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Weekly Update Dec 6-10, 2021

Hello St. Michael Families

Announcement:

Advent Week 2 – PEACE in our hearts, minds and actions. Prayers, reflections, & activities will be taking place all month as we celebrate our faith journey.

Food 4 HOPE Food Drive – Thank you to Mrs. Groulx’s grade 6/7 class for leading our school with scripture, prayers, daily challenges and the food drive. A huge thank you to everyone who donated items ~ a beautiful way to begin Advent. 

NEW COMMUNITY EVENT: CHRISTMAS OUTDOOR MARKET! THIS THURSDAY – bundle up & come visit the market.

Thursday December 9, 2021 – 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

In partnership with the Catholic School Council we are hosting a small covid style Christmas Market. The Christmas Market will be set up in the back playground area of the school. Parents, families, & community members are invited to drop by. Everyone will be welcome to purchase the following items: CASH ONLY!! 

  1. Gingerbread House Kits: $10.00 each: Thank you to Longo’s, for securing 120 gingerbread house kits for us. No reservations or preorders 
  2. St. Michael Ornament: $5.00 each: a recycled metal ornament to hang during the holiday season
  3. Creative Christmas Themed Baggies: $2.00 each: J is for Jesus, Snowman Cookies, Reindeer Food (only for the reindeers), Snowman Soup, and more!!!

Supplies are limited, proceeds will be added to School Generated Funds 2021-2022. 

Christmas Gift Card Donations: This year has been very unique and many families are facing different struggles. We are inviting families to consider donating a GIFT CARD9S) to the school. These gift cards will be collected at the Main Office until December 13, 2021 and then shared with our community partners, which will then be gifted to families. Please send gift card(s) donations in a baggie or envelop – labelled “Gift Card Donation” Thank you in advance. 

Monday December 6, 2021   

  • Complete the Daily Screening before sending your child to school   
  • Minds Up continues in all classrooms – empowering positive mindset in our child
  • Christmas Gift Card Donation begins 

Tuesday December 7, 2021 

  • Complete Daily Screening before sending your child to school   
  • Grade 4-6 Indigenous Knowledge Virtual Presentation

Wednesday. December 8, 2021

  • Complete the Daily Screening before sending your child to school 
  • Pizza Day 

  Thursday. December 9, 2021

  • Complete Daily Screening before sending your child to school  
  • Indigenous Knowledge Virtual Presentation – grade 4-8 
  • Christmas Market – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm (back playground area – cash only) Physical distancing & masks if unable to maintain 2 meters apart!

  Friday. December 10, 2021 

  • Complete Daily Screening before sending your child to school

SAVE THE DATE: 

December 13 – 17 – Pack away your uniforms ~ casual week!! Staff and students are invited to wear Christmas colours, clothing and/or dress casual. 

A Gift of KINDNESS in Christmas 2021.docx 

Monday December 13 – Candy Cane Day; Tuesday December 14 – Santa’ s Workshop; Wednesday December 15 – PJ Day; Thursday December 16 – Happy Birthday Jesus Celebration Day; Friday December 17 – Red & Green Day (early release – school ends 1:50 p.m.).

Please see the attached PDF for greater details. 

Thank you and God Bless

Riesberry, JulieWeekly Update Dec 6-10, 2021