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Weekly Update: February 10 – 14

Dear Parents & Guardians:

On Wednesday, the grade 3 classes will be hosting our Black History Month Assemblies.

The assembly for Grades 6-8 will take place at 1:15 PM; Grades K-5 will attend at 2:00 PM

On Thursday, we will be holding our annual St. Anthony of Padua Dance-a-thon Fundraiser.

  • For every $5.00 collected, students will receive one raffle ticket for a prize.
  • The class that raises the most money will win a pizza party for their class.

Pledges can be made on School Cash Online beginning next week, where tax receipts can be generated for amounts of $25 or more.  If you choose to make a donation through the school website, please ensure your son/daughter’s name and teacher’s name is included in the “Message to School Board” section. Cash and cheques are also accepted and can be returned to the school. Please ensure your child returns the pledge sheet to their teacher. 

Donating Through Cash On-line.pdf

Envelope Pledge Sheet.pdf

Some prizes families can win are tickets for Feb 22nd Leaf Game, $500 certificate for GWL, American Girl Doll, $150 Lego Kit, a variety of gift cards and toys.

Students and teachers will have an opportunity to dance to music and parents are welcome to join in the fun at your child’s class’s scheduled time.

9:25 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.

FDK: 101, 102, 107

(Mrs. Peers/Mrs. Gates, Ms. Daly/Ms. Pelley,

Ms. Banks/Mrs. Dell Monache/Mrs. Gancarz)

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. FDK: 108, 110, 111

(Ms. Sewbans/Ms.Salibay, Mrs. Pavao/Mrs. Ceccomancini,

Ms. Lopes/Mrs. Barbosa)

10:30a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m

Grades 6 

Grade 5

11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. Grade 2
1:20 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Grades 3 and 4
1:55 p.m.- 2:25 p.m. Grade 1 and Ms. Esposto’s Grade 1/2
2:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m. Grades 7 and 8


Friday, February 14th is a PA Day and Monday, February 17th is Family Day. Please enjoy your time with your family.

We are currently in the midst of the cold and flu season. To help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, please remind your children of the following steps:

  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing;
  • If you do not have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your sleeve or arm;
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces regularly.
  • If you or your family members are ill, please stay home.


For upcoming events and spirit days, please see the calendar: 

Black History Month Assemby
Feb 12 all day

Grades 6-8: 1:15 PM

Grades K-5:  2:00 PM

Valentine’s Day School Fundraiser
Feb 13 all day

Students may wear Red, White, or Pink on this day.

PA Day – No School for Students
Feb 14 @ 6:54 pm – 7:54 pm
Family Day: No school
Feb 17 @ 6:55 pm – 7:55 pm
Bus Safety Presentations
Feb 20 all day
First Reconciliation for Grade Two Students
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Reconciliations will take place at Holy Rosary Parish.

Pita Pit Orders Due February 24th
Feb 24 all day

Please place the order on School Cash Online and return the form to your child’s teacher. Orders are due February 24 and will begin March 11th. Pita Order form Due February 24

Pink Shirt Day – Wear Pink for bullying awareness
Feb 26 all day

This is a full civvies day. Students are encouraged to wear pink shirts or sweaters.

Ash Wednesday
Feb 26 @ 7:32 pm – 8:32 pm
Grade 4-8 Public Speaking Competition:
Mar 4 all day


Your partners in Catholic Education, 

G. Giacalone,    L. MacLennan,     D. Owens

Elementary Vice-PrincipalWeekly Update: February 10 – 14