New Playground

Base Unit Preschool Sod Gaga Pit Basketball Hoop

Base Unit – $48,000

Preschool – $1,600

Change pea gravel to engineered wood fiber – better knitting so it stays more contained

Sod – $3,100

We never really got grass established in the playground since the addition. Sodding will take care of this once and for all

Gaga Pit – $4,000

Gaga is a variant of dodgeball and 4-square that is played in a gaga “pit”. The game combines dodging, striking, running, and jumping, with the objective of being the last person standing. Players hit the ball at each other with their hands, and are eliminated if the ball strikes them on or below the waist.

Basketball Hoop – $2,300

The existing hoop will be moved to the south corner on it’s current island and an identical one will be installed in the north corner of the same island. This will allow for separate simultaneous games.

Trading Cards

We’re seeing Pokemon cards again. Our stance is they can have them for show & tell but otherwise they  need to leave them at home. Absolutely no trading at school! Our issues in the past have stemmed from bad trade deals where one party wants their card back and fights ensue. Please help us by …

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Fall Pictures

Fall pictures will be September 24 (25th for MWF preschool). Every student needs to have a picture taken so the school has a state required record; so please dress your child appropriately that day. You do not have to purchase pictures, but they will be available for purchase. We will send envelopes home when we …

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Homework Helpers

At St. Francis School we offer a program called Homework Helpers for kindergartners through sixth graders.  It is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-3:45 and will begin on Tuesday, September 9.  Students participating may drop in when needed (with parent permission) or stay consistently after school on all of those days to get extra …

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Classroom Parents

Each class is assigned 3 activities. We ask one person to be the “classroom parent” who will recruit 3 people to do these 3 activities. Therefore, it’s not a terribly difficult job and if you spend an hour on the phone, you can count the hour towards your required volunteer hours. Also, some of the …

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