Parent Survey: Please help us prepare for our accreditation self-study by taking this brief survey regarding our mission effectiveness. Click here to complete. There will be a second survey in the spring that is related specifically to teaching and learning. Thank you for helping us with our school improvement process! Your response by Friday, Feb. 10 is most appreciated.
Raffle Collection: Thanks to our Raffle volunteers, collection went great this week! Please note, you may only turn in tickets on Raffle collection days. We will have collections Feb. 7, 14, and 16 before the Raffle Holiday on Friday, Feb. 17. If you would like more information on the raffle or to opt-out, please click here.
Black History Month Program: We invite parents and alumnae to join us on Tuesday, Feb. 14, as Voices of Black Youth will host its Black History Month Celebration assembly in the SAA auditorium 8:15-9:25 a.m. This year’s theme for the program is “African American Women: Still We Rise” where VOBY will showcase acts by African American women or about African American women. For more information, contact Jamie Kim.
The Pajama Game: Mark your calendars for the SAA/SJ production of the 1954 Broadway hit, The Pajama Game. This family-friendly musical based on the novel 7½ Cents by Richard Bissell will be presented at 7:30 p.m Feb. 24-25, March 2-3. with a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m Feb. 26. Tickets are $10 and will be available for sale the week of the production and at the door. Questions? Contact us for ticket reservations and more information.
Retreat Drivers Needed: Attention sophomore parents! The sophomore retreat Wednesday, Feb. 15 needs YOU to drive a group of girls to participate in a community service project 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. The date is quickly approaching and we need more volunteers! Click here for more information or to volunteer. Questions? Contact Terri Dougherty.
Sophomore Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunch: Please support our faculty and staff by remembering to send in your gift cards or cash donations. You can mail them to Laura Musemeche at 4316 Bellaire Blvd. Bellaire, 77401 or drop them off at the front office to Brooke Leibe. Remember to drop your desserts off in the faculty/staff lunchroom Wednesday.
Financial Aid and Application Process: Online Financial Aid applications for the 2012-2013 academic year can be completed through our online application process. All applications for the 2012-2013 academic year financial aid must be completed by the Feb. 15 deadline. Parents can complete the online application with the Independent School Management’s FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition) program. Click here for more information. After reviewing the online information, if you have additional questions, please contact our Financial Aid Coordinator, Alicia Scalco at 713-219-5452.
Trip to Italy!: Enjoy your summer dream tour of Italy with SAA parents, teachers, and students departing May 31. Expert guides combined with creatively designed tours and experienced tour leader and art history teacher, Laura Costa, will enrich your visit to each site. For more information please contact Laura Costa.
Our counselors have a lot going on this week! To read about the upcoming College Information Night, Parent Reflection Sheets for the Class of 2013, online registration for Sophomore/Parent conferences, and course selection for the 2012-2013 school year, click here.
Junior and Sophomore Parents: Join us Tuesday, Apr. 10, for An Evening with a College Admissions Expert with Charles Bachman, Senior Associate Director of Admissions from Lafayette College, who will discuss what is trending now for women's majors in liberal arts programs and how a liberal arts education can benefit your daughter.
Mid-Year Reports have been sent: Seniors have filled out their request forms so that we are aware of each and every school that needs to see your daughter's fall grades. We began sending mid-year reports electronically and by mail early this week and colleges should be in receipt of the grades shortly.
A big thank you to the dads who helped at the ISEE exams Saturday. Your participation was greatly appreciated. We had complements on how smoothly the traffic flowed.
Join us for the next Dads' Club meeting 6 p.m. Monday. Dean of Students, Elaine Eichelberger is our guest speaker.
The Dads’ Club invites you to join us as we support St. Agnes Academy’s participation in the Archdiocese of Houston Galveston’s Steps for Students Feb. 18. St. Agnes will participate in this event for the first time and the Dads’ Club is hosting a team tent in the Catholic School’s Village where we will be serving refreshments before and after the race. This is a great opportunity to spend some time with your daughter or your whole family having some fun and supporting catholic schools in the Houston area. To learn more and sign up click here, and make sure to register under St. Agnes Academy. To volunteer, contact Joe Berno.
-Richard Becker, Dads' Club president
Please send in those reservations for the St. Agnes Senior Style Show, Monday, Feb. 20! We hope to see everyone there! If you can assist with the fittings; please contact Kristen Palmer. Put together a table of friends, or indicate that you would like to sit with other moms and daughters in the same grade. This is a great opportunity for ninth graders to see their big sisters!
Join us for the annual Mothers' Club Retreat, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Mar. 30 at the Cenacle Retreat House. Please send $40 to Caren Steffes at 21219 Lochmere Lane, Katy, TX 77450 if you plan to attend. Charleen Katra, Associate Director of Ministry with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will speak, followed by lunch and a mass with Fr. O.B. Williams. We plan to work on a philanthropy project for the Dominican Sisters of Houston. Questions? Call Caren Steffes at 281.647.6498 or Lisa Schoolfield at 281.579.3290.
-Nancy Loncarich, Mothers' Club President
Athletics & Booster Club
Our road to state begins with the bi-district game as the varsity soccer team takes on Liberty Christian 1 p.m. tomorrow at home. Please come out, wear black and cheer our girls on to another win. Our varsity swim team participates in the regional swim meet tomorrow in Pearland. The basketball team continues their regular season on the road tonight at Houston Christian and Tuesday at Duchesne. We wish all of our teams success this weekend!
Please note, the next Booster Club meeting is now 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Choral Room. Go Tigers!
Therese Whaley, Booster Club President
Valentine’s Day, Spring Break and Easter are right around the corner and the Spirit Store is starting our Spring cleaning early! Click here to visit the Spirit Store and check out the following clearance items:
• Adult all-weather, fleece lined zip up jackets- selective sizes
• Smoke grey flip top water bottles
• Stainless steel water bottles
• Solid gold Men’s Polo Shirts- selective sizes
• Solid Black Men’s Polo shirts- selective sizes
• Black with white piping Ladies Polo Shirts- selective sizes
• Stainless steel Coffee mugs
• Lunch Coolers
• St. Agnes Stadium cushions
• Dads' Club Polo Shirts- selective sizes
• St. Agnes T-Shirts- selective sizes
• Pink and Yellow Ladies’ Polo Shirts
Store Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
During store hours, contact Marina Cernoch at 713-219-5486
After store hours, contact Leland McKinney at 713-219-5461
Online Spirit Store