Weekly Update

Weekly Update June 22, 2020

The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. Maya Angelou Congratulations to Our Graduates On Friday evening we celebrated our Grade 8’s with a Drive-Thru Graduation for a Curbside Pick-up of their awards, diplomas and a little bit of St. Andrew swag. We are very proud of these young people

Weekly Update June 15, 2020

Don’t count the days, make the days count! Retrieval of Student Belongings and Drop-off of School Items On June 22, 23, 24 and 25, parents and guardians are invited, by appointment, to come and pick up their children’s belongings and drop off items that belong to the school. Each family will have a scheduled 10-minute

Weekly Update June 8, 2020

What’s the problem with being “not racist”? It is the claim that signifies neutrality: “I am not a racist, but neither am I aggressively against racism.” But there is no neutrality in the racism struggle. The opposite of “racist” isn’t “not racist”. It is “anti-racist”. Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Anti-racist What a

Weekly Update June 1st, 2020

Look up not down, look forward not back, look out not in. Edward Everett Hale Goodbye and God Bless Each year at this time we have to say goodbye to those who are leaving St Andrew to share their gifts and talents in other communities. We have enjoyed much laughter, much joy and much love

Weekly Update May 25, 2020

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson Extension of School Closure On Tuesday, May 19, the Ministry of Education announced that it is extending the school closure period for all students for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

Weekly Update May 18, 2020

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.   Thich Nhat Hanh Victoria Day – May 18th Students and educators will not be expected to engage in teacher-led distance learning

Weekly Update May 11, 2020

To be a mother is a great treasure. Mothers in their unconditional & sacrificial love for their children are the antidote to individualism. Pope Francis Catholic Education Week Thank You We would like to thank our community and staff for engaging in activities that supported our theme of Igniting Hope during Catholic Education Week. The pictures and artwork you

Weekly Update May 4, 2020

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13) Catholic Education Week: May 3-9 Catholic Education Week is an annual celebration of Ontario’s publicly funded Catholic schools.  This year, it takes place between May

Weekly Update April 27, 2020

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” Sheryl Sandberg Monday’s PA Day Cancelled Due to the current school closure, the Professional Activity Day that was originally scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2020 has been CANCELLED. Monday is now a regular instructional day for our students and our educators will be available to provide Teacher-Led

Weekly Update April 20, 2020

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Teacher-Led Distance Learning Thank you to all of our families for your patience and support as we navigated through our second week of teacher-led distance learning. We have