Students in Grade 4 to 8 just completed the Tell Them From Me survey where they were asked questions about their school and home life. In conjunction with the student survey there is an opportunity for parents to give their input into school improvement initiatives in an anonymous way. The parent survey is open until December 3rd. The school with the highest participants will win $500.00 which will be given to the SCC. Please click on this link Tell them from me and put in the username agnes41522 and password parents123.
A note has gone home today about the upcoming tri-conferences that are taking place on Wednesday and Thursday, November 26th & 27th. If your note did not make it home please print this one off and send it back to school. 2014 November Conference Note
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!