Madonna Catholic School

May 10, 2020

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Happy Mother's Day

To all the Mama's out there, THANK YOU for the amazing love and care you have for your beautiful children!
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Rosary Club Every Tuesday at 9:00 am .... with Mrs. Prenoslo MAY 12 THIS WEEK

Description: Join Mrs. Prenoslo each Tuesday with your Rosary to pray one decade of the Rosary with your friends.


meet.google.com/pyd-eysw-jag
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NEW EICS PROGRAM ---> PATHWAYS

Madonna Catholic School will be offering a NEW Kindergarten program that is solely for 5 year old children with a severe complex diagnosis with door to door supports.


At Madonna, we will have the following PROGRAMING for students with a severe diagnosis


  • Brighter Beginning 3 yr old PUF Funded
  • Brighter Beginning 4 yr old PUF Funded
  • Kindergarten Pathway 5 yr old Division Funded


These children will proceed through their BB, K - 12 Education at the following schools:


Madonna: BB 3 yr old, BB 4 yr old & Kindergarten for 5 yr old's


Holy Spirit: Grade 1 - 4


St. Theresa: Grade 5 - 8


ABJ: Grade 9 -12


Please note the link below with more specific information.


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1QJXj0yWNJADmi0-GwH4ayCQfvmb59XkS0Fg7M0EXRyE/edit?usp=sharing

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Our NEW Shed! We received a $1500 Grant from EVER ACTIVE SCHOOLS and School Council paid $1500. This will be the storage for our Loose Parts Program which we will start in the fall. WE WILL COLLECT MATERIAL IN THE FALL.

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TO ALL TEACHERS, AND OUR HOME-SCHOOL PARENTS. You have made a HUGE difference in the lives of your students and your children! We appreciated all that you do. THANK YOU

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CURRENT GRADE 3 STUDENTS. All grade 4 students next year will need to have a CHROMEBOOK, to do their schooling. Please note the ONE to ONE policy. Also, Staples has supported EICS in the past three years with some great purchase plans.

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ONE stop for support.

Elk Island Catholic Schools has created a one-stop page of Alberta Health Services, Government aid, and community resources that may assist you and your family during this unprecedented time. Please contact your Family Wellness Worker, Danielle Bussiere, at danielle.bussiere@eics.ab.ca, for further assistance in accessing any resources or for additional mental health support.

https://www.eics.ab.ca/coronavirus-information-in-eics/parent-resources

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School Fees REFUND and CREDIT NOTES

Dear Parent/Guardian,

After accounting for expenses, any school fee balances remaining have been credited back to your student’s account. Depending on your original payment balance, this adjustment has either left your account with a refund of prepaid fees or a balance owing. If your statement has an amount owing, please make prompt payment online through the Parent Portal.

Accounts that have resulted in a credit balance will automatically be applied to any previous outstanding balance then will be left as a credit on account for next year’s fees.

If you have a credit balance of $100 or greater and have no school resources and would prefer a cheque refund sent to you, please contact Mrs. Roberts lorir@eics.ab.ca .


If your student has resources outstanding, no cheque refunds will be given until they have been returned at the end of the school year. (i.e. library books, textbooks and Chromebooks). Resources are to be returned once classes have been completed and when it is safe to do so. We are targeting June 19th, as return date. The process for this has not yet been determined and more information will be provided.


If you have questions in relation to the above, please contact the school.

Sincerely,


Elk Island Catholic Business Services

The Winner of this week's Tournament of Books: ............................... Stellaluna Luna vs. The Perfect Snow. ........ The winner is STELLALUNA!

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THE Two BOOKS BATTLING each other in the Tournment of Books this week are: The Book with NO Pictures and The Knapping House.

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Alberta School Councils' Association

The survey is for all parents in the school community. All parents with a student in the school are members of school council. All parents with a student in the school can submit input.


ASCA has been working with the Education Ministry on school re-entry planning for K-12 students in the 2020-21 school year.


Points in consideration for three possible scenarios to ensure the health and safety of students and staff remain a priority requires input from the education community.


ASCA needs to hear from parents on member school councils in regard to school re-entry planning, elements for consideration and/or areas of concern in local school communities.


Please click the link to do the survey.


https://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/about/the-parent-voice/survey

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May 12 --> Rosary Club at 9:30 am http://meet.google.com/pyd-eysw-jag


May 15 --> NO SCHOOL for students --> Professional Development Day for teachers.


May 18 --> NO SCHOOL Victoria Day

May 19 to 22 --> Catholic Education Week


May 21 --> Wear Blue in support of Catholic Education


May 29 --> Volunteer Appreciation Parade ... more information coming.

OLPH Parish

Sunday Masses are streamed live 8:30 am and 7:00 pm

on Facebook and OLPH website


THE PRIESTS ARE AVAILABLE, please call if you need support.

Madonna Catholic School

Registration is OPEN

Kindergarten to Grade 4