St. Patrick Catholic School

Weekly Bulletin - June 19, 2020


Dear St. Pat's families,

What an interesting year it has been-full of obstacles and challenging transitions for students, staff and families. It is definitely not the ending or closure we wanted but rather, our current reality. Nevertheless-congratulations on another successful school year. You made it!! We wish all of our families a wonderful summer full of new memories and fun. We look forward to the Fall where we are hopeful we will see all of you again September 1st-our first day back for 2020-2021.

Our staff will spend our last week deliberating and planning for our Fall re-entry back to school. As you know, we will plan under the advice of our Chief Medical Officer and guidance of EICS. The Ministry and our school division have provided guidelines for re-entry for all 3 scenario's and we will continue to work through this as a staff planning specifically for St. Pat's. As always, the safety of our students will ultimately guide our decisions. Our protocols will be clearly communicated to our families prior to our return in September. Please watch for a newsletter in late Summer as we know more.

Mrs. Nanias and I are thrilled to be returning for our 4th year together as your Leadership team for 2020-2021! We are also very excited about our staff next year as there has been some changes. We wish those who are moving on from St. Pat's the very best.

May God bless all of our families during summer break.

Bob Charchun

Michelle Nanias

Grade 4 Farewell

What a great day-best of luck in Grade 5!!!

Thank you to Mrs. Burnstad, Mrs. Sharek and Ms. Gauthier for creating a special day for our Gr. 4's. It was great to have our staff come out for support and send them off!

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Introducing the St. Pat's Team for 2020-2021!

Principal: Bob Charchun

Assistant Principal: Michelle Nanias

Secretary: Callista Baska

Pre-Kindergarten (4 year old) Program - Nola Bellamy, Rochelle Leslie, Stephanie Ragan, and Amanda Cholowski

Kindergarten - Nola Bellamy and Cathy Dacey

Gr. 1 - Georgina Baker, Jason Ernst, and Cristina West

Gr. 2 - Kaitlyn Duggan, Stacy Lofgren, Mindy Wilcox and Morgan Wilson

Gr. 3 - Alysha Blackburn, Stacy Ellert/Michelle Nanias and Jana Gau

Gr. 4 - Kyla Kucy, Diane Kueber, and Lindsay Sharek

Music: Sandra Carlson

Collaborative Response Coordinator: Stacy Ellert

Family Wellness Worker: Laurie Kushnerick

Physical Literacy Lead: Greg Doll

Counsellor: Jason Ernst

Chaplain: Michelle Nanias

Learning Commons: Linda Dueck

Custodian: Irene Kiebiech

EA's: Jean Rawson, Trisha Kenzie, Rochelle Leslie, Stephanie Ragan, Janet Rudosky, and Amanda Cholowski

We will be saying goodbye to Kim Gauthier, Dawn Rusk, Elaine Burnstad and Donna Nash. We have been so blessed to have them on staff and thank them for their services.

We welcome Ms. Morgan Wilson who is new to our St. Pat's school community.

Thank you all for making this school year WONDERFUL, we could not have done it without you!

Report Cards Available Online - Friday, June 19

Digital Report Cards for ECS - Grade 4 will be available online through your PowerSchool Parent Portal on Friday, June 19. Paper copies will no longer be sent home.

Next Year Placements Online - Monday, June 29

Home room placements will be available online June 29 in PowerSchool.
  • To view login to PowerSchool
  • Click on the heading "Additional Resources"
  • Click on "Next Year Placements"

Supply Lists and Fee Information

Click HERE for information on school supply lists and fee information for September 2020.

Yearbooks - Delayed until September 2020

Yearbooks will be distributed in September due to processing delays. Those students moving to OLMP will have them delivered to the school. Those students moving away, the yearbook will be mailed to you. Please provide the office with a forwarding address.

Summer Birthday Wishes!

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We are in the process of planning for September 2020. Please contact the school office at 780-672-2177 if you are NOT returning to St. Patrick Catholic School.

Students in grade 4 and transferring to OLMP do not need to let us know.

If you are remaining at the school please make sure to submit your child's Demographic Confirmation Form in PowerSchool.

Demographic Confirmation Forms - Complete in PowerSchool

An email was sent out on June 2 to complete your child's Demographic Confirmation Form. Alberta Education requires that we obtain a detailed update of student demographics on an annual basis.

Steps to access, review and submit the form:

  1. Log into PowerSchool - Click HERE
  2. Under the "Forms and Fees" menu click "SchoolEngage Student Forms"
  3. Complete any forms assigned to each child.
  4. Make sure to click SUBMIT at the end of the form.

If you have any questions or need to reset your PowerSchool password contact the school office at 780-672-2177.

Thank you in advance for completing this form.

Thank You School Council!

Thank you to this years School Council and those who were able to attend meetings. Your support was very much appreciated by staff and students.

Click HERE for information of School Council


SFX Parish - Next Live Stream Mass: Sunday, June 21 at 10:00am

Click on the link to access the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Website:
Click Here for Archdiocese of Edmonton Website

Click here for more information and guidelines


AMA Youth Run Club

AMA Run Club members, you are now in week 10 of your training! Many of you will run the 2 or 5 kilometres you have been training for this week or next week! You should be proud of the work you have put in, it takes great dedication to follow a training plan! I am sure there were days when you didn't want to get outside and run or walk but you did! Congratulations to everyone who participated and I hope you keep running/walking over the summer!

Parents, please see the link below, fill out the finisher prize form for your child.

Virtual AMA Youth Run Club Finisher Prize Form

Run Happy,

Mr. Ernst

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