Witter, Mark

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Elementary Principal

January 22, 2021 Update

Francis of Assisi tells us we should work to build peace. But there is no true peace without truth! There cannot be true peace if everyone is his own criterion, if everyone can always claim exclusively his own rights, without at the same time caring for the good of others, of everyone, on the basis

January 15, 2021 Update

From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us – Pope Francis – COVID-19 Safety Measures On December 26, 2020, the Ontario Government Framework was paused and was replaced with a Province-wide shutdown. The

Student Attendance

During this period of remote learning, we continue to promote regular attendance, as it is important for students to remain engaged in their learning so they can stay on top of the curriculum and feel more connected to their peers while our school is closed.  As noted in PPM 164: Requirements for Remote Learning, schools are required

December 18, 2020 Update

When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger.  Luke 2:15-16 COVID-19

December 11, 2020 Update

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit Romans 15:13 This weekend we light the pink candle on our Advent Wreath as a sign of joy. It reminds us of the joy

Christmas Spirit Week!

The week of December 14 – 18, 2020 will be Christmas Spirit Week! All students are encouraged to participate as actively as possible. We look forward to celebrating with our students! Monday, December 11 – Dress like a snowman Tuesday, December 12 – Christmas accessories day (Hats, socks, necklaces, headbands, etc.) Wednesday, December 13 –

December 4, 2020 Update

Experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will keep your thoughts and your hearts quiet and at rest as you trust in Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:7 In the second week of Advent, we pray and reflect on the peace of God.  The peace of God allows

November 26, 2020 Update

The mission of schools is to develop a sense of truth, of what is good and beautiful. And this occurs through a rich path made up of many ingredients. – Pope francis – The Season of Advent This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the

The Season of Advent

This weekend we celebrate the arrival of the season of Advent, which also marks the beginning of the liturgical year. Advent is a season of devout and joyful expectation. Its four Sundays highlight our desire and longing for peace, justice and unity. While Advent expresses the deep longing of all humanity for God, it also