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Friday Update - April 6, 2018

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REMINDER

Fundraising Bottle Drive 

TOMORROW

Sat., April 7, 2018 

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Grade 6 class will be fundraising once again for their Outdoor Education in September.  We would appreciate you bringing any recyclable juice box containers, water bottles, beer and pop cans, spirit and liquour bottles to the front entrance of St. Matthew’s Elementary School between 11:30 am and 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2018.  Thank you in advance for your support!

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Pizza Lunch Form

Just a reminder that the Pizza Lunch order form is due back with payment on Friday April 13, 2018.  Pizza lunch will be served on Monday April 23, 2018.  Thank you for supporting the Grade 6 class with their fundraiser!



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St. Matthew's Elementary School Flower Fundraiser

Spring is here, and you now have an opportunity to welcome it with beautiful flowers and plants...and at the same time, impress and surprise Mom (or any special lady) with a gift for Mother's Day!  Please support our school in their efforts to raise funds for outdoor play equipment.  Order forms along with payment (cash or cheque) are due back no later than Friday, April 13, 2018.  All orders may be picked up after school on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in the Fireside Room.  Many thanks for your support!

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Chancellor Music Festival

For the first time St. Matthew's Performance Choir will be participating in the St. Thomas More Chancellor Music Festival on, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Mercy School Gym.  Parents of students in our performance choir, please note the date as we will require parent drivers to and from this event.  More information and details will be forthcoming, soon!

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Grade 2 Parent Meeting

Parents and guardians of students in Grade 2, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:30 pm in Jubilee Hall.  A discussion on the importance of the Mass and the procedures for First Holy Communion will be reviewed.  Thank you.

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School Mass - April 13, 2018

All parents and parishioners are welcomed to attend our next school Mass on Friday, April 13, 2018.  We start at 9:00 am in the church.  See you then!

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Grade 6 Parent Meeting

(Confirmation Preparation)

Parents and guardians of students in Grade 6 please be reminded that on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm there is a mandatory meeting regarding the Sacrament of Confirmation, to be held in Jubilee Hall.  Expectations regarding the Confirmation program will be explained.  Please note that at least one parent/guardian needs to attend this meeting.  Thank you!

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Parenting Workshop

CISVA Sexuality and Your Child

Save the date!  On Monday, April 16, 2018 parents in Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6 and Grade 7 have a wonderful opportunity to gain skills on how to talk to your children about sensitive topics such as, growth and maturity, media influences and parent-child relationships.  Professional speakers from Signal Hill have been booked to given an individualized workshop for each grade.  The workshop will begin at 7:00 pm and end at approximately 8:15 pm.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Please note that this night is for parents only.

 

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Spring Presentation

All students will participate in our annual Spring Presentation on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  There will be 2 shows:  1:30 pm and 7:00 pm.  Admission is by donation of a non-perishable food item for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.  Thank you!

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School Photos

Lifetouch will be here to take our class and whole school (panorama) photos on Monday, April 16, 2018.  As always, please ensure your child is dressed in full school uniform (including the school sweater).  Thank you.

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