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Weekly Update: January 27, 2020

PA Day

This Friday January 31st 2020 will be a Professional Activity Day for our school. Students will not be attending school on this day.

Project Love

The Kindergarten Division will be participating in 2 initiatives to “help make today the best day for someone else”.  Our first initiative is to raise funds for “Food for Kids”.  The kindergarten division will be selling Valentines Cookies.  Each cookie will cost $2.00 and will be available on Cashless to purchase from January 27th to February 4th.  (Unfortunately, there will be no late orders accepted due to shipping deadlines).  The cookies will be delivered to your child’s classroom on our school celebrated Valentine’s Day – Thursday February 13th.

Our second initiative requires the assistance of our school community.  We will be collecting, sorting and preparing toiletry kits for the Salvation Army Lighthouse Emergency Shelter in Halton region.  We are asking for your help!!!  Each grade is asked to donate items for our kits.  Every item helps!!!  We will be collecting these items from Monday February 3rd to Monday February 10th.  The kits will be organized and assembled by our kindergarten classes for Valentines Day.

  • Kindergarten – shampoo and conditioner
  • Grade 1 and 2:  soap and adult socks
  • Grade 3 and 4:  hand and body wash
  • Grade 5 and 6:  deodorant
  • Grade 7 and 8:  toothbrushes and toothpaste

Happy Valentines Day with thanks from Kindergarten

Save the Date- Valentines Day Dance-A-Thon

We are excited to announce that our Catholic School Council will support our school in having a Valentines Day Dance- A- Thon on Thursday February 13th 2020.

The funds raised from this event are used to support many initiatives which directly benefit our students.

The success of this fundraiser is built on the involvement of our parents. Our Dance a Thon committee will be working with our community partners to obtain prizes but relies on parent donations also.  Some examples of prizes that children look forward to are board games, movie certificates, craft supplies and gift cards (even the smallest denomination). If you or your family is affiliated with a local business,  we would greatly appreciate a donation on behalf of that business. All donations will be mentioned in school communication to show our gratitude. All prize donations can be sent directly to your child’s classroom teacher labelled for Dance a Thon no later than February 7th. We thank you in advance for the continued support and please watch for further information regarding this event as we get closer to Dance a Thon day.

Please see attached further information that was sent home on Friday, January 24th 2020 (Dance-a-thon 2020)

Beading Club: Bracelets for Make-A-Wish 

St. Timothy’s is excited to begin a Bracelets of Love Club for interested Grades 3-6 students. The students will be creating beaded bracelets with attached friendship poems and donating them to children at the Make-A-Wish Foundation. We can’t wait to come together to help brighten someone’s day! A big thank you to Mrs.Davidson & Mrs. Trupcevic for their leadership with this initiative.

  Pizza Orders for Session 2

Our second session of Pizza is already posted on School Cash Online. The pizza lunches will begin on Wednesday February, 5th 2020 till Wednesday, June 24th 2020. This is our final session of pizza this school year.
The cost will be $40 FOR ONE (1) SLICE of Pepperoni Pizza or $80 FOR TWO (2) SLICES of Pepperoni Pizza.  UNFORTUNATELY LATE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

MILK PROGRAM – Feb. 3 to June 19

St. Timothy’s will continue to offer our milk program for students for the second school term.  Interested families please submit your order including payment on School Cash Online by Sunday, January 26th 2020.  The milk program will begin on Monday, February 3rd 2020 inclusive to Friday, June 19th 2020.

Notre Dame March Madness Basketball Camp

Notre Dame is proud to present its 3rd Annual March Madness Basketball Camp this upcoming March Break (March 16-20 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM). The Development Basketball Camp will focus on introducing players (Grades 1-8) to individual fundamentals and team concepts.  The camp affords players an opportunity to work on their skills in both a non-competitive and competitive environment.  Players will be shown a number of drills and participate in game situations.  FEES: $185    INSTRUCTORS: Notre Dame Health & Physical Education teaching staff, coaches and senior student-athletes.


Please review the attached Registration Form.  Make all cheques payable to Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School.  Please drop off the completed registration form and cheque at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School, 2333 Headon Forest Drive, Burlington.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Montoya at 905-335-1544  ext. 1093 or by email at Please see attached here registration information. ND March Basketball Camp 2020 Registration Form (1)  

Harriet Tubman Presentations

With grateful hearts we thank Leslie McCurdy for her energy and performances of “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman and Harriet is my Hero” for all our students at St.Timothy. As we approach Black History Month we celebrate the many achievements and contributions of individuals who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. Harriet Tubman is one of these individuals and we are fortunate to learn more about her life and legacy. We thank our Catholic School Council for their fundraising initiatives that make presentations like this possible. Please see link for more information regarding Black History Month.

Focus on Faith Assembly

We welcome our school community to join us as we celebrate our Focus on Faith Assembly this Monday, January 27th 2020 at 1:30 pm in the school gymnasium.

ISW Uniform sale

ISW will be hosting their annual February sale from the 1st to the 8th 2020! The Winter Sale event will apply to in-store, as well as online purchases.  Attached is a flyer for your review: ISWUniforms WINTER SALE BUR.

Elementary Vice-PrincipalWeekly Update: January 27, 2020