Week of February 19, 2017
It's an Exciting Time to Be at St. Michael's!
Everywhere you turn, exciting things are happening in and outside of our classrooms!
  • Topping out an incredible season, our Middle School girls' JV basketball team handily won the league championship against Collegiate. Dragon Pride! 
  • Our third graders brought history to life with their Living History wax museum.
  • Fourth graders embarked on a STEM engineering challenge to build arcade games
  • Our Middle Schoolers shared their gifts and talents during "Open Mike."
Check out our Media Gallery for photos from the week!
 Important Announcements:
Monday is a Holiday!
A friendly reminder that St. Michael's will be closed on Monday, January 20 for the Presidents' Day holiday. Have fun and we'll see you on Tuesday!
Hooray for Good Books! Middle School Book Fair!

The SMPA is excited to announce the MS Book Fait on Wednesday-Thursday, March 15 and 16!
  • Time: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Middle School Library
  • All MS students will visit the Book Fair during their scheduled English class. Parents are welcome anytime.
  • The Fair will also include preliminary Summer Reading and required genres for 6th-8th graders.
  • SCA Outreach- Book Drive to benefit Community in Schools of Richmond (CIS) and Binford Middle School.  Donate your gently used middle school level books the week of the Fair or donate towards a new book.  Each donation earns a raffle ticket. Two raffle prizes include middle school books, a bbgb gift card and other fun treats!
On With The Show! Get your Middle School Play Tickets!

Middle School play tickets are now on sale for "The Trial of Miz Margaret Millicent Malone." Tickets are $3 and may be purchased from Erbie Godwin in the MS office.

By turns a comedy, a coming of age tale, a spoof of courtroom drama, and a poignant story that reminds us that senior citizens are just as vulnerable as children, "The Trial Of Miz Margaret Millicent Malone" is a play that will delight kids and parents alike.

Show times are Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m. 
Got Lunch? Order now for March!
Now is the time to order March hot lunch. Online ordering closes February 20. Click HERE for link.
Note: Chick-fil-A day in March will be on March 17.

2017 St M Summer Spectacular Camps 
Welcome to summer camp, St. Michael’s-style! For children ages 4 through rising eighth grade.
Explore your creative side. Learn an instrument. Embrace the outdoors. Experiment with science. Get active with sports. 
Half day (9 a.m.-noon) and full day (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) options available. Eight sessions will be offered from June 12 - August 11.

Morning Programming: 9 a.m.- noon.
• Classes in art, writing/STEM, science, outdoor adventures, cooking, video/digital arts, music, rocketry, sports and more.

Afternoon Extended Play (for Rising Grades K-5): Noon- 4:30 p.m. 
• Splash and swim at the Bon Air Community Center pool, seasonal arts and crafts, indoor/outdoor free play, organized summer games, and more. 
• Campers should bring a bagged lunch.

We welcome ALL children. You do not need to be enrolled at St. Michael’s to attend Summer Camp.

Detailed Camp Information and Online Registration will be announced shortly!
Please contact Allyson Steele, Director of Extended Programs with any questions. 
Birthday Books
The presentation of Birthday Books to the Lower School 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.
Spring Sports/Co-Curriculars SIGNUPS CLOSE 2/20 
The FINAL DATE to sign up for Spring sports and co-curriculars is MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20! Don't miss out! 
This season we are pleased to offer the following opportunities: 
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:
  • Monday Holiday
  • Middle School Book Fair
  • MS Play Tickets on Sale
  • Order Lunch for March by 2/20
  • St M Summer Camps!
  • LS Birthday Books
  • Spring Sports/Co-Curriculars Sign Ups Close 2/20!
  • Spring Break Childcare
  • 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
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Tuesday, February 28
5:30-7 p.m, Dundas-Hatcher Hall.
Suggested donation: $5/ $20 max per family. RSVP though Facebook HERE.
All proceeds will go to support the Youth Mission Trip this summer (see info below). 

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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