Wed Feb 27 is Pink Shirt Day

 

February 27th is Pink Shirt Day!Pink Shirt Day started when a young boy was bullied for wearing a pink shirt.

This year on Wednesday February 27th we will be participating in annual Pink Shirt Day.

Wear a pink shirt to show support for those who have experienced bullying.

Remember, kindness is contagious!

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Muir Lake Talent Show

The Muir Lake School Talent Show is coming up quick and we want everyone to be prepared. It will take place on Thursday, May 24th so if your child is a part of it, please make sure that they keep on practicing! The show will begin at 12:30 pm. We look forward to watching everyone show off their talent and we hope to see some parents come down and support the students!

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Terry Fox T-Shirts

Muir Lake Leadership are selling Terry Fox T-Shirts in front of the library at lunch recess on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. We are sizes from Youth to XXL Adult. Get yours for our walk on September 29th. Youth sizes are $15 and Adult sizes are $20.

All sales go toward the school’s fundraising goal of $5000!!!

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Goodwill Donation Drive

Goodwill Industries of Alberta has teamed up with us to do a Goodwill Donation Drive.

On Monday June 26th and Tuesday June 27th there will be a Goodwill truck/trailer here at school. Please drop off your gently used items that you have collected while doing your spring cleaning. This can be done during regular school hours from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donation bags are available in the school office or simply use a plastic bag from home. 

Thank you for your support of Muir Lake School and Goodwill Alberta!

 

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We Care Bake Sale

Our “We Care Team” will be hosting a Bake Sale on Tuesday April 11th and Wednesday April 12th. This will take place outside the Library Learning Commons at lunch recess which is from 11:25 – 11:55 a.m. Monies collected will be part of our Global Awareness Leadership and will go to the Free The Children in support of our chosen pillar of Health this year.

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Smoothie Sales

Leadership option is making a slight change to our smoothie sales.  We are now selling juice and breakfast foods every Friday at short recess.  We will not be selling smoothies, every Friday, but rather, the last Friday of the month.  We are also trying something new next week!  If you would like an energy boost, you can get a shot of Kale in your smoothie!  The perfect way to get through the last day of the week!!!

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Formal Day 2017

It’s that time of the year!  Muir Lake Formal Day will be held on Tuesday February 14th from 11:45-2:35.  There will be a formal dinner and dance as part of the celebrations.

Our theme this year is “Starry Night”, and we encourage all students in grades 7-9 to attend in their semi formal attire (although this is not mandatory).  There is no cost to attend.

See you there!

 

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Formal Day 2017

The Muir Lake leadership option is currently planning our Formal Day.  We would like to put a call out to any parent volunteers who are willing to donate their time on the morning of February 14th (around 9-12:30).  Volunteers are needed to help prepare and plate the food for our dinner.

We really appreciate the extra help!  If you are able to volunteer, please contact Mrs. Arnold karnold@psd70.ab.ca

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Kinsmen Christmas Hampers

1 week left to bring in your donations!!

Again this year, our school is sponsoring families through the Kinsmen Club of Stony Plain Christmas Hamper program.  This is the 38th year that the Hamper Program has helped those that are less fortunate in Stony Plain and Parkland County. Last year close to 450 families (over 1500 people) were supplied with food, toys and gift cards for much needed necessities. Each grade level in the school has been assigned a family. It is our hope that we will be able to make Christmas a happier time for these families through our community’s generosity. Suggested items to donate are non-perishable food items, such as canned goods, pasta, hot chocolate or hot cider mix, etc. or small gift items like children’s books or stuffed animals. Items donated should be new and unwrapped and need to be in to the school before Friday, December 9th.

Thank you for your part in making Christmas brighter for these families!2016-kinsmen-hampers

 

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