June 5, 2017
Dear Families of Ss. Joachim and Anne,
May the Peace of Christ be with you.
As we end year 2016-2017 and look forward to 2017-2018, we would like to share some of SsJAs accomplishments with our current families and our new families for the coming year. Our pastor, Fr. Berrette, our Advisory Board, our faculty, staff and the administration are totally committed to the optimum spiritual and academic education for your child. Each one is unique and truly a blessing to us.
We would like to highlight some of our new endeavors and our accomplishments:
- In September 2017, each student from K to 8 will have access to our Premier STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, Math) LAB (A $109,000 Grant provided by the Diocesan Office) which will feature electric wiring beneath a granite tile floor, Chromebooks, a flat screen television, smartwalls, software, cooperative learning tables and many other technological and educational materials.
- Every student in Grade 7 and 8 uses a Samsung tablet.
- In September 2017, each student in Grade 1 and 2 will use Apple IPADs.
- 95% of our students, who took the Catholic Entrance Exam to Catholic High School, were accepted.
- An outstanding Early Childhood Program
- Two excellent Pre-K For All Classes which have been visited by many associates of the Department of Education.
- A leading school for students with special needs including SETTS, ELL, Speech and Occupational Therapy as well as Title I Services and Procession Classes
- Full time Guidance Counselor.
- Renowned Gospel Choir.
- A school dedicated to Creative Arts.
- Before School and After School Care Programs.
- A safe environment with a security guard in the Fall.
- SmartBoards in each room and a technological environment to create lessons which are current, integrated and based on the Common Core.
- In September, high school Regents Classes will be given to selected 8th
- And most of all we are a school embedded in the love of Christ and our core values of Goodness, Faith, Service, Excellence, Integrity and Community.
We want to thank you for choosing Ss. Joachim and Anne. Please continue to bring your family, friends and neighbors to our beloved school. Remember we are one family in Christ and it is vital that we spread the Gospel Message and pave the way for a new generation of strong, vibrant and intelligent Christian Leaders.
Sincerely in Christ,
Mrs. Linda Freebes, Principal