Elementary Principal

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Elementary Principal

November 15, 2019 Update

Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one has found a treasure.  Faithful friends are beyond price; no amount can balance their worth. Sirach 6:14-15 Progress Reports for Grade 1-8 and Kindergarten Communication of Learning:  Initial Observations will be shared on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.  The opportunity to schedule an interview with your child’s

Parent – Teacher Interview Tips

As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. St. Francis of Assisi School and our parent community have something in common: We both want your child to learn and do well. When parents and teachers talk to each other, each person can share important information about your child’s talents and needs.

November 8, 2019 Update

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. ~ St. Francis of Assisi ~ On Monday, November 11, 2019, our school will

Parents for Mental Health Support Group

The Parents for Mental Health Support Group is run by parent volunteers and holds monthly peer support meetings where parents can share the experience of raising and/or caring for individuals with mental health disorders/illness, particularly children and youth.  The group has speakers from time to time based on parents’ needs.  For more information and resources,

November 1, 2019 Update

The Saints were not superhuman. They were people who loved God in their hearts, and who shared this joy with others. – Pope Francis – During the month of November our students and staff members will reflect upon and learn how to articulate the Focus on Faith theme of the Option for the Poor and

November Focus: Option for the Poor and Vulnerable – What Does Jesus Ask of Us?

“The measure of the greatness of a society is found in the way it treats those most in need, those who have nothing apart from their poverty.” Tweeted July 25, 2013 by Pope Francis During the month of November, our students and staff members will reflect upon and learn how to articulate the Focus on

Parent – Teacher Interviews

We will be holding interviews for parents/guardians of students in Kindergarten to Grade 8 students at the school on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 4:10 – 8:30 pm and Friday, November 22, 2019 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. You will be able to schedule your interview time online. You will be able to make

October 25, 2019 Update

May the gifts of the Holy Spirit fill your life this day, strengthening you to live the Gospel and leading you to do God’s will with eagerness and joy. Our annual Halloween Dance for our students and staff will take place on Halloween day.  You can learn more about the Halloween Dance and times here: 

Poinsettia Sales Program

The Catholic School Council has partnered with Terra Greenhouses in Milton to offer families the opportunity to purchase a Christmas poinsettia arrangement this year. We are offering five different arrangements, the details and purchase prices have been sent home as a hardcopy with the oldest or only child in each family.  Purchase options include: “Christmas

Waste Reduction Week 2019

[T]he ecological crisis is also a summons to profound interior conversion…Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue; it is not an optional or a secondary aspect of our Christian experience. Pope Francis – Laudato Si October 21-27, 2019 is Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. The St. Francis