Thunder News Flash – May 25, 2024

May 22, 2024
  • Confirmation

    The Confirmation Mass for the Grade 7 students will take place on Monday, May 27th at 7pm at St. James. Thank you in advance to all of the parents who have worked so hard throughout the years to help get their children ready for this special Sacrament, and to Mrs. Dos Santos and Mrs. Wakely for preparing the students so well this school year.  We wish our Grade 7 students all of God’s blessings. Please join us if you are able to.

  • Screenagers

    We are pairing up with St. Mary’s Chilliwack Catholic School to offer a screening of Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age for parents from both of our Valley communities.

    A special screening of this film will take place at the St. Mary’s Chilliwack School Gym (8909 Mary St, Chilliwack) and will start at 7pm on Tuesday, May 28th.  Please check out the website for more information at: www.screenagersmovie.com.  We hope you can join us!

    ABOUT SCREENAGERS

    An award-winning film that probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games and academics. The film offers solutions on how we can help our kids navigate the digital world.

  • Zumbathon Prize Rally: Thursday, May 30

    Our Zumbathon Prize Rally will be held on Thursday, May 30. We are working hard to finalize our total raised and to ensure all students get the number of raffle tickets they earned to use at our prize raffle.

    Next week, students will receive a bag of all the prize raffle tickets they earned and their teacher will take them to the gym to put the raffle tickets into the Raffle Prize Draws of the student’s choice(s). We will draw the winners later that day at the Prize Assembly. As well, the Top Primary Student, Top Intermediate Student and the winner of the $100 Boston Pizza Gift Card and Basketball Hoop will be drawn.

    We are so fortunate to have so many prizes donated to be won. You can start to review the prizes with your children at https://www.stjameselementary.ca/zumbathon/

    We want to thank Abbotsford Air Show, Ann Marie’s Cafe, Canadian Tire, Cineplex-Chilliwack, Clayburn Village Candy Shop, Columbia Business Systems, Curtis Tire, Dufferin Games Room, Fred’s Custom Tackle, Greater Vancouver Zoo, House of James, Hugs in a Mug, Mastermind Toys, Pet Lovers, Save On Foods-SFW, Starbucks-McCallum, Toy Traders, Treasure Landing, the Humphreys Family, the Mailhiot Family and many more anonymous people and businesses for donating some awesome prizes and items for our event!

  • Next Early Dismissal Day - June 5th

    Our next early dismissal day for our monthly staff meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 5th.  As always, the students should bring a snack and lunch to school that day, and they will be dismissed at 12:55pm.

  • St. Ann's CWL Upcoming Events

    The CWL at St. Ann’s is hosting 2 exciting events for women in our community.  There will be a Women’s Retreat on May 25th and a Fashion Show on June 1st.  Details below:

    Women’s Retreat 2024

  • Walk for Life

    Come join us on Saturday, June 1st at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford (Bevan Rd Entrance) for our annual event – Walk for Life!  Walk for Life is a family-friendly event and peer-to-peer fundraiser that supports the work of Advokate Life & Education Services Society.  The Event is: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm.

    We are in NEED of volunteers to help with Set-up and Take-Down!  If you and your family could spare some time helping – please join us at the park for Set-Up (8am and 12pm), and/or Take-Down from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

    Contact Phil at phil@advokate.ca to join or for more information.

  • upcoming-events

  • Sports
    There are no upcoming events at this time.
  • Parent Participation Program

    Thank you for your support!