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"By recognizing the dignity of its students and teachers through their unique gifts and talents, Saint Anselm Catholic School strives to provide academic excellence in an environment permeated with the Gospel message of Jesus Christ."

Message from the Principal

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Welcome to the website of Saint Anselm Catholic School located in northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our school is part of the mission of Saint Anselm Parish and of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It has a rich history of serving families who appreciate a Catholic school education for their children. Our present enrollment is 407 students in grades Prekindergarten to eight. We have a dedicated staff of 23 lay teachers whose mission is to bring the Gospel message of Jesus Christ to all students and their parents. In addition to the traditional curriculum areas, we have teachers who specialize in Art, Music, Technology, Physical Education and Library Science. Our school provides an after school program for those parents who need additional care and supervision for their children after school hours. Please review the pages contained in our website. If you need additional information, we would be happy to speak with you at 215-632-1133. Thank you for visiting our website.
Mrs. Geraldine Murphy

News You Can Use

Fall Barnes & Noble Bookfair
Bookfair Information
Our Fall bookfair will be held at the Barnes & Noble store at Neshaminy Mall on November 23, 2015, from 6-9 PM. We will be doing the cupcake decorating party, and the Barnes & Noble Cafe will be selling blue St. Anselm School frappuccinos. We will also be offering preorders for delicious Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes and other scrumptious desserts just in time for the holidays! The bookfair will continue in-store until November 27 and online until November 29, so make plans to do some Christmas shopping with us!

Click on the link above for the information that was sent home with students.

New Scholarships Posted
Scholarship Opportunities
Information and applications for the Children's Scholarship Fund and the Matthew Holmes Scholarship have been posted. Information was also sent home with students in October.

Information regarding the BLOCS grant program was posted on November 4.

Option C

Option C passwords were sent home to all parents on October 5, 2015. Please check your children's academic progress on the Option C website frequently.

Upcoming Events

November 1

Liturgy of the Word for Children at 10 AM Mass

Daylight Savings ends-- "Fall Back"

November 2

Pretzel orders due--$2.00

Winter Uniforms begin--see handbook

Protecting God's Children lesson--grades PK-8

November 3

Election Day

November 4

Hot Lunch

November 5

8:30 Mass for grades 1-4--Remembering the Dead--Please join us

Thanksgiving Food Collection begins

November 8

10 AM Mass Rite of Candidacy for First Penance and Eucharist for Grade 2 and CCD

Liturgy of the Word for Children at 10 AM Mass

November 9

Pretzel orders due--$2.00

November 10

Grade 8 Class Trip to Mutter Museum

November 11

Veteran's Day

Hot Lunch

Grade 8 De La Salle Program

November 12

8:30 Mass for grades 5-8--Remembering the Dead--Please join us

October peacemakers for grades 5-8 after Mass

November 15

Liturgy of the Word for Children at 10 AM Mass

November 16

Pretzel orders due--$2.00

November 17

Grade 7 Class Trip to Philadelphia Orchestra

November 18

Hot Lunch

Thanksgiving Food Collection ends

November 19

8:30 Mass for grades 1-4

October peacemakers for grades PK-4 after Mass--Please join us

November 20

Students only shop at the parish Christmas Bazaar

6:30 to 8:30--Christmas Bazaar is open to the public

November 21

10 AM-2 PM Parish Christmas Bazaar--Please join us

November 22

Feast of Christ the King

Liturgy of the Word for Children at 10 AM Mass

November 23

Pretzel orders due--$1.20

Barnes & Noble Book Fair 6-9 PM Neshaminy Mall

November 25

9:15 Thanksgiving Prayer Service for grades PK-8--Please join us

12 Noon dismissal

November 26


9 AM Mass

School Holiday

November 27

School Holiday

November 29

Advent Begins

Liturgy of the Word for Children at 10 AM Mass

November 30

Preztel orders due--$2.00

Saint Anselm School 12650 Dunks Ferry Road Philadelphia, PA 19154 215-632-1133
Last Modified: Wednesday, Nov. 04, 2015