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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: we are almost there!  There are many little things that have to be finished; however the big items still outstanding are the entrance, cabinets in main hall way and the stage.

PA DAY: Friday December 6th. All schools are closed as staff are attending Faith Development Activities at various locations.

ADVENT: Image result for advent wreathDuring this month of Advent we use it as a penitential time of preparation for Christmas. At school we are having Advent Prayer Services every Monday and the last Friday over the announcements lead by our Grade 7/8 students.

ANGEL TREE: Thank you for your generosity. Blessed Sacrament Church’s St. Vincent de Paul Chapter has many families in need. We are collecting gifts up until December 12 as they are picking up the presents on December 13th. All presents can go under our Angel Tree in the Library, with the exception of gift cards which we are collecting in the main office.

ADVENT MASS: Please join us for our Advent Mass on the Feast of St. Lucy. Friday December 13th at Blessed Sacrament Church – 1:00 p.m.

STUDENT COUNCIL ACTIVITIES: Our student council is very interested in promoting school spirit! As such they have planned 4 spirit wear days to get us into the Christmas Spirit. These spirit days are not new and are a tradition here at school. Participation is optional, however we strived to make these days something that the students may already have or can make to wear. We have wear Christmas Colours on Dec 13; Wear a Santa or Elf Hat or Antlers on Dec 18; PJs on Dec 19 and (the ever popular) Ugly Sweater on Dec. 20.

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE: As we currently do not have a stage due to the construction delays, we are having a Christmas Open House instead of a concert. The date is Wednesday December 18 from 1:50 – 2:50 p.m. Please come and drop in anytime during the hour and visit your child in their classroom as they partake in many different Christmas activities. Please be mindful of our neighbours and do not block their driveways and be mindful of the parking bylaws.

OFFICE HOURS: Our school office will close on Friday December 20 at 3:45 p.m. for Christmas Holidays. We will reopen on Monday January 6th at 8:00 a.m.  All telephone messages and emails will be returned on this day.