Monthly Archives: November 2017

Drama update

The PMA Drama Club is open to all students in grades 5 through 8, and applications for this year’s production of “Night at the Wax Museum” are due Friday, December 1st by 8:00 AM at the very latest. As of right now, there are 68 applications in for 31 cast positions and 15 crew positions.  Paper versions are available at school or by email.
Cast auditions will be on Monday, December 4th, and Cast/Crew announcements will be made on Friday, December 8th.
If you have ANY questions about Drama Club, feel free to comment below, or send an email to Mr. Desaulniers (kdesaulniers@pmaschool.org).

Christmas Concert Info

The Christmas Concert is on Wednesday, December 13.  The 1 pm show will be for Friends and Relatives and the 6:30 pm show for Parents.  The Junior and Senior Choirs will perform at BOTH shows.  The PMA Band (Experienced band only) will also perform at the 6:30 pm show.
Students will need to arrive at 6 pm dressed and ready to perform.  We will send out notices to each group with the details of where to report, where to pick up and so on.
The Senior Choir will be in full dress uniform to be provided by PMA. The girls should have black tights and black ballet flats. Girls should also have a black thin strapped undergarment. Boys should have black socks and shoes.
The Junior Choir and Exp. Band should wear black bottoms, black shoes and white long sleeve shirt/blouse.  A previous notice went out about the general style of skirt and shoes that are needed for the girls.  Boys should wear a festive Christmas tie of their choosing.
Please contact the school office with questions.

Info & Reminders

*Next week is the Scholastic Book Fair!  The students will be attending the book fair during the school day.  Students in Grades 1-8 are welcome to bring spending money with them!  Please be sure that cash is in an envelope with your child’s name on it!  All students in Gr. Prek4-Grade 8 are welcome to fill out a “wish list” to bring home. If your PreK4 or Kinder child brings home a wish list and you are unable to be here on Wednesday to make purchases, please contact your child’s teacher. They will be able to assist (as long as you send in the wish list with payment).   The fair is open on Wednesday, 11/29, from 8am-7pm, during P/T conferences.  This is a perfect time for parents to do Christmas shopping! 
In order to better prepare for sending money in with your student the schedule of classes is as follows: 
Monday: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade
Tuesday: PreK4 (wish list), Kinder (wish list) and Grade 4
Wednesday-Open 8am-7pm
Thursday: Grades 5-8
Friday: Last chance shopping from 8am-10am
***PreK3 does not go to the Book Fair as a class, but you are welcome to bring them on Wednesday! 

* During the Book Fair on Wednesday there will be a bin outside the gym door to drop off fish pond items, the bin will be marked FISH POND.  If they have any questions please email pmafishpond@gmail.com

*Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 9, from 9-11 am. The form is attached for those that have not yet requested a family ticket. 

*Please remember to be entering your lunch orders! If you order by the month your December order needs to be in the system by Wednesday, Nov. 29. 
*The Christmas Concert is on Wednesday, December 13.  The 1 pm show will be for Friends and Relatives and the 6:30 pm show for Parents.  The Junior and Senior Choirs will perform at BOTH shows.  The PMA Band will also perform at the 6:30 pm show. A separate email will go out to the Choirs and Band regarding arrival times and attire.  If you do not get this email please contact the mail office.
Please contact the school office with questions

Book Fair Bakers Needed

The Parent Group is looking for some baked goods for Wednesday’s (11/29) Family Book Fair day.  Baked goods or store bought goods should be finger friendly, as there will be no utensils out.  Goods can be breads, cookies, brownies, muffins, fruit, crackers or anything else you can think of.  Please DO NOT use any plates etc. that you want returned to you.  Goods can be dropped off in the office on Tuesday or to the gym anytime on Wednesday.  The Parent Group will also have coffee and goodies available for families who shop the book fair and for the staff who will be there all day.
Please indicate NO NUTS or GLUTEN FREE if your goodies are either of those.
Any questions please email ParentGroup@PMAschool.org

Important Forms

Dear PMA Community,

Please know that it it state mandated that all children in school have given the school they attend a copy of the student’s:
1. Birth certificate
2. Most recent physical
We at PMA also require a copy of the child’s baptismal certificate if they were baptized Catholic.
Please call the main office or our school nurse as soon as possible to submit these documents.
God bless,
Sister Maria Rosa, p.m.

Drama Club Grades 5-8

It’s that time of year! The Presentation of Mary Academy Drama Club is looking for CAST and CREW for the spring play (The title of the play is being held very, very, VERY secret, so don’t even ask.  Just kidding, we’re still in the process of finalizing the selection.)  Anyone (in grades 5-8) that is interested in joining, or just wants to hear what it’s all about MUST attend ONE (1) of the mandatory meetings that are being held on Monday, November 13th from 3:15-4:00, or Tuesday, November 14th from 3:30-4:00.  See the attached for COMPLETE details.  We will “pick-up” students from car line, and dismiss from the FRONT of the building.
If you have ANY questions, please contact Mr. Desaulniers via email (kdesaulniers@pmaschool.org) and he’d be happy (kinda) to get back to you ASAP (within a few days).