Yearbook Photos Needed

Yearbook Photos Needed!

Do you have a school photo that might be a great addition to our yearbook? The Yearbook Committee is looking for any photo featuring St. Als students on a CYO sports team, field trip or at a class party, after school activity or working hard in the classroom.  Any photo featuring our great students are welcome.

Follow the link to download your photos:  plicbooks.com/go/K0CxY

Questions?
Monica Wisen
Mwisen@staseattle.org

WATTS Girls in Coding:  Enrolling Now! 

WATTS Girls in Coding:  Enrolling Now! 
Session B for girls in grades 5th-8th

  • Location:  St Al’s (after-school, begins at 3:20pm )
  • Date: March 4 –  April 8   (6 weeks for 90 minutes)
  • Weekly program on Monday’s
  • Cost: Free!  This session is taught by the students at Holy Names Academy.

Please email Gina McMann if you would like to sign up your girls (gina.mcmann@wellsfargo.com)

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Middle School Open House – Tuesday, Oct. 23

Join us as for our Middle School (Grades 5-8) Open House!

Tuesday, October 23
6 – 7:30 pm

Families will have an opportunity to meet our Principal and faculty, learn about our curriculum, and our single-gender learning environment. We look forward to meeting you!

Register here: https://bit.ly/2A9rUDd

St. Alphonsus Parish School is an accredited Catholic School that welcomes families of all backgrounds. For over 100 years St. Als has been offering the families of Ballard and the surrounding community an excellent Catholic education for Preschool through 8th Grade by developing the whole student in a caring environment enriched by the faith of the Church and commitment of families. Our deep sense of community is fostered by our dedicated staff along with committed parents resulting in a safe, nurturing environment for our students.

Welcome our new Middle School Math Teacher!

We are happy to welcome our new middle school math teacher, Jamie Walker. Mrs. Walker comes to us with a background in technology, electrical engineering, and mathematics. She has worked as both a math teacher and math specialist for several years in the archdiocese, even serving under our very own Mrs. Foisy for a time at St. Pius X.

Mrs. Walker brings a mix of hands-on project-based learning as well as more traditional methods, making math acquisition fun and accessible for a variety of learning styles. In addition to Math, Mrs. Walker will also teach 7/8 Boys Religion and Homeroom. She is a St. Al’s parishioner and lector for Sunday morning mass, so she is an excellent fit for this new role.

Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Walker to St. Alphonsus Parish School.

Kathleen Cifu
Principal

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It’s Graduation Time!

Congratulations to our St. Alphonsus Parish School 8th Grade Graduates moving on to high school!

Ballard High School
Bishop Blanchet High School
Christian Faith High School (Idaho)
Holy Names Academy
Ingraham High School
King’s Christian
O’Dea High School
Wood River High School

Our 8th Grade Graduation Mass will be held on Monday, June 11 at 9 am. The Graduation Ceremony will take place in the Church at 7 pm.

Congratulations also to our high school graduates, both St. Alphonsus Parish School Alum and parishioners who are attending colleges throughout the country:

Loyola University of Chicago
Oregon Institute of Technology
Purdue University
St. Edwards’ University
University of Washington

Congratulations to all our St. Al’s graduates!!

 

 

Yearbook Cover Contest

Drawings are due Friday, April 20

The Places You’ll Go is the title of this year’s yearbook for this year!

Both middle school and elementary school can submit a picture. Middle school students can volunteer to draw pictures to try and have their picture featured on the front cover. Elementary school students may volunteer to draw pictures to try and have their picture featured on the back cover.

All the details and rules can be found here.

Mary Poppins JR (1)

Mary Poppins, Jr Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale now for our Middle School production of Mary Poppins, Jr!

Tickets can be purchased online at www.showtix4u.com.

All tickets are $10.
(Wednesday, May 2 Preview Night tickets are $5)

2018 PERFORMANCE DATES

Preview –  Wednesday, May 2 6 pm
Opening Night – Friday, May 4 7 pm
Saturday, May 5 7 pm
Sunday, May 6 2 pm
Friday, May 11 7 pm
Saturday, May 12 7 pm

 

Author Visit (2)

Author Visit: Liz Kessler – March 28

Author Visit: Liz Kessler

Wednesday, March 28

9 am

Auditorium

Liz Kessler, coming all the way from England, is the author of the New York Times best-selling Emily Windsnap series as well as three adventures about Philippa Fisher and her fairy godsister. She is also the author of the middle-grade novels A Year Without AutumnNorth of Nowhere, and Has Anyone Seen Jessica Jenkins?

Special thanks to Jennie Bender and Secret Garden Books for hosting.

(For grades 3-7)