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Week-13 (11/21/2021) – சுற்றறிக்கை/Circular

Week-13 (11/21/2021) – சுற்றறிக்கை/Circular

Week-13 (11/21/2021) – சுற்றறிக்கை/Circular

அன்புடையீர் வணக்கம்,

Welcome to week-13 of the 2021-22 academic year. Hope you all are doing well and safe. Please read this email in its entirety since it contains lots of important information.

Upcoming important dates/events:

Nov 21 2021: Term-1 report cards are due. Last date to submit all homework, test, review assignments for term-1 was Nov 14th for term-1 grading. Post term-1 end, homework, test, review submissions for term-1 will not be accepted.

Nov 28 2021: Thanksgiving holiday (no school)

Dec 11 2021: Library hour at Amos P. Catlin Park, Folsom

Dec 19 2021: Monthly test #4/Project-2 (for grades Adv. KG, 2-8)

Assembly: School will start with a virtual assembly at 9:45 AM. After assembly, students are required to join their individual classroom sessions conducted by their respective teachers. Parents, teachers and students should have calendar invites already for the assembly session.

Upcoming class assembly performance:

Nov 21 2021: Grade 5, section B

Dec 05 2021: Grade 4, section A

Dec 12 2021: Grade 4, section B

Dec 19 2021: Grade 5, section A

Attendance: Attendance is a key component of our grading system as you all should know. Attendance will be marked by the attendance officer during the live classroom session (weekly Sunday 10-11:30 AM). Arriving after 10.15 am or leaving before 11.15 am will be marked as Tardy. Don’t forget that 100% attendance for the academic year gets a special recognition at the end of the year.

Tamil competitions hosted by Sacramento Tamil Mandram (STM): STM is planning to host two competitions targeting the young generation promoting Tamil language. For questions about the event, please contact event_chair@sactamil.org directly. Details can be found below.


Speech competition:

Registration form: https://forms.gle/5dLMbKsvjPg5E47h9

Last date to register: November 30, 2021.

Competition Date & Time: Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 – 10 AM to 5 PM

Venue: Virtual

Competition rules & guidelines: https://www.sactamil.org/pechuppotti-2022


Thirukkural competition:

Registration form: https://forms.gle/7W8oimLxsy69jhfi8

Last date to register: January 3, 2022.

Competition Date & Time: Saturday, January 08, 2022 – from 10 AM to 5 PM

Venue: TBD

Competition rules & guidelines: https://www.sactamil.org/thirukkural-competition-2022

Class participation, & engagement: Students are strongly encouraged to participate and engage on their own during the instructional time. Parents’ help in setting up the student’s instructional environment, including the technological help/aid and making it distraction free is appreciated. However, Parents should not prompt or assist students when teachers are engaged with their students. This may impact teacher’s instructional methods and student evaluation process.

Conversation Videos by AKT (grades KG, 1, & 2): Conversation videos by AKT are made to be part of the curriculum for Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2. Access is available to those videos on the CTA / ITA webportal for the respective teachers and parents.

Here are the links to documents on “How to access Conversation Videos by AKT” for different roles:


Teachers – https://tinyurl.com/ConversationVideos-Teachers

Parents – https://tinyurl.com/ConversationVideos-Parents

Instruction method: Classes are conducted through Google classroom & meet. All new students by now should have received and activated their sactamilacademy Google workspace logins. If not, please reach out to their teachers and/or principal(s). For security reasons, all students & teachers must join or access the content and meeting ONLY through the authorized sactamilacademy.org Google workspace. Since this facility allows each student to have a full google account, Parents are responsible to monitor their child’s activities, progress, & assignments.

For all other technical support and/or questions, please reach out to administration team below:

Incharge Name Phone Email
Principal Rajarajan Thangavelu (916) 342-6678 rajarajan.thangavelu@sactamilacademy.org
Vice Principal Kavitha Manoharan (916) 917-8902 kavitha.manoharan@sactamilacademy.org


Online Tamil library resources:



Educational/Informational links:


2021-22 Academic Year Calendar

2021-22 School Assembly Calendar

வாழ்க தமிழ்!


Kavitha & Raj

STA Administration team

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