The Advent season is a beautiful reminder to prepare our hearts as we prepare our homes — to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus! At the start of this week, we light the first of the four candles in the Advent wreath: the candle of Hope.
Angel Wish Tree
A reminder that all Angel Tree donations need to be brought to the school by Wednesday, December 4th.
Christmas Social Update
Thank you to all the families who attended our 1st annual Pasta Dinner. What a great opportunity to bring the community together for the Christmas Season. Thank you again to our Catholic School Council, choir and volunteers who made this evening possible.
Paint the Town Red Update
Friday, November 29th the staff and students of St. Joan of Arc raised $500 for our Paint the Town Red civvies day! A donation will be made on behalf of the school to the United Way which will go directly to support feeding our children right here in Oakville through Halton Food for Thought. Thank you again for your generosity.
Catholic School Council
Just a reminder that of our upcoming Catholic Council meeting on Monday, December 2nd at 6:30 pm
Grade 2 Reconciliation
Our Grade 2 students will be participating in their 1st Reconciliation on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 2:30 pm. Students are asked to arrive between 2:00 pm and 2:15 pm at St. Mathew Parish.
Save the Date:
Monday, December 16th — SJOA Christmas Sing-Along! More information will be sent out this week.
Yours in Faith and Learning,
Mr. N. Laratta and Mrs. M. Pitt
Grade 2-3 – 10:45-11:30am
Grade 4-5 – 1:00-1:45pm