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Welcome to St. Dominic Savio

Weekly Dragon Update Dec 5th – Dec 9th

Dragon Update: Monday, December 5th
Monthly Theme: Hope – Be a Beacon of Hope
Twitter: See our Mighty Dragons at work on Twitter: @wcdsbStDominic
Nutrition for Learning: Monday/Wednesday/Friday

The season of Advent has begun!  In this eventful season, the students and staff of St. Dominic Savio are trying to make Advent what it should be– a time of simple living, extra prayer and preparation for a new coming of Jesus. The staff of St. Dominic Savio wishes our students and their families a Christmas season filled with peace, joy and love, and many blessings.

Calendar Next Week

  • Mon. Dec 5 – Pizza Day
  • Tues. Dec 6 – Hour of Code – All Classes – every student will transform into a computer programmer and write code. Code is simply a series of instructions that perform a task
  • Thurs. Dec 8 – Advent Liturgy #2 – Peace – Classroom over PA @ 9:30
  • Thurs. Dec 8 – We are Silent Day (pm)
  • Thurs. Dec 8 – Sub Day
  • Friday Dec 9 – Professional Development Day

Calendar Week after Next

  • Mon. Dec 12 – Pizza Day
  • Mon. Dec 12 – Laurel Creek (Lidster/Batiste)
  • Mon. Dec 12 – Pottery-to-go – Santos/McCrohan/Jolly/McNeil
  • Wed. Dec 14 – Pizza Kit Pick Up – 3:45 – 7:00 in the gym
  • Thurs. Dec 15 – Sub Day
  • Thurs. Dec 15 – Advent Liturgy #3 – Theme of Joy – Classroom over PA @ 9:30
  • Thurs. Dec 15 – Family Christmas Night – 6:00 – 7:30

Calendar Last Week before Christmas

  • Mon. Dec 19th – Drum Fit in the Gym (All Classes)
  • Tues. Dec 20th – Craft Sale for Free the Children
  • Thurs. Dec 22 – Advent Mass @1:15 pm in Gym followed by Slideshow/STOM/Christmas Songs
  • Friday Dec 23 – Christmas Food Drive ends

Christmas Food Drive: It is that time of year again. As the weather gets colder and the snow begins to fall, our annual Christmas Food Drive, NEW Toy Drive and Winter Accessory Tree Campaign arrives. Please see attached for details.

Family Christmas Night is set for Thursday, December 15th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. A letter outlining the night will be going home soon. If you wish to donate a baked good (e.g. a batch of 12 cookies, squares, chocolates etc…,a pie, cake or loaf of some sort it would be greatly appreciated. Lots of fun for everyone.

Parent(s): People for Education has launched a video, Helping Your Kids Succeed in School. Based on a review of 30 years of research, the three-and-a-half minute video outlines the four most important things parents can do to improve their children’s chances for success at school. Check out the video:


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