Weekly Update for St. Patrick’s School Community, February 10, 2021

Walk with Jesus our Living Hope

February 10, 2021

A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged him and said, “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched him, and said to him, “I do will it. Be made clean.” Mark 1: 40 – 41

Dear Families,

My sincere gratitude to the community as we celebrated Catholic Schools Week. The staff and students were joyful and we were able to reflect on what makes our school truly unique.

Due to COVID is our annual Catholic Educators Conference is taking on a different shape. I really look forward to these two days as a chance to spend time with staff and to catch up with former colleagues and friends. Unfortunately, this year we are doing it virtually from home. I pray that next year, we will have the chance to celebrate Catholic Education together. There is something so powerful in celebrating Mass with the Archbishop in a convention Center filled with hundreds of like-minded and faith filled educators.

We hope you have an opportunity to spend time together as a family during this extra long weekend, but please be cognizant of the Public Health Officer’s orders and recommendations so we can all return to school healthy and safe next week.

Yours In Christ,

Mrs. Maria Fonseca

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Treat Trolly!
From Grade 2 From Jewel A. From Mia B.
From Grade 2From Jewel A.From Mia B.
Thank You Father! Collecting Food
Thank You Father!Collecting Food

What’s New?


Shrove Tuesday: We are having a walk-though pancake breakfast sponsored by the St. Patrick’s Knight’s of Columbus. Each class will walk through a service line outside and receive a plate with pancakes. Our Hot Lunch volunteers will add syrup to the plates. Students will then take their plates and eat in the classrooms. We ask that you please send utensils from home. If your child cannot eat the pancakes we are serving, please send something for your child to eat instead.

Ash Wednesday: This is time of sacrifice and remembering what Jesus did for us. We ask that on this day of abstaining, please send a limited lunch without treats. For example, a bun or crackers with cheese, fruit or veggies and water.

We have a virtual Mass at 9:15 am and ashes will be distributed afterwards outside the church.

Website Updates

Please check the website for new updates!

Get to know the school staff when you click on their bios!

New Fundraiser information!

Thanks to our webmaster, Jen Juhasz!

Transition Students

WORK PICK UP on Tuesday, Feb. 16th for the Week of February 8th – 10th

WORK PICK UP on Friday, Feb. 19th for the Week of February 15th – 19th.

2021-2022 Registration

Please remember to hand in your registrations promptly to ensure your spot for the next school year.

Return dates:

Current Families: February 19th – All forms DUE to ensure your spot is held

New Families: February 24th – In person drop off from 9:00-11:30am

5:00 – 6:30pm or by appointment during office hours (8:30 – 4pm)

Tours are available by appointment only.

Cambridge Uniform Sale

From February 14th to 21st we are pleased to provide your school community with a discount for all orders placed online.

  • Your online school code is: MAP759

The discount is automatically applied at the checkout stage, there is no requirement to enter a discount code.

The attached PDF (below) has links embedded for families to click and be directed to our website should you have questions. pdf CISVA 2021_FINAL.pdf Download 401.6 KB

Purdy’s Fundraiser

St. Patrick’s School is fundraising with Purdy’s Chocolatier, just in time for Easter!

If you’d like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Easter gifts for friends, family and yourself, please click the link below:


After you’ve signed in you can buy our amazing chocolates or invite others to join and support our Fundraising Campaign.

We will be having a contest to see who sells the most chocolates and the winner will receive a Purdy’s Top Seller Certificate as well as a $25 gift card to Home Restaurant. To have others sell under your name, copy the message, and send it through your personal email to your friends and family.

Orders can be picked up Tuesday, March 30th from 2pm – 4pm and Wednesday, March 31st from 1pm – 3pm. Should you need another time just let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.

For any questions or if you need any help at all please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

Thank you so much from the Fundraising team!

Bingo Fundraiser Purdy's Fundraiser
Bingo FundraiserPurdy’s Fundraiser

BINGO Fundraiser – Friday, March 5th

“Join us for a Zoom Music Bingo and live auction in support of St. Patrick’s School with great prizes donated from our amazing community supporters on Friday, March 5th from 7:30pm to 10:00pm (PST) – Zoom Room login begins at 7:30pm – Music Bingo begins at 8:00pm (PST).

Live auction will include the much anticipated front row parking, hot lunch for the year, before and after school care for the year, and principal for the day!

Play on Zoom from home – Music Bingo Cards are $10 each and we play 3 patterns… 1 Line, 3 Lines and then a Full Card… for 3 chances to win. E-transfer $10 for every card you would like to purchase to [email protected]. Most people purchase 1 or 2 cards each so order as many as you would like for yourself and those in your household that would like to play. IMPORTANT – Be sure to include your EMAIL ADDRESS and THE DATE, March 5th in the comments/details section of the E-transfer so that we can email you your bingo card and instructions on how to play before the session.

SEND YOUR E-TRANSFERS ASAP! E-transfers received before 8pm on Thursday, March 4th will guarantee emails with cards and Zoom room link will be received first thing Friday morning. E-transfers received after 8pm on the 4th will receive their emails before the Zoom room opens at 7:30pm on the 5th.”

Week In a Glance

Mon. Feb. 15 – No School – Family Day

Tues. Feb. 16 – Shrove Tuesday – Bring your own cutlery (See details above)

Thurs. Feb. 18


Fri. Feb. 19 – Student Reflections to go home
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Important Dates:

Feb. 11th & 12th: NO SCHOOL – Catholic Educator’s Conference

Feb. 15th: NO SCHOOL – Family Day

Feb 16th: Shrove Tuesday – Pancake breakfast

Feb. 17th: Ash Wednesday Mass/Hunger Lunch

Feb. 19th: Registration packages – Current families DUE

Feb. 24th: Registration packages – New families DUE

Feb. 24th: Celtics Day – Wear bright colours – Kindness Awareness

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