Madonna School News

December 4 , 2022

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2nd Sunday of Advent

The Second Sunday of Advent is the Peace Candle also known as the Bethlehem candle

The second Sunday of Advent gives us the opportunity to reflect on Psalm 46:10-11 which says:...Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.”

This week, we pause to remember who God is and what He has done for us.

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General Health Prevention Practices

Please continue to follow the health guidelines.

It is recommended that symptomatic individuals stay at home until they are feeling well, are able to fully participate in all normal school activities and have reached the end of the recommended isolation period (as applicable):

Please contact Health LINK Alberta toll-free at 811 if you have any further questions.

PLEASE NOTE THE INFLUENZA lETTER SENT BY ahs... this was sent out earlier this week.

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Jack n Beanstalk Presentation is tomorrow 9:30 am, put on by The Alberta Musical Theatre Company. Please note that a fee 0f $2.50 per child will be put into the Parent Portal for this event. Please note that this performance has been subsidized by School Council. They have paid $500 towards this event.

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Christmas Advent Concert ..PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Please Mark Your Calendar ...

The Advent Christmas Concert will be on Friday, December 16th @ OLPH Parish

Doors Open at 6:15 pm

The concert time 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm

This concert will be available on the live stream.

Therefore any family members that are out of town can watch it live.

We ask that students come dressed in their Sunday Best.

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Grab n Go Breakfast Program

The first week of the Grab n Go Breakfast has been a success. Students ate most of the food that was purchased.

There will be food items for students, every morning in the boot rooms on a cart. If students are hungry, they are very welcome to help themselves to 2 items.

The items will be easy to eat and nutritious. Yogurt Tubes, Cheese Strings, granola bars, small oranges or bananas.

All children can have up to 2 items.

Please note that it is always most important that your child has breakfast at home first.

This program is funded by donations. We currently have received a $1000 donation from Walmart.

THANK YOU TO THE GRADE 4'S in 3/4G for bringing the carts to the boot rooms and managing them. Thank you Mrs Gauthier for filling the carts and helping your students be successful in this very important task.

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Up Coming Events


5- Jack and the Beanstalk Performance 9:30 start

(No Advent in the gym on Monday)

6- Swimming Lesson - Last Swimming Lesson

  • Grade 1 - Mrs. Stadnick/Mrs. Perri

  • Grade 2 - Ms. Stankey

  • Grade 3 - Mrs. Vukovic

  • Grade 3/4 - Ms. Gauthier


7- School Spirit Day ... Crazy Socks Day

8 - Grade 1 Field trip to Parish and Library

14 - Bend the Rules Day

14- Gr. 1 Polar Express

16 - Advent Christmas Concert @ OLPH Parish 6:15 pm doors open. start time 6:30 pm

20 - Christmas Mass at OLPH Parish 10:00 am



4th FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL after Christmas and it is EARLY DISMISSAL

at 2:15 ... SCHOOL IS OUT

Congratulations to students who received their first communion Sunday @ 8:30 am mass!

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Advent Assembly this past week.

All of the Gotcha winners, were selected for doing good deeds. There names are entered in the draw and then randomly pulled. Students are given Gotcha tickets when they were caught doing good deeds.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Sunday Mass

Saturday vigil 5:00 pm
Sunday 8:30 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 7:00 pm

Weekday Mass

Monday to Saturday 8:30 am
Monday to Friday 6:15 pm

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