January 29, 2017
It's Teacher Conference Week!
 Important Announcements:
Re-Enrollment Contracts
Re-enrollment contracts for the 2017/2018 School Year have been mailed to our current families. Thanks for returning them to us by Friday, February 17.  Please contact Anne Bridgforth if you did not receive yours.
Annual Auction
Have you purchased your tickets yet to our Annual Auction on February 11?
Don't miss out! The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, February 1. 
Click HERE to purchase Auction tickets. 
Be a winner! Get your ticket(s) now for our 2017 Tuition Raffle! 
Purchase a raffle ticket for only $50 and a chance to win a $5,000 credit toward your 2017-2018 tuition. Only 250 tickets will be sold. Click HERE for information and raffle purchase form. 
Birthday Books
The presentation of Birthday Books to the library is a special tradition at St. Michael's. Each year, students may choose a favorite book from a bookstore by special order through the library, or from a selection of new books set aside in the library, The second assembly will be held on the Bon Air Campus on Thursday, March 16. 
The deadline to submit Birthday Books is February 23 If you have questions, please contact Carol Wise.
Any Changes?
Have you moved, changed email addresses or phone numbers?
Help us keep our School records updated! Please contact Erbie Godwin with any changes. Thanks!
Join us for SMBA Championship Fun!
Come out and cheer for the SMBA Final Game on Thursday, February 9 in the Middle School Singleton Campus Gym. As a time-honored tradition, we hope our K-8 Dragons will come and support the teams!
This night of family fun and great basketball begins at 6:15 p.m. with a SMPA-sponsored s'mores roast in the Middle School gym parking lot before the game (weather permitting).  The game begins at 7 p.m. 
Go Dragons!
Register for Spring Sports/Co-Curriculars
It's time to register for spring sports and after-school enrichment classes.
This season we are pleased to offer the following opportunities: 
Please click on the links below to access the digital sign-up forms: 
Magic Dragon Day: T-Shirt Art Contest!
Calling all St M artists!  Your dragon artwork could be chosen to appear on the 2017 Magic Dragon Day       T-Shirts! 
Contest Rules:
1. All entries must be submitted on a piece of white paper (8.5 x 11 inches). and include a picture of a dragon. 
2. Please use a black marker or black ink pen (no colors or pencil) so that the design can be copied easily onto a shirt. 
3. Write your name and grade in pencil on the back of the drawing.  
4. Submit your entry to the office (Bon Air or Singleton) by the end of the school day on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Click here for a printable copy of the contest rules. Questions? Contact Kim Dobzyniak or Ashley Mackey.
Hooray! It's Book Fair Week!
The Book Fair will take place January 31-February 2 at the Lower School Campus. Open House will take place from 3-6 p.m. on Thursday, February 2.
  • Annual "Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundaes" in the Art Room. 
  • Books for all grades K-8 will be offered. Books will be provided by bbgb bookshop. 15% of book sales come back to the SMPA!
  • Make the Book Fair Open House a family night activity including DINNER!  The Chipotle at the Stony Point Fashion Park has generously offered to give back 50% of all sales to St M from 2-9 p.m. on Thursday, February 2nd! Take this flyer to Chipotle after the book fair and enjoy a great night!"
Please contact Lauren Golliday with Q’s.
Sign Up for Parents’ Night Out!
Enjoy an evening on the town, and we'll watch the kids! 
  • Who: St M Students in grades K-8
  • When: Friday, February 3, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: St M 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.
Need Spring Break Childcare?
St. M is partnering with Challenge Island to offer an exciting week of ISLAND-inspired camp!  A minimum number of registrants is needed to hold the camp. Contact Allyson Steele, Director of Extended Programs, with questions.
  • When: March 6-10
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Where: St. Michael’s Episcopal School (Extended Programs Wing) 
  • Fee: $75 per day or $350 for full week (sign up for one day or all 5!) 
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Register HERE
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:
  • Re-Enrollment Contracts
  • Get Auction Tickets!
  • Tuition Raffle
  • LS Birthday Books
  • Contact Info Changes?
  • SMBA Finals and SMPA S'Mores Roast
  • Spring Sports/Co-Curriculars SignUp
  • Magic Dragon Day T-Shirt Contest
  • Book Fair Open House/Chipotle Fundraiser
  • Parents' Night Out
  • Spring Break Childcare
  • Spiritwear
  • Calendar
  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
Conference Week!
Sunday, 1/29:   
  • MS Swim Team Practice, 4:30-5:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, 1/30:
  • LS Chapel, 8:30 a.m.
  • LS Book Fair
Wednesday, 1/31:
  • LS Book Fair
Thursday, 2/2:
  • LS Book Fair Open House 3-6 p.m., and Chipotle Spirit Night
Friday, 2/3:
  • 1st Grade Play (Baldwin), 8:30 a.m.
  • MS Chapel, 1:40 p.m.
  • MS Clubs: 2:15 p.m.
Looking Ahead:
  • The date of the SMBA Basketball Finals has been moved to Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m. (from Feb. 2) in the Middle School Singleton Campus Gym.
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NOTE: Given the volume of Middle School basketball and SMBA practices and games, please refer to the weekly schedules on the website calendar. You may also download individual sports team calendars to your own calendar.
2017/2018 Key Dates
Planning ahead? Key dates for the upcoming school year are posted HERE on the St M Website. 
Lower School WINTER After-School Enrichment and Intramural Sports Schedule 
Click here for a full schedule of WINTER session start dates, times and student pickup information.
Youth Ski Trip to Massanutten
Saturday, February 24 - Sunday, February 25
Open to 5th grade and above; Click here for pricing and info. Please RSVP to Chaplain Hansen. 
IMPACT Richmond Mission Trip 2017 - Space Limited! July 9-15, 2017
Open to Rising 7th through 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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