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

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


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Catholic Schools Week 2017 Schedule


[UPDATE 02/27/2017]: Click HERE to view the pictures.

Catholic 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 28th 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 2017 activities….

* * * We will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on February 1, 2017 from 9AM – 11AM. * * *


2017 Catholic Schools Week Schedule
January 28th – February 6th, 2017

Saturday, January 28th

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

Mission Bingo — Throughout the Week!


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

9:00 AM – Early Childhood Centers – Grades PK3, PK4, K (Cafeteria)
9:00 AM – Math Bee – Grades 1 – 4 (Auditorium)
10:00 AM – Rosary for Peace led by Gr. 8 – Grades 5 – 8 (Chapel; Parents welcomed)
12:30 PM – Jeopardy – Grades 5 – 8 (Auditorium)


Tuesday, January 31st: Wear your favorite college shirt – 2 cans of food

9:00 AM – Name That Character – Pre-K4, K, and Grade 1 (Auditorium)
12:30 PM – Spelling Bee – Grades 5 – 8 (Auditorium)


Wednesday, February 1st:

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


Thursday, February 2nd:

9:00 AM – Pajama Party & Waffle Breakfast – Pre-K3, Pre-K4, K (Cafeteria)
9:00 AM – Recital – Grades 1 – 4 (Auditorium)
12:30 PM – Spelling Bee – Grades K – 4 (Auditorium)


Friday, February 3rd: 12:00 PM Dismissal – NO AFTERCARE

9:30 AM – Closing Mass at the Chapel – (NO GYM – Regular School Uniform)
Immediately Following Mass – Tea Party with Buddies – PK3, PK4, K, Grades 6, 7 & 8 (Auditorium)


Monday, February 6th: Awards Ceremony (Auditorium)

10:00 AM – Grades PK3 – 3
1:00 PM – Grades 4 – 8



Poster Contest -Grades PK3 to 3 – Draw a picture of yourself performing an act of kindness. (Collages are accepted.)

Poetry Contest Topic – Grades 4- 6 – What is kindness? Write a 5 line, 3 stanza poem about it.

Essay Contest Topic – Grade 7 & 8 – What does kindness mean? What are some attributes of being kind? Write a 5 paragraph essay.


* All After School Activities are cancelled during Catholic Schools Week.



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