St. Augustine School
602 Boychuk Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7H 4S1
Phone: 306-659-7270 Fax: 306-659-2086 Website: www.scs.sk.ca/aug
Vice Principal: Jody Wolos-Knopp Principal: Rick Garman Office Coordinator: Michele MacKay
March 5, 2008 Newsletter #24
Today we remember two young saints, Saint Perpetua, ATTENTION GRADE 5 PARENTS:
a Roman noblewoman, and her servant, Saint Felicity, Intensive French For Grade Six: Are you
who lived over 1,800 years ago. Because they were interested in offering your child a unique opportunity
faithful Christians, their ruler, Septimus Severus, had to learn the French language, beginning in Grade 6,
them thrown into prison and killed. They trusted firmly through an intensive exposure to the language?
that that they would live in Christ’s love after their Intensive French, a unique program at St. Augustine
death and that Christ would be with them at their is open to all Grade 6 students. During the first 5
execution. They were not afraid, but were full of peace months of the year, the students are exposed to the
and joy. All through the history of the church, language at a higher intensity than what most Core
Christians have found strength and comfort in their French programs offer. Students from anywhere in
example. the city may enroll. The Information night is on
Wednesday, April 9th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Augustine
From the Principal’s Pen: Our Lenten activities are School. If you would like more information you can
going well. The footprints outside each classroom talk to our staff or contact Ron Sirois, Coordinator of
continue to grow through your generous almsgiving. French Language Education at 659-7074 or at
For every dollar that a classroom raises, a footprint is email@example.com .
posted just outside of that classroom. All of the funds
raised during Lent will be split between local projects PATROL NEWS
and Father Roland’s mission in Tanzania. Our Congratulations to our Unit of the month for
Poverty Meal is on Thursday, March 13. Forms have February , Unit 9: Taylor, B., Brayden H., and
been sent home and please remember that this is an Taylor K. Our sub patroller for the month was Ty M.
optional activity. Students who do stay for the meal Congratulations and keep up the great work!
are asked not be bring any other food into the gym.
Just a reminder, our Lenten school wide mass is this
Friday at 10:45. Everyone is invited as usual! Expecting? New parents? If you are planning to
Rick Garman have your baby baptized in the spring or summer, you
are invited to attend our Baptism Preparation on
Progress Reports and 3-Way Conferencing: Monday April 21st. To register, please call Terry at
Progress Reports/Portfolios will be sent home with the parish office 373-3453, or email
all students on Friday, March 7th. 3-Way Conferences firstname.lastname@example.org .
for students in Grades K to 8 will be on Monday,
March 10th and Tuesday, March 11th from 12:00 to Lenten Penitential Services -Services are at 7:00 pm
5:45 p.m. There is NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Wednesday, March 5 – Our Lady of Lourdes
on both afternoons. Students will have regular classes Thursday, March 6 – Holy Spirit
both mornings. A slip, with your interview time, will Tuesday, March 11 – St. Philip
be sent home with your child’s Progress Report. Wednesday, March 12 – St. Augustine
Babysitting during Conferences is available.
Please register with Mrs. MacKay for this service. CSCC NEWS
The next CSCC meeting is Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at
Kindergarten Registration is ongoing for the Fall of 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
2008. Children who will turn five on or before Jan.
Vesey’s Spring Bulbs On Friday, you should have
31, 2009 may enter Kindergarten in September, 2008.
received a package from Vesey’s Flower bulbs.
For more info, or to register your child, please contact
Please feel free to bring the pamphlet to work or
the office at 659-7270.
show it to your friends. There are more pamphlets in
the office. Orders are due to the office by
Wednesday, March 19th. For more information, call
Diane at 373-5720.
Poverty Lunch is on Thursday, March 13. Order
forms have been sent home with the youngest in each Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation “Swing
family. Please fill out the form and send the bottom Into Spring” Fashion Show/Dinner on Thursday, May
portion only back to school by Friday, March 7th. 1. Tickets are $45.00 each. For more info and tickets
contact the Foundation office at 659-7003, check our
REMINDERS website at www.scs.sk.ca/foundation or email us at
March 6 11:45 – Sr. Girls basketball practice email@example.com
Gr. 7W to Eagle Creek
Sr. Playdays: SKATE SASKATOON will present their annual ice
o Girls @ Cardinal Leger show on Saturday, March 15th at 1:00 p.m. at Credit
o Boys @ Father Robinson Union Centre. This year the show is entitled;
March 7 Kindergarten Red Group Broadway Spectacular. Join us for an exciting
School – wide Mass @ 10:45. afternoon of performances by a talented cast that
Everyone welcome to attend features National, Western and Provincial
Gr. 7 and 8 students to CIS Women’s competitors as well as skaters from as young as three
Basketball championships @ PAC to adult. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for
Center on campus. Bus leaves the seniors and $5.00 for students and children.
school at 12:30 p.m.. ALL GRADE Preschoolers are admitted free. For more information
7 AND 8 STUDENTS SHOULD
call Skate Saskatoon at 373-4466.
BRING A LUNCH THIS DAY
Progress Reports and Portfolios go
home SASKATOON POLICE SERVICE SPRING
March 10 A.M. – Regular classes BIKE AUCTION - Saturday, March 15, 2008.
P.M. – No school for students Time: 10:00 a.m. SELLING APPROXIMATELY
12:00 to 5:45 – 3-Way Conferences 200 BIKES. Viewing: Friday, March 14th 12 - 5
March 11 A.M. – Regular classes p.m. Sale Day - Saturday, March 15th 8:30 a.m.
P.M. – No school for students Terms: Cash or Interac: NO CHEQUES. Where:
12:00 to 5:45 – 3-Way Conferences McDougall Auction, 520 46th Street East (6 blocks
March 13 Poverty Lunch north of The Brick - Circle Dr & 1st Ave.) Inquiries:
Sr. Playdays Terry (306) 652-4334 www.mcdougallauction.com
o Girls @ St. Volodymyr
o Boys @ St. Augustine
Baseball is back! 2008 Minor (boys and girls ages 5-
March 14 CDD – No School for students
18) Baseball Registration will be held on Thursday,
Track Meet – Indoor Games March 6, 2008 from 7pm-9pm and Saturday,
March 17 12:05 – Rosary Club March 8, 2008 from 2pm-4pm at the locations listed
March 18 Gr. 7’s curl in p.m. below. Please note the change of location for the A’s
March 19 Skipping demo team to Langham registration. Check out our website
School www.baseballsaskatoon.com for more information
March 21-28 NO SCHOOL – Easter Break (i.e. info regarding zone boundaries) You may also
March 31 Classes Resume email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade 8’s to Eagle Creek all day Registration Locations:
12:05 – Rosary Club Blue Jays – St. Joseph High School (note: College
Park and East College Park please register in the
Braves – St. Luke Elementary School
Cardinals – Market Mall
(Entire West Side of River) A’s – Confederation
Mall/Lawson Heights Mall
“The Greatest Show on Dirt!”