Happy New Year!

November and December were busy months at Saint Gregory’s as we maintained traditions, created new experiences, and continued a surprisingly normal routine at school.


Snow Day!

Students and faculty celebrated the last day of the 2020 school year with an afternoon of sledding on more than 22 inches of snow!


Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, particularly this year during the pandemic, was a time to reflect and express gratitude for family, teachers, being together at school, and giving to those less fortunate.

 


St. Ann’s & St. John’s Food Drive

Our eighth graders continued the tradition of the annual food drive for St. Ann’s and St. John’s Outreach center.


Christmas Giving

Our Christmas giving tree was filled with gift cards and presents from our generous community for the patients at Albany Med’s Duker Children’s Hospital.


The preschoolers collaborated and filled more than 20 backpacks for children in need.


This year Mrs. Graham’s 1st grade and Ms. Zeh and Dr. Meyer’s 5th grade classes and their families, joined forces to adopt two children in crisis from the organization called Things of My Very Own out of Schenectady! Due to their enormous generosity, the two children’s wish lists were completely taken care of and then some! Some of the items donated were shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, clothing, coats, hats, gloves, boots, headphones, toys and so much more!


Letters of Appreciation

And Upper School English students and fourth graders wrote letters of appreciation to elderly people at two different assisted living facilities in the area.


D.A.R.E Program

Officer Taylor Carey is educating our fifth graders about drug abuse through the D.A.R.E. program.


Knights vs Dragons Kickball Game

The annual Knights versus Dragons game was held outside and instead of basketball it was a kickball game. The Knights, for the second year, defeated the Dragons. Great competitors!


Academic Quiz Bowl

Upper School students participated for the first time in the Academic Quiz Bowl. Our first competition was a fun learning experience. We have three more meets….all virtual.


After-School Coding Club

Ms. Richers resumed after-school activities with a Coding Club offered to second and third graders.


Thank you SGS Parents’ Association

Thank you to the SGS Parents’ Association for treating the faculty to custom-made SGS apparel.


To see all of our student photos from this last month, CLICK HERE.


Annual Fund

Please remember to give to the Annual Fund. It is what helps make Saint Gregory’s so special.

Many thanks to everyone who has already supported the Annual Fund this year.

How to donate:

Online

Please visit hereto donate online.


Credit Card

All major credit cards are accepted. Please contact the Business Manager to contribute by credit card or visit here to pay online.



Take extra incentives with…

Securities or Mutual Funds

Appreciated stocks or mutual funds offer many advantages over gifts of cash. Please contact the Business Manager for more information.


Matching Gifts

You can double – or even triple – your donation to Saint Gregory’s by having your employer match your donation. Thousands of companies offer programs to match their employees’ charitable contributions. Some companies even offer to match their employees’ spouses’ contributions.


Gift Planning

Saint Gregory’s benefits greatly when parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends have provided for the School in their wills. Whether one wishes to memorialize a beloved family member, honor a teacher, or establish a named fund that will support a program of particular interest, a bequest can achieve these goals and associate one with the School forever.

If you have any questions on how to support SGS, please visit our Annual Fund website page or contact our business manager at business.mgr@saintgregorysschool.org


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!