Cookie Dough Sales Have Begun

The QSP cookie dough sale has begun.  Order forms went home with students on Monday.  Our goal is to get 900 containers of cookie dough sold.  The sale ends on Friday, November 7th.

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Mission Fair

We will be having our annual Mission Fair on the afternoon on October 31.  Mission Fair is an afternoon where students participate in fun games throughout the school. Students can wear their costumes as they go to their activities.   Each game costs $.25 and all money is donated to charity.  Parents are welcome to accompany their children for the afternoon.

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Pumpkin Contest

If your family would like to participate in our pumpkin contest, please drop off your carved pumpkin on Friday, October 31st before 9 am in the library.  Classes will go through in the morning and vote for their favourite pumpkin.  Please pick up your pumpkin by the end of the day.

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Guest Speaker for Grade 6, 7 & 8 classes

Education week continues – Dr. Ryan Meili presents the social determinants of health to a room full of gr. 6,7,8 students. Students were interested to hear about creating a healthier society by reducing poverty and inequality. Neat connection is that Dr. Meili attended St. Agnes for grades 7 & 8.

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Skyping with Astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Grade 6 took part in an online presentation from Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques. Topics covered included astronaut selection, training, life in space, zero gravity, scientific research, advanced technology development, and the International Space Station.

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Special Guests

On Tuesday, October 21st the Kindergartens, Grade 1, 2, 3 & 4 classrooms had the privilege of four members of the Moose Jaw Warriors reading to them during our Career Day.  The hockey players also took time to answer questions from the students and signed a few autographs.  Thanks for coming, and please visit again.WarriorsWarriors3Warriors2Warriors4

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Earth Balloon

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St. Agnes, St. Margaret’s, and some Vanier students experienced learning about Development and Peace initiatives around the world today in the Earthcare Connections’ Earth Balloon at St. Agnes. The Earth Balloon’s visit was made possible by the Archdiocese of Regina ‘Light a Spark, Set a Fire’ Social Justice conference tomorrow at Vanier Collegiate.

More info on Development & Peace at

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Literacy Game Night

We are hosting a Literacy Night for parents and children in Kindergarten to Grade 3. Come learn how to play games with your child to help them become better readers.  Our evening begins at 6:30 for one hour, on Thursday, October 16th.  Come to our front doors on Oxford St.  Hope to see you there!

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New Mass Date

We have changed our Thanksgiving Mass to Thursday, October 16th at 10:50.

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FCC Drive Away Hunger

Congratulations St. Agnes School!!  We reached and passed our goal.  We were hoping to collect 400 pounds of food and we collected 494 pounds!  This is awesome.  Thanks to everyone who brought in food.  Our donation will help so many families in Moose Jaw.

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