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					                                           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       rsirois@scs.sk.ca .
 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.
                                                                                  PARISH NEWS
 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           staug.pastoral@shaw.ca .
 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.
                                                                          COMMUNITY NEWS
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   catholicschoolsfoundation@scs.sk.ca
                  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
                  Confirmation Retreat
                                                           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: info@baseballsaskatoon.com
                  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 zone)
                                                           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!”

				
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