St. Augustine School

Contact: office@saschool.ca 

tel: 604.731.8024 • fax: 604.739.1712 

2154 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V6K 0E3 Canada

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WEEKLY UPDATE

December 2 to December 6, 2019 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

The Scholastic Book Fair opens Monday morning December 2! It is open to all (parents and students).  As always, each class gets their own time to come browse and buy books.  The fair will also be open 8:00-8:30, at lunch, and after school until 4 pm throughout the week. The fair will NOT be open at recess. Here are the days for each class:

 

Monday

10:00 -10:30 Grade 6 (Only open TODAY at recess for Grade 6)

10:30 - 11:00  Kindergarten Smith

11:15 - 11:45  Kindergarten Santos

1:00 - 1:30      Gr 1 Kwok

2:00 - 2:30      Gr 1 Agregado

 

Tuesday

10:45-11:15    Grade 3 Youn

11:20-11:50    Grade 3 Yule

11:45-12:15    Grade 7

 

Wednesday

11:00-11:30  Grade 4 Farrell

 1:00 -1:30    Grade 2 Corcoran 

 

Thursday

11:30 - 12:00   Grade 5

1:00 - 1:30       Grade 4 McFaul

2:00 -2:30        Grade 2 Riley

 

Friday- Book Fair will be open at lunch time only.

All proceeds go directly to purchasing books for our school library. Book prices are between $6.50 AND $30.00.   Mrs. Moffat and her book fair volunteers are here to help your child choose books that are age appropriate and fit the budget that you have provided for your child. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out. Please, remember, there is no obligation to buy ANY books.  The children are invited to just browse the book fair and are encouraged to give Mrs. Moffat any suggestions for books that they would like her to purchase for the library.

 

CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to Grade 1 and Grade 7 for reaching 100% participation!  Our campaign continues until Dec. 31. Thank you for your continued support and your generous donations to date. Our goal is 100% participation!

MONTH-AT-A-GLANCE

  • DEC. 1 - FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
     

  • DEC. 3 - ADVENT ASSEMBLY & FAMILY GROUPINGS (1:30PM)
     

  • DEC. 2-6 - SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
     

  • DEC. 4 - BROADWAY SUBWAY PROJECT PARISH  (7:00PM IN THE GYM) 
     

  • DEC. 6 - CHRISTMAS MARKET 
     

  • DEC. 12 - ADVENT EVENING OF SONG AND PRAYER
     

  • DEC. 13 - NO SCHOOL (PRO-D) 
     

  • DEC. 16 - FIRST TERM REPORT CARDS GO HOME
     

  • DEC.20 - RED & GREEN DAY (9:15 MASS & 11:00 Sing-a-long & 12:00PM DISMISSAL)

ADVENT EVENING OF

SONG & PRAYER 

St. Augustine School is excited to have you at this year’s Advent Evening of Song & Prayer December 12 at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. 

Christmas

Market

The market will take place in the school gym on Friday, December 6.  Students will need to bring change to pay for their gift purchases, and they will be brought to shop with their class at the market at a designated time throughout the day. Students will initially be allowed to make 2 purchases during the day, but depending on how many items are received, that might be increased.  For more information about this annual event, please, click here:  Christmas Market 2019
 

FOR A LIST OF ALL OUR INITIATIVES THIS MONTH, PLEASE, CLICK HERE: 

ADVENT GIVING 2019

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

BROADWAY SUBWAY PROJECT PARISH COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 AT 7:00PM IN THE GYM

If you haven't already signed up to attend, please, click here:  PARISH COMMUNITY MEETING

DEADLINE for Online Feedback

The deadline to submit online feedback/comments for the Broadway Subway Project is 12:00pm Sunday, December 1.

 

We are aware that this is before the December 4 meeting, but, please provide your comments/feedback regardless, expressing our three priority concerns:   1) the safety and security of our children and families, 2) traffic management, and 3) the environmental and health impact during and post construction.   Thank you all for your support and care for our community.  You can provide your online feedback here:   Broadway Subway Project Online Feedback

PARISH INVITATION

Advent is the period of preparation for the coming of Jesus.  Let us, as a community, celebrate the start of the preparation with a joyous event of Lighting the Creche (Nativity Scene) and Christmas carol singing followed by community fellowship over hot chocolate and cookies.  Join the parish as the Knights of Columbus lead this special celebration

Saturday, December 7 immediately after the 5:00pm mass. 

All are welcome!