Weekly Update

Weekly Update March 15, 2021

During Lent, let us find concrete ways to overcome our indifference.” ~Pope Francis Fourth Week of Lent The fourth Sunday of Lent is sometimes called Laetare Sunday. Laetare is a Latin word that means “rejoice.” Even as we observe our Lenten sacrifices, we rejoice in anticipation of the joy that will be ours at Easter. The message in the second

Weekly Update March 9, 2021

“We can support one another & face every kind of challenge with courage & hope when we draw our strength from Jesus.” ~ Pope Francis Third Week Of Lent This week’s gospel shows us an image of Jesus that is fierce and challenging. When he sees the that the temple has been desecrated by moneychangers and marketplace

Weekly Update March 1st, 2021

Justice is what love looks like in public. ~ Cornel West February 28th – Second Sunday of Lent In this week’s gospel, Jesus brings Peter, James and John on a hike up a mountain.  There they see Jesus is transfigured.  His clothing becomes dazzling white and just like at his baptism, they hear a voice

Weekly Update February 22, 2021

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of education ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Black History Month As we come to the last week of another Black History Month at St. Andrew School, we realize that our diversity is

Weekly Update Feb. 15, 2021

You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right ~ Rosa Parks Family Day – February 15 A reminder that Monday, February 15th is a holiday. Please enjoy your time with your family! Black History Month As we are half-way through Black History Month, our students have been learning about

Weekly Update Feb. 8, 2021

My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. Desmond Tutu Welcome Back! We are very excited to welcome our staff and students back into the building on Monday. Working together, we can make the return to school safe and positive for all. On Monday morning, we will have a

Weekly Update February 1st, 2021

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Month What Needs to Change – Everyday Voices Against Racism Traditionaly during Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have

Weekly Update January 25, 2021

There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” Amanda Gorman, 2021 Extension of Online Learning As per the government announcement made on Wednesday evening, our students will continue to learn online; face-to-face learning will not resume on Monday. Please continue to monitor your

January 18, 2021

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness. Lucius Seneca Keeping Our Community Safe Currently, we are still planning a return to face-to-face learning on Monday, January 25th. Our educators are doing an excellent job teaching online, however, they are all anxious to get back into the classroom and we know

Weekly Update January 11, 2021

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Thank You! Thank you to all of our staff, students and parents for a very successful first week of online learning for all! We want to acknowledge how challenging the move to online learning is for everyone ~ staff, students