Week of March 26, 2017
Countdown to Magic Dragon Day!
St. Michael's annual spring fair, Magic Dragon Day, is Saturday, May 6 at the Lower School, Bon Air Campus. This time-honored tradition that began over 40 years ago begins at 9:30 a.m. with a blessing followed by the kindergarten's Maypole dance. 
This year, field games follow the Maypole Dance, with class booths and carnival games opening at 11 a.m. Mark your calendar for a true Blue and White experience!

NOW is the time to order your tickets, wristbands, Dragon-Grams, sponsorships and t-shirts. 
Click below to place an online order by APRIL 7. 
Magic Dragon Day Online Order Form
 Important Announcements:
Extended Day Re-Enrollment: Secure Your Spot by 3/31
Have you signed up for LOWER SCHOOL before and after-school care for the 2017-2018 school year?
Please register by MARCH 31 to secure your spot! Click HERE for registration information, options and pricing.
Author Visit/Book Opportunity: Grades 4-5
Author Carter Higgins is coming to speak to our 4th-5th graders on Friday, March 3 in celebration of the launch of her new book, A Rambler Steals Home
You may purchase autographed books for your child at  bbgbbooks.com/book-buzz. Receive a 15% discount when you use coupon code stm15. At check-out, choose school delivery and select St. Michael's Episcopal School and indicate your child's name, teacher and to whom the book(s) should be signed. Please place your order by Wednesday, March 29. 
Summer Spectacular Camps: Online Registration is NOW OPEN!
Welcome to summer camp, St. Michael’s-style! We are offering lots of exciting camps for children ages 3 through 13.
Please contact Allyson Steele, Director of Extended Programs with any questions. 
Magic Dragon Day Collections

If you find yourself ready to start "spring cleaning", please keep in mind items for Magic Dragon Day!

Used Books - Bring us your extra books! Please donate gently used books that can be "purchased" at the Dragon’s Lair Used Book Sale. Questions? Contact Kim Dobzyniak.

Used Spiritwear/Navy Blazers/Cotillion Dresses- Donate gently used St. Michael's spirit wear, navy blue blazers, and cotillion dresses that your child has outgrown to be sold at our Spiritwear Booth.  Questions? Contact Kim Cronheim.

All donations may be dropped off at the SMPA Room at the Bon Air Campus or given to 
Erbie at the Singleton Campus.  General questions? Contact Kim Dobzyniak @ 380-6544 or Ashley Mackey @ 437-2891.
Lower School Half Day on April 5: Go Fish! 
Join Virginia Outside for an afternoon of fishing for bass, blue gill and crappie at a private farm pond in Hanover County on April 5 from 12-5 p.m. Students will be transported to and from St. Michael's.
Open to grades 1-5. Cost $55. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. 
Click HERE to register.
Parents’ Night Out: April 1!
Enjoy an evening on the town, and we'll watch the kids! 
  • Who: St M Students in grades K-8
  • When: Saturday, April 1, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: St. Michael's Extended Programs in the Lower School Ticer Hall.
  • Cost: $25 for the first child, $15 for each additional child
  • Dinner (pizza), snacks, movies, crafts, activities will be provided.
Reservations Required. Please complete this Google Form to register.
Contact Allyson Steele, Director of Extended Programs, with questions.
Let's Be Friends! 
Get connected to keep abreast of St M news, events, calendar changes and information.  We also have a NEW Media Gallery page on our website under News and Events so you can follow all of our St M social media in one place!  
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Current and past issues of "This Week at St. Michael's" are now archived on our website under "News and Events," as well as under "Community."
 In This Issue:
  • Order your Magic Dragon Day Tickets, T-Shirts and More!
  • Secure your Extended Day Spot for Next Year
  • Author Visit/Book Opportunity
  • Register Now for Summer Camps! 
  • Magic Dragon Day Items Needed
  • LS Half Day on 4/5: Go Fish!
  • Parents' Night Out on 4/1
  • Calendar
  • Chaplain's Corner
  Dates to Remember...(Please check our improved online School Calendar for updates. You now can subscribe to St M calendars so they automaticaly download to your personal calendar!)
Click HERE for the '16-'17 Academic Calendar
CALENDAR
Lower School After-School Co-Curriculars: Click HERE for the schedule.
Middle School Sports Practices/Games: Click HERE for master calendar.
Tuesday, 3/28:
  • 4th Grade Chapel (Bockisch): Amazing Grace, 8:20 a.m.
Wednesday, 3/29:
  • 8th Grade Field Trip to Poe Museum
Friday, 3/31:
  • Author Visit:Carol Higgins (4th-5th), 8:30 a.m.
Looking ahead: A reminder that April 5 is a Lower School NOON release day.
Prayer Requests
An important Christian value is caring for others and lifting up one another up in prayer. In that spirit, please send any prayer requests to Chaplain Hansen at chansen@stmschool.net and indicate if you would like us to pray for you at our chapel services.

IMPACT Richmond Mission Trip 2017 - Space Limited! July 9-15, 2017
Open to Rising 7th-12th Graders. Cost: $300 /person - Early Bird Rate
We are now looking towards our summer mission trip where we are once again participating in IMPACT Richmond. If you are interested, please click HERE to access the appropriate forms and then submit them to the IMPACT Director (info on the forms) and Chaplain Hansen.
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