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Principal’s Weekly Update – April 11th, 2024

The Lord is near to all who call on Him.  (Psalm 145:18)

Update Attachments – 2024 Glenlea Fundraiser, K of C Presents Sisters of the Holy Rock

  • Monday, we had indoor afternoon recess due to the partial solar eclipse.  Students had the opportunity to learn about the partial eclipse, and some of our students even watched the eclipse happen in other parts of the world too.
  • Tuesday, our grades 7 & 8 students had Enrichment classes.
  • Wednesday Lifetouch was here to do the Kinder Grad and Gr. 8 Farewell photos.
  • Mrs. Prettie and I attended the Caritas Dinner on Thursday evening.
  • Tomorrow, our teaching staff will attend the Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools workshop at the Victoria Inn.  The day will be spent learning about the Manitoba Framework of Learning and will be presented by the Department of Education.


  • Our grades 7 & 8 students will have Enrichment classes on Tuesday morning.
  • Our grade 5 students will have a presentation from Scientists in School on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Mrs. Prettie and I will attend our monthly Board Meeting on Wednesday evening.
  • Monday, April 22nd is Earth Day Colour Day.  Wear blue and green. 😊
  • There is a Musical Bake Sale on April 22nd.
  • The badminton tournaments begin the week of April 22nd.
  • School Mass is on Tuesday, April 23rd @ 10:30am.
  • Grades 5 & 6 parents are invited to a Camp Manitou Parent Meeting on Wednesday, April 24th @ 6:00pm in the main gym. 
  • Grades 6 & 7 parents are invited to a Rome Trip Information Meeting on Wednesday, April 24th @ 6:30pm in the main gym. Make plans to attend and hear more about our upcoming Rome Trip for Spring Break 2025. Exciting!
  • Uniform Fitting Day for the 2020-2025 school year will be held on Thursday, April 25th. A Sign-Up Genius link was sent out earlier this week to book your appointment.
  • There will be a PML noon recital on April 30th
  • There is BLINE on Monday and Wednesday.
  • There are 3 spots left in the older students Tennis.
  • Golf has a few spots left.

If you are interested in Summer Care, please contact Ms. Furutani.
Thank you, Kim

Congratulations to all grade 7 and 8 students. The SCCS Science Fair was a wonderful success. The projects were wonderful and showed an excellent understanding of either the scientific method or the engineering design process. A special congratulations to our winners:

Engineering Design:

Third Place: Matthew (Grade 8)
Second Place: Josh (Grade 7)
First Place: Logan (Grade 8)

Scientific Research:

Third Place: Max and Everett (Grade 8)
Second Place: William (Grade 7)
First Place: Amy (Grade 8)

Congratulations to all! We are very proud of you.
Ms. Copeland and Mr. Domolewski

Our school is performing “Junie B. Jones Jr.” at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on May 6th. Tickets are $10.00.  Purchase tickets in the front office or contact Ms. Furutani. Tickets are only sold at the school.

Musical Gift Baskets are in the front entrance. Tickets are $2.00. There are 3 baskets. Tickets are available in the front office.

Tickets will also be available after school in the front area.

Congratulations to the following students who competed in the Knights of Columbus Keep Christ in Christmas colouring contest in December.  We have finally been informed of the winners.  They are:

1st Place—Xavier (KF), Elizabella (Gr. 2), Lillian (Gr. 3), Emily (Gr. 6)
 2nd Place—Sophia (KL), Kevin (Gr. 2), Matilda (Gr. 4), Leonardo (Gr. 6)
 3rd Place—Emberly (KL), Oliver (Gr. (Gr. 1-2), Valentina (Gr. 3), Addyson (Gr. 6)
Elizabella (Gr. 2) also won the state championship!  Congratulations Elizabella! 

Bursary applications for the 2024-2025 school year are due by May 24th.  Bursary application forms can be found on our school website.

PML FORMS FOR 2024-2025

PML forms for Private Music Lessons for the 2024-2025 school year can now be found on our school website.

This year’s Golf Tournament is Thursday, May 23, 2024 @ Breezy Bend Golf Course, please mark it in your calendars! We need help from the entire St Charles community to make this a success. We need golfers, hole sponsors (tax receipt provided) and we need prize donations. Forms can be found on the school website.
If you can help or donate in anyway, please email

If you are interested in volunteering to help with the drop off in the loading zone in the mornings, please click on the link below to sign up.  A huge thank you to all the parents who have signed up to date and are working so hard to keep our students safe.  We sincerely appreciate it!

St. Charles Online Shopping Fundraising

Attention shoppers.  Late winter online shopping is full-on at FlipGive.  Online shopping and gift cards are yours to check out with our FlipGive app.  This app is accessible via iPhone or Android phones, as well as on any Windows or Apple computer. 

Please take special note of the special deal on right now from Boston Pizza (School gets 6% of sale), the Ultimate Dining Card (School gets 7%) and Earls Kitchen and Bar (School gets 10%).   

HOW-TO For New Members:

You can download the app from Google Play if on Android phone, or the Apple Store.   To sign up, click here:

HOW-TO For Existing Members: 

Once you have signed up, to access the app and check things out at any time, see our link here:

For Any Questions 

If you have any questions, please contact us at this email address anytime: 
You are only a click away from helping out St. Charles Catholic School.     THANKS to all for your support, Online Fundraising Team 

Greetings St. Charles parents and students. We are thrilled to announce that our doors are now open and we have a few members from your school who have already joined us! We are delighted to extend an invitation to our open house event, where everyone is welcome, and we encourage our Elite TKD members to bring along a friend. Here are the details of the event: Date: Wednesday, April 17th; Time: 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm; Location: 320 St. Charles St (Church Parish Hall). We hope to see you there!