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Weekly Update Dec. 2 to Dec. 6

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

Upcoming Events:

Dec
2
Mon
Catholic School Council
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
3
Tue
Intermediate trip to Matilda @ The Meeting House 11:30 – 2:30
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Dec
4
Wed
Angel Wish Tree items Due
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advent Mass @ St. Joan of Arc
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Dec
7
Sat
1st Reconciliation @ 2:30 pm St. Matthew Parish @ St. Matthew Parish
Dec 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Dec
9
Mon
Candy Cane Grams on Sale all week
Dec 9 @ 11:40 am – Dec 13 @ 12:40 pm
Dec
11
Wed
Comic Book Art Tour-In the Gym
Dec 11 @ 10:45 am – 2:00 pm

Grade 2-3 – 10:45-11:30am

Grade 4-5 –  1:00-1:45pm

Dec
13
Fri
Christmas Sing Along — Dress Rehearsal
Dec 13 all day
Dec
16
Mon
Christmas Sweater/ Red and Green/ Festive Colours (Civvies Day)
Dec 16 all day
Christmas Sing Along
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Dec
18
Wed
Candy Cane Grams Distributed
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Dec
20
Fri
Civvies Day
Dec 20 all day
Early Dismissal @ 1:45pm
Dec 20 all day
Dec
23
Mon
Christmas Break
Dec 23 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all day
Jan
6
Mon
WELCOME BACK!
Jan 6 @ 8:45 am
Elementary PrincipalWeekly Update Dec. 2 to Dec. 6