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Friday Update - April 12, 2019

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Please note the following important dates:

• Monday, April 15 - Deadline for Flower Orders

• Tuesday, April 16 - Head Checks

• Thursday, April 18 - Poverty Lunch (students will be served a lunch of bread and water; students do not bring their regular lunch; those students with allergies please contact your child's teacher for any concerns)

• Thursday, April 18 - Holy Thursday Retreat Day (students engage in activities focused on Holy Week)

• Friday, April 19NO SCHOOL-GOOD FRIDAY

• Sunday, April 21 - EASTER SUNDAY - HE IS RISEN!

• Monday, April 22 NO SCHOOL-EASTER MONDAY

• Tuesday, April 23 - School Reopens (8:40 am - 2:50 pm)

• Thursday, April 25 - SPRING CONCERT - 1:30 PM AND 7:00 PM SHOWS

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Walkathon 2019

Students:  be sure to use the upcoming long weekend to secure lots of pledges for our Walkathon and remember return your form on THURSDAY!   Click here to access the pledge form electronically.  Thank you.

UPDATE:  WEEK ONE WINNERS OF A POPCORN AND MOVIE AFTERNOON (awarded to the class that brought in the most number of pledges):

THE KINDERGARTEN CLASS!  

CONGRATULATIONS!

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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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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 15:  Grades 5 and 7

April 17:  Grades 3, 4 6

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SMES Guardians Athletic Wear

Show off you're a Guardian with our school hoody and sweatpants.  Order forms and payment are due no later than Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  A sample rack of sizes is available in the school lobby.  Our target is to have all submitted orders available by month's end - stay tuned to exact date when items are in-house.  Thank you!

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Flower Sale

This is a great opportunity to 'spring' up your home, and get prepared for Mother's Day; so submit your flower orders - forms and payment are due by Monday Apr. 15, 2019.  Thank you for supporting this fundraiser, as the school raises funds for our gym/outdoor play equipment.

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Pancake Breakfast

After a bit of a break, the school will be hosting our next event on Sunday April 28, 2019.  Mark your calendars, and come out to support our efforts in raising funds for our library needs.  A complete breakfast is available after both morning Masses for just $5/person or $2-/family of 5.  Thank you!

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Grade 7 Confirmation Retreat 

Last weekend our Grade 7 class spent 2 days at Loon Lake in Maple Ridge for their Confirmation Retreat.  The St. Matthew's Youth Ministry Team led them in activities and song in preparation for their Confirmation in June.  Click here for a few pictures of their time at Loon Lake.

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Taekwondo

Click here to see pictures from our school's recent participation in a Taekwondo class; we have some budding martial artists!

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