What's New this Week

Friday, September 21, 2018
Please read all the information below so you are aware of what is happening next week at school.  

 OKTOBERFEST at Harold’s, Cave Creek  Save the date! 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bring your friends for a fun night with Annunciation at Oktoberfest!  A $25 ticket gives $20 back to ACS.  

Important Dates:

  • November 30 (Friday) **Change in school calendar** Noon dismissal for students to accommodate the Accreditation teams plan to present their findings to the faculty and staff @ 1:30 p.m.  No aftercare
  • September 23 (Sunday) – First Monthly ACS Family Mass at Our Lady of Joy in Carefree at 11 a.mOLJ will be recognizing students of all Catholic Schools.  Attend in uniform and receive a special blessing.
  • September 23 (Sunday) - The St. Gabriel's Knights of Columbus are hosting a Pancake breakfast after all Masses at St. Gabriel’s. The proceeds benefit the Veterans Heritage Project which our 7th and 8th grade students are participating.  See attached flyer.
  • September 24 (Monday) Family Dinner Night: Chipotle Desert Ridge. Come out to support our 8th graders and their trip to the Grand Canyon. See attached flyer.
  • September 27 (Thursday) MS Conferences.  No school for Middle School. Early dismissal K-5.  Conference schedules were sent home earlier this week.
  • September 28 (Friday) K-8 Conferences. No school for K-8.
  • October 3 (Wednesday) Picture day!  All students should be in their blue polo shirt.  8th Graders will have their light blue polos in time and should wear them.  K-3 girls who wear jumpers should wear the white peter pan blouse.  Order your pictures online at mylifetouch.com use picture code SR468112Q0

Volunteers Needed:

Parents there are many community service opportunities now on X2VOL for students working toward completing service hours for the Christian Service Award (100 hours minimum needed).  Here are a few...

  • September 23- Veteran's Heritage Project Pancake Breakfast- This Sunday at St. Gabriel students can help serve pancakes. 
  • September 29 & 30 - Knights of Columbus - People With Intellectual Disabilities Tootsie Roll Drive. Help hand out Tootsie rolls at one of the two local Fry's location.  Don't forget to stop by and make a donation for a good cause.  ACS will benefit from your donation. Contact Joe Rostowsky at jrostowsky@gmail.com to sign up.

Good to Know:

  • School Store News: Check out the new ACS oval stickers for the back of your car.  They come in two colors for only $3 each. Available at the store today.  
  •  It's All About Etiquette - four week etiquette class after school for children (K-4) at ACS starting October 18.  Children will learn how to properly sit at dinner, improving their hygiene, making better eye contact with adults, shaking hands and saying "Please", "Thank you" and "You are Welcome".  Register before October 11, 2018 for class.  See attached flyer.
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - Family Dinner Night – Café Zupas at Desert Ridge to support 8th grade Grand Canyon trip.  Flyers coming soon.

Please contact the school office if you have any questions.

 


Thank you to all school families who attended our BBQ! We appreciate all the hard work of the PIE Committee, the Knights of Columbus and our ACS Dad's Club. We especially appreciate Kona Ice and Core 5  for their time and donation back to the school. 

 

Congratulations to our Girls' 5/6 and 7/8 volleyball teams who both won their match yesterday! The game schedule is on the school website under Student Life. Follow this link.


Reminders: 

 

  • September 27 Noon dismissal for K-5.  After care will be available until 5:30 p.m. Half day rates apply.  No school for Middle School.  
  • September 28 Parent/Teacher Conferences.  No School K-8.

 


 

  Coming up at ACS: 

  • September Fourth grade would like to thank everyone who donated to our 3rd Annual School Supply Drive honoring St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  The drive was a huge success!  The fourth graders will be counting, sorting, and graphing the supplies next week!  
  • September 17 (Tuesday) –Clay Club minimum class size of 6.  Need 4 more students.  Please consider enrolling your student into Clay Club.  See Mr. Mudd’s flyer attached.
  • September 23 (Sunday) – First Monthly ACS Family Mass at Our Lady of Joy 11 a.mOLJ will be recognizing students of all Catholic Schools.  Attend in uniform and receive a special blessing.
  • September 23 (Sunday) - The St. Gabriel's Knights of Columbus are hosting a Pancake breakfast after all Masses at St. Gabriel’s. The proceeds benefit the Veterans Heritage Project which our 7th and 8th grade students are participating.  See attached flyer.
  • September 24 (Monday) Family Dinner Night: Chipotle Desert Ridge. Come out to support our 8th graders and their trip to the Grand Canyon. See attached flyer.
  • September 27 (Thursday) MS Conferences.  No school for Middle School. Early dismissal K-5.  Conference schedule will be sent home by your teacher.
  • September 28 (Friday) K-8 Conferences. No school for K-8.
P.I.E.
  • The first PIE Newsletter is attached.

 

Good to Know:

 

  • Safe Environment Training is required for all school volunteers including lunch duty.  To register for a foundation class, or look for other class locations and times, visit https://phoenix.setanet.org and click on “Register for Classes.”  Once you find the class that works for you, click on "Register Here" on the right side and follow the prompts.
  • Homework Angels coming soon.  We will let you know the final schedule as soon as it becomes available.
  • School Store News: (Extended hours Monday & Friday mornings until 8:30 a.m.) Check out the new ACS oval stickers for the back of your car.  They come in two colors for only $3! Available at the store today.
  • Our Lady of Joy is looking for Annunciation Students to join our Children’s Choir and Altar Serve on the first Sunday of each month at the 11 a.m. Mass (beginning October 7).  See the attached flyer.
  • Xavier College Preparatory - 8th Grade Day, Open House and Shadow Day Coming in October. Go to www.xcp.org for more information.
  •  Xavier/Brophy Theatre will present Suessical  at 7 p.m. on October 10, 11 and 13 plus a matinee at 2 p.m. on October 13.  Go to www.xcp.org to purchase your tickets in advance.
  •  It's All About Etiquette - four week etiquette class after school for children (K-4) at ACS starting October 18.  Children will learn how to properly sit at dinner, improving their hygiene, making better eye contact with adults, shaking hands and saying "Please", "Thank you" and "You are Welcome".  Register before October 11, 2018 for class.  See attached flyer.
  • October 13  (Saturday) - OCTOBERFEST at Harold’s, Cave Creek  Save the date! 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bring your friends for a fun night with Annunciation at Oktoberfest!        A  $25 ticket gives $20 back to ACS. See flyer for details. Starting next week, purchase your tickets through Smart Tuition. 
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - Family Dinner Night – Café Zupas at Desert Ridge to support 8th grade Grand Canyon trip.

 

  • Health Records and Medication: 
    • Immunizations: All new students must have updated immunization records turned in to the school office the first day of school. Also, 6th graders are required to have updated immunizations at age 11.  Those updates must be submitted to the school office.  Any questions, please email Nurse Dionne Poole at nurse@acsphx.org
    • Medication:  Students who need to take regular medication while at school, must bring the medication in it's original packaging with prescription label, to the school nurse's office. If you wish to provide over the counter medication for your student, such as Tylenol/Advil/allergy meds/eye drops, etc., they need to be in the original package with the child's name and grade.

Thank you to all school families who attended our BBQ! We appreciate all the hard work of the PIE Committee, the Knights of Columbus and our ACS Dad's Club. We especially appreciate Kona Ice and Core 5  for their time and donation back to the school. 

 

Congratulations to our Girls' 5/6 and 7/8 volleyball teams who both won their match yesterday! The game schedule is on the school website under Student Life. Follow this link.


Reminders: 

 

  • September 27 Noon dismissal for K-5.  After care will be available until 5:30 p.m. Half day rates apply.  No school for Middle School.  
  • September 28 Parent/Teacher Conferences.  No School K-8.

 


 

  Coming up at ACS: 

  • September Fourth grade would like to thank everyone who donated to our 3rd Annual School Supply Drive honoring St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  The drive was a huge success!  The fourth graders will be counting, sorting, and graphing the supplies next week!  
  • September 17 (Tuesday) –Clay Club minimum class size of 6.  Need 4 more students.  Please consider enrolling your student into Clay Club.  See Mr. Mudd’s flyer attached.
  • September 23 (Sunday) – First Monthly ACS Family Mass at Our Lady of Joy 11 a.mOLJ will be recognizing students of all Catholic Schools.  Attend in uniform and receive a special blessing.
  • September 23 (Sunday) - The St. Gabriel's Knights of Columbus are hosting a Pancake breakfast after all Masses at St. Gabriel’s. The proceeds benefit the Veterans Heritage Project which our 7th and 8th grade students are participating.  See attached flyer.
  • September 24 (Monday) Family Dinner Night: Chipotle Desert Ridge. Come out to support our 8th graders and their trip to the Grand Canyon. See attached flyer.
  • September 27 (Thursday) MS Conferences.  No school for Middle School. Early dismissal K-5.  Conference schedule will be sent home by your teacher.
  • September 28 (Friday) K-8 Conferences. No school for K-8.
P.I.E.
  • The first PIE Newsletter is attached.

 

Good to Know:

 

  • Safe Environment Training is required for all school volunteers including lunch duty.  To register for a foundation class, or look for other class locations and times, visit https://phoenix.setanet.org and click on “Register for Classes.”  Once you find the class that works for you, click on "Register Here" on the right side and follow the prompts.
  • Homework Angels coming soon.  We will let you know the final schedule as soon as it becomes available.
  • School Store News: (Extended hours Monday & Friday mornings until 8:30 a.m.) Check out the new ACS oval stickers for the back of your car.  They come in two colors for only $3! Available at the store today.
  • Our Lady of Joy is looking for Annunciation Students to join our Children’s Choir and Altar Serve on the first Sunday of each month at the 11 a.m. Mass (beginning October 7).  See the attached flyer.
  • Xavier College Preparatory - 8th Grade Day, Open House and Shadow Day Coming in October. Go to www.xcp.org for more information.
  •  Xavier/Brophy Theatre will present Suessical  at 7 p.m. on October 10, 11 and 13 plus a matinee at 2 p.m. on October 13.  Go to www.xcp.org to purchase your tickets in advance.
  •  It's All About Etiquette - four week etiquette class after school for children (K-4) at ACS starting October 18.  Children will learn how to properly sit at dinner, improving their hygiene, making better eye contact with adults, shaking hands and saying "Please", "Thank you" and "You are Welcome".  Register before October 11, 2018 for class.  See attached flyer.
  • October 13  (Saturday) - OCTOBERFEST at Harold’s, Cave Creek  Save the date! 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bring your friends for a fun night with Annunciation at Oktoberfest!        A  $25 ticket gives $20 back to ACS. See flyer for details. Starting next week, purchase your tickets through Smart Tuition. 
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - Family Dinner Night – Café Zupas at Desert Ridge to support 8th grade Grand Canyon trip.

 

  • Health Records and Medication: 
    • Immunizations: All new students must have updated immunization records turned in to the school office the first day of school. Also, 6th graders are required to have updated immunizations at age 11.  Those updates must be submitted to the school office.  Any questions, please email Nurse Dionne Poole at nurse@acsphx.org
    • Medication:  Students who need to take regular medication while at school, must bring the medication in it's original packaging with prescription label, to the school nurse's office. If you wish to provide over the counter medication for your student, such as Tylenol/Advil/allergy meds/eye drops, etc., they need to be in the original package with the child's name and grade.

Thank you to all school families who attended our BBQ! We appreciate all the hard work of the PIE Committee, the Knights of Columbus and our ACS Dad's Club. We especially appreciate Kona Ice and Core 5  for their time and donation back to the school. 

 

Congratulations to our Girls' 5/6 and 7/8 volleyball teams who both won their match yesterday! The game schedule is on the school website under Student Life. Follow this link.


Reminders: 

 

  • September 27 Noon dismissal for K-5.  After care will be available until 5:30 p.m. Half day rates apply.  No school for Middle School.  
  • September 28 Parent/Teacher Conferences.  No School K-8.

 


 

  Coming up at ACS: 

  • September Fourth grade would like to thank everyone who donated to our 3rd Annual School Supply Drive honoring St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  The drive was a huge success!  The fourth graders will be counting, sorting, and graphing the supplies next week!  
  • September 17 (Tuesday) –Clay Club minimum class size of 6.  Need 4 more students.  Please consider enrolling your student into Clay Club.  See Mr. Mudd’s flyer attached.
  • September 23 (Sunday) – First Monthly ACS Family Mass at Our Lady of Joy 11 a.mOLJ will be recognizing students of all Catholic Schools.  Attend in uniform and receive a special blessing.
  • September 23 (Sunday) - The St. Gabriel's Knights of Columbus are hosting a Pancake breakfast after all Masses at St. Gabriel’s. The proceeds benefit the Veterans Heritage Project which our 7th and 8th grade students are participating.  See attached flyer.
  • September 24 (Monday) Family Dinner Night: Chipotle Desert Ridge. Come out to support our 8th graders and their trip to the Grand Canyon. See attached flyer.
  • September 27 (Thursday) MS Conferences.  No school for Middle School. Early dismissal K-5.  Conference schedule will be sent home by your teacher.
  • September 28 (Friday) K-8 Conferences. No school for K-8.
P.I.E.
  • The first PIE Newsletter is attached.

 

Good to Know:

 

  • Safe Environment Training is required for all school volunteers including lunch duty.  To register for a foundation class, or look for other class locations and times, visit https://phoenix.setanet.org and click on “Register for Classes.”  Once you find the class that works for you, click on "Register Here" on the right side and follow the prompts.
  • Homework Angels coming soon.  We will let you know the final schedule as soon as it becomes available.
  • School Store News: (Extended hours Monday & Friday mornings until 8:30 a.m.) Check out the new ACS oval stickers for the back of your car.  They come in two colors for only $3! Available at the store today.
  • Our Lady of Joy is looking for Annunciation Students to join our Children’s Choir and Altar Serve on the first Sunday of each month at the 11 a.m. Mass (beginning October 7).  See the attached flyer.
  • Xavier College Preparatory - 8th Grade Day, Open House and Shadow Day Coming in October. Go to www.xcp.org for more information.
  •  Xavier/Brophy Theatre will present Suessical  at 7 p.m. on October 10, 11 and 13 plus a matinee at 2 p.m. on October 13.  Go to www.xcp.org to purchase your tickets in advance.
  •  It's All About Etiquette - four week etiquette class after school for children (K-4) at ACS starting October 18.  Children will learn how to properly sit at dinner, improving their hygiene, making better eye contact with adults, shaking hands and saying "Please", "Thank you" and "You are Welcome".  Register before October 11, 2018 for class.  See attached flyer.
  • October 13  (Saturday) - OCTOBERFEST at Harold’s, Cave Creek  Save the date! 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bring your friends for a fun night with Annunciation at Oktoberfest!        A  $25 ticket gives $20 back to ACS. See flyer for details. Starting next week, purchase your tickets through Smart Tuition. 
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - Family Dinner Night – Café Zupas at Desert Ridge to support 8th grade Grand Canyon trip.

 

  • Health Records and Medication: 
    • Immunizations: All new students must have updated immunization records turned in to the school office the first day of school. Also, 6th graders are required to have updated immunizations at age 11.  Those updates must be submitted to the school office.  Any questions, please email Nurse Dionne Poole at nurse@acsphx.org
    • Medication:  Students who need to take regular medication while at school, must bring the medication in it's original packaging with prescription label, to the school nurse's office. If you wish to provide over the counter medication for your student, such as Tylenol/Advil/allergy meds/eye drops, etc., they need to be in the original package with the child's name and grade.

Thank you to all school families who attended our BBQ! We appreciate all the hard work of the PIE Committee, the Knights of Columbus and our ACS Dad's Club. We especially appreciate Kona Ice and Core 5  for their time and donation back to the school. 

 

Congratulations to our Girls' 5/6 and 7/8 volleyball teams who both won their match yesterday! The game schedule is on the school website under Student Life. Follow this link.


Reminders: 

 

  • September 27 Noon dismissal for K-5.  After care will be available until 5:30 p.m. Half day rates apply.  No school for Middle School.  
  • September 28 Parent/Teacher Conferences.  No School K-8.

 


 

  Coming up at ACS: 

  • September Fourth grade would like to thank everyone who donated to our 3rd Annual School Supply Drive honoring St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  The drive was a huge success!  The fourth graders will be counting, sorting, and graphing the supplies next week!  
  • September 17 (Tuesday) –Clay Club minimum class size of 6.  Need 4 more students.  Please consider enrolling your student into Clay Club.  See Mr. Mudd’s flyer attached.
  • September 23 (Sunday) – First Monthly ACS Family Mass at Our Lady of Joy 11 a.mOLJ will be recognizing students of all Catholic Schools.  Attend in uniform and receive a special blessing.
  • September 23 (Sunday) - The St. Gabriel's Knights of Columbus are hosting a Pancake breakfast after all Masses at St. Gabriel’s. The proceeds benefit the Veterans Heritage Project which our 7th and 8th grade students are participating.  See attached flyer.
  • September 24 (Monday) Family Dinner Night: Chipotle Desert Ridge. Come out to support our 8th graders and their trip to the Grand Canyon. See attached flyer.
  • September 27 (Thursday) MS Conferences.  No school for Middle School. Early dismissal K-5.  Conference schedule will be sent home by your teacher.
  • September 28 (Friday) K-8 Conferences. No school for K-8.
P.I.E.
  • The first PIE Newsletter is attached.

 

Good to Know:

 

  • Safe Environment Training is required for all school volunteers including lunch duty.  To register for a foundation class, or look for other class locations and times, visit https://phoenix.setanet.org and click on “Register for Classes.”  Once you find the class that works for you, click on "Register Here" on the right side and follow the prompts.
  • Homework Angels coming soon.  We will let you know the final schedule as soon as it becomes available.
  • School Store News: (Extended hours Monday & Friday mornings until 8:30 a.m.) Check out the new ACS oval stickers for the back of your car.  They come in two colors for only $3! Available at the store today.
  • Our Lady of Joy is looking for Annunciation Students to join our Children’s Choir and Altar Serve on the first Sunday of each month at the 11 a.m. Mass (beginning October 7).  See the attached flyer.
  • Xavier College Preparatory - 8th Grade Day, Open House and Shadow Day Coming in October. Go to www.xcp.org for more information.
  •  Xavier/Brophy Theatre will present Suessical  at 7 p.m. on October 10, 11 and 13 plus a matinee at 2 p.m. on October 13.  Go to www.xcp.org to purchase your tickets in advance.
  •  It's All About Etiquette - four week etiquette class after school for children (K-4) at ACS starting October 18.  Children will learn how to properly sit at dinner, improving their hygiene, making better eye contact with adults, shaking hands and saying "Please", "Thank you" and "You are Welcome".  Register before October 11, 2018 for class.  See attached flyer.
  • October 13  (Saturday) - OCTOBERFEST at Harold’s, Cave Creek  Save the date! 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bring your friends for a fun night with Annunciation at Oktoberfest!        A  $25 ticket gives $20 back to ACS. See flyer for details. Starting next week, purchase your tickets through Smart Tuition. 
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - Family Dinner Night – Café Zupas at Desert Ridge to support 8th grade Grand Canyon trip.

 

  • Health Records and Medication: 
    • Immunizations: All new students must have updated immunization records turned in to the school office the first day of school. Also, 6th graders are required to have updated immunizations at age 11.  Those updates must be submitted to the school office.  Any questions, please email Nurse Dionne Poole at nurse@acsphx.org
    • Medication:  Students who need to take regular medication while at school, must bring the medication in it's original packaging with prescription label, to the school nurse's office. If you wish to provide over the counter medication for your student, such as Tylenol/Advil/allergy meds/eye drops, etc., they need to be in the original package with the child's name and grade.

Please contact the school office if you have any questions.

Thank you to all school families who attended our BBQ! We appreciate all the hard work of the PIE Committee, the Knights of Columbus and our ACS Dad's Club. We especially appreciate Kona Ice and Core 5  for their time and donation back to the school. 

 

Congratulations to our Girls' 5/6 and 7/8 volleyball teams who both won their match yesterday! The game schedule is on the school website under Student Life. Follow this link.


Reminders: 

 

  • September 27 Noon dismissal for K-5.  After care will be available until 5:30 p.m. Half day rates apply.  No school for Middle School.  
  • September 28 Parent/Teacher Conferences.  No School K-8.

 


 

  Coming up at ACS: 

  • September Fourth grade would like to thank everyone who donated to our 3rd Annual School Supply Drive honoring St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  The drive was a huge success!  The fourth graders will be counting, sorting, and graphing the supplies next week!  
  • September 17 (Tuesday) –Clay Club minimum class size of 6.  Need 4 more students.  Please consider enrolling your student into Clay Club.  See Mr. Mudd’s flyer attached.
  • September 23 (Sunday) – First Monthly ACS Family Mass at Our Lady of Joy 11 a.mOLJ will be recognizing students of all Catholic Schools.  Attend in uniform and receive a special blessing.
  • September 23 (Sunday) - The St. Gabriel's Knights of Columbus are hosting a Pancake breakfast after all Masses at St. Gabriel’s. The proceeds benefit the Veterans Heritage Project which our 7th and 8th grade students are participating.  See attached flyer.
  • September 24 (Monday) Family Dinner Night: Chipotle Desert Ridge. Come out to support our 8th graders and their trip to the Grand Canyon. See attached flyer.
  • September 27 (Thursday) MS Conferences.  No school for Middle School. Early dismissal K-5.  Conference schedule will be sent home by your teacher.
  • September 28 (Friday) K-8 Conferences. No school for K-8.
P.I.E.
  • The first PIE Newsletter is attached.

 

Good to Know:

 

  • Safe Environment Training is required for all school volunteers including lunch duty.  To register for a foundation class, or look for other class locations and times, visit https://phoenix.setanet.org and click on “Register for Classes.”  Once you find the class that works for you, click on "Register Here" on the right side and follow the prompts.
  • Homework Angels coming soon.  We will let you know the final schedule as soon as it becomes available.
  • School Store News: (Extended hours Monday & Friday mornings until 8:30 a.m.) Check out the new ACS oval stickers for the back of your car.  They come in two colors for only $3! Available at the store today.
  • Our Lady of Joy is looking for Annunciation Students to join our Children’s Choir and Altar Serve on the first Sunday of each month at the 11 a.m. Mass (beginning October 7).  See the attached flyer.
  • Xavier College Preparatory - 8th Grade Day, Open House and Shadow Day Coming in October. Go to www.xcp.org for more information.
  •  Xavier/Brophy Theatre will present Suessical  at 7 p.m. on October 10, 11 and 13 plus a matinee at 2 p.m. on October 13.  Go to www.xcp.org to purchase your tickets in advance.
  •  It's All About Etiquette - four week etiquette class after school for children (K-4) at ACS starting October 18.  Children will learn how to properly sit at dinner, improving their hygiene, making better eye contact with adults, shaking hands and saying "Please", "Thank you" and "You are Welcome".  Register before October 11, 2018 for class.  See attached flyer.
  • October 13  (Saturday) - OCTOBERFEST at Harold’s, Cave Creek  Save the date! 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bring your friends for a fun night with Annunciation at Oktoberfest!        A  $25 ticket gives $20 back to ACS. See flyer for details. Starting next week, purchase your tickets through Smart Tuition. 
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - Family Dinner Night – Café Zupas at Desert Ridge to support 8th grade Grand Canyon trip.

 

  • Health Records and Medication: 
    • Immunizations: All new students must have updated immunization records turned in to the school office the first day of school. Also, 6th graders are required to have updated immunizations at age 11.  Those updates must be submitted to the school office.  Any questions, please email Nurse Dionne Poole at nurse@acsphx.org
    • Medication:  Students who need to take regular medication while at school, must bring the medication in it's original packaging with prescription label, to the school nurse's office. If you wish to provide over the counter medication for your student, such as Tylenol/Advil/allergy meds/eye drops, etc., they need to be in the original package with the child's name and grade.

Please contact the school office if you have any questions.