Second Trimester Academic Awards
4.0 GPA on core subjects
Grade 8: John Eric Mercado and Mikaela Vital
Grade 7: Isabella Fernandez
Grade 5: Franchescka Denisse Diokno
Grade 6: Aiden Restauro
Grade 4: Francesca Manalastas and Ayman Shqair
Grade 3: Siena Cypert, Reese Ruelos, Camryn Tabalno and Julianne Tumbaga
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Congratulations to the February SLE Award recipients.
Ysabella G - Grade 8
Ysabella is always kind and welcoming, along with consistently using the magic words of “Please” and “Thank you.” She is well-respected by all her peers, and she is a positive role model for everyone.
Jacob M - Grade 7
Jacob is consistently hardworking and focused in class. Always polite, kind, and helpful, he is well-respected by his classmates and younger students alike. He exemplifies the SLE of Be Responsible Citizens.
J'Marcus E - Grade 6
Recently rejoined our school community, J'Marcus has stepped into our classroom with ease. He was invaluable as an aid a couple of weeks ago, helping get charged devices when needed, amongst other tasks. He truly demonstrated the Student Learning Expectation to “Be Responsible Citizens”. Welcome back to Holy Angels!
Esther L - Grade 5
Regardless of how busy she is, Esther still has time to do something nice and volunteer to help around the classroom. She demonstrated the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens”.
Christian Jacob C - Grade 4
CJ's kindness, responsibility, and willingness to help other classmates and his teachers are all admirable qualities of a “Responsible Citizen” of Holy Angels School. He always tries to make a positive impact on those around him and in all of his everyday actions.
Camila C - Grade 3
Camila has been shining throughout the entire second trimester! She’s always ready and committed to doing well in her studies, and she is always willing to lend a helpful hand to anyone who needs it. She is highly organized and helps other students to be organized as well. Keep shining, Camila! Thank you for being a responsible citizen in our classroom community.
Aria S - Grade 2
Aria has a good attitude toward school and is always willing to help and treat others with respect. She demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens”.
Aarav A - Grade 1
Aarav has made outstanding progress in all academic areas.He continues to demonstrate excellent citizenship qualities. He is polite, courteous and is always willing to help others. He takes his classroom jobs seriously and demonstrates responsibility when completing them. He also works hard and always gives his best effort. He demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens”.
Justin E - Kindergarten
Justin has demonstrated the Student Learning Expectation “Be Responsible Citizens” every day. He does his best to follow all the rules, complete all of his school work with quality, and show kindness and respect for both his classmates and teachers.
Caeden Anthony M - Preschool
Caeden demonstrates seriousness in all seat work activities. He is a quiet worker with quality work and participates actively in asking and answering questions. His best effort in school to learn fast shows the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens''.
Calixto (preschool) demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens” by trying his best to have quality work. He participates actively in class discussion. Calixto raises his hand and waits until the teachers recognize him, which demonstrates the qualities of a good citizen.
Diego (kindergarten) demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens” by being a conscientious student so that he can reach mastery of skills he is learning. He participates often in class discussion, remembering to raise his hand. Diego often uses our four words “Stop, Think, Pray and Choose,” which demonstrate the qualities of a good citizen.
Giselle (grade 1) is a kind and generous student who extends herself to help other students. She is always eager to learn and has excellent participation in class. She is very responsible and consistently puts forth her best effort to succeed academically. She demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens”.
Alessandra (grade 2) is a very sweet and quiet girl. She is becoming one of our most dependable students in assuming responsibility for her behavior in class and on the playground. She is trying her best to do better academically. She demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens”.
Aayan (grade 3) has been very consistent in completing his tasks as a student, and this growth has shown especially since the beginning of 2023. We are very proud of him! He is helpful and kind and is breaking out of his shell on top of all the improvements he’s made. Doing well in school and keeping friends is a great balancing act, and we are so happy to see how far he’s come. We can’t wait to see where he goes from here. Congratulations, Aayan!
Jonathan (grade 4) shows respect and models responsible behavior in class and on the playground. He always tries his best and never gives up on his academic studies. He is always willing to help his teachers and classmates. He is a great student and a good friend.
Divya (grade 5) is a very quiet, kind and respectful student with her classmates. She always works hard to the best of her ability and completes her work on time with good quality.
Divya demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of
“Be Responsible Citizens”.
Aiden (grade 6) has a strong grasp of his academic learnings and uses his school time well to complete his assignments in class. This leaves him time to pursue other interests, and also makes him available to run errands when necessary. He can be counted on to be respectful at all times, and is always ready with a greeting when he enters or leaves the classroom, or when seen outside.
Santiago (grade 7) respectful, helpful and an all around dependable young man. He is eager to help an adult or classmate whenever possible. In extended care, he is kind and caring towards younger students and peers alike.
Jeremiah (grade 8) is a kind, helpful, cooperative student, who has truly shown remarkable progress in his self-confidence, along with his participation in sharing his opinions, ideas and perspectives verbally during class. He is one of our class representatives and performed very well in the recent school spelling bee. In addition, he is well-respected by all his peers and it is a pleasure having him part of our 8th grade class this year.
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Archdiocese Picture Contest Winner
Congratulations to Alexa Manalastas, grade 4, for winning the Archdiocese of San Francisco Catholic Schools picture contest, (K-4) for Catholic Schools Week. Her poster shows how Holy Angels School exemplifies faith, excellence, and service.
The school wide spelling bee was held on Wednesday, January 18 in the parish hall. Spellers included students from grades 5 through 8. This year’s participants were Francheska Diokno, Genesisveer Brar, Aiden Restauro, Bayleigh Rodriguez, Isabella Fernandez, Santiago Gallo, Micah Arca, and Jeremiah Parangan.
This year’s group of spellers was confident, focused and well prepared. Students were strategic in asking specific questions prior to spelling given words. As a result, the spelling bee lasted 26 exciting rounds!. Seventh grade student, Isabella Fernandez, was declared the winner with her spelling of the word “chemotherapy”.
Congratulations to Isabella and all the spelling bee participants!
PRESCHOOL - Jordan A
Jordan demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens” by following rules like: walking inside the building, picking up toys after play, reading books, or playing puzzles after snack time. He is trying to participate in asking and answering questions. He does seat work independently with quality.
KINDERGARTEN - Gabriel M
Gabriel demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of Be Responsible Citizens by being a conscientious student so that he can reach mastery of the skills he is learning. Gabriel participates in class discussions and supports his classmates in their learning. Gabriel is helpful in the classroom and demonstrates the qualities of a good citizen.
GRADE 1 - Avery C
Avery is a cheerful, kind and caring student who demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation “ Be Responsible Citizens .” She is a talented student who also happens to be very shy about showing her drawing works. She is well mannered, quietly respectful, driven to do her best and sets a great example for other students.
GRADE 2 - Austin C
Austin is a quiet and respectful student who demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation “Be Responsible Citizens” by taking his work seriously and accepts academic challenges with eagerness that reflect on the quality of his work.
GRADE 3 - Julianne T
Julianne is phenomenal. There have been many times this school year where I have been blown away by her effort in and out of the classroom. From her amazing Saints Project, to her determination to understand all subjects, to sharing her musical talents with us all, and most importantly, to her grace when she or others make a mistake, she is the personification of Be Responsible Citizens. Continue to shine like the star you are, Julianne!
GRADE 4 - Emma B
Emma is a sweet and humble student who demonstrates the SLE, “Be Responsible Citizens," by following school rules and praying and thinking before she acts. She is also serious about her school work and cares about her classmates. She recently did a wonderful job modeling the qualities of a successful Holy Angels student during our Christmas Eve Children’s Mass by helping her brother and other students during the program.
GRADE 5 - Genesisveer B
Genesis works hard to complete her work on time, participates well in class discussion, always with positive attitudes, and gets along with her classmates. She demonstrates the Students Learning Expectation of “Be Responsible Citizens."
GRADE 6 - Amelia V.
Amelia follows directions and school rules, and asks for clarification when necessary. She is also careful when working, whether with a device or not, and keeps her work area neat. She can also be counted on to run an errand or go ask a teacher for something I may need. She really exemplifies Be(ing) a Responsible Citizen.
GRADE 7 - Serene B
This young person strives to Be a Responsible Citizen. In class, she is attentive and focused, and doesn’t hesitate to ask questions if needed. Her work is typically neat and complete. She strives to be an active class participant. She makes an effort to get along well with her peers.
GRADE 8 - Francesca M
Francesca does her very best at all times while completing her academic tasks and responsibilities with quality. She is a regular participant during class discussions, providing her insightful opinions to the topic at hand. She always has a “welcoming smile” while also greeting her teachers when she enters/leaves the classrooms. In addition, she says hello to other students while on campus, throughout the school day. Not only does she follow through as a “Responsible Citizen,” she is an excellent role model and good example, as our Student Body President, for the entire school community.
First Trimester Academic Awards
4.0 GPA in all core subjects
Third Grade: Siena Cypert, Camryn Tabalno, Juliane Tumbaga, Aaron Vital
Fourth Grade: Alexa Manalastas, Ehlani Sabadlab
Fifth Grade: Franchescka Denisse Diokno
Sixth Grade: Aiden Restauro
Seventh Grade: Isabella Fernandez
Eighth Grade: Mikaela Vital
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Christmas Message From Sister Olive
The birth of Jesus signifies a new beginning for all of us. A time for renewed hope, peace, love and new beginnings. On behalf of the faculty and staff of Holy Angels School, I would like to wish you and your family a wonderful and peaceful Christmas and a New Year blessed with good health and happiness.
MCA Christmas Artwork Winner
On Monday, Dec 12, Lour Shqair received recognition from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone and the Office of the Missionary Childhood Association as the 2021-2022, Grand Prize Winner. Her artwork will be featured on the official Christmas card of the National Director.
Lour and her family traveled to Washington, DC and on Friday, December 2nd, Lour was presented with a commemorative plaque from Monsignor Kiernan Harrington, the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies. Her artwork will be displayed at the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC and an exhibit of all winning artwork will be setup for that day and will remain at the National Shrine through the 2022 Advent / Christmas Seasons.
Monsignor Kiernan Harrington presents Lour with an commemorative plaque for her winning artwork for the MCA Christmas Artwork Contest 2021-2022.
Congratulations to the November Student Learning Expectations Award recipients.
Preschool - Marcella M
Marcella is kind and caring. She tries to reach out to friends who are alone. She also has an encouraging saying, “It’s okay, you can do better next time." Marcella shows the Student Learning Expectation of “Be the Best You Can Be” by completing seat work activities with quality, and by participating actively in asking and answering questions.
Kindergarten - Winter D.
Winter demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of Be the Best You Can Be by being a conscientious student so that she can reach mastery of the skills she is learning. She participates in class discussions and supports her classmates in their learning. Winter is very helpful in the classroom and demonstrates the qualities of a good citizen.
Grade 1 - Erin C.
Erin demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of “Be the Best You Can Be,” by always being sweet and respectful of others. She is active in class discussions and activities. She has positive energy and a well-mannered attitude toward her classmates and teachers. She takes great pride in her work and shows her creativity during free drawing and artwork.
Grade 2 - Collin R.
Collin has been doing good work overall. He takes pride in doing his work neatly and correctly. He also demonstrates “Be the Best You Can Be” by showing good growth in the basic skills, and he is willing to take part in all class activities.
Grade 3 - Camryn T.
Camryn is very detail oriented. She keeps her work neat and precise and has a good hold on her responsibilities as a student. Camryn somehow makes all the hard classwork look easy. Her critical thinking skills are on another level. She brings up an idea or asks a question that no one’s thought of yet. Camryn’s energy in the classroom is inspiring, fun, and supportive. She is always there to lend a hand for support and laugh when her classmates are down. Well done, Camryn, and congratulations on being our 3rd Grade November SLE Award recipient.
Grade 4 - Zac F.
Caring, polite, helpful and studious are all the qualities describing the 4th grade student chosen for our November SLE Award. He also demonstrates “Be the Best You Can Be” by challenging himself to participate more in class, keep up his academic success, and improve his speaking and writing skills.
Grade 5 - Daniel G.
Daniel is a very kind and considerate student and always tries his best to complete his work on time. He knows how to use his time wisely. He also demonstrates “Be the Best You Can Be.” He loves to participate in class discussions.
Grade 6 - Jenna S.
Sixth Grade SLE Awardee tries her best in all she undertakes. She is an active listener and learner, and makes sure she understands the specifics of each lesson and the directions given. She uses her time wisely while at school and still has time to help out in the classroom whenever asked. She is a wonderful example of someone who tries to Be the Best She Can Be.
Grade 7 - Marco G.
Marco is kind, cooperative and hardworking. He is trying his best in his studies. He is focused in class and makes an effort to produce and complete quality work. Though shy in nature, he is striving to become a stronger class participant.
Grade 8 - Deanna D.
Deanna is a very respectful, hard-working, conscientious student who takes great pride in all her work and assignments she submits. She can always be heard using the magic words “thank you” and “please” when interacting with others. She is a regular participant during class discussions, always giving her insight and opinion about the topic at hand. Deanna does her very best to exemplify “Being the Best She Can Be” at all times in and out of the classroom.