Week of September 21, 2020
For parents who want to learn more about the St. Thomas Aquinas Distance Learning Program additional webinars have been added, and the recordings will be made available on the website early this week.
Updated and additional webinars:
- Monday Aug 24th 2:00pm Please register here: Zoom registration for Monday 8/24 2pm
- Tuesday Aug 25th 2:00pm Please register here: Zoom registration for Tuesday 8/25, 2:00pm
(*FYI – the announced session on Monday 8/24 at 6pm is registered at capacity)
Principal’s Message for the Week of May 11
I hope all mothers had a good Mother’s Day weekend. We call on our Blessed Mother for her protection and guidance for our school and for our country.
On Friday all Progress Reports were available on Option C. If you are unable to receive the report on Option C please contact the classroom teacher and we will email you a copy. If we can answer any questions about your child’s progress so far this trimester, please reach out to the teacher and me as well with your concerns.
Last week I was able to meet with parents from grades 2-8 each week night. This week I will conclude the parent meetings for grades 1 and kindergarten. On Wednesday, we will ask parents to take a survey in technology so that we may go forward with planning off site, distance learning. The survey will be in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. Please be honest in answering this survey as we only see the instruction from our point of view and we need parent input as we move forward.
A few reminders:
- The Relief Fund deadline is this Friday, May 15th This one time assistance is being offered by the Diocese of Brooklyn for parents who have lost their jobs and are having difficulty paying the remainder of the tuition.
- Financial Aid for September 2020 applications are still being accepted until May 31st.
- If families are in need of food, please contact us so we will work with St. Michael’s Food Pantry
During this time of need we would like to pray for those intentions of our St. Michael’s Catholic Academy family. To have a name added to our Prayer Wall please Click Here.
You can now pay for your child’s Tuition and other Fees Online:
Click the link below to get started:
Mrs. Jeri Zappitielli
Even though we are temporarily apart from each other we are still one family. In this gallery we will highlight members of the St. Michael’s Catholic Academy Family as we continue to learn and grow together.
Check back as more photos are shared.
The SMCA preschoolers, teachers, and administrators had the opportunity to share some living things they have in their house, through a video conference. They showed and talked about their pet cats, dogs, and also about plants (i.e. parts of a plant and the life cycle of the plants). The students knew the differences between living and non-living things. They are learning these concepts very well!
Like all of the students at SMCA, our preschoolers have been busy at work during the Easter break. They truly remind us of the meaning of Easter: a new beginning, hope, and happiness.
Today, during our fourth week of remote learning, the Pre-K classes held a Show and Tell video conference! The students and teachers shared their works of art and favorite toys related to the Living and Non-Living Things unit of study. We saw a display of plants, stuffed animals, trucks, and other toys and also drawings of pets, parts of a plant and the life cycle of a plant. Good job SMCA!!
and the special work they do everyday to keep us safe
The SMCA Pre-K classes had a live video conference today. Students, parents, teachers, and school administrators shared a wonderful and productive time together. The response was astounding! We are looking forward to repeat this experience soon!
Log into login.learning,com and complete this week’s assignment for your class listed below.
Remember that your username is your first name, a space, and your last name.
For example if your name was Jane Doe then your username would be jane doe.
The district is BQ Diocese.
If you have any problems logging in please email me at email@example.com.
Week of March 16:
Grade 2: Keyboarding: Locate and Type Letters U, V, W, X, Y, and Z
Grade 3: Spreadsheets: Navigating Cells, Rows, and Columns
Grade 4: Spreadsheets: Columns and Rows
Grade 5: Internet Usage: Validity and Sourcing
Grade 6: Online Communication: Sharing Safely Online
Grade 7: Databases: Planning and Building a Database
Grade 8: Online Communications: Using Personal Learning Networks
Grades 4-8 please join my Google Classroom if you haven’t done so already. Assignments will be posted in Google Classroom starting next week. Enroll in the class by going to Google Classroom clicking the + sign and join the class with the code below:
Grade 4: 4xgrvrr
Grade 5: dr4lcxp
Grade 6: chqf6qe
Grade 7: 2iotnra
Grade 8: wu6iatz