June 2, 2017

2009 BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE

Archives for March 2017

The Sentinel – March 29, 2017

Principal’s Message This week I would like to share with you some important updates regarding our faculty and staff as well as changes for the 2017-2018 academic year.    Next year Mrs. Parriott will transition to a full-time position in the expanded Pre-Kindergarten program where she will teach the full day class.  Mrs. Rogers, Director of Pre-Kindergarten, will teach the half day classes which will provide her time each Friday to dedicate to her leadership of the program.   Mrs. Burnett (2nd Grade Teacher) is now preparing for the birth of her first child.  As such, she has decided that she will not be returning next year in order to care for her little one.  We thank her for her dedication during her years with us and for so beautifully preparing her … [Read more...]

Thanks for Supporting the 5K

Our sixth annual “Running with the Saints” 5K was a great success! We would like to thank Fr. Lee for leading us in prayer, Fr. Juan for being our bike lead, Mr. Conroy for serving as race starter, Amy Godeaux for singing the National Anthem, and Jim Switzer for the music and announcements. We also appreciate the hard work and dedication of our 5K committee members: Sue Haggerty, Caeli Volk, Kate Cooney, Jeanine Fehrman and Chrissie Vazquez, and all the volunteers who helped on race day!   Running with the Saints 5K – 2017 Sponsors Silver Sponsor: Alterra Home Loans & Metropolitan Tile - Sandra Saunders Bronze Sponsors: Knights of Columbus Bishop J. Louis Flaherty Assembly The Bigger the Better Canine Camp –Traci Morris-Cole Summit Roofing – Joe … [Read more...]

Spotlight on the Arts Summer Camps

Theatre & Art Day Camps in a Catholic Environment at All Saints Enroll your child in a fun and exciting camp this July dedicated to teaching excellence in the arts.  Instructors are top notch in their field in topics such as visual art, dance, singing, acting, improvisation, crafts, and more.  Opportunities from K through High School make Spotlight on the Arts Summer Camps perfect for the whole family.  For over 10 years, Rob Tessier has offered these camps withing the Arlington Diocese... and this month registration is offered at a discounted rate.  Go to www.SpotlightSummerCamps.com to learn more! Spotlight on the Arts - Brochure … [Read more...]

The Sentinel – March 22, 2017

Principal’s Message This week we are half way through our Lenten journey, an ideal moment to pause and reflect on how we are growing in our relationship with Christ during this sacred time.  Walking through the hallways, there is much inspiration to be found in the displays created by the children that remind us of the season and that highlight the sacrifices they are each making.  From cleverly designed license plates to paper shoes that represent the “walk with Jesus”, the bulletin boards give us a glimpse into the hearts of the children and their desire to live the Gospel – a source of inspiration for all of us during our Lenten journey.   Looking for more Lenten inspiration?  Here is a link to a wonderful resource from The Dynamic … [Read more...]

Chloe Davies Wins VA State American Legion Essay Contest

All Saints middle school student Chloe Davies and her language arts teacher Mrs. Melissa DeBruyne were overjoyed when they learned that Chloe's essay for the American Legion Middle School Essay Contest won at the district level. This was the first year that All Saints students participated in the contest through American Legion Post 10 in Manassas. When they learned the news that Chloe's essay on the writing prompt, "I Like Living in America Because ..." was selected as the winning entry for the state of Virginia, they were ecstatic. In a gathering before All Saints students and faculty, Commander Toni Barber from American Legion Post 10 presented Chloe with a certificate, pin and award to mark this special achievement. Commander Barber also gave recognition to All Saints middle … [Read more...]