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St. Nick Shoe Drive

In the spirit of the season of giving, we are asking for help from our St. Mary Magdalene School and our parish community.  Second grade's annual service project is held every December.  In honor of Saint Nicholas who helped the needy, we will be helping our community by asking families to donate new/gently used shoes/sneakers or provide monetary donations for the purchase of needed shoes (such as work boots). The Brown Bag Ministry will distribute these shoes to those most in need.

This year's St. Nick Shoe Drive  will be held from Friday, December 5th through Friday, December 12th.   Bins will be located in the school lobby and in the activity building (downstairs).  When donating shoes with laces, please tie them together before bringing them to school.   For shoes without laces, please place them in a plastic bag.  

Our monetary donation box will be in the school office with Mrs. Stein (cash or checks made payable to Brown Bag Ministry).  All donations are tax deductible.  

We thank you in advance for making this service project a success.

 

Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale

The StMM PSO is sponsoring our annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale, Nov 22 - Dec 14, while supplies last. Stop by the courtyard to choose your tree or wreath from our beautiful Fraser Firs from Harrell Hill Farms.  Specific dates and times are at this link.
 

School Mass

Gratitude and thanks to our amazing 8th Grade Handbell Ringers and our 5th Grade Cantors who helped to provide inspirational music and lead us in singing at our School Mass yesterday morning. What a nice job they all did!

We will not have any School Mass next week due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Our next School Mass will be on Thursday, December 4th which is the Thursday of the First Week of Advent. We will have new 2015 Breaking Bread hymnals to use for that Mass.

The Daily Mass Readings for December 4th are on the URL below:

http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/120414.cfm


Our Responsorial Psalm Refrain will be:

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.

Parents and other family members are always welcome at our school Mass.
 

Monthly PSO Meetings

The StMM Parent School Organization meets in the media center from 7-8:30pm on the third Thursday of every month.  The next meeting is November 20.
 
All StMM parents are invited to attend. 
 

Christmas Pageant - Dec 10


7:00 p.m. 
StMM Gym

"Shepherds, Stars and a Savior"

Featuring:

7/8 Jazz Band, 4, 5, 6 Band, 4th Grade Drama/Music, Handbells, Second Grade

 

11:30 Dismissal on Dec 9

There is a change to the calendar - Dec 9 now has an 11:30 dismissal.  There will be no aftercare and no afternoon preschool.
 

Chess Club

The Chess Club meets approximately twice a month.   For all of the Chess Club dates, click here for the school calendar then click on Chess Club to SEARCH. All of the dates can be posted to your Outlook or Google calendar using the ical function. 
The Chess Club meets in rooms 101-104, 107 and 108.  We always need parent volunteers, even if you don't play chess.
 

StMM Sports Schedule and Directions

The sports schedule is here on the website.  You can search for a sport, then click ical to import that sport's schedule to your Outlook or Google calendar.  You can also click on each event to get the address and directions to each away game.
 

2014-2015 School Calendar

The calendar for the 2014-2015 school year is here on the school website.  The link to the full school calendar, including athletics, fine arts, PSO events and more is here on the school website.  Choose the event categories, then click ical to move those events to your Outlook or Google calendar.
 

Adopt A Highway Volunteers Needed

Help keep the roadside in front of StMM looking beautiful!  Assist in cleaning up our adopted portion of Apex Barbecue Road (part of the NC Adopt-A-Highway Program) at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday,December 7th.  We need volunteers to spend one hour to help remove trash from the roadside.  Volunteers will meet in the StMM parking lot at 1:00 p.m. to get supplies (bags, gloves, and safety vests provided).  Please wear good walking shoes!  Participants must watch a short safety video before joining the cleanup.  The safety video can be found here online  Participants must be at least 12 years old and be accompanied by an adult to help with this effort.  Contact Annette Hollis at to sign up or for more information