“Care for Everyone in our Common Home”

Friday, November 10, 2017

  Monday, Nov. 13


  Tuesday, Nov. 14

  • Badminton Clinic Starts
  • 7:45am – Girls Tier 1 Volleyball practice
  • 12:00pm – RC Challenge practice
  Wednesday, Nov. 15

  • 9:30am – November Assembly led by Grade 5
  • 12:00pm – Liturgy Choir
  • 2:00pm – Dismissal
  Thursday, Nov. 16

  • 12:00pm – Primary Choir
  • 3:00pm – Girls Tier 1 Volleyball home game – playoffs!
  Friday, Nov. 17

  • 7:45am – Girls Tier 1 Volleyball practice
  • 8:15am – Liturgy Choir practice
  • 9:15am – School Mass led by Gr. 7


  • Thank you to everyone who handed in their Walk-a-thon money and pledge forms. We will be having our prize giveaway, draws and our total collections announcements at our November Assembly on Nov. 15.
  • “Please check the date before you donate” We ask that you please check expiry dates on the non-perishables food items for the classroom Christmas hampers. Send the items to the classroom teachers by Monday, November 27th to support families in need this Christmas.
  • Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes will be collected all of next week. They will be delivered to Maple Ridge Baptist Church on Friday afternoon. Alternatively, you may also bring your shoebox directly to the church until Sunday afternoon at 4:00. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
  • Please be reminded to sign up for the Remind App as the weather changes. This will be the means by which you will be alerted for school closures. Please see attached for sign up information. Please also ensure that you send your child to school with warm jackets, gloves and toques, as they will be playing outside at recess.https://gallery.mailchimp.com/67989e51d0729783740f66fb3/files/ed774f3e-777f-4f64-82ae-56f729cc63d4/Remind_Parents.01.pdf
  • Please see the attached flyer regarding “Trivia Night” classroom basket donations https://gallery.mailchimp.com/67989e51d0729783740f66fb3/files/61130fc3-d98e-43d2-bc49-6bebd06732b5/Trivia_Night_Basket_Letter.docx
  • There are a few tickets remaining for the “Paint Night” fundraiser this Friday Nov. 17th please contact fundraising@stpatsschool.org for more info.
  • A dental retainer in a pink glittery box was found on Dewdney Trunk Road by one of our neighbours, if this is your child’s please contact the school office.
  • We have Save-On-Foods gift cards available for sale at the office from our till tape program. They are in denominations of $10 and $50.
  • Fraser Valley Regional Library is offering a “Desktop Siege Engines” program on Saturday Nov. 18th for 8 to 14 year olds – please see attached flyer for more details https://gallery.mailchimp.com/67989e51d0729783740f66fb3/files/c354402c-7973-404f-9fd6-d151fdf138d3/Maple_Ridge_Library_Nov._18_2017.pdf
  • The St. Patrick’s Knights of Columbus are once again hosting a “Pancake Breakfast” after Sunday morning Mass this weekend.Please stop by for a tasty breakfast and support the Knights who are very generous to the school community.

Have a great long weekend!
Yours in Christ,

C. Heah

“In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.”