Madonna School News
February 12, 2023
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To begin the survey, please click here: EICS Parent Assurance Survey 2022-2023
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Registration for Next Year
If you are not planning on being at Madonna Catholic School next year, please call the school at 780.467.7972 and let us know. We are planning for staff next school year and that is always dependent upon the number of students in the school.
Parents of Grade 4 students, we automatically forward your child's information to the next school too. You do not need to re-register. We will be sending the parents of Grade 4 students very specific information in the next couple of weeks. Keep your eyes open for the Open Houses at OLPH School and St. Theresa School.
Current Gr. 4 Parents please note that there is an Information Night at OLPH School. FEBRUARY 28th. The majority our our Gr. 4's are zoned for OLPH School.
Cogito Academy is here at Madonna, Next School Year
Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, and Grade 4.
- Teacher - direct instruction
- Students will wear a uniform
- The desks will be in rows.
- Pre-assessment is required to be accepted into the program
- Daily Homework requirements in literacy, Math, and recitation
Come to the Open House on Feb. 16th to find out more about it. 780.476.7972
For more information click here. https://mcs.eics.ab.ca/programs/cogito-program
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE COGITO Academy please fill out this interest form.
PRE-ASSESSMENT DATE IS MARCH 6 .... Once you have indicated an interest (fill out link above) we will send you a sign-up time for the assessment.
Kindergarten Registration is OPEN
(Born in 2018).
Please come out and see our wonderful Kindergarten Program. Bring a neighbor and let them know how great Madonna Catholic School is.
We will be offering:
Kindergarten hours 8:30 - 3:15 pm
Monday & Wednesdays ~ designated Fridays
Tuesday & Thursdays ~ designated Fridays
Full Day Every Day Kindergarten for a fee of $425 /month - this is dependent upon the number of registrations. Please register in Option 1 or Option 2 first and fill out a form indicating interest in Full Day Every Day.
Pre-Kindergarten at Madonna .. Opens February 1st 2023 8:00 am
Our Pre-Kindergarten program supports all students to learn and grow.
The program is taught by a knowledgeable and caring certified teacher who strives to ensure all students enjoy their first school experience and are excited to work and learn with their friends.
Children must be 4 years old by December 31, 2023 (born in 2019).
Registration opens on February 1, 2023. The program will run based on sufficient enrollment. To register your child please go online
If you require assistance in registering or have questions, please
call our office at 780-467-7972
The program is 4 days a week.
Mornings: Mon. Tues. -- Thurs. Friday 8:30 - 11:30
Afternoons: Mon. Tues. -- Thurs. Friday 12:30 - 3:30
Fee $250 per month.
13 - Kindness Theme - Assembly 9:00 am all are welcome
14 - African Dance booking with Reckie Lloyd .. 1N, Gr. 4, 2S & Kinder
16 - Les Bucherones French Heritage Day. WEAR THE COLOUR RED
16- School Wide Information Night / OPEN HOUSE... 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
20 - Family Day -NO SCHOOL
21 - Shrove Tuesday .. Pancake Lunch put on by School Council
22 - Ash Wednesday Mass at the parish at 10:00 am
23 - Pink Shirt Day
27 - Assembly - Lent All are welcome to attend 9:00 am
1 Djemebi Drums in school for the month of March
1 Early Dismissal School is out at 2:15 pm
3 NO SCHOOL _ Professional Development Day for Teachers
6 Assembly - Indigenous - 9:00 am all are welcome to attend
6 Pre-Assessment Day - COGITO ... by appointment only
9 Grade 3's Ukrainian Village
17 Indigenous Peoples Map of Canada at the school for a week
20 & 21 Parent-Teacher-student Meetings
20 Gotcha Assembly (4 draws per class)
22 Helmet Safety Presentations all classes
24 - Spring Break starts March 24. Students Return on April 3
Our Lady of Victory Camp ... Summer Camp
Our Lady of Victory Camp returns in 2023! This camp exists to support families and youth ministry initiatives in the Archdiocese of Edmonton by offering a week-long faith experience. At camp everyone can Encounter Christ, Encounter Community, and Encounter Creation. They will do this through a mixture of faith experiences and outdoor activities held at our camp on beautiful Gull Lake. Registration for camp is now open, and any young person entering grades 4-12 next fall is welcome to attend! Our summer schedule is as follows:
- Saturday, July 8 – Grand Re-opening BBQ (All are welcome! Details coming soon.)
- July 9-13 – High School Camp (Grades 10-12. Youth who attend these weeks can volunteer as junior counselors at the elementary, jr high, and all ages weeks of camp.)
- July 16-20 – Elementary Camp (Grades 4-6)
- July 23-27 (Tentative) – Benedict XVI Institute “Great Books” Week
- July 30-August 3 – Junior High Camp (Grades 7-9)
- August 6-10 – All Ages Camp (Grades 4-9)
Read more about what we do at camp, how to register, or how you can get involved or support OLVC at www.olvcamp.com.
Saturday vigil 5:00 pm
Sunday 8:30 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 7:00 pm
Monday to Saturday 8:30 am
Monday to Friday 6:15 pm
Madonna Catholic School
Regular Program: Pre-K to Grade 4
COGITO Academy: K to Grade 4