Dear SCBA Families,

This week in our Advent journey, we light the Shepherds’ Candle. The Shepherds’ Candle reminds us that the Shepherds were the first to recieve the glorious news of the birth of Jesus Christ. While we have fun with the elves on our shelves and enjoy our Christmas parties, what a blesssing it is to know that this time of year is about so much more!

We had an incredible turnout for our Christmas movie night. A huge thank you to the 6th grade parents and students for making this night happen. 

​This Thursday (12/14) is the annual Rady Children’s Hospital “Fill the Bucket Day. Our student council members will be in the parking lot collecting money that will be donated to Rady Children’s Hospital. All students who bring a minimum donation of $1 are allowed to wear free dress on this day. 

Have a blessed week and Advent season!

​The SCBA Team

Tuesday Treasure – December 12, 2017

Theme for 2017-2018
”Trust in the Lord with all your heart and He will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 2 Ch. 3 5-6

Virtue for December – Patience

The Next Three Weeks

Important December Dates
December 18    Toy Drive Ends
December 20    Christmas Program- 6pm –  Please note the time change
December 22January 7    Christmas Break  – school resumes on Monday, January 8

 Thought for the Week:
And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds. Luke 2 : 15-18



Christmas Program Information: Please share this information with any friends or family members who plan on attending our program-thank you!

– Students are to be dropped off in their classrooms by 5:30pm
– The church will open at 5:30 pm. Please note that ONLY the main doors to the church will be opened at 5:30pm.
​- The only seats that may be saved will be for parents/guardians who are dropping off their children in the classroom. Entire rows may not be saved. 
– Following the performance, pre-school students will be picked up at the front of the church. All other students will be picked up in their respective classrooms.
– Hot chocolate and cookies will be served in the parish hall after the performance.
– With regard to taking pictures during the performance, we strongly discourage moving in and out of seats to take pictures as this disturbs the view of others. Should you choose to do so, please be respectful of those around you and return to your seat after the picture has been taken.

– We are asking all students to wear dressy Christmas clothes.

Padres Corner- A note from Fr. John
Fr John’s daily Advent inspirations- You are welcome to join Fr John Amsberry for a daily Advent video on his Facebook page.  There will be a new, short- less than a minute- video posted every day throughout Advent finishing on Christmas Day. Let’s advent-ure together! Father John

The 21st Annual Baby Clothing Drive for the San Diego Chapter of the Chris Child Society will
take place at the Academy during December.
“A Birthday Gift for Baby Jesus”
A bassinet  will be in the School office for donated baby items needed to make up layettes that will be distributed
to Catholic Charities, Birthline and Camp Pendleton.
Items needed are ( 0 to 3 months)  onezies, sleepers, diapers, bottles, bibs, socks, receiving blankets, etc/
Annually we deliver 100 layettes to Mother’s in need.
Thank you for your help in the name of the Christ Child!

San Diego Gulls Hockey – February 3
Catholic Schools Night at the San Diego Gulls

Code: csn18

NEW this year – All Catholic school families will be sitting together in a reserved section. If schools would like to order 10 or more tickets in a block, please collect all ticket orders in one batch and contact Melissa Werman directly. MWerman@sandiegogulls.com

Special recognition for the schools with the highest percentage of ticket sales! Tickets are $18 each. See the link below for purchasing information. Promotion Code at top of linked page.


January Hot Lunch
January Menu
January Hot Lunch Form

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