December 2018

Thank you, Thank you to everyone who participated in our November Collections.

Turkey Drive

96 turkeys were donated to the NJ FoodBank.

Fundraising for Adopt a Teacher Fund

All proceeds from our fundraising will be sent to the SSNDs and Beyond Borders to sponsor teachers for training in Haiti.

Hats On for Haiti: Our 1st fundraiser for Teacher Training in Haiti

We raised $239.00!

Thanksgiving Collection: Jeans Pass

We raised $1,270.00!


Our grand total so far is $1,509.00. We are halfway to supporting one teacher ($3,000). Our goal for the year is to support two teachers ($6,000). Please see the weekly emails for other fundraisers to support teacher training in Haiti.


December Happenings:

Season of Advent

On December 3rd, the AHA school community will gather in prayer to mark the beginning of Advent. We will reflect on “walking in the light” and we will be challenged to think of ways to be light for others during Advent. We encourage all members of our community not to overlook the beauty and peace of the Advent season in the rush of Christmas and to think of alternative gift giving ideas like our Adopt A Teacher program in Haiti with the SSNDs and Beyond Borders.


A Prayer for Advent
Lord Jesus,
Master of both the light and the darkness,
send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas.
We who have so much to do
seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day.
We who are anxious over many things
look forward to your coming among us.
We who are blessed in so many ways
long for the complete joy of your Kingdom.
We, whose hearts are heavy
seek the joy of your presence.
We are your people,
walking in darkness, yet seeking the light.
To you we say, “Come, Lord Jesus!

SnoCones for Adopt A Teacher Program - December 5th

Our next fundraising event for the Adopt A Teacher Program will take place on Wednesday, December 5th. SnoCones, sponsored by Outreach, will take place during both lunches. Purchase a SnoCone for $2 to help us sponsor 2 teachers for training in Haiti.

Annual Senior Christmas Tree Lighting and Blessing - December 5th

Outreach Toy Drive – December 4th – December 12th

To provide gifts to Center for Safety and Hope a shelter for abused women and their children. Students will sign up in homeroom to purchase a gift for a child. Faculty will purchase gifts for the mothers. All unwrapped gifts must be returned by Wednesday, December 12th.


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