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27 Jun

Homecoming 2016 – August 27 -28, 2016

You are cordially invited 

to our

90th Anniversary Homecoming

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Alumni Reunion Reception

7:00 p.m. at the historic Culver Hotel

9400 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

Light Hors d’oeuvres – No Host Bar

(Must be 21+ yrs. to attend)      Tickets $55 each

Priority Alumni Reservation by July 29th

General RSVP by August 16th

RSVP Mary Ann Kassabgui @ mkassabgui@sasmail.org 

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Sunday, August 28, 2016

90th Anniversary Mass

11:00 a.m. St. Augustine Church

3850 Jasmine Ave., Culver City, CA 90232

The Most Rev. Bishop Thomas J. Curry

Reverend Christopher B. Fagan, Pastor

12:30 p.m. Light Reception at the Parish Hall

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Open Door” at School

90th Anniversary Committee:
Mrs. Beate Nguyen, M.A.Ed, Principal  bnguyen@sasmail.org 
Mary Walsh, DMJ, marywalsh@dmjca.org 
Mrs. Marcia Scher marcia_scher@conair.com 
27 Jun

90th Anniversary Donor Wall 1926-2016

 

Sample artist rendition of SAS Donor Wall.

Sample artist rendition of SAS Donor Wall.

90th Anniversary Donor Wall: The Donor Wall honors those who have contributed to the ongoing success of St. Augustine School.  Each Donor Tile recognizes Alumni, Educators, Staff, Students, Parents and Patrons who have contributed to the school’s tradition of excellence. Purchasing a donor tile allows you to honor those individuals who have made a difference in your or your student’s life.  To acknowledge one of these distinguished individuals, you can easily purchase a tile to add to this colorful, permanent memorial. (Above is a sample rendition) Please see our website to order a tile under the 90th tab (home page) or contact  us at 310-838-3144 for details and assistance.

06 Jan

90th Anniversary Kick-off & Open House – January 31, 2016

Our story began in 1926, when seven religious sisters from Belgium, the Daughters of Mary and Joseph (DMJs) came to Culver City to build a Catholic school that has served the local and global community for the past 90 years. Today, the DMJ’s charism and visionary dedication permeates our school culture for the benefit of our students, families, parishioners and the community-at-large.

SAS is a member of the I3 Innovation Institute at the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Recognized for its faith-filled learning environment, rigorous academics, Ambassador Program and innovations, SAS has evolved into a 21st Century learning community that focuses on global competence, intercultural skills and student leadership. The school offers world languages of Spanish, French and Arabic and various other electives, such as digital composition.

Among our current faculty are four SAS alumnae, Ms. Doody, (Vice Principal), Mrs. Flicker (Religion Coordinator & Student Government Moderator), Mrs. Sagliani (Teacher) and Mrs. Flippen, (Early Childhood Vice Principal). Our alumni are over 3000 strong, and their work and lives were deeply impacted by the nurturing Catholic education they experienced at SAS.

Today, our Early Childhood Continuum stretches over four years from Licensed Preschool 2+, 3+, TK to Kindergarten.  In collaboration with LAUp and the Race-to-the-Top, SAS meets the growing needs for young learners through quality education.  In Grades 1 – 8 students continue to grow in their faith, learn to appreciate their unique cultural heritage and develop the fundamental skills needed for success in high school and beyond. For the past years, SAS graduates have had a 100% success rate in their admission to a Catholic High School of their choice.

Our year-long celebration of the 90th Anniversary is a true acknowledgement of the dedication, mission and vision of the past 90 years. We thank all religious sisters, pastors, educators, administrators, students and families who have made SAS the great school it is. We are committed to making the next 90 years as successful as the past! Join us as we celebrate the impact of Christ’s love in our school, parish and community. For details about our 90th Anniversary or to reconnect with your Alma mater, please tap “the 9oth” at the top of the navigation bar.OH Announcement 2016

16 Oct

UNICEF @ SAS

UNICEF  @ SAS 2015Learning about “caring” begins at a young age! Impacting the world in a positive way occurs through service-learning, collaboration and problem-solving. For the past years, SAS Ambassadors have supported the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) through their efforts. This year again, students are participating in the UNICEF “Trick-or-Treat” fundraiser for children around the globe.

UNICEF Ambassador  Ms. Cambria visited our classrooms to speak about the need for schooling, drinking water and other necessities in life, that we often take for granted in our daily routines. By visiting with students, our children get a first-hand account of how each of us can truly make a difference for children around the world. Did you know that only 7 cents can make an impact?

So far, SAS has been able to provide 4 villages with a “School-in-a-Box!” Let’s make that five, or six ….or even more this year! Let’s Trick-or-Treat together for UNICEF! Works of Mercy, Vision of Hope!

28 Jun

Open Enrollment – Office Summer Hours

We are proud to serve your family with open enrollment year-round!

Effective June 29, 2015 through August 14, 2015 Summer Office Hours:

M – F    8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.        Afternoons/evenings by appointment. 

*Closed Friday, July 3, 2015 (National Holiday)

First Day of School:             August 17, 2015! See you then! 

 

28 Jun

Congratulations Class of 2015!

Congratulations Class of 2015!

…Your strong faith, academic excellence, many individual leadership accomplishments and numerous scholarship awards make us all very proud! Your athletic and fine arts successes, and the recognition you earned from the community, for your incredible engagement and service to others, is truly commendable! We wish you all the best for your amazing future! Come back soon to visit us and your entire SAS Family!

Blessings and love, Principal Nguyen

17 May

Honoring Scholar-Athlete Keiana Samoy – USAVolleyball High Performance National Team Program

Sports Banquet 2015

Left to right: Principal Beate Nguyen, M.A.Ed, Keiana Samoy (Class of 2015), Ms. Dianna Gerski (coach) and Athletic Director Josh Clarke.

During the recent Sports Banquet, SAS Principal Beate Nguyen and Athletic Director Josh Clarke honored over 100 students who demonstrated discipline, sportsmanship and athleticism during the current school year.  Among them was Keiana Samoy, Class of 2015, who was recently selected to the USA Volleyball High Performance National Team Program.  This means that Keiana was able to secure a spot among thousands of aspiring young athletes towards becoming one of our nation’s finest volleyball players. Keiana received the first ever “Principal’s Award for Scholar-Athlete of the Year”.

15 May

SAS Ambassadors collaborate with Missionary Childhood Association

We’re blessed at SAS,  however children and families 12,703 km away in Kathmandu, Nepal are struggling to recover from the devastating earthquake. This week is “action week” at SAS! There are three ways you can help:

  1. Pray for the victims and families in Nepal!
  2. Send a donation to SAS or MCA and we’ll be able to double it dollar for dollar, if it is received by this Friday, May 15th!
  3. Recycle empty, crushed water bottles and bring them to school for recycling $$$
Thank you for joining our SAS Ambassadors in this important service learning project! 100% of $$$ goes to Nepal. Local Action – Global Impact!
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