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Thursday,
13 Dec 2018
11:14 PM
Food Drive and Seniors Luncheon
A reminder that tomorrow is the last day to bring in food for our St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive. We are supporting 134 different families this year (up from 73 last year), and our food dona

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Monday,
10 Dec 2018
6:31 PM
Gala Classroom Photos Ready for Pickup
The classroom word photo orders are ready!  Please drop by the school office anytime between 8am and 4pm to pick them up.  All unclaimed photo orders will be sent home via backpack on Frid

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Monday,
10 Dec 2018
6:27 PM
The St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive Is On!!
A reminder that our St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive is happening all week!  Students are able to dress down tomorrow (no toonie needs to be brought in), and we are asking families to bring a

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Sunday,
02 Dec 2018
8:33 PM
Class Project Word Photos – Orders Extended Until Tuesday
This is the last chance to order set(s) of the various 4×6 class word photos that were displayed the week prior to Gala.  Each complete set is $30.  Order forms went out by backpack m

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Thursday,
29 Nov 2018
11:41 AM
Gala Live Auction Update: Closing This Evening
Be sure to check out our Post Gala Auction as it closes tonight at 6pm. www.32auctions.com/guardiansgala2018 We still have Front Row Seats to the Spring Musical Matinee  (for those possible

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Monday,
26 Nov 2018
2:30 PM
St. Joe’s Toy Drive – Helpful Toy Suggestions
We have already started receiving donations for our  Toy Drive which supports BC Children’s Hospital and Richmond Christmas Fund. Many thanks to our early donors! To assist parents in

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Sunday,
25 Nov 2018
10:55 PM
Toy Drive All This Week!
Our November Spirit Day Dress down is happening this Tuesday, but our toy gathering will be happening all week! From Monday, November 26 to Friday November 30, students can bring in unwrappe

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Wednesday,
21 Nov 2018
8:18 PM
Remaining Gala Auction Items Available for Online Bidding!
For the first time ever we are excited to announce the online Silent Auction component of the Guardians Gala!  We have posted a few auction items; including our Grade 6 signed class project

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Tuesday,
20 Nov 2018
8:32 PM
Pizza Lunch This Week – Postponed Until Next Friday
On our November Newsletter, there is a pizza lunch listed for later this week.  This pizza lunch will be moved to next week.  The pizza lunch date is set for Friday, November 30. Order for

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Sunday,
11 Nov 2018
10:39 PM
Gala Ticket Update – Please Check Your Email for Verification
Ticket sales have closed and the committee is wanting to ensure everyone has received their electronic tickets.  If you purchased a Gala Ticket, please check your email for your dinner tick

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Thursday,
08 Nov 2018
7:09 PM
Tomorrow is the Last Chance for Gala Dinner Tickets!
Tomorrow is your LAST chance to get tickets for our upcoming Gala!  We will have our sellers in the school foyer both before and after school.  A credit card machine is available for ticke

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Thursday,
01 Nov 2018
11:10 PM
Gala Tickets: Early Bird Draw Tomorrow Morning!
A reminder that tomorrow morning is the Early Bird Ticket Draw.  Get your tickets before 9:00 and your name will go in the draw! Also a reminder that the Gala acquisitions deadline is Frida

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Wednesday,
31 Oct 2018
7:19 AM
Happy Hallwe’en! Dress Down, Eat First, and Costume Reminders
A reminder that students can wear non-uniform clothing to school today and bring their costume in a bag.  We’ll do eat first at 11:50am, then change into costumes at 12:35pm.  Kinder

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Sunday,
28 Oct 2018
2:50 PM
Gala Tickets and Raffles are Available for Sale in School Foyer Starting Tomorrow Morning
Members of the Gala Committee will be in the school foyer each morning beginning Monday, October 29  from 8:30-9am to sell Gala Raffle and dinner tickets.  To make purchasing as easy as po

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Wednesday,
24 Oct 2018
1:12 PM
Gala Alert: Decoration Creators Needed This Evening at 6:30pm
The Gala decoration committee is asking for assistance this evening, from 6:30pm-8:30pm, for decoration creation.  If you looking for some fun and easy Parent Participation hours, please em

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Thursday,
18 Oct 2018
10:19 PM
Band Practise Cancelled: Tomorrow After School
Due to a staff illness, there will be no band practice tomrorow afternoon.  Please make arrangements for band students to be picked up at the regular time. Thank you

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Thursday,
18 Oct 2018
8:31 PM
Pizza Lunch Tomorrow – Eat First
Tomorrow is the first pizza lunch of the year, and all students will be eating before they go outside for recess.  If your child has not ordered pizza and you are planning on dropping off t

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Monday,
15 Oct 2018
2:39 PM
Reminder – Spirit Dress Down and Toonie Day Tomorrow
Our October Spirit Day is for Chalice, a Catholic charity that supports children’s education in developing countries.  As your children head out the door in their dress down attire, p

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Thursday,
11 Oct 2018
11:24 AM
Prayers Requested For a School Family
One of our school mom’s parents passed away late last week.  Cheryl Boetzkes, mother of Maria Varju, was 66 when she lost her battle to cancer.   Our prayers of love and support are

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Wednesday,
10 Oct 2018
1:53 PM
Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge – This Saturday
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the Annual K of C Soccer Challenge.  It will be held on the St. Joe’s soccer field on Saturday, October 13 10am to 12pm.

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Sunday,
07 Oct 2018
6:41 PM
The October Newsetter is Available
The October 2018 Newsletter is available for download.    Paper copies are also available at the school office.

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Thursday,
04 Oct 2018
2:20 PM
Gala Cheques – Correction
There was an error in the Gala information package.  Please ensure ALL Gala cheques are written to: St. Joseph the Worker Parish (not written to the school).

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Friday,
28 Sep 2018
4:36 PM
Safety and Protection of Your Child
The safety of your child is extremely imporant to the staff of St. Joe’s. We encourage you, as parents and guardians, to have age-appropriate conversations with your children about the

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Saturday,
22 Sep 2018
5:22 PM
Hot Lunch – Update #2 – September 26 Ordering Issues Resolved (read below)
Parents wishing to order hot dogs for September 26 are finding the online system does not allow them to order for that particular date. It seems to be due to a software design that automatic

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Saturday,
22 Sep 2018
2:27 PM
Hot Lunch – Login Update (Grades now added)
Further to the email on our Hot Lunch online ordering – there were grades missing from the signup process. Foodie Foods has now fixed this issue and families can go back to the “

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Thursday,
13 Sep 2018
2:53 PM
Reminder – Meet the Teacher is This Evening at 7pm
This evening is our “Meet the Teacher” and school update evening!  Please ensure at least one parent is in attendance. The evening starts at 7pm in the school gym.  Changes to

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Monday,
03 Sep 2018
2:07 PM
Welcome Back and Here’s to an Awesome School Year!
A warm welcome back goes out to all of our school families from the staff of St. Joe’s.  Our first day tomorrow starts at 8:50am for Grades 1-7, with our new Kindergartners following

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Wednesday,
04 Jul 2018
4:13 PM
Summer Wishes and a Parish Education Committee Update
On behalf of our entire school staff, we would like to thank all St. Joe’s parents and guardians for another wonderful school year.  Your kindness and generosity during Staff Apprecia

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Wednesday,
20 Jun 2018
9:38 PM
Free Pizza Lunch Tomorrow – treat clarification
In the previous blog, it was mentioned the Free Pizza Lunch treat was a Rice Crispy Square.  There has been a slight menu change and the school chef has declared the treat will be individua

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Wednesday,
20 Jun 2018
1:53 PM
Our Walkathon Goal Was Met! So….Free Pizza Lunch Tomorrow
According to our June calendar, it’s a free lunch tomorrow!  Why?  Because we reached our Walkathon school goal, and it’s time to celebrate. All students will receive a juice b
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