St. Francis Academy
1601 Central Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087

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Eggciting Happenings in 1st Grade 2014

First graders had a visitor on Tuesday, September 30th. It was Farmer Tom from Quiver Farm. He brought a rooster and a hen named Ruby and Max along for a visit with 12 of their unhatched eggs. The 1st graders were so very egg-cited about being parents to new chicks.


Talons: A Bird of Prey Experience

Continuing our wonderful celebration of our patron, St. Francis of Assissi, Pre-K4 through Grade 5 had a unique experience. Ms. Lorrie Schumacher, a Master Class Falconer, introduced us to some of her friends with “TALONS: A Bird of Prey Experience.”


SFA Receives a Life-saving Device

Thank you to the Ortega Family and their foundation which donates defibrillators to area schools in memory of their son, Andrew, who dies at age 14.

Our First Friday Mass was offered for the repose of the soul of Andrew Ortega. We also thank Commissioner Martinetti for suggesting SFA as the recipient of this life-saving […]

Annual O’Connell’s Run 2014

The Annual O’Connell’s 5K Run and Kid’s Race to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis took place on September 20, 2014, in Union City.

This race, organized by Maria and Bob O’Connell, parents of Emmett (Grade 1), Noreen (Pre-K3), and our future student, Bridget, benefits St. Joseph’s Hospital Center for Cystic Fibrosis.

St. Francis […]

October 2014

Without love, deeds, even the most brilliant count as nothing. – St. Therese the Little Flower

Dear Parents,

As we enter the beautiful month of October we are most happily celebrating the feast of our patron St. Francis of Assisi. Francis loved all of creation with childlike […]

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