Madonna School News

October 20, 2019

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BEND the RULES Day

Thank You! An Amazing ~ $415 ~ was raised during our Bend the Rules Day. All proceeds support Valeda House, a tributary of Catholic Social Services, Sign Of Hope.
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Madonna School is an Election Polling Station

Please note the general public will be in the building on Monday, October 21st from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm to VOTE in the Federal Election.


A Security Guard has been hired and will be in the main hallway during the school day.

Also, the area around the school will be more congested than usual. Please be careful.

Up Coming Events

OCTOBER

21 - Elections Canada ... Madonna School Gym is an Election Station

The General Public will be in the school.

22 - Strathcona County Shoe Drive for this week

22- Swimming Lessons - Gr. 1, Gr.1/2 and Gr. 3

24 - Swimming Lessons - Gr. 2 & Gr. 4

25 - FLEX


29 - Gr.1, Gr. 1/2 and Gr. 3 Swimming Lessons

30 - Brighter Beginnings HALLOWEEN Demonstration of Learning FOP 9:00 - 11:30

31 - NO SWIMMING LESSONS for GRADE 2 & 4.

31 - Halloween Parade in the Gym 1:00 pm


NOVEMBER

1- FLEX

3 - Catholic Education Sunday 8:30 am Mass at OLPH

6 & 7 Student - Parent - Teacher Conferences

7 - Crazy Hair, Mustache or Beard Day

8 - FLEX

11th TO 15th NO SCHOOL ... FALL BREAK

19 - Swimming Lessons - Gr. 1, Gr.1/2 and Gr. 3

20 - Brighter Beginnings Sneaky Speech FOP 9:00 - 11:30

21- Swimming Lessons - Gr. 2 & Gr. 4

22- FLEX .. Second Round

22 TOY AND TURKEY GAMES NIGHT ... FAMILIES AND FRIENDS INVITED

26 - Swimming Lessons - Gr.1 Gr.1/2 and Gr. 3

28 - Swimming Lessons - Gr. 2 & Gr. 4

28 - FOP: BB, Pre.K and & ECS families that have signed up

De-escalation Training with Sue Huff

29 - NO SCHOOL for students


DECEMBER

13 - Christmas Concert @ OLPH Parish in the evening

SHOE DRIVE

Please send in OLD shoes and boots with your children this week.

Strathcona County is collecting shoes to give to those in need and to Divert them from the landfill.

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FLEX was AWESOME this week!

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Sacrament Information First Reconciliation Celebration (Confession) -Grade 2 or older:

Parent –Child First Reconciliation Retreat: Sunday, November 3rd at 2:00 - 4:00 pm at OLPH Parish in Sherwood Park


To register, please contact Natalie Lavigne at the Parish office 780-467-5470 ext 223 or email nlavigne@olph.ca


More information is available at www.olph.ca


Parents Have circumstances prevented you from celebrating the sacraments within the common time frame?


Concerned that it is “too late” or your child is too old to celebrate the sacraments?

Worried that you might be judged or “in trouble”?

This is simply not true.

We welcome all your children to prepare and celebrate the sacraments of baptism, First Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation. If Your child is in grade 5? Doesn’t matter! Grade 10? Doesn’t matter! ALL ARE WELCOME!! SACRAMENTS DO NOT HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE!!


Come and register your child. We will work with you and your child to receive the gift and the grace of our Catholic sacraments. Contact Natalie Lavigne at 780-467-5470 or nlavigne@olph.ca P

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OLPH Parish GALLUP ENGAGEMENT SURVEY

How do we get from doing Church to being the Church?

Your opinion is IMPORTANT!


WHEN: Started on September 27/19; ends on October 20/19 (LAST WEEKEND!).


WHO:All parishioners 18 years of age and older. Each eligible household member is able to do a survey. Only one survey per person.


HOW : Take the Gallup survey via one the means listed below. Smart phone (cell) and/or home office computer by direct connect to Gallup website:

https://survey. gallup.com/OLPHsherwoodpark2019


-or Connect to OLPH website (olph.ca) and find Gallup survey link


-or Paper survey (available in Church Foyer after all Masses (complete and drop into Gallup Drop Box)


WHERE: Final Weekend to do the Survey. Select one of the means above. Survey closes at midnight Sunday, October 20/19. DO IT TODAY!

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Thank you for supporting our Stawnichy's Mundare Sausage FUNDRAISER