December 2018

  • 12/29/2018 Immigration Sunday Event, January 6


    Church News

    The Annunciation/OLP Peace & Justice Committee and OLP's Global Solidarity Committee invite you to attend an event that will focus on the issue of immigrants and refugees. 

    It will be held on Immigration Sunday, January 6 at 12:15 pm in the Whalen Room at OLP. 

    The format will be a casual roundtable dialogue featuring immigrants (or those intimately familiar with current immigration issues) telling their stories and taking questions from those attending. There will also be potluck treats from the various cultures represented.  Please join us as we explore this issue in light of Catholic Social Teaching. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Stromgren at 612-925-1840.

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  • 12/20/2018 Holy Rosary Thank You!


    School Events, Weekender

    Our third graders would like to thank you for helping us collect toys for Holy Rosary!

    We filled the Holy Rosary sleigh with nearly 275 gifts and 38 gift cards from our school. Thank you for your generosity!

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  • 12/20/2018 Winter Uniform Sale


    EDUCATIONAL OUTFITTERS
    WINTER SALE
    December 17 - 31, 2018

    20% off 
    School Uniforms and Accessories
    in Store and Online
    minnesota.educationaloutfitters.com

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  • 12/20/2018 Vision & Hearing Screenings


    School Events, Weekender

    A note from Beatrice Benda, Annunciation’s public health nurse:

    It is soon time for the MN Department of Health's Vision and Hearing screenings.  Students in grades K, 1,3,5,7 (and new enrollees in 2,4,6,8) will have school-based vision screening on January 17th and 23rd, 2019.  Hearing will also be checked on January 17th and 23rd, 2019, for grades K, 1, 3 (and new enrollees) without a 'pass' on file.

    If you want to opt out the Health Department screening, please send notice to the Main Office BEFORE January 16th, 2019. 

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  • 12/13/2018 IB in Action: Language Learners


    School Events, Weekender

    On December 12, our community combined our exploration and use of an additional language (Spanish) with honoring our Holy Mother on the most special feast of Our Lady of Guadelupe in our first all school mass in Spanish. “Our Lady of Guadalupe is a powerful symbol of Hispanic/Latinx identityand faith.  Her image is associated with everything from motherhood to feminism to social justice.”

    Our gratitude to Sra. Lovera, Sr. Saluri, Sra. Paul, Sr. Haecherl, Fr. Park and Fr. Michael Daly and students for preparing and leading us in the mass.

    All students in the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Programme have the opportunity to learn more than one language.  We believe that “Language is involved in all learning and is an essential vehicle for inquiry and the construction of meaning. It provides an intellectual framework to support conceptual development and critical thinking.”

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  • 12/13/2018 Extended Day Open During Christmas Break


    Weekender

    School will be closed December 24th through January 4th for Christmas Break.  The Extended Day program will be openon the following days for our families from 7:00a.m – 6:00p.m. 

    Thursday 12/27, Friday 12/28, Thursday 1/3, and Friday 1/4.

    We will provide a snack at 9:00a.m and at 2:45p.m. The snack at 4:45p.m is brought from home.

    Please dress the children appropriately.  We go outside in the morning as well as the afternoon.

    Please note that Extended Day will be closed December 24, 25, 26, 31 January 1, and 2.

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  • 12/13/2018 Pancakes With Saint Nicholas


    Church News, Weekender

    Join us for a fun family event at Annunciation Church on Sunday, December 16th.

    Saint Nicholas will make a special appearance after 9:30am mass! Come have pancakes to benefit Annunciation Youth Ministry and visit with our favorite holiday saint.

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  • 12/13/2018 Snow Dogs Ski & Snowboard Club


    School Events, Weekender

    Snow Dogs is an after school ski & snowboard club for students (3rd grade & over), parents and/or guardians. The club provides an excellent opportunity for your kids to skiing and/or snowboarding, get some exercise & hang-out with friends! Club Chaperones are both in the chalet and out on the hill skiing but do not ski 1:1 with the club members. Chaperones receive a complementary lift ticket!

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  • 12/06/2018 Christmas Program 2018


    School Events, Principal Cassidy's News & Notes, Weekender

    This year’s Christmas program, “Nativity on Broadway” is here!

    We are so blessed at Annunciation School to have a renowned and treasured Creative Arts program that develops confidence and skills, along with a pride for each student. Alumni and friends remember participating in the Christmas program with share stories years later. It is truly a special event.

    Performances will begin on Wednesday, December 19 at 9:00 am and Thursday, December 21 at 9:00 am and 6:30 pm. Because this is such a popular event, we have many guests attending. As a reminder, with the large crowds for each performance, we ask you to note the following:

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  • 12/06/2018 Middle School November IB Awards


    School Events, Enrichment, Weekender

    Congratulations to our Middle School IB Awards Winners for November!

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  • 12/06/2018 From Age to Age and Their Sounds of the Seasons Concert


    Church News, Weekender

    Come see From Age to Age and Their Sounds of the Seasons Concert at Annunciation Catholic Church  on December 14, 2018! 

    The concert will take place at the church beginning at 7:30pm.  

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  • 12/06/2018 Hope – Peace – Joy – Love


    Principal Cassidy's News & Notes

    We begin our Advent season – Hope – Peace – Joy - Love – as we prepare for the coming of Christmas and the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  At our all school Monday Morning Meeting, the middle school students lead our Advent prayer and lighting of the Advent wreath.

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  • 12/03/2018 Advent - Christmas Schedule 2018


    Church News

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 
    Holy Day of Obligation  -  Mass times: 
    Friday, December 7, 6:00pm (vigil) 
    Saturday, December 8, 9:00am 

    Sacrament  of  Reconciliation 
    Advent Penance/First Reconciliation:
    Saturday, December 15, 10:00am 
    Individual Confessions:  
    Tuesdays, 4:45-5:15pm 
    Fridays, 8:45am-9:15am  
    Sundays, 4:30pm-5:15pm 
    Saturday, Decemb  er 22, 3:30-4:30pm 
    Sunday, December 23, 4:00-5:15pm    
    Monday, December 24, 10:30-11:30am 

    Christmas Masses  (Carols prior to each Mass)
    Monday, December 24:  4:00pm & 10:00pm 
    Tuesday, Decem  ber 25: 10:00am 

    Solemnity of Mary Mother of God 
    Holy Day of Obligation  -  Mass times: 
    Monday, December 31, 5:00pm (vigil) 
    Tuesday, January 1, 10:00am

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