Beginning of the Year FAQs

Beginning of the Year Frequently Asked Questions

What is the BEST way to find out what is going on in school?
Purchase the RenWeb App! The cost is $5.00 per family. The best $5.00 you will spend this year! Each Sunday night, check the CALENDAR, RESOURCE DOCUMENTS, AND ANNOUNCEMENTS!
What is the New Family Welcome?
August 13th 6:30-7:30 – New families are invited for pizza in the cafeteria to learn more about the St. Anne Catholic School community. Please be sure to RSVP through the Evite you will receive via email.
How do I find out my child’s teacher?
You will find out your child’s teacher the week before school begins, prior to the Get the Scoop festivities.
What is Get the Scoop?
August 17th 3:00-5:00 — Families are invited to meet their child’s teacher, visit their classroom, and gather important informationinthegymaboutthe2018-2019schoolyear. Parentsmustescortstudentstotheir assigned classrooms. High School GTS includes a textbook sale, schedule pick up, cap/gown orders, and HS retreat information. Following GTS, all are invited to the Welcome Back Cookout sponsored by PSA.

What is the Welcome Back Cookout?
August 17th 5:00-7:00
Please join our faculty and staff for a FREE cookout to celebrate our community and the new school year!  This will be a great time to catch up with classmates, teachers, and friends!
When should my child bring supplies to school?
The best time to bring supplies to school is Get the Scoop. Middle school students will be allowed to set up their lockers during Get the Scoop.
What is Parent Night?
August 30th 6:00-8:00
This evening is for parents of students in grades K3-8th. The evening will start in the gym. The administrative team will be reviewing important information such as the Parent/Student Handbook, RenWeb, and much more!  
When is the first day of school?
August 2oth Grades K5-12 (Early dismissal August 20th) August 21st K3-K4 (Early dismissal for K3-K4 ONLY)
What time is early dismissal?
K3-K5 11:30
Grades 1-5 11:40
Grades 6-8 11:55
HIGH SCHOOL 12:25
When is high school orientation?
On August 20th, the high school students will participate in Q& A about schedules and shoes and everything in between, engage in MacBook orientation (new students), and enjoy some team-building activities to kick off the new year!
What and when is the Woo Hoo Boo Hoo Social?
August 21st at 7:55 AM in the cafeteria.  All parents of K3 and K4 students are invited to enjoy refreshments, visit with other families, and either “Woo Hoo” or “Boo Hoo” that your little one is off to school.
Do I always need my “car tag” for dismissal?
ABSOLUTELY- NO EXCEPTIONS!
What is so “nuts” about NUTS Days?
No Uniform To School- See handbook for guidelines- Once every other month- Donations for charities, etc. Students must bring at least $1.
How do we show school spirit on Spirit Days?
Students may wear ANY St. Anne T-shirt- See handbook for guidelines.
Is it important to read the Parent-Student Handbook?
Yes- from cover to cover! The administration revisits this each summer to update policies and procedures. It is full of very, very, very important “need to know” information!
How do I join PSA and get involved?
You already joined! We do not charge for membership- EVERY PARENT/GUARDIAN IS A MEMBER! It is mandatory that you fill out the required paperwork and volunteer at least 10 hours per year. We’d love to have you even more! There is a $10 per hour charge for every hour not served at the end of the school year. We want YOU not your money!