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Archives for January 2016

The Sentinel – January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 Principal’s Message Next week All Saints will join with schools across our country in celebrating Catholic Schools Week, an annual opportunity to highlight our heritage and distinct mission.  The theme selected for this year is Catholic Schools ~ Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service. At All Saints, this is exactly the type of community we cultivate each day.  With a commitment to academic excellence and more importantly, faith formation & character development, the faculty, staff, clergy and parents are united in their efforts to provide our children with a life-changing educational experience.  Next week we pause to give thanks for the gift of Catholic education and the many blessings we share as members of the All Saints community. The following is a … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016 Principal’s Message Over the course of the past two weeks it has been interesting and inspiring to read the many student goals that are now posted outside a number of the classrooms.  In their own individual ways, the students have identified a key action or routine that they wish to adopt, knowing that it represents an opportunity to develop new habits and virtues for the year ahead.  It is yet another example of ways in which the teachers are encouraging students to approach life with a “growth mindset”. The following are a few examples of their commitments and resolutions for the New Year that I thought you’d enjoy. I will be kind to others. I will try to get better at math by listening better. Start eating more fruits and vegetables. Make 2-4 goals in … [Read more...]

The Sentinel ~ January 13, 2016

  Principal’s Message Friday will be a holiday for the students as the teachers participate in a diocesan-wide professional development day.  So as to keep you apprised of our efforts and our learning priorities for the year, I’d like to share with you the highlights for our day of professional growth. Teachers in grades three through seven will attend a full day session at St. Theresa School in Ashburn where they will learn about the new standardized testing model that we will implement next year as we migrate to an online assessment tool.  Additionally, during the afternoon hours they will attend a workshop on the design of classroom assessments. Teachers in grades kindergarten through second will participate in a work session at All Saints where they will continue planning … [Read more...]

All Saints Receives Major Gift Donation

We are pleased to share with you the exciting news that All Saints Catholic School has recently received a significant financial contribution from an anonymous donor.  The bequest to the school and parish includes the following gifts: $137,000 to fund the Renovation of Restrooms in the original wing of the school (Grades 2-5 hallway) $50,000 to Benefit Technology Programs Consultation with the Diocesan Office of Planning, Construction and Facilities is now underway with the goal of the renovation work being completed during the summer months. Of the funds allocated for technology, $10,000 will be used for the immediate purchase of a second mobile cart of Chromebooks for the middle school.  This will provide students and teachers with greater access to these learning tools and … [Read more...]

The Sentinel ~ January 6, 2016

Principal’s Message Happy New Year!  I hope that you and your family enjoyed the Christmas holiday and the many opportunities to celebrate the season.  I am pleased to share with you that Mrs. Bethany Adams has accepted the position of school nurse and will be joining our community next week.  Mrs. Adams has previously been employed as a registered nurse in a cardiac care unit and also served in a supervisory role at a Veteran’s Home.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University and a Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Troy University.  With strong clinical assessment skills and a compassionate approach, she will be a terrific asset to our school community. Welcome, Mrs. Adams! Registration Schedule for … [Read more...]