual Rosary Sunday poster contest is coming up. All entries must be submitted to Mrs. Himmelein by Friday, September 20. Students will have time in art class to work on this project if they chose to participate.  Visit https://www.azrosary.net/poster-contest for more information.  If you need any further information please contact Mrs. Himmelein at dhimmelein@acsphx.org.
Volunteer Opportunities:
Calling All Available Volunteers:  This is a new section highlighting the volunteer opportunities.  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.
My Coke Rewards - Please send in your coke product bottle caps (Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Dasani Water, Powerade, Minute Maid and Barq's)  Every one returned is $.05.  Thank you Mrs. Tilton for processing the bottle caps.  We receive our first check of $26.    
Shop with Scrip: Place your orders on Monday receive your gift cards on Friday. Checks made out to ACS. Questions? Contact Austa Broeker with any questions. via email at austa.broeker@yahoo.com

School Store
  • September special:  Go Nuts for Corn Nuts $1.00
  • Punch cards can be purchased at the School Store with cash or check.  
  • Do you want to start earning volunteer hours by donating goods to the School Store? Email us at acsstore@acsphx.org for more information.
  • GIFT CARDS can now be purchased at the school store. Please see attached flyer for details.

Campus Update:  Follow this link to read the most up to date information regarding our campus building project  https://stgabrielcampus.com/f/august-2019-progress-with-city-budget-update
Plan Ahead
Picture Day - October 2, Wednesday.  Attire for students:    Blue polo shirt for K-7 and  light blue for 8th grade. (K-3 girls are welcome to wear their plaid jumpers with white blouse only).  Please no birthday free dress on this day.  If you would like to help on Picture Day, use this link to sign up.    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090944A9AF2CA5FE3-picture
October 5 (Saturday) Oktoberfest  Charity Event at Harold's Cave Creek Corral 6 p.m.-11 p.m. $25 per ticket includes: traditional Oktoberfest experience, German buffet, German costume contest, Live music all night, Live Polka Band.  Proceeds go to Local PTO's (Annunciation PIE).  
October 6 (Sunday) Community Mass at Our Lady of Joy at 11 a.m.  All students will receive a blessing.
Xavier College Preparatory's 8th Grade Day, Open House, and Shadow Program are approaching.  Attached is a detail timeline of all the events.  Thank you in advance for supporting Catholic education!
Notre Dame Prep High School household visit.  Prospective parents are invited to join our admissions team at the home of a current NDP Family to learn all about NDP community.  Please register for an evening in your neighborhood.  See the attached flyer.
November 9th (Saturday) Mother-Son event.  This is a change to the calendar.  More details to come on this exciting event.
November 9th (Saturday) Kiwanis pancake breakfast.  Please support Kiwanis who supports ACS.  8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
October 26 (Saturday): Trunk or Treat!  More to come!