Week of March 27, 2016: Happy Easter!
GET in the GAME! 
Make your winning shot for St M! Two teams go head-to-head in our March Madness Challenge: Blue vs. White!
In this exciting Annual Fund competition, which team will emerge the winner? Tip-off is Friday, April 1 at 6 p.m. Stay tuned for more information this week on how YOU can get in the game!  
What's for Lunch?
We invite our families to complete the following survey on our school lunch program. We are exploring options to improve our lunch offerings to make them more nutritious.
Click here to complete the School Lunch survey.  
Spring Break 2017: Date Change
St. Michael's tries to keep our vacation dates aligned with the independent schools in Richmond. Recently, we learned that some of the other independent schools were planning for different Spring Break dates for the 2016-2017 school year. Thus, we have decided to move our Spring Break dates for next year from March 13-17 to March 6-10. 
For planning purposes, the following major dates have been set for the next School year.
  • August 29, 2016: Middle School orientation/ First (half) day of Lower School
  • November 23, 2016: First day of Thanksgiving Break (No School)
  • December 16, 2016: Last (half) day before Christmas break
  • March 3, 2017: Last (half) day before Spring Break
  • March 6-10, 2017: Spring Break (Note: THIS IS A CHANGE in the proposed calendar.)
  • June 9, 2017: Graduation
Author Visit (Grades 5-7)
Author Anne Westrick is coming to St. Michael's Middle School on Wednesday, April 6th to speak to grades 5-7. Our local bookshop, bbgb, is bringing her to us and is offering the opportunity to purchase a book signed by Ms. Westrick.

You may purchase autographed books for your student on bbgb's website at bbgbbooks.com/book-buzz. At check-out,  choose school delivery, then select St. Michael's Middle School and indicate your child's name, teacher and to whom the book(s) should be signed. Use coupon code stm15 to receive a 15% discount.
Please place your order by Wednesday, March 30th. You may call bbgb with any questions at 804.353.5675.
Magic Dragon Day: Forgot to Order?
If you still want to place any ticket, tee or Dragon Gram orders, please get your forms in ASAP. Our T-shirt order deadline, especially, is fast approaching!

Magic Dragon Day Collections: Items Needed

All of these items below will be raffled or sold at MDD to help fund some of the special programs sponsored by the SMPA and for the benefit of our children:

Stuffed Animals - It's time to re-home your fuzzy friends! Rid your child's closet of gently used stuffed animals that can be "won" at the ever-popular "Pet Palace."  Questions? Contact Erin Bacon.

Used Spirit Wear/Navy Blazers
 - Donate gently used St. Michael's spirit wear and navy blue blazers that your child has outgrown to be sold at our Spirit Wear Booth under the big tent. Questions? Contact Sandy Myers,

All donations can be dropped off to the SMPA Room at the Bon Air Campus or given to Erbie Godwin at the Singleton Campus.  More general questions? Contact Jennifer Burke @ 833-9254 or Amy Wozniak @ 269-3384.
Announcing Summer Camps at St M!
We are pleased to announce that in partnership with ArtHaus and Little Scholars, St. Michael's School will be hosting a series of summer camps at our campuses. (Note: Camps are open to non-St.M families as well.)
Here are the details:
Art Haus: Pack your Bags with the Story Lady (Ages 4-11)
  • June 6-June 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the LOWER SCHOOL Bon Air Campus for ages 4-11. Click here for more info.
Art Haus: The Road to Rio (ages 4-11)
  • August 1-August 59:30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. at the LOWER SCHOOL Bon Air Campus for ages 4-11. Click here for more info.
Little Scholars Pre-School and Kindergarten Camps:
  • Little Scholars will be offering Pre-School and Kindergarten Camps for the weeks of June 20-July 25 at our MIDDLE SCHOOL, Singleton Campus, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Camp themes include:  Dino Discovery, Green Thumb Club, Creative Builders, Princesses and Superheroes, Science Exploratorium and World Travelers.  
  • Click here for for information and to register.
Pizza Friday Volunteers Needed
Dave Lundgren, the head of our Pizza Friday program, is in need of extra volunteers to sort pizza orders on Fridays.  Please contact him here if you can lend a hand. Thanks so much! 
Show your Dragon Pride with St M Spiritwear!

Get your Spiritwear today by visiting our Spiritwear website stmschool.net/community/school-spiritwear/Questions? Please contact Logan Vetrovec.
Let's Be Friends! 
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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
  • Get in the Game!
  • School Lunch Survey
  • Spring Break 2017
  • MS Author Visit
  • MDD Items Needed
  • Summer Camps at St M
  • Pizza Friday Helpers Needed
  • St M Spiritwear 
Dates to Remember...
Please check our improved online School Calendar for updates, events and weekly activities/sports schedules.
Click here to download an updated Academic Calendar.
Click here for next year's   2016-2017 School Year key planning dates 
Easter Holiday: Monday, 3/28.
This Week:  
Monday, 3/28:
  • Easter Monday/No School
Tuesday, 3/29:
  • MS Girls LAX Away Game at St. Catherine's, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, 3/31:
  • LS Birthday Book Assembly, 8:30 a.m.
  • 4th grade to Lewis Ginter. 9:30 a.m.- noon.
  • MS Girls LAX Home Game vs. Collegiate, 4-5 p.m.
Friday, 4/1:
  • 2nd Grade Spring Play, 8:30 a.m.
  • MS Spring Clubs begin
Looking Ahead:
  • Conference Week: Week of April 4

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