School News & Announcements

Confirmation Retreat

posted Jan 13, 2020, 8:13 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

The retreat for the Confirmation candidates in Grade 6 will be held on Saturday, January 18th in the school gym from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A pizza lunch will be provided, with fruit juices and water, as well as fruit, granola bars and squares for snacks.

School Council Meeting Rescheduled

posted Jan 13, 2020, 8:04 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

The St. Michael Corkery School Council will not be meeting this week. The Council will now be meeting Tuesday, January 21st from 6:30 to 7:30pm in the Learning Commons. All parents are welcome. The Council is looking for more volunteers and would love to see some new faces at the meeting!

Kindergarten Registration Week - January 13-17th

posted Jan 7, 2020, 6:03 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

It is that time of year again! The sign is up in front of the school and we are getting ready to welcome families for Kindergarten registration! 

Any child who will turn four in 2020 is eligible to start Kindergarten in September. January 13th to January 17th is designated as our Kindergarten Registration week. Parents are encouraged to come into the school and register their child at this time. Please bring your child’s birth certificate and proof of residence. Registration will occur on a drop-in basis between 9:30am and 3:00pm. We would be happy to give you a tour of the school as well. Please visit ocsb.ca/kindergarten for more information on the OCSB kindergarten program and the registration forms.


Advent Liturgy

posted Dec 16, 2019, 6:42 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

Our third Advent liturgy will be held in the gym on Monday, December 16th at 11:30am. Ms. Hurley is leading our weekly liturgies this year and all members of our school community are invited to attend.

Christmas Bazaar

posted Dec 16, 2019, 6:40 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

As our Eco Club’s Christmas Bazaar approaches, we are all very excited to host this annual event on the morning of Tuesday, December 17th in the gym. It’s time to clean out your basement! Send us your gently used or re-gifted items such as: candles, costume jewelry, belts, ties, purses, Christmas decorations, coasters, mugs, soaps, bath items, stationery, small kitchen items, small towel sets, small bowls & vases, etc. Also gift wrapping donations are greatly appreciated as well. So, remember to send in your old treasures as the students get ready to buy some cool gifts for their loved ones. Thanks for your support. Items will be priced between 25 cents and $3.00 for purchase by the students.  

Christmas in Corkery!

posted Dec 12, 2019, 5:33 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

Good morning,

Our Christmas in Corkery community event will be held this evening, Thursday, December 12th, from 4:45pm to 6:30pm. The highlight is always the class performances, which will be held on the outdoor stage from approximately 5:00pm to 6:30pm.

Here is the schedule for the performances for Christmas in Corkery, which will be held outdoors, on the stage, located outside the gym:

5:00 - Welcome and Blessing
5:05 - K1 English
5:09 - K1 and K2 French
5:13 - K2 Enlgish
5:17 - K3
5:25 - Mrs. Parpura
5:29 - Ms. Gelineau
5:33 - Ms. Eden
5:37 - Ms. Milne
5:41 - Choir
5:45 - Ms. Bowes
5:49 - Mr. Lee
5:53 - Mme. Mugford - Grade 4
5:57 - Mr. Haughian
6:01 - Ms. Gibson
6:05 - Mrs. Hurley
6:09 - Mme. Mugford - Grade 5
6:13 - Mme. Fils
6:17 - Ms. Jacka
6:21 - Mr. Jackson
6:25 - Mme. Rigucci
6:29 - Staff Performance

The students have been given instructions from their teachers regarding time and place for the classes to meet before their performances. They will be exiting through the Junior doors to the stage for their class performance.

There are also many other exciting activities to experience at Christmas in Corkery. Outside, there will be sleigh rides and a bonfire. Inside the gym, there will be seasonal music, artwork to admire and you can make a donation and get your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
You will also be able to purchase food tickets for chili and pizza, and enjoy a hot chocolate. There will also be popcorn and a bake sale. Only cash will be accepted for any food purchases.

Tickets will be sold for $1 per ticket in the gym and can be redeemed for:

Popcorn - $1
Chili (with corn chips) - $4
Pizza - $3
Gluten Free Pizza - $4
Juice - $1
Water - $1
There will also be baked goods that can be purchased by donation (at least $1 suggested).
Hot Chocolate will be provided for FREE!

Of course, both inside and outside, you will be able to visit with friends and enjoy the company of members of the school community. The weather for this event can be unpredictable, but it will proceed as scheduled, rain (snow) or shine. As the performance and other portions of the evening will be held outside, all students and members of our school community should be dressed appropriately for the weather.

All members of our community are encouraged to bring a donation for the West Carleton Food bank that evening as well.

Thanks to all of the members of our School Council for their hard work on this event and to all members of our School Community who signed up to volunteer for the event.

We look forward to seeing everyone at 4:45pm.

Craig Skinner
Principal
St. Michael School, Corkery

Kindness Assembly

posted Nov 28, 2019, 8:31 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

Ms. Dillon and a group student leaders are very excited to present a Kindness Assembly to the school on Friday, November 29th, at 10:45AM in the gym. They will be sharing information about bullying awareness and prevention and giving examples of how we should treat each other in the school and on the year. Members of our school community are welcome to join us for this assembly.

School Council Meeting

posted Nov 19, 2019, 12:15 PM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

The St. Michael Corkery School Council will be meeting Tuesday, November 19th from 6:30 to 7:30pm in the Learning Commons. All parents are welcome. The Council is looking for more volunteers and would love to see some new faces at the meeting!

Photo Retakes

posted Nov 18, 2019, 8:55 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

Due to the Snow Day last week, the photo retakes will be taken on Thursday, November 21st. If any families have decided not to order the original photos and would like to have new photos taken for their child, if possible, please have the student return the information form that was sent home last week, before they have new photos taken that day. Any student who missed the original photo day will also be able to have their photo taken as well.

Buses Cancelled - Tuesday, November 12, 2019

posted Nov 12, 2019, 8:12 AM by St. Michael ‎(Corkery)‎ School

Due to inclement weather, all school buses and school vans are cancelled for today, Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Schools are open, however parents/guardians are responsible for transportation of students attending open schools at the end of the day.

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