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The Week Ahead May 21 to 25

Happy Victoria Day!

Holy Spirit Families: Our staff wish you all the best as you spend time this long weekend as a family together. This time of year brings so much joy in all of our homes, but it is also a time where we crave a rest from the busyness of life. Enjoy the rest of this weekend and read the details of the week ahead at your leisure.

Pentecost Sunday Reminds Us We Are A Gifted People…

At mass this morning, the letter from Paul to the Corinthians contained these words:

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of working, but it is the same God who inspires them all in every one.”

Holy Spirit School took this name because we were given the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. As educators at this school we have the privilege of witnessing the tremendous gifts your children have been blessed with. As they develop their diverse gifts and grow in their faith, we celebrate the strength of our community. We see the gift of teaching when our intermediates help our kindergarten classes learn to code. We see the gift of stewardship when our Eco Team takes steps to care for our world. We recognize the gift of hospitality when one student invites another to join them in a soccer game on the yard. These are just a few of the countless ways your children contribute to our school. Our board’s vision is that each school is the heart of the community — success for each, a place for all. This aligns perfectly with the message of Pentecost, that we are all gifted by the Holy Spirit in different ways and we are all valued members of the community. We are grateful for the positive partnership we have with our parents. We work together to inspire all of our students to develop their skills and talents to make a difference in our school and the greater community. Thank you parents for all that you do to set the example at home and encourage your children to do their best as we finish the year strong.

 Paint Night Event Happening on June 13 at Kinbridge

A fun night is planned for those interested in a lot of fun while exploring their creativity. All the proceeds benefit Kinbridge, a community partner and friend of Holy Spirit School. Please consider attending this event.

Paint Night Event Details…

Update from St. Ambrose Parish

Children’s Mass will be held on Sunday, May 27th at 11:00 am. Families with young children are invited to attend this Mass.  Children will be invited to sit in the Sanctuary for the homily.  Everyone welcome!

Hearts Set Ablaze Retreat will be held on Fri. June 22nd – Sun. June 24th,   for girls 11-15 years of age,  led by the Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate at St. Ambrose Church. A weekend of faith, friendship, prayer, and fun! The cost is $75 and applications can be downloaded at

http://solisisters.ca/ youthretreats.html

Questions about the retreat may be directed to Sr. Mary Augustine srmaryaugustine@solisisters.ca or phone 519-653-0363

Monday, May 21st

  • VICTORIA DAY (NO SCHOOL TODAY)

Tuesday, May 22nd

  • Grade 6 EQAO Testing STARTS Today

Wednesday, May 23rd

  • Grade 6 EQAO Testing Today
  • Badminton Clinic Afterschool in the gym
  • Hot Lunch Swiss Chalet

Thursday, May 24th

  • Badminton Practice at Lunch
  • Grade 6 EQAO Testing Today
  • Holy Spirit Family Movie Night @ 6:30 PM

Friday, May 25th

  • Grade 6 EQAO Testing Today
  • Hot Lunch: Pizza

Looking Ahead Beyond this week… 

  • Badminton Tournament at Doyle (May 29th)
  • Grade 3 EQAO Testing (May 28 to June 1)
  • Final Parent Council Meeting of the Year (May 29th)
  • Student Leadership Attends Peace Day (May 31st)
  • PA Day (June 1)
  • Cross Country Meet (June 4)
  • Ontario Provincial Election (June 7)**Holy Spirit is a polling station. Parking will be a challenge throughout the day.
  • Grade 6 Classes go to Canadian Warplace Museum (June 8)
  • Grade 4 Classes go to Gibson Park Robin in the Hood Medieval Festival (June 8)
  • Grade 3 Class to Waterloo Region Museum
  • Father’s Day (June 17th)
  • Junior 3 Pitch Tournament (June 18th)
  • Year End Mass (June 19th)
  • Grade 2 Class to Montana’s (June 20th)
  • Kindergarten Celebration (June 21)
  • Mission Fund Cake Walk Day (June 22nd)
  • Final Report Cards Go Home (June 26)
  • Graduation Mass (June 27th)
  • Year End Talent Show (June 29th)
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