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Friday Update - November 17, 2017

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N.E.D. Show Yo-yos available for sale

Today your child experienced the N.E.D. show.  This was an assembly aimed at reminding your child to, "Never give up", "Encourage others" and to, "Do your best"!  

Starting on Monday, November 20, 2017 until Friday, November 24, 2017 during lunch recess and after school (until 3:15 pm), yo-yos will be made available for purchase. There are 3 different yo-yos to choose from: 

• $8.00 Glow in the dark Yo-Yo

• $10.00 Boomerang Yo-Yo

• $15.00 Excelerator Yo-Yo

Your eldest child will have brought home an order form today with more information about the show and the yo-yos.  If you have any questions, please contact Miss Welsh at:  welsh@stmatthewselementary.ca  

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Head Checks - November 21, 2017

Reminder:  all students will have their hair checked for lice on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. 

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Upcoming Masses

School Mass Please join us for our next school Mass on Friday, November 24, 2017 at 9:00 am in the church.  All family members and parishioners are most welcome to attend!

Grade 2 Parents:  the next Grade 2 "Theme" Mass will take place on Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Please have your child meet Ms. Sarangelo in front of Jubilee Hall by 5:15 pm.  If you have any questions please contact Ms. Sarangelo at:  sarangelo@stmatthewselementary.ca 

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Basketball Coach(es) Needed

Our basketball season will be starting in early December and we are in need of additional parent coaches.  If you are interested in helping coach one of our teams please contact our athletic director, Mr. Durante at:  604-589-7545 or durante@stmatthewselementary.ca  Coaching can be used towards Parent Participation Program hours.

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St. Matthew's Parish Christmas Pageant

Sunday, December 24 - 6:00 pm

It is that time of year again! Christmas is right around the corner and so is the annual St. Matthew's Parish Christmas Eve Pageant.  Needed are approximately 20-25 actors and actresses, from Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 and some parents to help prepare the students!   Please note that this is separate from the school's Christmas Presentation.

 A Parent/student information session will be held  Wednesday, November 15th at 6:00 pm in the Fireside Room.  At this meeting there will be a  discussion around commitment, auditions and the practice schedule.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Trish at the PREP office – prep@saintmatthews.ca or call 604-589-2448 ext 233.

 

 

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Pancake Breakfast

Everyone is invited to this event this Sunday, November 19, 2017 after both the morning Masses.  For just $5 per person, or $20 per family of 5; you can enjoy an all-you-can eat complete breakfast.  Come out to support our school, as we raise funds for our library needs.

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Christmas Plant Sale

Thank you to all who submitted their orders; poinsettias and wreaths can be picked up anytime after school on December 5, 2017 in the Fireside Room.  All proceeds from this initiative will be going towards future purchases of outdoor play equipment.

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Purdy's Chocolate Fundraiser

St. Matthew's Preschool is holding their annual Purdy's campaign.  Please support this worthy cause; catalogues and order forms can be found at the school office.  All orders and payment are due back by November 27th, 2017.

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Christmas Eve Mass Choir - Kids Needed

This year the St. Matthew's Youth Ministry will be leading the choir for the Children's Christmas Eve Mass.  They are looking for students in Grades 6 or 7 to help fill a Youth Choir (Ages 11-20).  If you are interested please email Matthew Furtado (St. Matthew's Youth Ministry Leader) at:  matthewfurtado@hotmail.ca   Practice dates/times will be sent out early December.

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Advent Masses

 The beautiful liturgical season of Advent will begin on Sunday, December 3, 2017.  During this season we ask students in Grades 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 classes to commit to coming to 8:00 am Morning Mass on certain days.  Please see the schedule below.  If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher:

Wednesday, December 6:

Grades 3, 4 and 5

Thursday, December 7:

Grades 6 and 7

Wednesday, December 13:

Grades 3, 4 and 5

Thursday, December 14:

Grades 6 and 7

Monday, December 18:

Grades 5, 6 and 7

Wednesday, December 20:Grades 3 and 4

 

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St. Matthew's Photo Gallery

Click here, to access the latest photos in our gallery.  "Hero Day" dress up photos are included!

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