Weekly Update – Friday, February 3, 2023

Hello ACS Families,

Here are your updates for the week ending on Friday, February 3, 2023, …also available on the school website under Quick Links.Transportation of Minor Forms (TOM):  Many families are missing their TOM.  Field trips are coming up as well as their Lenten Retreats.  The Transportation of Minor form must be notarized and in the office for students to attend their field trips.  A form is attached for your convenience.

What’s Happening?
February 4, Saturday: ACS will be represented in the Pueri Cantores Festival at St. Mary’s Basilica.  We are 1 of only 5 Catholic elementary schools participating.  All are welcome to attend.

February 6, Monday:  Monthly Rosary led by the 3rd Grade Luminous Mysteries at 2:20pm in the Church.  All are welcome.

February 8, Wednesday:  National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall.

Every Monday & Wednesday Evening: Middle School and High School Youth Group led by Eric Ochoa 6pm – 8pm in the Youth Center.  Join us for fellowship, friendship and fun!

Future Happenings  

February 15, Wednesday: Double header Rubio’s and Cherry On Top Fundraising Dine Out.Join us at Rubio’s Coastal Grill on 2/15 from 11 am – 8pm 32415 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, and Cherry on Top   32421 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 115 Scottsdale from 11 to 8pm.  A percentage of sales will be donated to ACS!  Join the fun, bring your family and friends and make new friends!  See attached fliers.

February 24, Friday: ACS Night at the Phoenix Suns Game! 10 tickets remain for our outing to the Suns vs. Thunder game! Purchase now while there’s still availability. Tickets include special access to watch pregame warm-ups courtside. Buy here: https://annunciation.schoolauction.net/acscrosscountry/g/phoenixsuns           

Send questions to Mike Scagnoli, ACS Dads Club, mscagnoli@gmail.com

March 4, Saturday: Annual Daddy & Daughter Dance 6:30 – 8:30pm, ACS Outdoor Pavilion. Invitations were sent home with all ACS girls earlier this week. A copy is also attached to this email. Reserve tickets online today! https://annunciation.schoolauction.net/acscrosscountry/g/daddydaughterdance

Our new Lunch Program is now available through Dishes 2U.  Meals may be purchased up to 11am the day prior.  Staff (ACS and St. Gabriel) make an account and receive a discount for you and your children.  (To be eligible for a discount, you must inform Dishes 2U via customer care email.)  There are 5 vendors each serving 1 day of the week.  

Volunteer Opportunities
Evening Under the Stars: The Evening Under the Stars-The Joker’s Wild- will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023. A lot of fun things are planned for this event.  If you are interested in being part of the team, please email Keli McCann at kmccann@acsphx.org.  Volunteers are needed for the following committees: Auction, Donations, Sponsorships, Baskets, Setup, and Clean up.

 ACS Volunteers:  We appreciate all of our ACS volunteers.  

Complete your Safe Environment Training with CMGconnect .   All training is online – renewal (Online Renewal for Lay Persons -Safe Haven Part 3) and 1st time volunteers: Online Foundation Training Safe Haven-It’s Up to You. Your safe environment training must be completed prior to volunteering on campus. Please complete it as soon as possible.  

MobileServe App is used to track all volunteer hours.  Parents, please create an account. With your account, you’ll be able to view and sign up for events at the school.  View and join the volunteer opportunities that are available.  Thank you for being part of the ACS Community.  URGENT: We need volunteers for lunch duty through February!  Lunchtime is an easy way to volunteer, meet new friends and see your student!  Plus, we need your help!  Please sign up to volunteer for Lunch Duty February 2023.

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