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Weekly Update – Nov 4-8 2019

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

Ned’s Mindset Presentation

On Wednesday November 6th, we are excited to have Ned’s Mindset assembly to help with our school goal of the importance of a growth mindset.  The students will be introduced to a cartoon boy named NED who is on a very important mission: to find his mindset. Throughout the performance, students will discover how to activate their own growth mindset to overcome social, emotional and academic challenges.  Never Give Up, Encourage Others, Do your best.  

Catholic School Council

Our Catholic School Council will be meeting on Monday November 4th @ 6:30 pm in the learning commons.

Remembrance Day Mass

Please join us for our Remembrance Day Mass on Thursday November 7th @ 10:00 am.

Parent – Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday November 21st and Friday November 22nd.  This year, parents will be able to sign up for an interview on-line.  More information regarding how to sign up along with the class code will be send out via school messenger.

Free Youth Yoga Class

Did you know that the Acton Hub offers FREE yoga classes for all Youth.  Classes are offered Mondays from 6-7 pm and all equipment is provided.  The Acton Hub is located inside MSB school.

Outdoor Wear

With the fall weather upon us and our windy playground, please remember that it is that time of year when our weather changes drastically throughout the day. Layering is a great solution for our students to ensure that they have the proper wear. Please note that children in the K program may be outside during all types of weather, so please make sure to come prepared to play outside.

St. Joseph Tips

A growth mindset can help instill a positive attitude about learning when kids understand how their brain can grow. Growth Mindset lessons and resources help students achieve their potential, embrace challenges, persists in the face of setbacks, and see mistakes and failures as a necessary step to grow and master useful skills.  There are many things families can do at home to help with a growth mindset, from sharing their own mistakes and how they overcame them, to providing support when a child is dealing with a conflict.  For more resources visit

Elementary PrincipalWeekly Update – Nov 4-8 2019