Cougar News, Week of April 11th



11 April 2019



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Recycling Drive

To help celebrate Earth Day and raise money for SAM, we are doing a Recycling Day on April 12th from 7:00 – 9:00 AM. We will have two companies assisting us with Recycling Day, Savers and AES Electronics Recycling.


Savers will be accepting items such as clothing, shoes, textiles and accessories. They will not accept items such as mattresses, baby gear, appliances, large furniture, auto parts, building materials, cleaning products, tires and flammable material. All items must be in good, clean and sellable condition.


AES Electronics Recycling accepts electronics such as computer parts, circuit boards, cell phones, computer monitors, computers/CPUs/laptops, DVD players, cameras and more. You can view the full list of items that AES accpets on the flyer on the righthand side. Items that AES will not accept are refrigerators, ovens, household batteries, copy machines, light bulbs, paint or chemicals. 


2019-2020 School Year Registration


All 2019-2020 registration forms and fees are due now. Please submit your registration forms on Sycamore and turn in the $450 per child registration fee to the Front Office. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is not complete until we receive the registration fee and forms. 


Financial Aid applications are available for completion on Sycamore through May 1st, 2019. Do not delay as ALL required documents and applications MUST be submitted and uploaded by May 1st, 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted or considered for financial aid. 


SPA Board Nominations


It is time for SPA Board nominations! If you are interested in a position on the SPA Board or would like to nominate someone, please email Mrs. Tapia at gro.a1560734295erbal1560734295egnat1560734295s@aip1560734295atj1560734295" >gro.a1560734295erbal1560734295egnat1560734295s@aip1560734295atj1560734295 by April 15th.




Thank you to our St. Angela Merici community for making the Jog-A-Thon a success! Our 1st annual “Run HIS Way” Jog-A-Thon brought in a little over $10,000! Congratulations to Kindergarten for fundraising the most money. They have earned an ice cream sundae party! All prizes earned will go home early next week. Thank you again!


Easter Sunday Eucharist

GREAT NEWS!! If you would like to reserve the FRONT PEW at our 9:30 AM Easter Sunday Family Mass in the church, bids will start at $200. Bidding is now open! Email your bids to gro.a1560734295erbal1560734295egnat1560734295s@are1560734295sizna1560734295lc1560734295 before NOON, Wednesday, April 17th. The pew will go to the highest bidder. Thank you for supporting our school! 
Sign up HERE to be part of the Easter choir, bring up the gifts, sign up for a reading, or be an usher. Please arrive by 9:00 AM, Easter Sunday, April 21st dressed in Easter Sunday attire (no uniforms). Participation is greatly appreciated. “This is the day the Lord has made; let us REJOICE and be glad in it.”

SummerFest T-shirt Design


Every SAM student has a chance to make SAM history by designing the 2019 SummerFest t-shirt, and students will vote for the winner! The winner will receive one one-day ride pass and one SummerFest t-shirt and a free dress pass. Every SAM student in TK – 8th grade is eligible to participate. T-shirt designs are to be submitted in a manila envelope with name and grade written clearly on the outside of the envelope and turned into the Front Office. You may also email a digital file to Stephanie Mays at ten.n1560734295ozire1560734295v@yrr1560734295ab.sy1560734295am1560734295" >ten.n1560734295ozire1560734295v@yrr1560734295ab.sy1560734295am1560734295.


The design must be submitted by April 15th. No late submissions will be accepted. Students will vote on April 17th and the winner will be announced on April 18th on morning Broadcast. Pre-order t-shirt sales will begin on May 1st and end on May 13th. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Mays at ten.n1560734295ozire1560734295v@yrr1560734295ab.sy1560734295am1560734295.&nbsp" >ten.n1560734295ozire1560734295v@yrr1560734295ab.sy1560734295am1560734295. 


Important guidelines to follow:

  • Adobe Illustrator is the preferred software.
  • If drawing by hand, you must use dark ink. No pencil drawings.
  • No photos can be used.
  • Design must not exceed 8×11 inches. 
  • Design will be on the front of the t-shirt.
  • Only 2-3 colors will be accepted for design.
  • Design must include SummerFest and St. Angela (Merici) 2019. You may also include Walk HIS Way (optional).
  • Include a black and white copy of the design along with the file or master color copy of the print.
  • The art will be submitted to the print company to ensure the quality of picture meets printing standards. T–shirt color will be determined once the design has been chosen.


Spring Concerts

    The annual school Spring Concert will be held in the Parish Hall on Wednesday, April 17th, at 1:00 PM. The entire school will be sharing songs, dances and music videos from the 1960’s with you! Students may wear any clothing that is black and white. This includes shirts, skirts, dresses, sport or Bermuda shorts, socks and blue jeans. All clothing must be in accordance with the dress code.


    Our Instrumental Band Spring Concert will be held Wednesday, May 29th at 9:30 AM in the Church. Band students are asked to wear Formal Uniform Attire.


    Hope you can join us as we celebrate our talented SAM students!


    PAL Golf Tournament

    The Parochial Athletic League provides our students and all of the schools in our diocese the opportunity for friendly competition in sports. Our PAL community will come together on Tuesday, May 14 at Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine for a relaxing day of golf and celebration. Here are some links with event and sponsorship information. Our school has been asked to send at least one foursome, so if you are ready to have a great day on the green for a good cause, please email Chris Moreno at gro.a1560734295erbal1560734295egnat1560734295s@one1560734295romc1560734295



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    In this issue

    recycling drive

    2019-2020 school year registration

    spa board nominations


    Easter Sunday Eucharist

    summerfest t-shirt design

    spring concerts

    pal golf tournament


    Stations of the Cross Schedule

    – April 12th, led by 8th grade

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