By now you have heard that Mrs. Judy Dunn has resigned as Principal of Saint Anastasia School. Mrs. Dunn will remain here with us as a teacher, replacing Mr. Michael McGinnis who has accepted a teaching position at Bishop Shanahan High School.
I would like to thank Mrs. Dunn for her faithful service to our parish and our school community. It is not an easy job and so many things that the job entails are not easily noticed. Mrs. Dunn’s wish is to return to the classroom. I am happy we are able to afford her that opportunity.
I am working with the Office of Catholic Education in forming a search committee to select a new principal. In the interim, Mrs. Doyle, ourVice Principal, will be working with Mrs. Dunn and me to assure a smooth and orderly transition to a new administration. Please pray for all who are involved in this process that God may guide us in the right direction. You will be kept informed as to the progress in selecting the best person to work for and with you in the awesome responsibility of nurturing the faith of our children.
Have a wonderful and safe summer.
Our office hours are listed on the school calendar.
What a beautiful day for our Field Day! Please check out the Field Day Photo Album for some nice pictures.
The Summer Reading and Summer Math information is found under the STUDENT tab of our website. They are listed by grades. Each grade has their own directions.
Many of the Summer Reading books may be accessed on-line through our library website.
Enjoy your summer!
Dear Parents and Guardians,
As the school year comes to a close, the Office for Child and Youth Protection (OCYP) wanted to provide you with some important coming attractions for the 2015/16 school year.
As you may be aware, significant changes to Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) went into effect this year. In keeping with the changes to the law and to demonstrate the Archdiocese’s continued commitment to protect the children entrusted to our care, The Policy for the Protection of Children and Young People has been updated, as well. The updates to the Archdiocesan Policy will be in effect when the new school year begins and will directly impact anyone who wishes to work or serve as a volunteer in our schools.
Please keep in mind that as a part of our Safe Environment Program, all school volunteers, as well as staff, must undergo criminal and child abuse background checks prior to starting their activities in the school. This is true even if you plan on volunteering just one time, such as chaperoning a class trip. The process of obtaining these clearances can take some time. If you want to volunteer in September, you might consider taking care of it over the summer.
For information on the new requirements or to find out how to obtain background please visit OCYP’s website at www.childyouthprotection.org under “Staff & Volunteers”or you may contact OCYP at 215-587-2466 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. I offer my best wishes to you and your family for a wonderful summer.
If the OCYP staff can ever be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
With warm regards,
Leslie J. Davila M.S. ,Director
Office for Child and Youth Protection
The Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) gives businesses the chance to support Saint Anastasia School and receive up to a 90% tax credit in return. The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program allows businesses to make contributions to BLOCS and provide life-changing scholarships to students that enable them to attend Saint Anastasia School. These scholarships are 100% need-based, and have allowed thousands of students throughout the Archdiocese to receive a quality, values-based education.
Donations to BLOCS, through the EITC Program can change the lives of children who otherwise wouldn’t have access to a quality education. Please consider helping St. Annies by applying for your tax credit this year, and by designating BLOCS as the recipient of your generosity.
Donating to BLOCS through the EITC program is easy. All it takes is a simple, one page application specifying the donation you would like to make. Your credits are approved before you make a donation, and 100% of your donation will go directly to scholarships. BLOCS does not take any administrative fees or overhead costs out of your donation.
To learn more about this program please contact a Board member of the Home and School Association for more information or call Bob Howe at the Rectory Business Office at 610.356.1613for assistance with applying and filing.