Weekly Update

Weekly Update September 21, 2020

Education is about two things – teaching young people to create opportunity for themselves and teaching them to do that work responsibly – with respect to our environment and to the myriad communities of people that share our planet. Cornelius Minor New COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool The Ontario government released a new online screening tool for

Weekly Update September 14, 2020

Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right? Michelle Obama Thank You! A big thank you to our parents, students and staff for working together to ensure a safe start to our school year. We are so grateful to all of our parents – what wonderful

Weekly Update September 7, 2020

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead Gradual Return to School As you know, the first day of instruction for students (originally planned for Tuesday, September 8, 2020) has been delayed until Wednesday, September 9, 2020. We will transition into the new school year by bringing Grade 1-8 students back

Weekly Update August 31, 2020

We choose hope over fear. We see the future not as something out of our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective effort.” Barak Obama Students Attending Face-to-Face As per the email you received from our Director, Mr. Pat Daly, the decision was made to have a staggered

Welcome Back to School!

As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. “Come, follow Me”, Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:18-19 This school year will look necessarily quite different

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.