Elementary Principal

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Elementary Principal

School Weekly Update March 9, 2020

“Lent is a good time for sacrificing. Let us deny ourselves something every day to help others.” ~ Pope Francis Public Speaking Our In-school Public Speaking Competition will be taking place in our gym, this Monday, March 9 at 1:15 p.m. We will be listening to the speeches from our grade representatives from Grades 4-8. We congratulate

When To Keep Your Child Home From School

When to Keep Your Child Home From School: A Caregiver’s Guide  Early in the morning, it is often difficult to make a decision about whether or not your child is sick enough to stay home from school. With minor symptoms, you often cannot tell whether s/he is going to get better or worse during the

School Weekly Update March 2, 2020

“The Lord gives us a mission, he always has us enter into a process, a process of purification, a process of discernment, a process of obedience, a process of prayer.” –Pope Francis Labour Negotiations The Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) announced that they will hold a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services (walkout) on Thursday,

School Weekly Update February 24, 2020

Love each other as I have loved you ~ John 15:12 Pancake Tuesday– February 25 This Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday, or “Pancake Tuesday”. This is the day preceding Ash Wednesday and is celebrated in many countries by the consumption of pancakes! In other countries, it is known as “Mardi Gras” as it is the “last

School Weekly Update February 17, 2020

“The world is full of beautiful places. Let your heart be one of them.”  ~ Jenim Dibie Family Day Holiday A reminder that Monday, February 17 is Family Day and a holiday. There is no school for students. We wish you all a wonderful day where we hope you can spend time with your family

School Weekly Update February 10, 2020

Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. ~Mother Teresa Confirmation Congratulations to all of our grade 7 Confirmandi who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday.  May the outpouring of the Holy Spirit during this sacrament of initiation bring all of our grade

School Weekly Update February 3, 2020

The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Month Welcome to the first full week of February. All month long Canadians are encouraged to take the opportunity to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, both past and present, that help to make Canada the

School Weekly Update January 27, 2020

One goal for each day: to convey the tenderness of Christ to those who are most in need. ~Pope Francis Family Literacy Day Family Literacy Day, held annually on January 27th, was developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 to celebrate adults and children reading and learning together, and to encourage Canadian families to spend at

School Weekly Update January 20, 2020

Above all, love each other deeply.  ~ 1 Peter 4:8 Labour Negotiations Update Our school will be CLOSED to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of services.  Although classes will be canceled on Tuesday, January 21st, our school office will remain open for Advanced Kindergarten Registration on January 21st.  Please note

School Weekly Update January 13, 2020

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. We have had a wonderful start-up after the Christmas break. The students came back ready to learn and well prepared to enjoy outdoor play with all their winter gear. We held our Grade 1- 8 Code of Conduct