Last month, St. Anne School was awarded the Pacific Life Foundation Grant for the “3T’s of Education Program” to benefit schools in the areas of technology, textbooks, and teacher training. Our eligibility for the grant comes from St. Anne stakeholders who serve as employees of Pacific Life. Today, those stakeholders, Carleton Muench and Jeff Johnson, visited campus to personally hand President John O’Brien and Head of School Steven Cunningham the grant check for $6,500.
California Art Education Association Youth Art Month Exhibit “United Through Art” held its awards ceremony at the Orange County Department of Education this week. Ten St. Anne School students were honored at the ceremony: Grace Dilliplaine, John Gilson, Anthony Milora, Max Fetah, Derrick Grassmann, Kempton Bohn, Claudia Mains, Ryan Breneman, Anne Sackey, and Emily Hazelip.
This week, grade 8 students were treated to a presentation by award-winning novelist, Aline Ohanesian. Ohanesian spoke to the students about the grit, perseverance, and passion needed to achieve one’s goals. She shared the personal journey that led her to writing and encouraged students to follow their own passions, especially in the face of life’s challenges.
St. Anne School FIRST LEGO League team members participated in a tournament dubbed “Spring Showdown” at LEGOLAND last Saturday. During the all-day event, the team competed in robot challenges, core values, and robot design categories.
Three St. Anne grade 8 students had the privilege of attending the Chapman University Art and Writing Contest Awards Ceremony in Orange, Calif. Finalists Rebecca Baum, Izzy Preziosi, and Anne Sackey joined more than 1,000 guests to hear speaker Esther Safron Foer, enjoy a catered lunch, and visit with more than 20 Holocaust survivors.