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Friday Update - April 5, 2019

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Please note the following important dates:

• Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, April 7 - Grade 7 Confirmation Retreat (Loon Lake)

• Monday, April 8 - Grade 6 Pizza Lunch Fundraiser (for students who ordered)

• Tuesday, April 9 - Communicating Student Learning Progress Reports Go Home

• Wednesday, April 10 - In School Spelling Bee

• Wednesday, April 10 - Non-Uniform Day (Tacky Tourist - bring a loonie or toonie for the BC SPCA)

• Wednesday, April 10 - Grade 2 Parent Meeting 6:30 pm

• Thursday, April 11 - Lenten Assembly 9:00 am

• Thursday, April 11 - Class Photos and School Panorama Photo

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Walkathon 2019

Today we held an assembly to kick off the start to our school's major fundraiser:  our Walkathon!  This year we hope to raise at least $18 000 for our school's technology needs.  The eldest child in your family will be bringing home a Walkathon pledge form and information sheet explaining this event in detail.  You can also click here to access the same information electronically.  Let's work together to raise money for our school!

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Flower Sales

Our partnering nursery, Darvonda, has extended the school's deadline for order submission.  Hence, all order forms/payment are due back no later than Monday Apr. 15th.  Should you need a form and further details, please get from the school office.  This is an opportune time to bring Spring into your home, and gift giving for Mother's Day.  Please visit the promo tables after Mass this weekend to see the beautiful product samples.  All orders can be picked up after school on Tuesday May 11th.  Thank you in advance for supporting SMES in their fundraising efforts!

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Measles Update

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Please click here for a letter from the Fraser Health Authority regarding the Measles Catch Up Program for un-immunized and under-immunized  school-aged children.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at welsh@stmatthewselementary.ca or 604-589-7545.  Thank you.

Parent Evening - April 30, 2019

Parents of students in Grades 4, 5, 6 and 7 are asked to attend a parenting evening focused on helping your children navigate changes as they mature and grow.   The parenting evening:  CISVA Sexuality and Your Child Evening will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm.  A letter will be coming home early next week explaining this evening in more detail - please check your children's backpacks for it.

 Please click here for a short video that explains some of the topics that will be discussed.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ_f7yOAzPU 

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Holy Cross Summer Volleyball Skills Camp

If your daughter is in Grade 5, 6 or 7, they have an opportunity to join a Holy Cross Summer Volleyball Skills Camp in August.  Please click here for more details about this camp.  Thank you!

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REMINDER:  Lenten Morning Masses

Please see the schedule below.  We appreciate the efforts our families make to attend these 8:00 am morning Masses. 

April 8:  Grade 7 

April 10:  Grades 4, 5, 6

April 12:  Grade 3
April 15:  Grades 5 and 7

April 17:  Grades 3, 4 6

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