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School Weekly Update June 10, 2019

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”~ Matthew 5:9

Catholic School Council Thank you

Your Catholic School Council has had a successful year representing the voice of the parent community in the life of St. Elizabeth Seton School.  Thank you to your Council Co-Chairs, M. Shannon & K. Dickinson, and Parent Reps: A. Guest, I. McLain, J. De Frenza, K. DeBon, R. Hill, K. Lindsay, D. McDonald, P. Pimpinella, J. Cyr, N. LoGreco, as well as our Staff Reps: K. Biso, C. Puglia-Ribeiro for your leadership with the Council.

Staff Update

As we begin to approach the end of another school year we would like to share some staff updates with the community. Congratulations to Mrs. Kasper who will be retiring at the end of June. We are thankful for your dedication and commitment to our students and the community over the years. Best wishes to the following staff members who will be on Maternity Leave; Mrs. Schneberk and Mme Ray. We also wish our long term occasional staff and early childhood educators much success in the future; Ms. Arthur, Mlle. Shepherd, Ms. Di Blasio, Mr. Stodolak, Ms. Davila, and Office Assistant Mrs. Hyland. Lastly, we wish Mrs. Smith many blessings in her role as Principal at Guardian Angels in September. Mrs. Williams will continue as Principal in September.

Year-End Mass

We will be celebrating our Year End Mass on Friday, June 14th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church. Parents are welcome to join us for this special celebration mass. We will be recognizing Mrs. A. Smith at the end of mass as she will be moving as Principal to Guardian Angels in September.

Corpus Used Uniform Sale

Students going into Grade 9 at Corpus Christi may be interested in the used Uniform Sale on Monday, May June 17 from 5-8 p.m. at Corpus Christi HS.

Lunch Time Supervisor Position

We are looking for two full-time Lunch Time Supervisors for September 2019. If you are interested please contact us at the office for more details.

Sunny Day

Sun Protection – With the warm, beautiful days of spring and summer approaching, parents need to be aware of, and take action to prevent damage from the sun’s rays to your child(ren)’s skin. Students are outside for two separate 15-minute recess breaks and a 40-minute lunch recess break each day. Please assist us in keeping your children safe and healthy by ensuring your children wear appropriate clothing, including close-toed shoes, a hat and sunblock. Our staff cannot apply sunblock on to your children.

Missing Textbooks and Library Books

We are currently missing 474 books from our Library reading collection! Parents, we ask that you continue to check closets, trunks, under beds, etc. for any school books that may be hiding and return them to us as soon as possible. The more we receive back, the fewer we have to replace. By working together to locate missing textbooks and library books, we are able to responsibly minimize costs to the school. If a book belonging to the school has been damaged or lost, please contact your child’s teacher and he/she will assist you in determining the replacement cost.  All books are due back June 14, 2019 so that we can conduct an inventory and make purchases for the new school year.

Summer School Program

Summer school programs are offered for students who have completed Grade 6, 7, and 8 as of June 2019.  The two programs offered are Language and Math through two sessions:

  • Session 1: Tuesday, July 2- Friday, July 12
  • Session 2: Monday, July 15- Friday, July 26

Students may register for one or both sessions for the summer. If you are interested in this program, parents are asked to register online using this link. Click on the ‘sign in’ link at the top right side of the page.

Track and Field System Finals @ Notre Dame Secondary School
Jun 10 all day
Lunch Basket
Jun 10 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Grade 5 Trip to Country Heritage Park
Jun 11 all day
Lunch Box
Jun 11 @ 11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Ice Dawg Day
Jun 12 all day
Grade 1 trip to African Lion Safari
Jun 13 all day
Kindergarten Teddy Bear Picnic
Jun 13 all day
Pizza Day
Jun 13 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
School Council Social
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Year End Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Church
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Graduation Practice (following year end Mass)
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm




Elementary PrincipalSchool Weekly Update June 10, 2019