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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Smile!

Lifetouch will be here to take individual and class pictures of students on Tuesday, October 7th.  Each student will take two standing poses.  Proofs will be sent home approximately ten days later and you will be able to chose the background and pose that you wish to purchase.  Everyone receives a class picture, whether you purchase individual photos or not.

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Church Time has Changed Again

We have run into a conflict with our opening mass this week and we have changed the date and time.  Our mass is now on Friday, Sept 26th at 1:30.  The Grade 2 and 7 class is in charge of the ministries, we hope you will be able to join us.

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to another school year.  We hope that everyone had a restful and enjoyable summer and are feeling refreshed and ready to start a new school year.

We are hoping to get a newsletter out by the end of the week to let you know what is happening in September.  Our first event is our Welcome Back Barbecue which is on Thursday, September 11th from 5 pm to 6:30.  We hope you can join us for a hamburger or hotdog and meet your child’s teacher this year.

Picture day is not until October 7th.

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