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Principal’s Weekly Update – March 8th, 2024

The Lord is my strength and my song, and He has become my salvation. (Exodus 15:2)

Update Attachments – : 2024 Glenlea SCCS Letter ………. St Charles Kinsmen ………. Elite 3 Weeks

  • Our grades 7 & 8 students headed off to Winter Camp on Monday and returned home on Wednesday afternoon.  Judging by the pictures, it looked like a great time was had by all!  A huge thank you to all the parent volunteers who helped make this camp event possible, as well as Mr. Domolewski, Mrs. Mulvena, Miss Copeland, and Miss Thompson, who organized and planned for the camp experience.
  • Mrs. Prettie and I took part in an online workshop this week.  The session was on the Manitoba School Leadership Framework.
  • Congratulations to Miss Kynman and our grades 3-6 choir who placed GOLD in the Music Festival on Wednesday morning.  The students sang beautifully and were the largest choir competing that morning.  I was lucky enough to watch the performance and was a very proud Principal. Well done SCCS!
  • Term 2 officially ended on Thursday, and PowerSchool was shut down so that teachers could begin writing report cards.
  • Thursday was also early dismissal and our Staff Meeting day.
  • I attended the Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools Education Committee meeting on Thursday morning.  Our focus was planning for our upcoming Educator’s Conference in April.
  • Today there was no school so that teachers could begin writing report cards for the second term.


  • There is a Musical Bake Sale on Monday.
  • Tuesday morning is Enrichment classes for our grade 7 & 8 students.
  • Reconciliation will be held on Wednesday morning over at the church for all grades 5-8 students.
  • I will be attending my monthly Principal’s Meeting on Wednesday morning at the Archdiocese office. It was postponed from last week.
  • Grades 7 & 8 students will experience Pii Day on Thursday in their Math classes.
  • Friday we are hosting our Middle Years Science Fair for all grades 7 & 8 students in our main gym. Please feel free to come by Friday afternoon anytime after 2:00pm to take a walk through the Science Fair.
  • Book Fair Week begins March 18th-22nd.
  • Student-Led Conferences are on March 21st 4:00-7:30pm, and March 22nd, 9:00-11:30am.  Please watch for a Sign-Up Genius link coming next Tuesday.
  • Reports cards go home on March 21st.
  • Friday, March 22nd is an Inservice Day.  There is no school. BASC closes at 4:00pm.
  • Spring Break begins March 25th-April April 2nd.
  • There is BLINE on Monday.
  • There is BLINE on Wednesday.
  • There are a few spots left in the Easter craft.
  • Reminder for those who are registered for Friday, March 22nd, BASC closes at 4PM.
  • No School & No BASC on Monday, April 1st 
  • Friday, April 12th full day BASC still has some spots.
  • The last 2 crafts are Mother’s & Father’s Day crafts.
  • There are limited spots in Golf and Tennis. Forms are in the front entrance.

If interested in summer Care, contact Ms. Furutani.
Thanks Kim.

There is a Musical Bake Sale on Monday. Thank you for your support.


Please click on the link above if you can volunteer to help with fundraising lunches.

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

Excited for Spring? We are once again partnering with Glenlea Greenhouses for a spring fundraiser. Order a variety of high-quality plants and veggies online and our school will benefit! All orders can be placed online now until April 15th, and you’re encouraged to order early for best selection. The Greenhouse has indicated that this is a popular fundraiser and they do sell out of plants.  Please follow the directions in the enclosed letter. The plants will be delivered to St. Charles Catholic School on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. If you have any questions, please contact Kasia at  Thank you for your support!
Online sales are now open and will accept orders until April 15, 2024.

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!


Let’s fill up those boxes!  All canned items are encouraged.
Thank you in advance for your generosity. 😊

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