Barden, Angelina


Elementary Principal

Weekly Update November 29

” Advent increases our hope, a hope which does not disappoint. The Lord never lets us down.” ~ Pope Francis Welcome to the first week of Advent. The word Advent means “coming” and this is the time when we wait in hope, peace, joy and love for the coming of the promised Messiah, Jesus Christ.

Weekly Update November 22

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” ~ Amelia Earhart A huge shout out to all that worked hard to make a difference last week as we celebrated Bullying Prevention Week. Led by Mrs. DeFrancesco and our student ambassadors, we all learned

We Are All Wonderfully Made

Weekly Update November 15th

“My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” ~ Maya Angelou.  Welcome to a new week and a new opportunity to spread kindness. This week

Weekly Update November 8

“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.”—Joseph Drake Welcome to a new week! Thank you to all for your continued support and dedication to keeping St. John a safe and welcoming place for all. A huge debt of gratitude

Weekly Update November 1

“I like spring, but it is too young. I like summer, but it is too proud. So I like best of all autumn, because its tone is mellower, its colours are richer, and it is tinged with a little sorrow. Its golden richness speaks not of the innocence of spring, nor the power of summer,

Weekly Update October 25

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ~ Mother Teresa Welcome to the last week of October. It is hard to believe we have finished the first 2 months of school already! A huge thank you to all the staff at St. John that have worked tirelessly to make the return

Weekly Update October 18

“Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.”~ Bob Marley Welcome to another wonderful week at St. John. This week we turn our focus to “The Secret Path” and walk for Chanie Wenjack. Friday, October 22nd will be a non-uniform day. Twoonie donations are encouraged as we

Weekly Update October 11

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” ~ Maya Angelou Let me begin by saying thank you to all for everything you have done to make these first 5 weeks go smoothly. It has

Weekly Update October 4

“When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.”~Tecumseh Welcome to October. We give thanks for the opportunity to be together, working as a school community and finding the joy in each day.