Elementary Principal


Elementary Principal

Weekly Update – Apr 6-10 2020

“Hugs can do great amounts of good- especially for children. ~ Princess Diana Distant Learning As of Monday, April 6th, student can access their learning online. Staff have been in contact with all families. If you have not received either an email or a call, please connect with us. All staff emails are posted on

Learning Resources for Families

Develop a passion for learning, if you do, you will never cease to grow ~ A. D’Angelo There are many different forms of learning, from teacher-centred learning, hands-on interactive learning to student-centred learning. Please make sure to keep it simple and have fun. Here is a list of some ideas for families to learn something

March Break Update 2020

Do not be afraid, I am with you ~ Isaiah 43:5 School Closure On March 12th, the Minister of Education issued a Ministerial Order to close all publicly-funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following March Break. This decision was made due to the emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across Ontario. In light of this

Weekly Update – Mar 9-13 2020

“May the strength of God pilot us, May the wisdom of God instruct us, May the hand of God protect us, May the word of God direct us” ~ Saint Patrick March Break Wishing all the families a restful March Break.  The school will be closed from March 16th – 20th.   We look forward to seeing

Weekly Update – Mar 2-6 2020

Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have FAITH in what will be. ~ S. Ricotti St. Joseph’s Tips Lent is a 40-day journey to focus on God and prepare to remember and celebrate Jesus dying on the cross and rising from the grave to save each of us. Many people decide to

Weekly Update – Feb 24-28 2020

“REMEMBER THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS. EVERY ACT CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO LOGICAL END” ~ Scott Adams St. Joseph Tips Ash Wednesday is an important celebration that marks the beginning of Lent.  It is a day of fasting and repentance and begins 40 days before Easter.  As we begin

Weekly Update – Feb 17-21 2020

“Our Family is a circle of strength and love with every birth and union it grows.  Every crisis faced together makes the circle stronger” ~ Author Unknown Family Day A reminder that Monday, February 17th is Family Day and therefore school is closed.  We wish everyone a blessed weekend spent with your loved ones. Daily Attendance

Weekly Update – Feb 10 – 14 2020

“If you have one smile in you, give it to the people you love” ~Maya Angelou School Mass All families are invited to attend our school mass on Thursday, February 13th.  Students can wear Red, White and/or Pink in support of St. Valentine. Although we appreciate the generosity from our St. Joseph Community, NO treats

Weekly Update – Feb 3-7 2020

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa Winter Walk Day On February 5, it’s walk to school and celebrate Winter Walk Day!  Dressing warmly for a brisk walk to school can be exhilarating and fun. Winter Walking Tips: Keep hands and head covered to

Weekly Update – Jan 27 – 31 2020

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa Family Literacy Day Happy Reading!!  Family Literacy Day is a national Canadian event, that is held every year on January 27. This event was created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999, when the organization started drawing