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THE MONARCH

October 1, 2020
Annual Fund: 7th Grade in the Lead!
 
Our Annual Fund is well underway and the competition is picking up quickly between the homerooms. The first homeroom class to reach 100% participation will earn a Chick-fil-A lunch and ice cream party! Additionally, all students will receive a bracelet embossed with our theme for the year, "Gratitude," upon receipt of their family's donation. 

Please make a gift today to help us reach our goals of raising $200,000 and receiving 100% participation from our Magnolia community. The Annual Fund is a key tool to ensure that the beauty of a Magnolia education is available this year and for many years to come. 
Monarch Olympians
Last week the 5th graders capped off their study of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece with a celebration of their own Magnolia Olympics. The girls competed in authentic re-enactments of historical athletic events such as foot racing, discus, spear (umbrella) throwing, chariot races (with hobby horses), jumping (jacks), and (arm) wrestling. The girls impressed with their fierce competitiveness and excellent sportsmanship. At the end of the day, they feasted in authentic Greek style with baklava. Congratulations to our olive wreath winners, Sophie Klimchuk and Emily Parker who each medaled in multiple events!
Join us at Open House

Magnolia School will host an Open House for prospective families on Friday, October 30th from 3-4 p.m. Please invite your friends and call Tabitha Koby, our Admissions Coordinator, with any questions. The Open House is a wonderful opportunity for prospective families to get a glimpse of the beautiful education we offer here at Magnolia.
Evening of Recollection for Women
 
On Tuesday, October 6th at 7:00 p.m. there will be an evening of recollection for women at Magnolia School. The recollection is a a time for personal prayer and reflection on topics that have to do with Christian life. It is commonly referred to as a "mini-retreat" that is comprised of 2 half-hour meditations and a short, formative talk.  The recollection allows for silent, personal prayer and reflection with an opportunity to engage in spiritual direction and/or sacramental confession. 

Capacity is limited to 35 persons due to Covid-19 precautions; face masks are required. If you feel sick, it is better to stay home.

If you would like to attend, you must register. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

To register go to: https://form.jotform.com/sgjotform/recollection-at-magnolia

Monarch Families Corner

All School Mass tomorrow, 10/2: dress uniforms required

Pizza Friday tomorrow, 10/2

All School Rosary and Games, Wednesday, 10/7: girls may wear House shirts with a uniform skirt

Harvest Day (Fall Family Fun on Magnolia's campus): Friday, October 23rd, 3-5 p.m.
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Angel (fragment of the Baronci altarpiece)
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