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Friday News October 1, 2021

Dear St. Andrew Parents,

Hard to believe we are already into October. Here is an important message from Monsignor. Please click now and come back to read the rest when you are done. 


Congratulations to our new Student Council representatives and NJHS members. We are proud of them, and we look forward to working with them this year. 


CYO Basketball and Cheerleading registration close this weekend on Sunday, October 3. Don’t miss the opportunity to sign up. This is a great opportunity to keep your kids busy, make new friends, and continue to grow in character while participating in something family-oriented that they are likely to enjoy!


Please check out the information below, especially regarding picture day. 


Have a great weekend! 


School Information

  • Congratulations Letter from Archbishop Perez to the Saint Andrew Community
  • Picture Day         
    • Picture Day will take place on this Monday, October 4, 2021. PreK through eighth graders will have their pictures taken on Monday, October 4. PreK Tuesday classes will be taken on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Children must wear WINTER school uniforms. Regulations concerning hairstyle, make-up, and jewelry are to be honored. Each child needs to present his/her envelope to the photographer on picture day. Envelopes were distributed to classrooms last week. Please note that each child must have his/her own envelope on picture day.  DO NOT COMBINE orders into one family.  If you have more than one child who is having a picture taken, a separate envelope and check have to be made out for each of them.  If your child does not have an envelope, he/she will have the opportunity to have a picture taken on retake day.  Eighth graders must come to school in full winter uniform; eighth graders will be photographed in graduation robes with a library background.  
    • Children will be asked to take off their mask briefly for their individual pictures inside,and they will be safely spaced. For their class pictures, which are scheduled to be outside weather permitting, students and teachers will also be asked to take off their mask for the picture. If you do not want your child to take off their mask for either picture, please talk to your child and send an email to their teacher letting them know. Thank you. 
  • October Lunch Menu (1-8)
  • October Lunch Menu (PK-K)
  • This Thursday and Friday, we will have our annual Fire Safety Panel inspection. Bells will be tested prior to school on Thursday and possibly Friday too. CARES will continue to operate, but please be aware that bells may be tested throughout morning CARES on this date. 
  • Free Covid Testing at Bucks County IU Extended Hours and Flyer
  • Our first Fathers Committee meeting of the school year will be on October 6 at the Sycamore Grill starting at 7:30 PM.


Repeat School Information

  • Saint Andrew School named a 2021 Blue Ribbon School
  • The Saint Andrew branch of the First National Bank of Newtown will be open every Wednesday from 8:30-12pm.
    • Information regarding setting up an account can be found here
  • Library Volunteer Information 
  • Saint Andrew School Spirit Wear Store closes tonight. October 1st, at midnight.
  • Please Pack Spare Masks – We have a limited supply for emergencies when they are forgotten. Please make sure your child (PK-8) always has 1-2 extra masks in their bags. 
    • If you have any you want to donate please feel free to send them in.
  • CR Bus Tracking is now available
    • If you would like this information, please call our front office at 215-968-2685 between 8:30 and 2:30pm.
  • Artsonia Online Art Gallery – Click for more information and to give us permission.
    • Store your children’s artwork electronically
  • EITC – Using your taxes for Catholic Schools
  • Ask it at Saint Andrew will be monitored during the summer if you have any questions. 
    • AskItStAndrew@gmail.com
    • Have a question?  Now is the time to Ask It!  Veteran parents will be on hand during our upcoming Office Hours.

Save the Date – Upcoming School Events

  • Monday
    • Picture Day 
  • Tuesday
    • Picture Day 
  • Wednesday
    • Holy Ghost visits 7th and 8th grade boys 
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Living Rosary 9:15am in the gym 
      • Parents of those participating are invited to attend. 
    • Grade 5 and 6 Hayride at Sleepy Hollow/Active Acres 
  • Other Future Dates
    • Free Uniform Event – October 12
    • Home and School General Meeting – October 14 
    • Trunk or Treat – October 23


After School Programs


Community Info


High School Information