Sunday’s 5:00pm Mass is our Confirmation Enrolment Mass. Please keep in your prayers the children who will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation in the spring and their teachers.
Yesterday, after school, a student was hit in the gravel parking lot. Fortunately the child did not suffer any injuries. In the gravel lot, parallel parking is permitted on the slough side, and angle parking is permitted along the Arthur Drive side. Please use caution when dropping off and picking up your children. The safety of all is our primary concern.
Father Tony Ricard Returns to Sacred Heart: To help our community prepare for Advent, Father Tony Ricard will be at our school on Thursday, November 22. He will be speaking to children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 from 1:00-2:00 and children in Grades 4-7 from 2:00-3:00. Parishioners are welcome to attend. Parents are welcome to attend.
DDA Countdown: Our corks are popping with excitement as we confirm some of the last details in preparation for the Dinner Dance Auction on November 30th. We are in full donation collection mode, so bring it on and get those donations in! This fundraiser is only possible with your generous donations to both the silent and live auctions, chance and mystery games! We are counting on you to contribute to make this fundraising event a success!
Wall of Wine Donations: We are sweetening the pot, any bottle of wine (minimum $20 value) brought in from today until Wednesday the 21st will earn you an entry into a draw for eight free DDA drink tickets. Winner will be announced.
Raffle Tickets On Sale Now! Not attending DDA but still want to be a part of the fun? A raffle ticket order form went home with your kids yesterday, so be sure to get those back to the school for your chance to win a Nintendo Switch Fortnite Bundle with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! There will be a cookie sale on Thursday after school where you can purchase cookies for $1.25 AND the raffle tickets.
Safe Drive Home: We are very pleased to be coordinating with Operation Red Nose this year and hope you will take advantage of this great opportunity. How does it work? You simply call the number (we will have cards at all the tables) and someone will pick up you and your guests and drive you home in your own car! Like having your own private chauffeur!
Class Projects: For those of you who are new to the school, one of the most exciting parts of the auction is the class projects. You can go head to head with other parents in your class to compete to take home the prized class project! Keep watch on the trophy case in the lobby to see some of the auction items that will be up for grabs!
Volunteers: We still need volunteers for the 1:00 - 3:00 am clean up crew early Sat, Dec. 1.As well, we need help in the kitchen the night of from 9:30 pm - 1:00 am. and, cashiers for the live & silent auction from 8:30 pm - 1:00 am. Remember that some of these positions offer double hours!
Missions Club: To celebrate Christmas, Missions Club is selling Poinsettias (red, white and pink), Wreaths and Holiday Planters from November Tuesday, November 13 - Thursday, November 22. Please visit https://sacredheart.growingsmilesfundraising.com/home to place an order. All proceeds go to Operation Smile. For more information, enjoy this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=61&v=vZeFHZMWu00
Grade 6s & 7s - You’re Invited! Please come join us from 6:30-8:30pm on Wed., Nov. 21st, 2018 for a special Youth Night just for you! Meet our current grade 8’s and ask them any and everything you’re curious about St John Paul II Academy. We will play games and enjoy snacks/drinks together too. See you in the gym at the Star of the Sea Parish Hall located at 15262 Pacific Avenue, White Rock.
Hope everyone can make it:)