St. Patrick Catholic School-

Weekly Newsletter-December 16th- 2022 "Better Together"

Advent week 4- PEACE!

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  • Monday 19th- Advent Assembly
  • Tuesday 20th- Tuesday/Thursday Kindergarten Christmas Concert
  • Wednesday 21st- Monday/Wednesday Kindergarten /PREK Christmas Concert
  • Wednesday 21st- PJ Day, Cookie Decorating and Spin the Wheel/Fruits of the Spirit
  • Thursday 22nd- Christmas Break starts

better together assembly

Today we had our Better Together Assembly. Students were gifted a St.Pats shirt with a virture/word on the back that their teacher chose as just one of their many God given gifts. At assembly we talked about using our gifts to come together and spread joy, kindess, peace and love just a Jesus did while on earth. We truely as His hands and feet. #Bettertogether
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christmas concert

Our students performed two beautiful Christmas concerts this week highlighting the reason for the season through Cookin Up Christmas musicial. Well done!!

giving tree

Lets try to fill this up St.Patrick School Community!!
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prayer buddy

During Advent, each student and staff has a prayer buddy that they will be praying for. We take a moment each day during annoucments to pray together for our prayer buddies as a school.
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new curriculum parent information- Looking ahead to report cards

As communicated in the spring we are in the process of implementing new curriculum in three courses: Physical Education and Wellness, English Language Arts and Literature as well as Mathematics.

Along with many of the same knowledge and skill outcomes as in our former curriculum, these courses come with new content and skills that require additional background work to ensure students have the exposure and practice to successfully interact with their new grade level expectations. On the upcoming report cards, students will receive a level of achievement based on the new curriculum outcomes.

Parents can support their children with the expectations of any of the new curriculum in similar ways to their support in the past. Read with children and ask questions about what they noticed in the text, what they wonder about, and what they might want to explore further. Take opportunities to ask math questions when cooking or shopping, or when you are out walking. After walking or engaging in a physical activity, ask questions about how the activity impacts their physical and mental feelings. These all bring awareness to the connection between curriculum and our lives outside of school which will enhance students’ abilities to engage with their school work.

cookie decorating

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reporting student illness absentee

As you have no doubt been watching and experiencing, Alberta has been suffering from high rates of RSV, Influenza and COVID-19. We want to thank you for making the right choice to keep your children home when they are experiencing symptoms. In order to help us have the best possible data and communicate with Alberta Health Services if required, we would ask that you report any flu or cold like symptom under the FLU heading in the School Messenger App. Please report absences to the office or through the School Messenger App.

Using Safe Arrival, parents can report:

  • FLU - Illness due to flu and cold like symptoms

  • ILL - Other illness or injury.

  • EXC - Parent Excused (i.e taking your child on a holiday)

Thanks for your attention to this matter, as always, we are working hard to ensure that all students and staff remain safe.

chaplain corner

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Hockey Academy starts up in the new year for grade 3 and 4 students. Signup/permission forms went home with interested grade 3and 4 students. Interested students need to get thier forms back to Ms.Pfeffer ASAP.

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dressing for the weather

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The office hours are: 8:00 - 3:30 during scheduled school days.

If calling during lunch time (12:00 - 12:30) please leave a message and Ms. Miller will return your call as soon as she can.

Remember to phone and book an appointment if you need to come into the school @ 780-672-2177.

Parent Volunteers

Parents wanting to volunteer at the school or for field trips need to have a Criminal Record Check, Child Intervention Check and sign a Volunteer Confidentiality Undertaking form.

Request forms for these can be picked up at the school office. If you are unsure if you have these documents already completed you can call the office and we can check. These checks can take a while to process so if you are wanting to volunteer please get these done ASAP.

End of day phone messages to students

If you have a message to pass onto your child for end of day arrangements please call the school office no later than 2:45 pm.

It is very difficult to find a child once they have left the classroom at the end of the school day.

Parent/visitor access

All visitors to the school must sign in at the office.

Student absences

Please report student absences to the office or through school messanger.

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Facebook School Council Page- St.Pat's School Council


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