Snyder, Sonia


Elementary Principal

Goodbye from Mrs. Snyder

“The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them” ~proverb There is a lovely saying that “it takes a village to raise a child”.  I have been proud to have been part of your village for the past few years. Although I have the sad task of saying goodbye

Weekly Update

School Update – June 28th, 2021

“Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near.” ~Matthew 24:32 St. Joseph Tips We would like to thank all of you for a wonderful year working together for the success of all students.  We wish all of

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School Update – June 21-25, 2021

“All things share the same breath – the beast, the tree, the man, the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports” ~ Chief Seattle Indigenous People’s Day Graduation – Grade 8 We will celebrate and acknowledge our grade 8 graduates, with a drive-through graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 24, 2021. All families

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School Update – June 14 – 18, 2021

“The righteous man walks in his integrity; his children are blessed after him” ~ Proverbs 20:7 Indigenous Storytelling HCDSB Pride Awareness Day June 14 is #HCDSBPride Awareness Day. Today, and every day, let us celebrate the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and work to ensure every member of our school community feels welcomed, valued and respected. #WeAllBelong #WonderfullyMade

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School Update – June 7-11, 2021

“I think what drives us is the love we have, of the land, of the people, of the traditions, the way people speak. It brings people home.” ~ Alanis Obomsawim Family Paint Night Join @IndigenousHCDSB on June 9th for another virtual family paint night with Moses Lunham! The theme of this paint night is “Strawberry

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School Update – May 31 – June 4, 2021

“Let us Love one another, for love is of God and everyone who loves is born of God” ~ 1 John 4:7 Indigenous Awareness Month In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. Throughout the month, students will have an opportunity

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School Update – May 24 – 28, 2021

God our Father, may we always profit by the prayers of the Virgin Mother Mary, for you bring us life and salvation through Jesus Christ her Son who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen. Victoria Day – May 24th A reminder that Monday, May 24th is

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School Update – May 17-21, 2021

“The way we see the world, shapes the way we treat it” ~ David Suzuki FAITH AND WELL-BEING Recognizing that the extension of remote learning can create additional burdens on our families and staff.  Together we can persevere and overcome any obstacles. Thank you to essential works, families, community members, staff and students for everything.

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School Update – May 10 – 14, 2021

“May your week be filled with good thoughts, kind people and happy moments” ~unknown Happy Mothers Day Dress Loud Day May is Speech & Language Awareness Month and we’ll be celebrating Dress Loud Day… ALL month long!  Calling all VOICE Members and families! You can participate in Dress Loud Day… from the comfort of your

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School Update – May 3 – 7, 2021

“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into realitiy” ~ J. Salk Catholic Education Week The theme for Catholic Education Week 2021 is “Nurturing Hope and will be celebrated during the week of May 2 – May 7. Our school will be participating in a