Monthly Archives: March 2024

Blue Jay Day on Wednesday April 10th


St. Margaret is going to help kick off the Toronto Blue Jays 2024 season on Wednesday, April 10th, 2024The grade 7/8 classes will be hosting a BLUE JAY DAY and HOT DOG LUNCH!! 

Everyone is invited to wear Blue Jay apparel or blue and white on this day. For a small donation, students will also be allowed to wear baseball caps all day!!  There will be an opportunity to eat a classic ballpark lunch…HOT DOGS!  

The Grade 8 students will be leading the school in the Blue Jays song and doing the 7th inning stretch!  All students are welcome to bring their baseball gloves to play catch during recesses! 

This HOT DOG LUNCH on Wednesday April 10th will be a fundraiser to support the Grade 8 Graduates (graduation celebration, yearbook, etc.).  If any parents are able to volunteer their time to assist with cooking hot dogs, please email

Each hot dog costs $2.00, each bag of chips costs $1.00, and each juice box costs $1.00. There will be mustard, ketchup, and relish supplied on the day so students will be able to put on their favourite toppings.  Everything can be ordered through SchoolCashOnline.

Orders will be due on Friday April 5th, 2024

Thanks again for your support!

Public Health Immunization Suspension Day is March 27th

Dear Parents/Guardians,


We want to remind you of the upcoming student immunization date scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 2024. On this day, any students whose immunization records are not up to date will face Immunization suspension.


We kindly ask families to ensure that their child’s immunization records are current with the Region of Waterloo Public Health.


In the event that your child’s records are not up to date, and they arrive at school on Wednesday, March 27th, please be aware that we will need to contact you to pick up your child promptly. Unfortunately, they will not be permitted to remain at school as per the guidelines set by the Waterloo Region of Public Health.


We appreciate your cooperation in this matter and thank you for your assistance.


St. Margaret School Office

Spirit Day Change – Decades Day in Wednesday March 27th

Scottie Families:

To respect Holy Week, our SPIRIT Day ‘Decades’ will be Wednesday March 27th. See below for more information.

Also a few reminders:

Holy Thursday March 28th Liturgy in the school gym at 9:20 a.m. Parents are welcome.

Good Friday March 29th – No School

Easter is Sunday March 31st – Happy Easter!

Easter Monday April 1st – No School

Upcoming Events REMINDER

Scottie Families:

Welcome Break from a much-needed break!

Just a few reminders for the next 2 weeks. An April Newsletter will be posted soon.

Thursday March 21st, 2024 is ‘World Down Syndrome Day’. We are asking students and staff to wear bright, colourful mismatched socks to celebrate how beautifully unique we all are!

Friday March 22nd, 2024 is ‘World Water Day’ to raise awareness and inspires action to tackle the water and sanitation crisis. Classroom activities may be happening.


Congratulations to Mrs. Denis / Mrs. Smit, Mrs. George, Mr. Soligo and Mr. Schuessler classes for being the top fundraisers in each division for our Nutrition for Learning Fundraiser!! All students in these classes will be receiving a Pizza lunch along with a movie / popcorn afternoon! These students will also be able to come to school in their pajamas! This will all be happening on Friday March 22nd, 2024. All students in these classes were sent home with a letter today for all parents to see. Please ensure you review the letter and send the attached Pizza slip back to school by Wednesday March 20th, 2024. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your child’s classroom teacher!

Saturday March 23rd, 2024 from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. is ‘Earth Hour’.

This is known for the ‘lights off’ moment around the globe switching lights off to show symbolic support for the planet and to raise awareness of the environmental issues affecting it.

Monday March 25th, 2024

Pegasus will be taking Grade 8 Graduation photos in the Learning Commons in the AM

Thursday March 28th, 2024

School Spirit Day – Wear clothing from representing a different ‘DECADE’.

Friday March 29th, 2024             Good Friday – No School

Sunday March 30th, 2024           Happy Easter!

Monday April 1st, 2024               Easter Monday – No School

Grade 2 Reconciliation at St. Patrick Church REMINDER

Grade 2 students and families:

Just a reminder that First Reconciliation (Confession) will take place at St. Patrick church on Tuesday March 19th at 6:00 p.m.

If you have any questions or c9oncerns, please contact the church Office at 519.623.3773


March Break

Scottie Families:

Just a reminder that March Break begins tomorrow March 8th.

(No School Friday March 8th).

We return to regular classes beginning Monday March 18th.

Please inform the school office if you will be having an ‘extended’ vacation/ break and NOT returning March 18th.

Be safe and enjoy the time away from school!

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