MSA Comings & Goings

Friday, February 23, 2018

DON'T FORGET TO GET YOUR TICKETS!!!

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HOT LUNCH FORM FOR MARCH - MAY

Students were given forms this week to bring home and the form below is also available to print from the MSA website under the Resources Tab/General Documents.


FORMS ARE DUE BACK BY FRIDAY, MARCH 2ND

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TUITION REMINDER

For Parents/Guardians who pay tuition in three installments, please note that the next due date is Thursday, 4pm, March 1, 2018. Invoices were sent out earlier this week via students. If you require an invoice please contact the Business Manager at 292-4134 x 1904 or via email, garaujo@msa.bm.


Parents/Guardians who pay on a monthly basis should be on their sixth payment in February.


Late fees and interest will apply to all accounts that are overdue. If you have any questions regarding your account, please feel free to contact the Business Manager, Mrs. Gloria Araujo, at the number or email provided above.

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PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT SOMETIMES EVENTS/TIMES LISTED BELOW CHANGE OR GET CANCELLED. IF EVENTS ARE CANCELLED THEY ARE REMOVED FROM THE LIST. PARENTS/GUARDIANS SHOULD REVIEW THE UPCOMING EVENTS SECTION BELOW ON A WEEKLY BASIS TO NOTE IF ANY CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE.


CHANGES ARE BOLDED BELOW ONLY IN THE WEEK THE CHANGE OR ADDITION IS MADE.

UPCOMING EVENTS

February

  • Wednesday 28th: Middle School Awards Ceremony at 8:30 am


March

  • Thursday 1st: PSAT for Grade 9
  • Friday 2nd: Mass for MSA 128th Birthday at 10:30 am (ELP-12)
  • Friday 2nd: HS Student Council Family Movie Night
  • Friday 2nd: Grade 1 - 12 Application Deadline for September 2018 enrollment
  • Saturday 3rd: HS Debate Tournament at Warwick Academy 8:30 am - 5 pm
  • Monday 5th: Crazy Sock Day (see flyer below)
  • Friday 9th: Sink or Swim Non Uniform day for Pirates of Bermuda
  • Monday 12th: St. Baldrick's in the auditorium at 9 am
  • Saturday 17th: Science Olympics
  • Monday 19th: Feast of St. Joseph's Mass at 10:30 am (K-5) for Fathers
  • Wednesday 21st: Parent Teacher Conferences (ELP-5: 3:30 to 5)(6-12: 4-6:30)
  • Thursday 22nd: Parent Teacher Conferences (ELP-5: 3:30 to 5)(6-12: 4-6:30)
  • Friday 23rd - 25th: DoE Silver Expedition
  • Saturday 24th - 25th: DoE Bronze Expedition
  • Monday 26th: Easter Egg Decorating due date (see flyer below)
  • Tuesday 27th: Elementary Assembly at 8:30 am
  • Wednesday 28th: Kite Competition (see flyer below)
  • Thursday 29th: St. John Ambulance non-uniform day ($2 donation)
  • Thursday 29th: NOON DISMISSAL
  • Friday 30th: EASTER BREAK until Friday, April 13th

MSA NOTICES

ST. BALDRICK'S: MSA will be holding our annual St. Baldrick's event on Monday, March 12th at 9 am in the auditorium. Please come out and support this worthy cause.


Should you decide to allow your child to ‘brave the shave’ please register for our event on the MSA St. Baldrick’s event page. Parent or alumni shavees are also welcome. Please register online at https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/MSAStBaldricks2018.

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READ AND FEED 2018: The donation deadline is Friday, March 2nd for Grades K-8! See information below.

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CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES and COLLEGES TOUR

October 18th - October 27th 2018


Mt. St. Agnes Academy will be offering a tour of Canadian Universities in October 2018. The tour will include Universities and Colleges in the Maritime Provinces and Ontario. The Universities and Colleges included on previous tours were:


Nova Scotia:

Dalhousie U, Acadia U, Mt.St.Vincent U, St. Mary's U, St.Francis Xavier U

New Brunswick:

Mt. Alison, St. Thomas and UNB

Prince Edward Island

UPEI, Holland College

Ontario:

U of Western Ontario, University of Kings College, Brescia University College, Fanshawe College, York U, Humber College, Seneca College, Ryerson U, McMaster U, U of Guelph, Brock U, Niagara College, U of Waterloo and Sir Wilfred Laurier U, U of Toronto and U of Ontario Institute of Technology.


If there is a university or college in Ontario or Quebec not listed that your son/daughter would like to visit it could be added to the tour.


** A deposit of $500 will be required by April 30th. This deposit can be made in cash or check, or payment made via direct deposit through the accounts office.


The total cost and itinerary will be provided when the numbers of students attending is finalized April 30th. The cost will be between $2500-$2900. There will be an information session for parents and students May 3rd at 5:00 pm in Science Lab. You will have the option to pay in installments.


The proposed installment schedule is as follows:

April 30th: $500

June 25th: $500

September 7th: $1000

October 6th: the remainder (I will inform you of this amount at the May information session)


Past universities tours have been a huge success. Students find it a rewarding experience. The visits helped them decide which university or college would be the best fit for them. The tour enabled students to compare campuses, programs, residences, and other services. They also gain an appreciation for the location of each of the universities/colleges and they were able to see campus living from the perspective of students attending the university. All factors play an important role when deciding on a post-secondary institution.


Should you have any questions please contact Mrs. Charlene White at cwhite@msa.bm.

OUTSIDE NOTICES

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) invites interested students to apply for the Bermuda Program summer internship at BIOS.


Available to high-school seniors and undergraduates, BIOS research programs have various internships available to budding marine scientists. Operating in Bermuda since 1903, BIOS has experienced 115 years of excellence in ocean science research and education.


Our signature internship, the Bermuda Program, offers a unique opportunity for Bermuda’s students aged 18 and older to broaden their knowledge of marine and atmospheric sciences and learn about the daily operations of an active research station. Since 1976 more than 150 young Bermudians have taken part in this exciting program, with many applying their summer experiences toward further university studies. If you have any seniors or undergraduate alumni that are interested in science, be it marine or other sciences, this is a great program to take part in.


Applications are now being accepted with an April 1, 2018 deadline for submission.


Please find further information and the application form available on our website at:

http://www.bios.edu/education/bermuda-program


The program is also listed on the Bermuda scholarship website at:

http://www.bermudascholarships.com/SitePages/scholarship.aspx?sid=95

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UNIFORM SHOP HOURS

March

Thursday 1st: 8:15 am - 9:15 am

Tuesday 6th: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Thursday 15th: 8:15 am - 9:15 am

Tuesday 20th: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Thursday 29th: 8:15 am - 9:15 am


April

Tuesday 24th: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm