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

Tel. No. (201)863-4112
Fax No. (201)601-5905


NOTE: For SY 2017-2018, one space each has opened up for Grades 3, 4, and 6.

Catholic Schools Week 2014 Schedule

sfa-front-blue-ribbon-csw2014Catholic Schools Week is a time of celebration and renewal. It offers us an opportunity to celebrate the success of your schools in the spiritual, intellectual, and social development of our children and young people. It also provides us an opportunity to accept new challenges. Our theme this year is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service“.

You are cordially invited to participate in the many activities prepared by the students, teachers, and staff for this week. Your attendance at the Family Mass on Saturday, January 25th is especially important. Your presence at these event enriches, supports, and encourages all of us who are involved in your child’s life.

– Ms. Savage

Read the rest of this entry for the complete schedule of our CSW 2014 activities….

* * * We will be hosting an OPEN HOUSEon January 29, 2014 from 9AM – 11AM. * * *


2014 Catholic Schools Week Schedule
Catholic Schools Raise the Standards
January 25th – February 3rd

Saturday, January 25th

5:00 PM – Catholic Schools Week Mass at School Chapel followed by Pasta Dinner

Mission Bingo — Throughout the Week!


Monday, January 27th:

9:00 AM – Pre-K & K Pajama Party – Grades PK – K (Classroom)
9:00 AM – Science Sportacular – Grades 5 – 8 (Auditorium)
12:30 PM – Spelling Bee – Grades K-4 (Auditorium)


Tuesday, January 28th: Show your Blue Ribbon Spirit (blue ribbon t-shirt & gym pants – blue bows, blue socks) – 2 cans of food

9:00 AM – Math Bee – Grades 1 – 4 (Cafeteria)
9:00 AM – Math Bee – Grades 5 – 8 (Auditorium)
10:00 AM – Skeleton Inside You – Pre-K (Pre-K Classroom)
11:00 AM – Skeleton Inside You – Kindergarten (K Classroom)
1:00 PM- Flash Bang! Science Presentation – Grades 1-4 (Auditorium)


Wednesday, January 29th:

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – OPEN HOUSE (Auditorium)
12:30 PM – Spelling Bee – Grades 5 – 8 (Auditorium)


Thursday, January 30th: Crazy Socks & Ties – 2 cans of food

9:00 AM – Name that Character – Grades PK – 3 (Auditorium)
12:30 PM – Jeopardy – Grades 4 -8 (Auditorium)


Friday, January 31st: 12:00 PM Dismissal – NO AFTERCARE

10:30 AM – Closing MassBishop Donato (Chapel)
NO GYM – Regular School Uniform


Monday, February 3rd: Awards Ceremony at 1:00PM (Auditorium)



Poster Contest -Grades PK to 2nd – What would you like to be when you grow up? Draw and color a picture of it.

Essay Contest – Grades 3, 4, & 5 – Describe one day in your life in your chosen profession (as a doctor, teacher, etc…)

Essay Contest – Grade 6, 7, & 8 – What great thing would you attempt if you knew you would not fail?

First in Math Contest – Grades 1 – 8 – First in Math Website

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