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St. Anthony Grade School

hawaii catholic schools

blessed william chaminade

Aloha and Welcome to

St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School

For more than 165 years, St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School has served the people of Maui County and Hawaii under the guidance of members of the Sacred Hearts Order, Society of Mary, Marianists, Maryknoll Sisters, and the St. Joseph Sisters of Carondelet orders.

St. Anthony High School has an excellent reputation for maintaining high academic standards. During its sesquicentennial history, more than 15,000 students have graduated from this school. Many furthered their academic pursuits by earning degrees from institutions of higher learning and have established themselves in a variety of professional careers internationally.

The people of Maui recognize the positive contributions our students have made to improve the professional, economic, cultural and moral fabric of our island society. The spirit of community service encouraged at St. Anthony’s has also generated the devotion of invaluable time to countless community projects and volunteer work by our students and graduates.

Announcements (mouseover to pause):

ROOKIES ROCK! St. Anthony had three Rookie Robotics teams compete at the Seabury FLL (FIRST LEGO League, grades 4-8) tournament on November 15. All 3 teams #6750 (Team D3RP), #6753 (Dr. Triple Chocolate Chip) and #6756 (TrojanBots), represented St. Anthony in true Trojan style, with kindness and gracious professionalism. The TrojanBots finished 4th at the Maui District Qualifier and is the alternate to the December 13 State Finals on Oahu. CONGRATULATIONS Rookie teams!!!!!!!!!

PTG AT 6 P.M. Tonight’s (November 19) PTG meeting has been moved back by an hour and will start at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Center. All parents are welcome to attend.

CHRISTMAS CENTERPIECES. Mahalo to all who supported this year's Strength in Unity Gala held Saturday at the King Kamehameha Golf Club House. We have on campus eight more Christmas centerpieces from the night of the dinner auction. Each centerpiece -- designed and crafted by Campus Minister Ernie Mendoza -- sells for $35. Call the Development Office to purchase one at 244-4190, ext. 268.  Proceeds benefit the young men and women of St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School. The 2014 Gala Committee meets 6 p.m. Thursday, November 20, at the Alumni Center.

Celebrate Colorado - Informational Night On Nov. 20th, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. there will be several representatives from the Colorado Consortium made up of private and public universities presenting information regarding admissions, programs and student life to Maui families. 
If you are interested please RSVP to Vanessa Ea at vea@uccs.edu
~Colorado Mesa University~ Colorado State University ~ Johnson & Wales University, University of Colorado Springs~ University of Northern Colorado.

NHS CAR WASH CANCELLED Due to an unfortunate scheduling conflict, the Nov. 22nd NHS Car Wash has been cancelled. Full refunds are being issued. Questions, contact NHS advisor Art Fillazar, 244-4190, ext 232.

COMING UP. The St. Anthony HS ACTION TEAM will be participating in the SOCKS FOR SENIORS campaign. These warm footsies as well as lap blankets are being collected by the Action Team members through the first week of December. These will be issued to our Maui senior citizens. Contact Director of Admissions and Student Activities Art Fillazar for more information, 244-4190, ext. 232.
The Action Team also has plans for the annual SENIORS WINTER BALL for residents at Hale Makua Wailuku. If you would like to donate some healthy desserts, please contact Mr. Fillazar.

Junior Prom Parent Meeting - Monday, December 8th at 5:30 p.m. in the Resource Center (Library). 
Prom details will be discussed and all forms will be distributed. It is important that parents attend and take the opportunity to ask questions and get information about this special event. For more information about the meeting, Mr. Everett Yamashita, Student Government Moderator, at eyamashita@sasmaui.org or at 244-4190 ext. 226.

MAUI YOUTH RELAY FOR LIFE 2015. The event is scheduled for Feb. 14-15, 2015. This 12th annual event benefits the American Cancer Society and features participation from Maui's public and private high schools. St. Anthony will kick off its team recruitment after Thanksgiving. Every student on campus is invited to participate. Stay tuned for more details. Chaperones will be needed as well.

Annual Christmas Band Concert – Come and celebrate Christmas with the St. Anthony Concert Band and the St. Anthony Symphonic Band. Event is set for Wednesday, December 10th at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Anthony Church Center. Free admission, canned food items for the needy will be accepted at the door.

 

IN ROBOTICS NEWS. On Saturday, December 13, we will have 2 JV Robotics teams #8795 and #8925, compete on Oahu for the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge, grades 7-12) showing how well they can design, build and program robots to compete with the rest of Hawaii. These 2 teams made of mostly High school students are also Rookies to FTC and will be having their first, FIRST FTC experience, lets with them the same type of success our FLL teams got at Seabury. 
As the STEM/Robotics program continues to grow at St. Anthony, we will be launching into FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition, grades 9-12)  the Varsity level of robotics competition globally, with the World Wide kick off on January 3rd. The Trojan bots are team #5625 and will be designing, building and programming a 5 foot tall robot to compete on the World stage in March. St. Anthony is once again leading the way on Maui, by being the ONLY school to have all 3 levels of FIRST Robotics teams on campus, FLL, FTC and FRC. 
If you have any questions about STEM/Robotics teams and tournaments, please contact Mr.Collier, our STEM/Robotics Coordinator in Wong A or at rcollier@sasmaui.org  .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1QyM9WTF18  - FIRST Video with Morgan Freeman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYuOKb3gO7E  - "My Robot is better then your Robot" with Celebrities from Music and Movies 

A FIRST! For the First time in St. Anthony history, we now have a FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) team. We are team #5625. Season Kick off and challenge release will be in January on Oahu with the tournament taking place March 25-28 in Honolulu. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a Global competition based in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) where students design, build and program 5-foot tall robots to play a cooperative game. Students have access to more than $20 MILLION dollars in scholarships to colleges in the USA. 
We will be looking for local industrial mentors and sponsors to help make this a wonderful program. If your company sponsors STEM or Robotics activities we would like to hear from you, OR if you have or work for a local business that deals with Mechanical design, electrical design, machining, CAD, pneumatics, manufacturing, powder coating, marketing, fundraising or safety, WE COULD USE YOU. 
For more details, check out:  
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3_6_B8WO88&list=PL3B1C4E0C4756E728
or contact STEM/ Robotics Coordinator Mr. Collier 

"Concert Under the Stars" – Join us in giving thanks to the St. Theresa parish and the Maui Catholic community for supporting families seeking a Catholic education. The St. Anthony “Golden Royals” Jazz Orchestra will perform in a special outdoor concert set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, January 28th on the St. Theresa's Church grounds.

PEER MEDIATION We are happy and excited to bring back the St. Anthony Peer Mediation Program. A group of 14 juniors and seniors received a certificate of completion for training hosted by Maui Mediation Services. Services are now available. 

ALUMNI NEWSLETTER. Go online to check out the fall 2014 Alumni Newsletter: “Sine qua non,” Without Whom We are Nothing” at www.sasmaui.org Click on the Sine qua non button on the far left column of the front page.

 

STRAPPING UP. The school band is looking for old belts, adjustable bag straps, or harness straps of any size or color. The bags can be broken or torn as all we really want are the straps. We are working on a percussion project and want to reuse these items to build our instruments. These items can be dropped off at the band room. Feel free to direct questions to Mr. Yamashita at 244-4190, ext. 226, or e-mail eyamashita@sasmaui.org

CARD RETURNS. Money and unsold cards from the Trojan Card sales that started in August were due Sept. 30. Students who do not return unsold cards to the Business Office will be asked to pay for them. Mahalo for supporting our SAS Athletic Program.

SMILE FOR ST.  ANTHONY. Parents and guardians are asked to sign off the photo release forms distributed Sept. 10 during homeroom. See attachment. Please return the forms to the Main Office. Another option: Scan a signed form and e-mail: lcasco@sasmaui.org. Don’t forget to circle the give/not give permission option.

FORMS PLEASE. Please sign and submit as soon as possible the important forms at the back of the 2014-2015 handbook. If you have not yet received your handbook, please contact the school immediately. Mahalo for your cooperation.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Wednesday, November 19 – 6 p.m., PTG meeting, Alumni Center.
Wednesday, November 19 – University of Hawaii at Manoa Scholarship Night, 6-7 p.m., Baldwin High School Auditorium.
Thursday, November 20 – 6 p.m., Gala Committee meeting, Alumni Center.
Thursday, November 20 – 6-8 p.m., Colorado Colleges Forum Presentation.
Friday, November 21 – Early student release at 12:40 p.m., Staff Meeting.
Friday, November 21 – 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m., Hawaii College and Career Fair, Hawaii Army National Guard Puunene Armory, field trip for grades 11 & 12.
Monday, December 8 – Junior Prom Parent Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Resource Center (Library).
Wednesday, December 10 – Annual Christmas Band Concert, 5:30 p.m., St. Anthony Church Center. Features St. Anthony Concert Band and St. Anthony Symphonic Band. Free admission, canned food items for the needy will be collected at the door.
Saturday, December 13 – FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) JV Level Tournament on Oahu, for 9th-12th grade teams. St. Anthony has two teams competing.
Saturday, January 3 – FIRST Robotics Competition Varsity Level Session Kickoff on Oahu. St. Anthony has a team competing.
Wednesday, January 28 – “Concert Under the Stars,” 5:30 p.m., St. Theresa Church grounds.

 

College Visit Dates – Please check Naviance for scholarship listings and to register for college visits.

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