“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” ~St. Augustine

Our school’s Catholic Graduate Expectation theme for March is I Have Ideas. Our ideas can change the world! This is a great month to reflect on how our faith-filled and innovative ideas can lead to respectful actions that improve life for all.

Parent Action Items: 

  • Proudly wear your heritage or shades of green with an Irish Shamrock on Monday!
  • Maple Syrup orders are available through CashOnline
  • Please consider supporting our Humane Society. Information on Cash Online
  • Grade 8 Parent Mount Mary Meeting is set for March 30 at 6 pm in the Library Learning Commons. We will also be discussing Graduation activities.

This Week at a Glance:

Monday, March 6, 2023- Wear Green, Shamrocks or any items that show your heritage!

  • Maple Syrup Sales on CashOnline
  • Support the Humane Society (toonie online, food for animals or humane society donation)
  • Each class will have the Second Week of Lent reflection
  • We are learning about Saint Patrick

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

  • Maple Syrup Sales on CashOnline
  • Support the Humane Society (toonie online, food for animals or humane society donation)
  • Boys basketball tournament at St David’s
  • Almsgiving – Cereal Collection Kick off (Please bring in after March Break)

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – Hot Lunch Day

  • Umbrella Project Skills & Grand Father Teaching Assembly and Monthly Awards
  • Humane Society Visits 
  • Support the Humane Society (toonie online, food for animals or humane society donation)
  • Maple Syrup Sales on CashOnline
  • Bring in those Cereal donations after March Break, please

Thursday, March 9, 2023-Spirt Wear Day

  • Humane Society Visits 
  • Support the Humane Society (toonie online, food for animals or humane society donation)
  • Maple Syrup Sales on CashOnline

Friday, March 10, 2023- Pizza Day

  • Maple Syrup Sales on CashOnline
  • Bring in those Cereal donations after March Break, please
  • Teamwork – Fun staff switcheroo! Ask your child about who their guest teacher is!!

Information Items:

  • The third week of Lent Reflection will be sent home via School Messenger. Please share with your child(ren)
  • Due to staffing shortages. There will be no Junior/Intermediate Music until further notice. 

Weekly Prayer

Dear Father in heaven, 

We thank you for the gift of your light in our hearts, allowing us to have faith in you.

We thank you for your light, which shows us the many ways you save us from need, darkness, and death. 

Amen

Important Dates:

  • March 7,  – Boys Basketball Tournament at St David’s
  • March 7 – CSAC Meeting #5 – all are welcome 6-7:30 in the Innovation Lab
  • March 8 & 9 – Humane Society Visit
  • March 10 – Staff Switch a Roo
  • March 13-17 – March Break – No School for Everyone!
  • March 20 – Grade 2 Communion Retreat at School 8:50-11:35. Pizza will be provided for lunch
  • March 25 – Grade 2 Reconciliation
  • March 30 – Grade 8 Parent Meeting – 6 pm
  • March 31 – PD Day
  • April 7 – Good Friday
  • April 10 – Easter Monday
  • April 11 – CSAC Meeting #6
  • April 12 – SK Vision Screening
  • April 16 – Grade 2 First Holy Communion
  • April 26 – Grade 7 & 8 Retreat Day Trip to Camp Brebeuf
  • May 1-5 –  Catholic Education Week & Family BBQ
  • May 2 – ESQ Returns!!
  • May TBD – CSAC FOS Meeting #7
  • May 5 – Mission Day/Jump for Heart
  • May 15-17 – Grade 8s at Mount Mary
  • May 25- Track and Field with St Teresa @ St David’s
  • May 29 – Grade 7 Confirmation
  • June 2 – PD Day
  • June 12 – Special Olympics
  • June 26- Grade 8 Graduation