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April Alumni Newsletter

Jesse Foley '89 


Hello Fellow Academy of Holy Angels Alumni!

I hope you enjoy our April AHA Alumni Newsletter. It goes great with our awesome spring weather!   We’ve got lots of exciting news to share! With assistance from our AHA Alumni Board, our 35 Rock the Lawn Volunteers and many AHA alumni and friends across multiple AHA classes, we have been busy putting together our vision and plans to better welcome and engage with AHA alumni. If you have not done so already, please consider completing our AHA Alumni Survey.  And of course, we hope to see you at Rock the Lawn on June 24.   Purchase your tickets today before the price goes up!

May God continue to bless you and your family!  

Jesse Foley '89, Alumni Officer


Rock the Lawn 


Register Today for Rock the Lawn 2016!

AHA Alumni are planning our first ever all-school reunion and music festival called “Rock the Lawn” for Friday, June 24!  Volunteers have been working hard to make this event the biggest AHA alumni event ever. The objective of this event is simple, to bring together all AHA alumni along with current and former AHA parents, staff and the Sisters of St. Joseph to have fun! Music producer is AHA Alumni Paul Peterson ’83.  Paul and his band Abracadabra will be the headliner and Mick Sterling and the Superfriends of Soul will open the show! Get more information about the music at Rock the Lawn.

Rock the Lawn will also include a Mass at 6 pm, AHA History Presentation at 6:30 pm, Tours of AHA, Food, Beer Tent, Wine and Games.  The music begins at 7 pm. We are offering businesses the opportunity to sponsor and advertise before and during the event.   Check out the Rock the Lawn website for more details

Registration for Rock the Lawn is now open, go here to sign up


AHA Alumni Survey


Please Complete our AHA Alumni Survey

In an effort to create an outstanding and engaging alumni program at AHA, our Alumni Board has created an alumni survey to gather your opinions and feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete it.  The survey will be open until May 1. Click here to access it. If you complete it by May 1, your name will be entered into a drawing for another $50 Target gift card!  We will provide a full report on our findings and conclusions in the Summer Communique!


2015 Baseball Seniors


AHA Alumni Baseball Night

We are inviting all AHA Alumni Baseball players and their families to watch the Stars play vs Providence Academy on Friday, May 13 at 7 pm. Join us at Donaldson Park before the game at 6:30pm for a BBQ and refreshments.  We’ll be cheering on the Stars and giving out baseball prizes including hats and shirts!


Please RSVP to Head Coach and AHA Alumni Mike Rothstein ‘94 at rothstein30@hotmail.com.  Can’t wait to see you at the game!   


Memorial Service


AHA Memorial Prayer Service is May 6
AHA’s next Memorial Prayer Service is Friday, May 6 at 7:15 am in the AHA Chapel. Our Memorial Services are held several times per year so that we, as a community might remember those loved ones who have died.  Everyone is invited to attend.  To have a loved one remembered during the service, please contact Sue DePauw at sdepauw@ahastars.org. Read more, RSVP online or submit a prayer request.


Golf Tournament


AHA is excited for our Shoot for the Stars golf tournament on June 15.
Play begins at 12:30 pm and will take place at Deer Run in Victoria.  The dinner and auction will begin at 5:30 pm.  Please consider putting a group of classmates or friends together for this fun event! Get more details and sign up

All School Service Day

AHA All-School Service Day

Plans are coming together for our All-School Service Day on May 26!  AHA Alumni are needed to assist in and serve alongside our students at agencies like St. Vincent DePaul, Feed My Starving Children, Mary's Place, ARC Value Village, Wood Lake Nature Center, Mississippi River Clean, and many more...  Please contact Jesse Foley if you are interested.   Approximate time is 9 am-2 pm. 




Once and Future Stars – 
We invite you to campus!

We have a solid group of students already enrolled in AHA’s Class of 2020, yet there’s room for more, especially from our alumni community!  We hope you’re thinking about AHA for your middle schooler, and we’re inviting families with 6th – 8th graders to come to our Future Stars Informational Night on Wednesday, May 25th. Plan to arrive between 5:30 & 6 pm for light refreshments and socializing, before learning more about academics, co-curriculars and more. We’ll take a tour, and end the evening at our Annual Pops Concert at 7 p.m.  Questions? Call or email Meg Angevine at mangevine@ahastars.org or 612-798-0764. Know others who may be interested? Send them our way!  Your testimonial is golden!  Please RSVP on our website so we can plan for the evening's event. Also, mark your calendar for Stars are Out Tonight on September 9 and Fall Open House October 27. Go STARS!!


Starfest Alumni 2015


Starfest, AHA's Annual Fundraiser, in its 5th year on campus

It’s not too late to join us on April 30, 2016 for a night of fun, socializing and supporting the school. Starfest benefits all AHA students by supporting the school's most important programs - including academics, faith, service, financial aid, athletics and the fine arts.  This year’s Fund-A-Need is student scholarships.  The event begins with a Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the St. John the Evangelist Chapel followed by the silent auction & social, dinner and & fund-a-need program. Cap the evening off with dancing to the Mark Miller Band. Enjoy complimentary beer & wine throughout the evening and a formal seated dinner provided by The St. Paul Hotel. If you are unable to attend but want to help ensure that the night is a big success there are many ways to help.

This year’s Starfest raffle prizes are a choice of a trip to Las Vegas, Sonoma California or New York City. Second prize is a $3000 tuition voucher or cash. Third prize is a $500 SA Gas Card.  Purchase a Starfest raffle ticket

Check out the Starfest auction website on Friday April 22, 2016 to start bidding on the fabulous silent, premium and buy-in party items. Get directions for online bidding.

Read more about Starfest on the AHA website or email Theresa De Grace at tdegrace@ahastars.org with questions.




Homecoming is Friday, September 30

Mark your calendars to return to AHA to have fun with your classmates and cheer on the STARS.



Reunion2016 Class Reunions

If your graduation year ends with a “1” or a “6” then this is your reunion year!The AHA Alumni Office is here to support your work.  Talk with your classmates and contact Jesse at AHA so we can work together to make your reunion successful.


The Spring 2016 AHA Communique is coming your way

Spring Communique coverHopefully you’ve received the Spring Communique in the mail!  If you haven’t received it, and/or aren’t receiving it regularly and would like to, please contact us to make sure we have your updated mailing address.  We want your personal and/or professional update!  Please consider sending a picture of yourself, of your family or with alumni friends to Jesse Foley at jfoley@ahastars.org. The deadline for the Summer Alumni News and Notes is June 10, 2016.  Please consider sending it today! Read the Spring Communique online.




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