Madonna School News

November 1, 2020

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Catholic Education Sunday November 8th

Sunday November 8 @ 12:30 pm at OLPH Parish. Sign up to come to Mass. Madonna Catholic School and St. Nicholas School will be serving at this mass.

Please sign up to attend in person below. Click the link or go to the OLPH website.

We are grateful for our Catholic Schools. Let us unite in prayer that the Holy Spirit may intercede for Catholic Education throughout Alberta by praying this traditional prayer daily from October 29 until November 6, 2020. (see below)

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We had a beautiful opening mass on Thursday. Thank YOU Father Jim, or presiding. Thank you Mrs. Prenoslo and Colette Prenoslo for doing the MUSIC. This mass was virtual and the students were so engaged!

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Gotcha Assembly Winners

Congratulations to the following students who got "caught" do good deeds.

K - Luke - helping clean up

Gr. 1 Eli - Reading quietly when asked to

Gr1/2 Camille - Reading during DEAR time

Gr.2 Kiana - listening carefully

Gr.3 Maddison - Listening and being a good friend

Gr. 3/4 Adrian - helping in the classroom

Gr. 4 Thane - being a good friend

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RETAKE pictures order by November 8th.

Mrs. Roberts emailed each family who had a child take a Retake School Photo.

Your proof access information was emailed to YOU October 29th. Retake orders must be in by November 8th please.

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Remembrance Day & POPPY DONATIONS

Students and Staff will be celebrating Remembrance Day on Nov 5th. The Remembrance Day Assembly will be Virtual. Students will be given a poppy to wear.

Poppy Donations are all online this year - no cash or coins at the school level. Here is the donation link. Please note that all poppy donations go directly to support Veterans.

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Up Coming EVENTS


4 - EARLY DISMISAL School is out at 2:15

4 - Parent Teacher Interviews - Virtual ...

5 - REMEMBRANCE Day Virtual Assembly

5 - Crazy Sock Day

5 - Parent Teacher Interviews - Virtual ...

8 - Catholic Education Sunday November 8th @ 12:30 pm sign up to attend in person on the OLPH website.


November 9 -13 No School for Students & Staff

16 - First day back after Break

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New Classes for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion for Grade 2 students or older.

OLPH parish offers sacramental preparation support to encourage parents in their role as the first teachers and models of the faith.

This includes classes for Parents and Children to attend together at the church, as well as scheduling dedicated study time together at home prior to reception of the Sacraments.

At OLPH First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion are usually offered when a child is grade 2 or older.

First Communion means that this will be the first time that a child is participating “fully” in the Mass by receiving the Eucharist.

Just like we begin every Mass by praying the Penitential (Act of Contrition) to prepare our hearts to receive Jesus in the Eucharist, First Reconciliation must be completed prior to First Holy Communion.

EMAIL to Register

$30 Registration fee for Workbooks and Class Materials and a copy of your child’s Baptism Certificate will be required to complete registration. Classes will start in November. SELECTIONS

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covid-19 information and NEW SCREENING TOOL FOR THOSE UNDER 18 YRS as of NOVEMBER 2ND

We had WONDERFUL Halloween Parties throught out the school! Thank YOU, Staff, Students and Parents

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SCHOOL Council Thank for the Halloween Treats and ORANGES That Every Student Received.

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FUNDRAISING has never been easier!!!

Madonna School has teamed up with Save on Foods and Cobbs Bread (on Wye Road only) to get 5% back on our purchases.

Everyone has to get groceries!

For Save on Foods we need to keep our receipts and you can send them in with your child to the school. There will be a spot at their entrance to put the receipts in.

Cobbs bread is super easy….when you get your order you just need to mention Madonna School when you pay. Easy peasy!!

If you have any further questions, please give Jennifer or Kerstin a call or send us an email.

Jennifer (780)940-7420

Kerstin (780)819-1916

Thank you for your support!

Madonna Parent Council

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What do you have to do?

Purchase your groceries at Wye Road Save on Foods.

Hand in your receipts in the slot provided at the school at your entrance doors.

Please no photocopies or purchases with lottery, prescriptions, gift cards or tobacco products on them.

Every month Save on Foods on Wye will write your school a cheque for 5% of the total amount of groceries purchased.

It is that easy!

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Cobbs Bread at the Sherwood Centre 1020 Sherwood Dr ,Sherwood Park AB


1. Mention Madonna Catholic School next time you’re picking up fresh bread and treats from COBS Bread Sherwood Centre.

2. We will donate 5% of the total sale back to your school.

3. At the end of the year, we will present you with the donation total.

COBS Bread Sherwood Centre 1020 Sherwood Dr Sherwood Park AB 780-410-0149

Please download flyer for more information