Calendar Reminder

Student Virtual School Day & Teacher In-Service Day
Monday, October 5th
Below is the schedule that students will follow on October 5th based on their grade level. This day will allow our students practice in accessing synchronous and asynchronous learning from home and provide our teachers with time for Professional Development and planning. Students will remain home and join class at the appointed time via Google Meet (SSM) and Teams (PS-Grade 8) and complete Independent Work as scheduled. Parent support is appreciated as we proactively practice and troubleshoot any issues with remote learning.

8:45-9:15 Daily Meeting & lessons (Teams & Google Meet)
9:30-10:00 At-Home Activity
11:00-11:20 Book Bunch

Grades 1-4
8:00-8:45 Homeroom Morning Meeting & LA lesson on Teams
8:45-10:00 LA Independent Work
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Math lesson on Teams
11:00-11:30 Math Independent Work
Asynchronous work for LA and math will be completed during Independent Work time.

Grades 5-8
8:00-8:30 Homeroom Morning Meeting on Teams
8:30-10:30 Assigned Independent Work
10:30-11:15 3rd period B Day on Teams
11:15-12:00 Assigned Independent Work
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:00 Assigned Independent Work
Asynchronous work for 4 remaining classes on B day to be completed during Independent Work time.

More information for logging on and tips for virtual learning will be provided in next week's News & Updates email.  

Support Our School!


Magazine Sale
Our Magazine Sale begins tomorrow, Friday, September 25th. We have moved this fundraiser completely online this year. Although we will not be gathering for the usual exciting assembly to kick off the sale, our Magazine Sale will still provide virtual assemblies, prizes, and fun activities for our students, including a Best Dressed Pig Contest! Questions? Contact Megan McDonough at

Magazine Sale Online:

Note! All families participating in the wrapping paper or magazine sale will automatically earn a dress down day pass for each student in the family!


Wrapping Paper Sale

Orders are due Friday, October 2nd.
Each family received a Wrapping Paper Sale packet on the first day of school in the Welcome Back packet. This year, all orders will be placed online and shipped directly to the buyer's home. Questions? Contact Jeneen Ost at

Order online at
Our School ID is: MF1127072

Note! All families participating in the wrapping paper or magazine sale will automatically earn a dress-down day pass for each student in the family!


Next Compass Meeting

Calling All Parents! Join us virtually Wednesday!
September 30th at 6:30 PM

COMPASS, our Diversity & Inclusion Parents' Group will have its first general meeting of the school year on Wednesday, September 30th at 6:30pm. Please join us to get to know one another, network and hear about COMPASS' mission, vision and plans for 2020-21 school year.

Use this Google Meet link to participate: See you there!



Back to School

Parent Resources

Weekly News & Updates


Read Ancillae's plans for
the 2020-2021 school year.

Read the Family Handbook.

Read the Academy's Health and Safety Plan.

Make sure your child has the following every day:
- 2 clean 2-ply minimum masks. One worn into school and one placed in a clean paper lunch bag. 
- 1 sealed leak-proof water bottle that students can open independently for use all day.
- 1 sit-upon. Bath mat approximately 20 x 30 in size for outdoor activity.
- 2 individual tissue packs that will be stored in school bags.

Lunch Menu

Burger Day
Grilled Cheese