St. Mary's Catholic School

School Newsletter - May 1, 2022

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3rd Sunday of Easter

“Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Simon Peter answered him, “Yes, Lord. You know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Tend my sheep.”


In our Easter joy, Jesus calls us serve others. We continue to celebrate with Easter Joy that Christ is Risen!!!

Christ Is Risen - Matt Maher
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Photography Class Fun

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Mark your Calendar:


  • May 4: Early Dismissal @ 2:00pm


  • May 6: Professional Development Day - School Closed for Students


  • May 11-12: STMY Students participating in Adoration


  • May 18: League 5 Track and Field Competition


  • May 18: Parent Council Meeting (Last one of the year) @ 7:00


  • May 20: School Closure Day


  • May 23: Victoria Day - School Closed for Students


  • May 24: Grad Mass @ St. Martin of Tours Parish


  • May 27: Grad Formal Celebration @ Social Centre


  • May 31: STMY Open House @ 5-7pm
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STMY HIGHWAY CLEAN UP – MAY 7, 2022

Please note that we have signed up our athletics club to participate in highway cleanup. This is a great event to raise funds for the club. Just know that the more participants that we have the faster we can finish! We have signed up for the area of Highway 16, east of Vegreville. Again, we will try to complete as many kilometers as possible, however, we expect to be done after 3 hours.

Remember – participating on Saturday will give you checkmarks for next year’s athletic club participation. We would also encourage any parents that would like to participate.


Details:

Be at the school for 8:45 am as we need to take the bus to the area, we are cleaning. We will watch a short safety video and get your reflective vests. We will be done around 12:00pm and meet for a few snacks and go.


BRING:

Appropriate footwear – remember the ditches may be wet so rubber boots is a great idea

Dress in layers as temperatures can fluctuate

Gloves – do not forget gloves!

Bring water that you are able to carry with you.

STMY Ends Season at the EIPS and Zone Championship

The STMY Badminton season came to a close this past week with athletes participating in a variety of tournaments. A huge thank you to our coaches, parents, and participating athletes for all of their hard work and dedication to this season!


A Special congratulations to the following athletes:


Zone Championships Results:

Issac Potts - 4th Place Sr. Boys singles

Drayden Van der Torre - 4th Place Jr. Boys singles


EIPS Championship Results:

Cameron Dixson & Andrew - Gold Medal Sr. Boys Doubles

Quincy Edrada & Kya Nelson - Silver Medal Sr. Girls Doubles


Fultonvale 7/8 Tournament Results:

Anna Homeniuk & Hana Bodnarchuk - Silver Medal Girls Doubles

Hudson Sorochan - Bronze Medal Boys Singles

Community Announcements:

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REAL Foundation 17th Annual Golf Tournament

The REAL Foundation supports Catholic education by offering faith enrichment opportunities in all Elk Island Catholic Schools. Some of the extracurricular activities funded by the REAL Foundation, include:


• Catholic education in-services and training for students/teachers

• Special presentations and guest speakers

• Conferences on student leadership

• Religious retreats

• Scholarships


Last year, the Foundation supported our Catholic schools by funding all Grade 4 Bibles, the uplifting presentation of Face2Face Ministries at seven EICS schools, sponsoring high school students to the National Catholic Youth Conference, 5-$1000 REAL Scholarships for Christian Leadership in each of the five EICS high schools, the $1000 Catholic Sprit Award and other activities.



Support the REAL Foundation and Catholic education by sponsoring the 17th Annual REAL Golf Tournament being held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. There are many ways to sponsor and support including: hole sponsorship, sponsorship of lunch, dinner and refreshments, providing door prizes or simply taking part in the tournament as a player or team! Tax receipts will be issued for the full value of all donations.


17th Annual REAL Foundation Golf Tournament

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Broadmoor Golf Course, Sherwood Park

To become a sponsor of the tournament, contact:

Dave Kornder at 780-449-1314 / 780-266-0157


To register a team or to learn more about

the REAL Foundation, visit:

www.real-foundation.com

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WYD Lisbon 2023: Are you ready?

World Youth Day 2023

There will be an information evening for World Youth Day 2023 at St Martin of Tours Parish on Wednesday, April 27th at 6pm. Anyone who is interested in traveling to Lisbon, Portugal with a group from the parish are invited to attend the meeting. Please note that participants for World Youth Day must be at least 18 years old by July 20th, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact Miss Yaremcio.
What is the WYD?
The Serenity Prayer

Parish Plans:

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