Congratulations to Lour Shqair (Grade 7) who was selected as the 2021-22 Grand Prize Winner in the Missionary Childhood Association Christmas Artwork Contest. Lour is one of two students from the Archdiocese of San Francisco awarded this recognition. Her artwork will be displayed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C though out the 2022 Advent and Christmas Seasons. Also on Friday, December 2, there will be a presentation of awards followed by a Mass and luncheon for the winners and families also held at the Basilica in Washington D.C.
In her inaugural speech on Thursday, October 6th, newly elected Student Body President, Francesca Manalastas, said, "I want to create an environment where every student can voice their concern or need." She wants to use student ideas to promote school improvement. She also advised all her schoolmates to Be the Best They Can Be and apply the other SLEs in their everyday life because the SLEs will help with their journey to success. Watch Francesca's entire speech below.
Video credit: Mrs. Manalastas
Congratulations to the students who received the September Student Learning Expectations awards. The focus of the first trimester SLE award is "Be the Best You Can Be"
Mikaela (8) is a kind, welcoming student who is respectful of everyone she interacts with. She contributes great ideas during class discussions; in addition, she goes ahead and consistently submits all her assignments, well before the various due dates, with quality and accuracy. Not only does she excel academically, Mikaela is involved in various extra-curricular activities such as volleyball and now, Student Council, as our Student Council Vice-President. With her ability to balance academics, along with her involvement in extracurricular activities, Mikaela clearly demonstrates “Being the Best You Can Be” daily; she is a wonderful example for the entire student body to follow.
Isabella (7) strongly embodies the SLE of Be the Best You Can Be. As a student, she is attentive and focused on producing complete, detailed work. Her cooperative nature and conscientious attitude do stand out in class. Participation in the school community is displayed through her participation in Student Council elections.
Due to a medical recovery, Jay Joseph (6)was forced to be out of school for three weeks. During this time, he was able to complete every assignment possible and even Zoomed for his Spelling Tests. Since coming back, he has hit the ground running and is working just as hard. Clearly, he has exhibited a high level of Be the Best You Can Be.
Franchescka (5) possesses the SLE of Be the Best You Can Be. She is a very conscientious hard-working student and exceeds expectations with the quality of her work.
Alexa (4) demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation, Be the Best You Can Be, by showing she is focused and organized. She also demonstrates how to be a successful Holy Angels student because she cares about her classmates and accepts academic challenges with eagerness and a smile on her face.
Rilynne (3) not only does her very best, but she also encourages her classmates to do their very best as well. She’s helpful, kind, and empathetic. These are qualities of a good and inspiring leader - the kind of leader Rilynne is growing into. Rilynne seems to have an understanding that the growth of each person in the class is connected, and so she inspires others to continue to put the best effort into everything they do for the benefit of the classroom community. Thank you, Rilynne for being an inspiring and kind leader!
Jackson (2) is a quiet worker. He’s focused and likes to get things done. He is a good listener. He demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of Be the Best You Can Be by trying to work to the best of his ability.
Hannah (1) is very sweet and friendly. She always uses her manners and is very kind to everyone. She always has a smile on her face and gets along great with her peers. She demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of Be the Best You Can Be by completing her work on time and she does a great job of listening to instructions.
Alyana (K) is a kind and caring person to her classmates and school community. Alyana demonstrates the Student Learning Expectation of Be the Best You Can Be by trying her best when listening so she can learn the skills needed to master the standards and overcome challenges.
Cataleya (PreK) is a true role model for her friends. She follows all rules, cleans up without being asked and does quality work. Cataleya has a true sense of Be the Best You Can Be when she plays with a friend who may be feeling lonely or does not have a playing partner.
Congratulations to our newly installed Student Council members and classroom representatives! May God continue to guide all of you, as you begin your duties and responsibilities as our school leaders!