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Here's what happened in October

November 03, 2017
​Mr. Schwebius prepares a monthly review of school activities & highlights.  We will post these messages in our Annoucements eacPrincipal's Message used.pngh month.  It will also be stored permanently in the "About Our School" tab under "Principal's Message".  Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.
  • School Climate and Culture – Safe and Caring Schools
    • Current enrollment of 155 students – slightly lower (-7) than last Nov. 2016
    • Grade 1-2-3 teachers are planning "benchmarking" students to determine reading levels and adjust reading groups and literacy instruction.
    • In preparation of 1st term progress reports and conferences, teachers continue to collect samples of student work (building portfolios) and work with students to set goals, identify areas of strength and weakness and to develop plans for the future (goal setting).
    • Outcomes Base Assessment Parent Information – Attached Letter
    • 2017-18 Student involved Conference family survey results
    • November Student-Involved Conferences
      • 4:00-7:30 – Wed. Nov. 29th
      • 4:00-7:30 – Thur. Nov. 30th
      • No School for staff or students – Friday, Dec. 1st, 2017
    • Remembrance Day Liturgy with Mother Theresa Middle School – Thursday, Nov. 9th – 10:40 AM in the gym – All families welcome
  • Catholic Distinctiveness
    • Advent Service Projects – Advent Cards for the neighborhood – decorating food bank hamper boxes
    • Father James and Stacy visits each month – 2 visits this year
    • Myriam Sisters have begun their monthly visits – next visit Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017
    • Equity Head to Toe – special guest speaker – Thursday, Nov. 16th – 7:00-8:30 – Gratton Room (3120 14th Ave.) – How families can support their children at home and in the world.
  • Literacy Night
    • Next Literacy night – Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2017.
    • We continue to work with the Regina Food Bank to provide household items to the families attending.
  • Extra-Curricular/Co-Curricular
    • Football and Cross Country running have wrapped up.
    • Volleyball is underway – great coaching and players
  • Community Connections
    • RCSD Board of Trustees/CSCC Annual Fall meeting – Thursday, Nov. 16th – 6:00 PM at Holy Rosary Community School Gymnasium – All CSCC members welcome – Transportation is available (see Dean)
    • Sask. Energy – St. Michael Community School Santa Store – Dec. 7th set-up = Dec. 8th Santa Store
    • Queen City Kiwanis Clothing Sale – Wednesday, Oct. 25th, 2017 – Approximately $2500 raised that will be donated directly back to St. Michael Community School​​