NEW! Thank You! - Our teachers continue to be touched by the goodies donated by our families for Teacher Appreciation Week! Thanks go to the Schuh and Cook families from the lower campus and to the Cuevas family from the upper campus!
We also want to thank Madeleine Hope, her mother, and her grandmother for cleaning up the Marian flower bed in front of the upper campus and planting some new flowers!
Online Auction is OPEN until Saturday, May 15!
Raffles close at 5:00 PM
Live streamed event on the Auction website to announce raffle winners at 6:00 PM
All items close for bidding at 10:00 PM!
Click HERE to register and BID!
Thank you to our Gold Sponsor…
Kevin Brown - Knights of Columbus Insurance
Thank you to our Wildcat Sponsor…
Curtis & Mary Jane King
Thank you to our Bronze sponsors….
RISE Dance Studio
Joseph and Karla Hall
Nashua Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry LLC
NH Holistic Health Associates
Kalil and Kress Family Dentistry
Knights of Columbus Prince of Peace Assembly No 1506
Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise
Smith and Heald Funeral Home
Dave and Ellen Valade
Special thanks to our Decked in Diamonds Sponsor
And special thanks to our Cooler Raffle Sponsor…
Wowza! Thank you to Teacher Appreciation Sponsors:
Eleni Eliades, Katherine Shrieves, Luc Sirois & Faby Gagne, Kelly Ciardelli, Paul Schmitt, Erica Lilley, Lori Szydlik, Julie Phelan, Kristina Gilmer, Tracey Bradshaw, Fred Daniels & Nancy Trask, Mel & Kathy Speidel, Michaela Zebrak, Diane Gear, Barrett & Jessica Brown, Erin Mello, Corey & Jamie Gregoire, George & Jennifer Torosian, Quang & Emily Uong, Ed & Michelle Canto, Rachel & Dan Ricker, Deb Matson-Champagne, Michele Hope, Frank & Amy Teas, Krista Radford, Lindsay Toomey, Lisa & Tim Klein, Maria Cosa Neal, Louis & Stacey Cardinale, Jessica & Dan Hickey, Alfonso & Meighan Garcia, Aaron & Kira Dufoe, Shannon Sullivan, Alex Bruttaniti, Karla Hall, Pamela Card, Shane Rooney, Jessica Irwin, Brian & Nicole Horan, Sarah & Jeff Rol, Tran Trang, Kristin & Jake Schuller, William & Tabitha Cora, Michelle Mogielnicki, Amy Tefft, Theresa & Brian Scanlan, Bridget Jaracz, Michael & Laura Ekstrand, Dianne & Michael McGrade, David Leclerc, Eric & Catherine London, Nick & Jessica Ackerman, and Jonathan, Michelle Oro, Nathan & Louise Goulet, Sasha & Nick Frasca, Kevin Martin, Karin O’Donnell, Amanda Quinlan, Alex Sullivan, Leah Lyon, Christine Sculos, Jay Patel, Mark Sekula & Sarah Ryman, Mark Gill, Kimberly Fleming, Thomas Neary, Christopher & Melissa Sprague, Nicole Bouvier, Michelle Lusignan, Anil Potluri, Jaclyn Leland, William & Caitlin Davis, Alya Abboud, Thomas Nichols, Ann Marie Pellechia, BHHS Verani Nashua - Kristine Healey, Becky Kosterman, Theresa Yasevich, Jennifer Young, Tal & Deepa Tallamaraju, Katie Osborn, Chih-Ping Chen, Kendra Hewitt, Jeanine Kilgallen, Allison Sepulveda, Heather & Greg Griebel, Maryan Cuevas, and Henry Hildago & Lisette Fermin!
THIS WEEK! Wildcat Pride Tuition Raffle: You can’t win if you don’t play! The Wildcat Tuition Raffle for a FULL Academy tuition for the 2021-2022 school year is underway as party of the online auction!! Tickets will be $50 each and only available through the virtual auction website until 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 15!. Raffle drawing will be livestreamed on Saturday, May 15 at 6:00 PM on the virtual auction website! Can’t wait to see who our BIG winner is!
TONIGHT! Teacher Fair #2 -- Spread the word! We had a great turnout for our last Teacher Fair, but we still need more fantastic educators to join our expanding community in the fall! Our next Teacher Fair will take place TONIGHT, Thursday, May 13 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at the upper campus. We are looking for teachers and substitutes to join our fabulous faculty on both our upper and lower campuses.! Teachers with certification from grades prekindergarten through grade 8 are encouraged to apply. We are also looking for daily and long term substitutes, as well as After Care teachers. During the Teacher Fair, applicants will have a mini-interview with Mrs. Clarke and meet other faculty and staff. Applicants should complete the Diocesan Teacher Application HERE prior to the Teacher Fair. For more information, please contact Mrs. Clarke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS WEEK! Upper Campus Placement Tests -- Combined with standardized testing results and report card grades, placement tests at the upper campus level allow teachers to properly academically level students and best ensure their success at Saint Christopher Academy. Current in-school 6th grade students at the Academy will take math and English placement tests tomorrow, Friday, May 14 during their regular school day. Students who are new to the Academy will take the placement test at the upper campus on Saturday, May 15 starting at 9:00 AM (doors open at 8:30 AM). More information is available from Admissions Coordinator Lorrice Bedard at email@example.com or Sue Coker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW! Diocesan Virtual Summer Institute! - The Catholic Schools Office is again offering a Virtual Summer Institute for students in grade K to 8. The online program will be free of charge for four consecutive weeks from July 5 to July 30. Classes are available on a first come, first serve basis and registration must be completed by June 1 HERE. Please see the letter HERE for more information.
NEW! Tuition Agreements - All families who will be attending Saint Christopher Academy for the 2021-2022 school year were sent an email from Director of Business Operations Matt McKenna last Friday. Tuition agreements have been posted in the Financial section of the Family Portal. The agreements list the overall tuition for next year by grade, plus any applicable fees and policies. All tuition agreements must be electronically signed through the Family Portal by Friday, May 21. Once this is completed, tuition amounts and fees, along with any financial aid, TIP program awards, multi-family discounts, etc. will be applied to your FACTS tuition management account by the end of May. You will receive notification that this has been completed. First payments for the 2021-2022 school year are due in July according to the payment schedule you have selected. If you have any questions, please contact Matt at email@example.com.
NEW! Lower Campus Free Dress - Lower campus principal (for a day) CJ declared that tomorrow, Friday, May 14, is a free dress day for all lower campus students and staff! Thanks principal CJ!
Summer Vacation Dates --
-- Early Release at 11:30 AM for upper campus students only (grades 7 & 8)
-- Final day for 5th and 8th grade students
-- 5th grade Convocation (5:30 PM at the Upper Campus)
-- Final day for 6th grade students
-- 8th grade graduation (7:00 PM at the Upper Campus)
-- Final day for grades Prekindergarten to grade 4 and grade 7. This will be an Early Release Day with grade 7 released at 11:30 and grades 1-4 released at 12:00 PM. Prekindergarten will be released at 11:40 AM and Kindergarten at 11:45 AM.
-- 6th grade promotion ceremony (7:00 PM at the Upper Campus)
2021-2022 School Calendar - Our school calendar for the 2021-2022 school year has been approved! You can find it HERE. Please note that like this year, the schedule may be a bit fluid based on the COVID situation during the year. However, you will be informed of any schedule changes as soon as possible!
Memorial Day No School - Monday, May 31 is Memorial Day….and there will be NO school that day!
Early Release Reminder - Friday, June 4 will be an early release day for both campuses so that teachers can attend a Diocesan event. Students at the upper campus will be released at 11:30 AM and grades 1-6 students at the lower campus will be released at 12:00 PM. Prekindergarten will be released at 11:40 and Kindergarten will be released at 11:45. There will be NO After Care that day.
UPDATED! LIBRARY NEWS:
Birthday Book Program - May 14th final deadline Wow! Over 65 birthday books have been donated to the lower campus library this year! Thank you so much for your generosity. There is still time to order a birthday book or a graduation book for our lower campus library. Books are taking a bit longer than usual to arrive, so please send me an email by May 14th stating that your child would like to participate. I will meet with your student and send home a slip with the book title and cost. Once I receive the payment, I will order the book. When the book comes in, I will place a bookplate on the inside cover with your child's name on it, and they will be the first to check it out!
Lower Campus Book Returns - May 14th is the last day to put books on hold! The last day for students to put books on hold is May 14th. After that, I will be collecting all library books, unless it is a book report book and the student still needs it. If you are wondering which books your student has checked out, visit the online catalog and log in using their username and password. Students in grades 2-6 have login information. If you would like their username and password, please email me and I will send it to you. Thank you for your help with getting all of our library books returned in a timely fashion! Thank you and Happy Reading! Mrs. Noon
THIS WEEK! Handmade Blanket Collection-- Help Elise Tribou and her friend collect new gender-neutral handmade blankets for Project Linus. Blankets are collected locally and distributed to children in hospitals, shelters, social service agencies, or anywhere that a child might be in need of a big hug! The popular knotted fleece blankets, or otherwise known as no-sew blankets, are perfect for this drive and this is a great activity during April vacation. Blankets should be no smaller than 36” x 36” and no larger than 40” x 72”. Bring new handmade blankets to school and put them in the bins in the foyer (both upper and lower campus). The drive will run thorugh Friday, May 14th. If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Tribou at (603) 930-8646.
Camp Bernadette and Camp Fatima - Our Diocesan summer camps, Camp Bernadette for girls and Camp Fatima for boys, are accepting registrations for this summer! Our camps offer it all: incredible outdoor activities such as canoeing, fishing, archery and rock climbing; arts and crafts to spark imagination and creativity; camp life designed to create a sense of belonging and foster friendships among campers from all across the country; positive, energetic, experienced counselors; and a gorgeous lakefront New Hampshire locations. Click HERE for more information!
Happy Hearts Daycare Openings -- Happy Hearts Daycare located at 12 Cushing Ave, across the street from the lower campus, has openings for before and after care! The hours are 6:30 to 8:30 and 3:00 to 5:30. They accommodate on snow days, two hour delays, early releases, no school days (except for the major holidays) and even if there is a power outage :) Care also available on the Christmas, February and April vacation weeks. If interested, please call...880-6575.