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Week of September 9-13

St. John Paul II Catholic School

Weekly Update #1

Monday September 9th – Friday September 13th, 2019


Awesome First Week: Thank you to our entire school community for a very smooth first week! Everyone has settled in to their new classes and just getting back into routine. We look forward to seeing you at our ‘Welcome Back BBQ’ on September 19th and ‘Curriculum Night’ on September 26th.

Council Corner: If you are interested in becoming a member of our Catholic School Council, please come by the office to pick up a Nomination Form. Completed Nomination Forms must be submitted by 4:00 on Friday September 13th.

Welcome Back BBQ!!

September 19th from 5-8pm, join your St. John Paul II community for a delicious BBQ provided by M&M Meats. Please pre-order using cash-online by September 16th. Combos include chips and a drink and are $7 for choice of burger/hot dog/veggie burger or $8 for choice of sausage/grilled battered chicken breast. There will be games for the children, music and a 50/50 draw. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. See you all there!


SJPII Catholic School Council


Mon. Sept. 9th ·         FASD Awareness Day – wear red!

·         All Kindergarten students are with us today.

Tues. Sept. 10th ·
Wed. Sept. 11th ·         Pita Pit orders are due.
Thurs. Sept. 12th   ·         Opening school liturgy at 1:00 p.m. – All are welcome!
Fri. Sept. 13th ·         Immunization forms for Grade 7 students are due today

·         Pizza and Milk orders are due on Cash Online



Lunch Hour Changes: Please be aware that although the time of our lunch hour (11:45-12:45) remains unchanged, children will now go outdoors for recess from 11:45-12:25, then eat their lunch from 12:25-12:45. So, if from time to time you choose to bring your child lunch, be mindful of these changes.  Thank you!


Criminal Reference Check

If you are planning on volunteering in the school or on school trips, please know that you must have an up to date Criminal Reference Check on file with is at the school. Applications can now be done online! Please see below for more detailed information.


We greatly appreciate your efforts to follow both Kiss ‘n’ Ride and parking guidelines both in the morning at drop-off and at the end of the day when the students are dismissed to ensure the safety of all students.

Agendas and Forms

Thank you to parents who have paid for agendas and returned the Student Verification and consent forms that were sent home earlier this week. We appreciate all forms being returned at your earliest convenience. Thank you!

Important Upcoming Dates: For upcoming important dates, please click on the link below to view our school calendar.


First Day for all Year 2 Kindergarten students
Sep 5 all day
All Year 1 and Year 2 Kindergarten students begin together
Sep 9 all day
Lunch Box-Boston Pizza
Sep 11 all day
Catholic School Council Nominations due by 4 pm
Sep 13 all day
Pizza & Milk Orders due
Sep 13 @ 3:27 pm – 4:27 pm
Lunch Box-Boston Pizza
Sep 18 all day
Welcome Back Social
Sep 19 all day
WE Team – Empowerment at Scotiabank Arena
Sep 19 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Camp Muskoka Parent Information Evening
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Catholic School Council-Publication of nominations if needed
Sep 20 all day
Picture Day
Sep 23 all day
1st Pizza & Milk Day
Sep 23 @ 3:27 pm – 4:27 pm
Grade 2’s to Halton Water Festival
Sep 24 all day
Boys Volleyball Game vs. St. Joan of Arc
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Pirruccio, MariaWeek of September 9-13