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

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


Email:
info@stfrancisacademy.com




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

June 2015

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When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
– William Arthur Ward

Dear Parents,

As this school year draws to a close it is an excellent time to reflect upon the successes and growth of the children and of our school. This reflection cannot help but be bittersweet for childhood is fleeting and this school year has truly flown by swiftly.

As I write this letter I am sitting in the back of music class as the 7th Grade practices their hymns for the end of the school year Mass. Two students have sung solo and what magnificent voices they have, the thrill for me is that these are two of the quietest students. The class’ reaction was a rousing round of applause, of course, my reaction was to have them immediately join our choir. What a gift it is when a child feels comfortable enough to reveal themselves to their peers without fear. These 7th Graders have matured incredibly over the year and will be excellent leaders.

Our dear 8th Grade is to graduate on Saturday, June 6th, they step into their future with confidence ready to attend the most prestigious schools in the metropolitan area. A wonderful time was had by all when we toured our nation’s capital, Washington D.C., for three days. It is simply incredible to realize that the babies we met ten years ago are these awesome young adults. May God keep them in the palm of his hand as they venture from their home at SFA.

The 2014-15 school year brought our first Pre-K 3 class. How tiny they were when they first arrived, no more than babies and the whole school has fallen in love with them, they have grown in leaps and bounds. Our entire early childhood program is truly a place of nurturing care and loving commitment to the whole child.

I believe that every child attending St. Francis Academy has grown academically, spiritually, and emotionally according to their talents and gifts under the care of families and teachers who seek to discover the best in them. As we part for the rest and relaxation that summertime brings let us pray for one another that we may be the person God created us to be, a person who shines with the love of Christ making this world a heaven on earth.

God bless you,
Deborah A. Savage

1 comment to June 2015

  • Fanny Lopez

    Dear Ms. Savage and staff at SFA,
    We would like to thank you for everything you have done for our children. Victor is entering his Sophomore year at Prep and Sofia is about to begin her journey at Holy Angels. Your school provided our children with a rock solid foundation based on excellence. We couldn’t have ever imagined a better place for them to grow mentally, socially, academically or spiritually. It truly takes a village…. From the bottom of our hearts-Thank you for being OUR village. We are truly going to miss you and everyone at SFA.
    Warmest Regards,
    Vic and Fanny Lopez

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