Madonna News

January 24, 2021

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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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If your child is at S.I.L.C. On-Line Learning please note that the last chance to return to In-School learning is February 1st, 2021 for this school year. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Antoniuk @ 780.467.7972 if you have any questions.

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Bend the Rules!

Support our Chalice Child, Quanderly

Thursday, January 28


All students are invited to Bend the Rules on Thursday, January 28, 2021.

Students may choose to “Bend” any of the following rules:


  • Wear pajamas

  • Wear a hat or toque

  • Chew gum

  • 15 minutes Free Time

  • Extend One Recess time


To participate, log in to your Parent Portal and choose the Bend the Rules Day form. Complete the items you would like and submit payment. Then your child can enjoy “Bending those Rules” on January 28th!


All money collected will be donated to our Chalice child, Quanderly.


Thank you for your support

Madonna Catholic School Staff


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School Council

The next virtual School Council meeting will be on Thursday, January 28th at 7:00 pm. All parents are welcome!


Here is the link for the virtual meeting

https://meet.google.com/xhf-ztvz-jof?hs=122&authuser=0

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Sacraments

To register your child in GRADE 2 OR OLDER for FIRST COMMUNION or RECONCILIATION please email: sacraments@olph.ca


Important Dates:

  • Virtual Reconciliation Retreat for Children & Parents - Saturday, February 27 at 12:00 pm
  • First Reconciliation Celebration (at the church) - Saturday, March 13 at 11:30 am
  • First Communion Teaching Mass & Practise (at the church) - Monday, April 19 or Wednesday, April 21at 6:15 pm
  • First Holy Communion Masses - Saturday, May 01 at 5:00 pm or Sunday, May 02 at 12:30 pm
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation - Monday to Friday - 9:15 am to 9:45 am
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation - Monday to Friday - 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Sacrament of Reconciliation - Saturdays - 9:30 am to 11:00 am
  • Adoration: First Friday of Every Month - February 5 - 9:15 am to 6:15 pm
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Tips to Help your Child be Comfortable and Confident Wearing a Mask

Please click on this link to learn how to help your child feel more comfortable and confident when wearing a mask.

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/ppih/if-ppih-covid-19-sch-tips-help-child-wear-mask.pdf

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Fundraising

Save-On-Foods Wye Rd

*** REMEMBER TO SHOP AT SAVE ON FOODS ON WYE ROAD AND GIVE YOUR RECEIPTS TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE. SAVE ON FOODS WILL GIVE 5% BACK TO THE SCHOOL.



COBBS

***SHOP AT COBBS BREAD ON WYE ROAD AND JUST SAY YOUR CHILD ATTENDS SCHOOL AT MADONNA. COBBS WILL GIVE 5% BACK TO THE SCHOOL. WE do not need COBBS RECEIPTS.

Very Cold Weather Forecast

Please send your child in WARM winter clothes.

Ski Pants, Parka, Hats, Mitts and Boots.


Students go out for recess in the cold weather.


When the temp is -20 with wind chill and colder they will be indoor for recess only.

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Upcoming Events


January

14 - Virtual Assembly 3G will be leading.

21 - Virtual Assembly 3G will be leading

21 - Virtual Priest Visit with Gr. 1, 1/2 and 2

28 - Bend the Rules

28 - Virtual Assembly and Gotcha Draw

28 - Virtual Priest Visit with Gr. 3, 3/4 and 4

29 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ---Professional Development day for School Staff

29 - Report Cards available on PowerSchool for grades 1 to 4 only


February

1 - Kindergarten Registration Opens

3 - Early Dismissal - 2:15 pm

4 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ---Teacher's Convention

5 - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ---Teacher's Convention

11 - Spirit Day - P. J. Day

11 - Virtual Priest Visit with Gr. 1, 1/2 and 2

12 - Valentine's Day Activities - NO FOOD OR CARDS PLEASE

15 - NO SCHOOL - Family Day

17 - Ash Wednesday

18 - Virtual Priest Visit with Gr. 3, 3/4 and 4

24 - Pink Shirt Day

25 - Virtual Assembly and Gotcha Draw

25 - Virtual Priest Visit with Gr. 1, 1/2 and 2

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1S made snowflakes for Mrs. Wagner's Library Display