February 3, 2021

 

 

NEW! Thank You! -  Thank you, thank you, thank you to all those who participated in our 24-hour Day of Giving that ended at noon today!  We reached an amazing $4,999 thanks to donations of 87 fabulous donors....a new record number of donors and total donations! We are blessed beyond words!

 

NEXT WEEK! February 10 No School Day - As previously announced, next Wednesday, February 10 will be a NO school day so our teachers may attend professional development!

 

NEW! Yearbook Orders -- Ordering for our school yearbook is now open! The yearbook is a wonderful memento of the year at Saint Chris and features portraits and photos of ALL students, from PreK through grade 8! Please click HERE to learn more and order your yearbook! Deadline for ordering, placing personal messages and 8th grade ads, and purchasing family sponsorships in February 19, so don’t delay!

 

NEW! Hot Lunch Ordering Hot Lunch ordering for March is open through midnight on February 15 on Boonli.com! Please be sure to order early as we can not accept orders after the 15th!

 

Financial Aid Applications for 2021-2022 Applications for Financial Aid and the Children’s Scholarship Fund for the 2021-2022 school year are now being accepted. All families with a financial need are encouraged to apply for Financial Aid as soon as possible! To apply, parents must do the following in this order:

  1. Apply to the Children's Scholarship Fund HERE if eligible. (The eligibility rules are listed on the Children's Scholarship Fund website) The Children's Scholarship Fund is a source of financial assistance for families in need in NH. Awards are made on a first come, first served basis, so parents are encouraged to apply early.
  2. Apply to St. Christopher School Financial Aid through the Financial section in your Family Portal (click on the link under “Financial Links” on the right side of the window).  The level of Saint Christopher School Financial Aid is determined by FACTS. Please be aware that Saint Christopher Financial Aid will take into account any award from the Children's Scholarship Fund when awarding aid to families.

 

UPDATED! Family Directory - Our online Family Directory in the Family Portal is now LIVE! To see the Directory, log in to your Family Portal. Select School in the left navigation in blue, then look for Directory. Searches can be done by student or by parent. Please note that this information is not available outside of the school and should not be shared with anyone not associated with Saint Chris.

 

THIS WEEK! Catholic Schools/Spirit Week Food Drive for Corpus Christi Don’t forget our Catholic Schools Week Food Drive for Corpus Christi! Donations for the Food Pantry are due by 9:00 AM this Friday, February 5. Please click HERE for a list of suggested donations!

 

Upper Campus Donation Request - Our upper campus is running a bit short on paper towels and would love a little parent help in replenishing our supplies! Donations can be dropped off by students in school nurse Corrie Zeman’s office. Thanks!

 

NEW! 5th and 6th grade Step-up Day - Our 5th and 6th grade students will be visiting the upper campus on the morning of our day off next week, February 10! Parents are reminded that they need to RSVP if their child is attending. Please RSVP HERE.

 

NEW! February Vacation - Our February vacation is fast approaching! We will be off school from Monday, February 22 to February 26. Please remember that if you travel outside of New England, your child cannot return to school until 14 days after your return to New Hampshire. If you will be traveling, please let your student’s teacher know as soon as possible!

 

Remote Learner Photos - We are starting to put together our Yearbook and are in need of photos of our remote learners in action! In particular, we are looking for photos of students in uniforms as they work and attend class at home. Please email all photos to Carol Fiore at cfiore@saintchrisacademy.org.

 

UPDATED! Annual Fund  - With our Day of Giving donations, we have now raised over $47,000 for the students of Saint Chris through our Annual Fund! Amazing!  All gifts to the Annual Fund stay here at Saint Chris and directly benefit our students through advanced academics, updated technology and facilities, and other important programs. If you haven’t had the chance to donate please consider doing so! All donations, no matter the size, are MOST appreciated. To donate online, please click HERE.

 

Happy Hearts Day Care - Happy Hearts Daycare, located across the street from the lower campus  at 12 Cushing Ave has two openings for extended care. The hours are 6:30 to 8:30 and 3:00 to 5:30. We accommodate on snow days, two hour delay, early release, no school days (except for the major holidays) and even if there is a power outage :) We also provide care on the Christmas, February and April vacation weeks. If interested, please call...880-6575.

 

Nashua Area Spring Sports -  It may be cold out but it’s not too early to start thinking about spring sports!

Nashua World Cup will hold a virtual tryout session on January 30 at 10:30 AM. More information and registration available at www.worldcupsoccerclub.org.

 

Nashua Blast Lacrosse has information about their spring lacrosse program available at https://tinyurl.com/NashuaBlast2021Flyer