Madonna News

March 21, 2021

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Parent - Teacher - Student Interviews THIS WEEK

Grade 1 to 4 students will have their virtual interviews March 24th and 25th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Kindergarten students will have their virtual interviews March 22nd, 24th or 25th.

Go to https://www.schoolbookings.net and enter event code gt5vt and follow the 3 easy steps!

Parents will be able to choose a telephone call or a Google Meet format.

If you have any questions please call the school office at 780-467-7972.

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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration

Please note that Kindergarten Registration Opens February 1, 2021.

We will be offering the following class configurations.


  • Monday/ Wednesday and designated Fridays Full Days 8:40 - 3:15
  • Tuesday/Thursday and designated Fridays Full Days 8:40 - 3:15


Please note Kindergarten information and the videos click the link below.

https://mcs.eics.ab.ca/programs/kindergarten-2021-2022


Registration is online please check our website very bottom right. OR click the link below.

https://www.eics.ab.ca/parents-and-students/school-registration


Please contact the school with any questions you may have. 780.467.7972

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Stawnichy's Fundraiser

Madonna Catholic School Education Society is very pleased to announce the launch of the Stawnichy's Ukrainian Sausage Fundraiser!


The Stawnichy's Fundraiser will open on March 14. Orders must be received by 11:00 pm on March 26.


Products will be available for pickup around the week of April 20th. Stay tuned for more information.


The online fundraising order system requires you to register your child prior to ordering. Once the initial setup process is complete, you will be able to input your order. When placing your order please select just one child and place just one order. Please note the online fundraising order system is the same as our hot lunch program ordering system that is why you must go through the hot lunch website.


Instructions:


✓ Go to http://madonnashp.hotlunches.net

✓ Click on "Click Here to Register"

✓ Enter Access Code: MCSFR Enter Parent Name/Ph#/Email Address

✓ Enter a preferred id of your choice eg. Your full name in lowercase

✓ Pick password

✓ Click the "Register Now" button at the bottom

✓ Register your child along with classroom, click on "Orders"

✓ Proceed to order your fundraiser items.

✓ Proceed to payment


Bambora: We accept credit card payments through Bambora. There will be a "convenience fee" of $2.00 added to each order if you use this option. No cheque or cash payments will be accepted at any time. (Visa, Mastercard or Amex)


ETRANSFER: We accept etransfers to our Madonna Catholic School Education Society at our email Madonnacses@gmail.com VERY IMPORTANT: Please make sure to add your child's FULL Name and Grade in the notes on the etransfer.


**Please Note: Should you experience any issues with your order please don't hesitate to call Jennifer Brownlee at (780)940-7420**


Below are images of what will be offered this year. If you need more information on the products please visit the Stawnichy's website www.stawnichy's.com


You will find a Stawnichy's Order Form (pdf.) below that you can print off and use to keep track of your order. ALL INFORMATION IS IN THE PDF ORDER FORM

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Do you have any thoughts or ideas that would like to share with our School Council? Please email the School Council with your thoughts, ideas, and questions. This is an easy way to have a voice and participate in School Council. Here is their email address madonnacses@gmail.comm.


PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR .... ALL PARENTS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE VIRTUAL SCHOOL COUNCIL MTG. APRIL 15 7:00 PM

Tournament of Books

During the month of March, students will be participating in a Tournament of Books. Students will have some wonderful children's literature read to them by members of our school staff! Our students thoroughly enjoy the experience every year! The Week Three Winners are:
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The Interrupting Chicken ready by Mrs. Berg

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On Account of the Gum read by Mrs. Lindbeck

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Violet Shrink read by Ms. Forslund

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Tiny T. Rex read by Mrs. Stadnick

Tournament of Books - Week 3

Stay tuned for Week 4 of the Tournament of Books.


Tiny t. Rex vs. The Interrupting Chicken


On Account of the Gum vs. Violet Shrink

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Student Teachers

On March 15, Madonna will welcome two student teachers to our school community. Mrs. Chenoa Roberts will be working with Miss Gauthier and our grade three students and Ms. Alyssa Stankey will be working with Mrs. Noel and our kindergarten students.
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There is NO Playground Supervision after School

Parents, please be advised there is no supervision of the playground after school. If you are allowing your child to play in the playground after school you must accompany your child and closely supervise your child as they play on school grounds.
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Upcoming Events

March

22 - Additional day for Kindergarten Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences

24 - Storytime with Mrs. Wagner

24 - 25 - Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences - all grades

25 - Assembly & Gotcha draw

26 - No School - Spring Break begins ( March 26 to April 5)


April

6 - First day of classes

7 - Storytime with Mrs. Wagner

7 - Early Dismissal - 2:15 pm

8 - Spirit Days - Crazy Sock Day

8 - Virtual priest visit with 3G, 3/4P, and 4P

15 - School Council 7 pm

15 - Bend the Rules

15 - Virtual priest visit with 1S, 1/2F, and 2L

16 - No School for Students

21 - Storytime with Mrs. Wagner

22 - Virtual priest visit with 3G, 3/4P, and 4P

28 - Storytime with Mrs. Wagner

29 - Virtual Gotcha Assembly

29 - Virtual priest visit with 1S, 1/2F, and 2L

PLEASE NOTE THE SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR NEXT YEAR