December 2018

  • 12/13/2018 IB in Action: Language Learners

    School Events, Weekender

    On December 12, our community combined our exploration and use of an additional language (Spanish) with honoring our Holy Mother on the most special feast of Our Lady of Guadelupe in our first all school mass in Spanish. “Our Lady of Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of Hispanic/Latinx identityand faith.  Her image is associated with everything from motherhood to feminism to social justice.”

    Our gratitude to Sra. Lovera, Sr. Saluri, Sra. Paul, Sr. Haecherl, Fr. Park and Fr. Michael Daly and students for preparing and leading us in the mass.

    All students in the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Programme have the opportunity to learn more than one language.  We believe that “Language is involved in all learning and is an essential vehicle for inquiry and the construction of meaning. It provides an intellectual framework to support conceptual development and critical thinking.”

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  • 12/13/2018 Catholic School Student Talent Competition, Shine On

    School Events, Weekender

    Are you a 4-8th grade student attending a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis?
    Has God blessed you with the gift of singing, dancing, acting, or playing a musical instrument?


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  • 12/13/2018 Aim Higher Foundation Tuition Assistance Scholarships

    School Events, Weekender

    The Aim Higher Foundation provides scholarships to children whose families are seeking tuition assistance for a K-8 Catholic education  in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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  • 12/13/2018 Winter Youth Enrichment Classes

    School Events, Weekender

    Grades K-5 
    New and returning students invited. Each {YEL!} Chess class follows four basic components:
    • Teach It!…Each class students are taught different chess concepts and coached to implement those concepts into their chess games.
    • Practice It!…Students practice positions set by the coach to improve their understanding of the concept.
    • Puzzle It!…Students are given chess puzzles (constructed by WIM Serafima Sokolovskaya) and work with coach guidance to solve them.
    • Play It!…Each class ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session. Fee includes: membership ($49 annual value).

    Grades 1-5 
    STEM Enrichment using LEGO® bricks for the 21st Century learner. Each {YEL!} STEM class follows four basic components:
    • Teach It!… Each class students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project;
    • Build It!… Students use LEGO® bricks to build a street sweeper, racer and design their own egg beater.
    • Explore It!…Then they use that project to explore the basic engineering concepts - this session is focused on pulleys concepts.
    • Play It!…Finally they play with their project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it. 

    LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program.

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  • 12/13/2018 Extended Day Open During Christmas Break


    School will be closed December 24th through January 4th for Christmas Break.  The Extended Day program will be openon the following days for our families from 7:00a.m – 6:00p.m. 

    Thursday 12/27, Friday 12/28, Thursday 1/3, and Friday 1/4.

    We will provide a snack at 9:00a.m and at 2:45p.m. The snack at 4:45p.m is brought from home.

    Please dress the children appropriately.  We go outside in the morning as well as the afternoon.

    Please note that Extended Day will be closed December 24, 25, 26, 31 January 1, and 2.

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  • 12/13/2018 Pancakes With Saint Nicholas

    Church News, Weekender

    Join us for a fun family event at Annunciation Church on Sunday, December 16th.

    Saint Nicholas will make a special appearance after 9:30am mass! Come have pancakes to benefit Annunciation Youth Ministry and visit with our favorite holiday saint.

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  • 12/13/2018 Snow Dogs Ski & Snowboard Club

    School Events, Weekender

    Snow Dogs is an after school ski & snowboard club for students (3rd grade & over), parents and/or guardians. The club provides an excellent opportunity for your kids to skiing and/or snowboarding, get some exercise & hang-out with friends! Club Chaperones are both in the chalet and out on the hill skiing but do not ski 1:1 with the club members. Chaperones receive a complementary lift ticket!

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  • 12/06/2018 Christmas Program 2018

    School Events, Principal Cassidy's News & Notes, Weekender

    This year’s Christmas program, “Nativity on Broadway” is here!

    We are so blessed at Annunciation School to have a renowned and treasured Creative Arts program that develops confidence and skills, along with a pride for each student. Alumni and friends remember participating in the Christmas program with share stories years later. It is truly a special event.

    Performances will begin on Wednesday, December 19 at 9:00 am and Thursday, December 21 at 9:00 am and 6:30 pm. Because this is such a popular event, we have many guests attending. As a reminder, with the large crowds for each performance, we ask you to note the following:

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  • 12/06/2018 Middle School November IB Awards

    School Events, Enrichment, Weekender

    Congratulations to our Middle School IB Awards Winners for November!

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  • 12/06/2018 From Age to Age and Their Sounds of the Seasons Concert

    Church News, Weekender

    Come see From Age to Age and Their Sounds of the Seasons Concert at Annunciation Catholic Church  on December 14, 2018! 

    The concert will take place at the church beginning at 7:30pm.  

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  • 12/06/2018 Hope – Peace – Joy – Love

    Principal Cassidy's News & Notes

    We begin our Advent season – Hope – Peace – Joy - Love – as we prepare for the coming of Christmas and the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  At our all school Monday Morning Meeting, the middle school students lead our Advent prayer and lighting of the Advent wreath.

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  • 12/03/2018 Advent - Christmas Schedule 2018

    Church News

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 
    Holy Day of Obligation  -  Mass times: 
    Friday, December 7, 6:00pm (vigil) 
    Saturday, December 8, 9:00am 

    Sacrament  of  Reconciliation 
    Advent Penance/First Reconciliation:
    Saturday, December 15, 10:00am 
    Individual Confessions:  
    Tuesdays, 4:45-5:15pm 
    Fridays, 8:45am-9:15am  
    Sundays, 4:30pm-5:15pm 
    Saturday, Decemb  er 22, 3:30-4:30pm 
    Sunday, December 23, 4:00-5:15pm    
    Monday, December 24, 10:30-11:30am 

    Christmas Masses  (Carols prior to each Mass)
    Monday, December 24:  4:00pm & 10:00pm 
    Tuesday, Decem  ber 25: 10:00am 

    Solemnity of Mary Mother of God 
    Holy Day of Obligation  -  Mass times: 
    Monday, December 31, 5:00pm (vigil) 
    Tuesday, January 1, 10:00am

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