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Looking for Lunch Hour Supervisors

We need you!!!

We are looking for Lunch Hour Supervisors. The job is for Monday to Friday from 11:35-12:35.

Please call the Office 519-699-5271 or email sherry.macdonald@wcdsb.ca if you would like more information.

#26 Saints Family Memo March 18-22

 Where Each One Counts! 

  • Monday, March 18 -Welcome back!!
  • Tuesday, March 19: First Day of Spring, Pita Day,  D & D at lunch,  Choir at lunch. Please wear red
  • Wednesday, March 20: Cross Guard Appreciation Day, Grade 4 CAT Testing, Lunch Box Day, Folk Dance at lunch. Please wear any colour of the rainbow
  • Thursday, March 21:  Please wear your spirit wear!! Grade 4 CAT Testing, Please rock your socks
  • Friday, March 22: World Water Day, Pizza Day. Grade 4 CAT Testing, Please wear purple.

Thought for the Week:  It is neurodiversity week! “Neurodiversity is part of God’s creative process. Society should stop pathologizing those who think differently and appreciate all kinds of minds as a blessing.” ~ Joshua Evans

Prayer: May the strength of God pilot us, and may the wisdom of God instruct us. May the hand of God protect us, and may the word of God direct us. May thy Salvation, O Lord, be always ours this day and for evermore. Amen.

During this Lenten season, please be mindful of our focus on ♰ PRAY FAST GIVE ♰

Parent Action Items: 

  • Please take a look at the various activities to support Neurodiversity Awareness Week.
  • Please consider purchasing Maple Syrup through Cashonline. $15 a bottle, provided by the St Clement’s Knights of Columbus.
  • Grades 4, 5 and 6 – please complete permission forms and pay for the trip through Cash Online
  • Grade 2 Parents – Please ensure that you have connected with the parish about First Communion and Reconciliation. Save the dates – Reconciliation-March 23 at 11 am and First Communion on April 7th.
  • Grade 8 Parents!! Save the dates…Grad Photos will be on March 25th, Mount Mary is on April 9, 10 & 11 and Graduation is on June 24 at 5:30. 
  • Yearbooks will be coming for sale soon!!

Reminders:

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

  • M22 Last Day for Maple Syrup Sales
  • M23 First Reconciliation
  • M25 Grad Photos
  • M27 Ham Toss
  • M28 Stations of the Cross
  • M29 Good Friday
  • A1 Easter Monday
  • A3 Grade 6 HHOF & Marlies
  • A4 Easter Mass 10:15 am
  • A5 Bus Safety Presentation
  • A8 PD Day
  • A9, 10 & 11 Grade 8 Mount Mary Retreat
  • A11 Visit from Director Dowling
  • A20 Earth Day
  • A24 Grade 7 Vacciniations
  • M6-10 Catholic Education Week
  • M7 Family Night 5:30-7
  • M10 Mission Day!
  • M9 Folk Dance
  • M15 Track & Field
  • M16 Welcome to Kindergarten Evening
  • M22 Intermediate Soccer
  • M24 Gr 1 & Gr 1/ 2 Trip
  • M28-30 Grade 6 EQAO
  • M31 PD Day
  • J3 Special Olympics
  • J4-6 Grade 3 EQAO
  • J5 Cross Country
  • J7 Year End Mass 10:15
  • J7 New Kindy Library Visit 11:30
  • J11 Regional Track & Field
  • J17 Junior 3 Pitch
  • J20 Ultimate Frisbee
  • J24 Graduation 5:30
  • J25 Play Day
  • J 27 Last Day for Students
  • J28 PD Day – Last Day for Staff

 

Social Work Week – Thank you Mrs McDonald-Reis

The staff and students of St Clement CES would like to take the opportunity today, to say a huge THANK YOU to all our Social Worker, Mrs. Cathy McDonald Reis!  Your contributions to our school community are valued. We want to let you know today, and this week especially, that your role on our team is valued!  Your commitment to our students when they are at their most vulnerable, demonstrates that you are here for the Saint family community which is reassuring and comforting.  Your role is vital to the success of our school, and we wanted to make sure that today especially, you know how thankful we are for YOU!

#25 Family Memo March 4-8

 Where Each One Counts! 

  • Monday, March 4– Girls Volleyball Tournament
  • Tuesday, March 5: Pita Day,  D & D at lunch. Choir at lunch.
  • Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess. Boys Basketball Tournament CSAC Meeting
  • Wednesday, March 6: Lunch Box Day Folk Dance at lunch. Grade 7 Mental Health Guest Speaker
  • Thursday, March 7:  Please wear your spirit wear!! Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess. Gr 3-8 Reconciliation
  •  Friday, March 8: Board PD Day

Thought for the Week: “That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty.” Shakespeare

Prayer: Faithful Father, we thank You for our children and youth. We thank You for fulfilling Your plans and purposes through our children and youth during their spring break activities. Thank You for blessing our children and youth with a chance to rest and relax. Loving Father, we bless Your Holy Name. Amen

Parent Action Items: 

  • Please help us keep St Clements clean. No dogs are allowed on school property, especially in the Kindy area at the front. 
  • Please consider joining us at the Parent Council (CSAC) meeting on Tuesday at 6 pm. All are welcome.
  • For those children who have already made their first reconciliation, we will be having Reconciliation in the gym this Thursday. Please discuss this with your child.
  • Grade 7/ 8 parents please review the Parent/Caregiver letter regarding the mental health presentation
  • Please consider purchasing Maple Syrup through Cash online. $15 a bottle, provided by the St Clement’s Knights of Columbus.

As we begin this Lenten season, please be mindful of our focus on

♰ PRAY FAST GIVE ♰

If you know someone moving into the area or a child born in 2020, please remind them that our 2024/2025 school registration is open. 

Grade 4 & 5 parents – We are going to the Sugar Shack at Benjamin Tree Farm!!

Grade 6 parents – We are going to a Marlies game!! Look for the letter to come home this week.

Grade 8 parents!! Save the dates…Grad Photos will be on March 25th, Mount Mary is on April 9, 10 & 11 and Graduation is on June 24 at 5:30. 

Reminders:

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

  • 15-M 8 MDI Survey for Grades 4-8
  • M4 Girls Vball Tournament
  • M5 Boys Bball Tournament
  • M6 Grade 7 & 8 Mental Health Guest Speaker
  • M7 Reconciliation at school
  • M8-15 March Break
  • M25 Grad Photos
  • M29 Good Friday
  • A1 Easter Monday

We Appreciate Our Lunch Hour Supervisors

 

St Clement CES staff and students would like to take the opportunity today to recognize our Lunch Hour Supervisors!

 

We are thankful for the daily dedication of our Lunch Hour Supervisor team at St Clement

 

On any given day Mrs Sass and Mrs Massey are outside rain or shine!

 

Most importantly, they build relationships with our entire school community!

 

Our school would not be the same without them!

 

They truly matter, they make a difference and we want to say THANK YOU!

Pink Shirt Day – Wednesday, February 28th, 2024.

 

We continue to promote diversity and inclusion at St Clement CES. The mission of Pink Shirt Day is to create a more kind, inclusive world by raising awareness for anti-bullying initiatives.  Today our diversity is becoming more visible than ever as people continue to embrace their cultures, identities, and true selves in more open and direct ways. The 2024 slogan “ALL KINDS OF KINDESS” aims to spotlight that all forms of kindness contribute to building an inclusive and connected community.

Let’s have greater acceptance, respect, and inclusion for everyone!

Show your support by wearing PINK!

 

 

 

#23 Saints Family Weekly Memo February 20-23

 Where Each One Counts! 

  • Monday, February 19- Happy Family Day!
  • Tuesday, February 20: Pita Day,  D & D at lunch, VBAll at Lunch.  Choir at lunch.
    • Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess. Grades 4-8 MDI Survey continues
  • Wednesday, February 21: Lunch Box Day Folk Dance at lunch
    • Bball at lunch
  • Thursday, February 22:  Please wear your spirit wear!! Volleyball at lunch
    • Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess. Grades 4-8 MDI Survey starts
    • Primary visit from Sister Barbara
  • Friday, February 23: Pizza Day. 

Thought for the Week:“The time is always right to do what is right.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr 

Prayer: 

God, Our Father, loving and merciful, bring together and keep all families in perfect unity of love and mutual support.

Instil in each member the spirit of understanding and affection for each other.

Keep quarrels and bitterness far from them, and for their occasional failures instil forgiveness and peace.

May the mutual love and affection of parents set a good example.

Instil in children self-respect so that they may respect others and grow in mature independence.

May the mutual affection and respect of families be a sign of Christian life here and hereafter, through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour. Amen.

As we begin this Lenten season, please be mindful of our focus on ♰ PRAY FAST GIVE

Report Cards went home last week. Please take the time to review the document with your child.

The Saints Hit the Slopes trip is a huge success!! Mrs MacDnald has confirmed with the volunteers. Thank you all! The bus company has agreed that we can bring your helmets and boots if you would like. If parents would like to meet us at the hill with skis or snowboards you are welcome to do so. for Those students who are not on the trip, there will be awesome winter fun day activities planned.

If there is a parent who would like to transport any personal skis/snowboards to help out please let the office know. Please note that students will not be able to be signed out to ski/snow after the field trip as the rental equipment must be returned with the group. We request that you refrain from dropping off your children unsupervised if they have opted not to participate in this school community activity. 

Grade 8 parents!! Save the dates…Grad Photos will be on March 25th, Mount Mary is on April 9, 10 & 11 and Graduation is on June 24 at 5:30. 

Very important Reminder!

2024-2025 Extended Day Pre-Registration is now open!Families interested in the program are encouraged to pre-register using the link below: https://rgionofwaterloo.onehsn.com/wcdsb/

 

Reminders:

 

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

  • 12-26 Grade 3 & 6 Mock EQAO
  • 15-M 8 MDI Survey for Grades 4-8
  • 19 Family Day- No School!!
  • 26 Grade 4-8 Chicopee Ski Day
  • 26 Grade 2 Half-Day Communion Retreat
  • 28 Pink Shirt Day
  • M1 Visit from Superintendent Ritsma
  • M4 Grade 2 Sacramental Preparation Retreat
  • M4 Girls Vball Tournament
  • M5 Boys Bball Tournament
  • M6 Grade 7 & 8 Mental Health Guest Speaker
  • M7 Reconciliation at school
  • M8-15 March Break
  • M25 Grad Photos
  • M29 Good Friday
  • A1 Easter Monday

 

#22 Family Weekly Memo February 12-16

 Where Each One Counts! 

  • Monday, February 12- Mock EQAO Chess Club, BBall at lunch
  • Tuesday, February 13: Pita Day,  D & D at lunch, VBAll at Lunch.  Choir at lunch.Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Snack at 9am. Please consider wearing pink, red, or white .*Please note that we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on the 13th
  • Wednesday, February 14: Lunch Box Day, Ash Wednesday. Folk Dance at lunch. Bball at lunch
  • Thursday, February 15:  Please wear your spirit wear!! Volleyball at lunch. Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess. Grades 4-8 MDI Survey startx
  • Friday, February 16: Pizza Day. 

Thought for the Week : You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.¨ — Desmond Tutu 

Prayer: Father, please pour out Your blessings upon our whole school community so that everyone grows in the knowledge of Your truth, love, wisdom and peace. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

The Saints Hit the Slopes trip is a huge success!! We have over 100 students participating.  We also have fun activities planned at the school for those who have opted not to attend. Mrs MacDonald has emailed the parents interested in skiing/boarding while supervising. Please check your email. The school will be confirming the volunteers early this week. The bus company has agreed that we can bring our helmets and boots if you would like. If parents would like to meet us at the hill with skis or snowboards you are welcome to do so.  If there is a parent that would like to transport any personal skis/snowboards to helpout please let the office know. Please note that students will not be able to be signed out to ski/snow at the conclusion of the field trip as the pass will expire and the rental equipment must be returned with the group. For a student is not going to return on the bus, the parent must be present to sign out and supervise, We are requesting that you refrain from dropping off your children unsupervised if they have opted not to participate in this school community activity. 

All the Big Boxed Cards have been distributed or are awaiting pick up. Please let the office know if there are any errors or omissions.

Grade 8 parents!! Save the dates…Grad Photos will be March 25th, Mount Mary is April 9, 10 & 11 and Graduation is June 24 at 5:30. 

If you have a child  born in 2020 or know someone who has we are accepting new registrations for the 2024/2025 school year! Welcome to Kindergarten will be May 16th.

Very important Reminder! 2024-2025 Extended Day Pre-Registration is now open! Families interested in the program are encouraged to pre-register using the link below: https://rgionofwaterloo.onehsn.com/wcdsb/

Reminders:

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

  • 12-26 Grade 3 & 6 Mock EQAO
  • 13 Shrove Tuesday & Valentines Celebrations- Pancake snack for all! 
  • 14 Ash Wednesday
  • 15 Term 1 Reports Go Home
  • 15-M 8 MDI Survey for Grades 4-8
  • 19 Family Day- No School!!
  • 26 Grade 4-8 Chicopee Ski Day
  • 26 Grade 2 Half Day Communion Retreat
  • 28 Pink Shirt Day
  • March
  • M1 Visit from Superintendent Ritsma
  • M4 Grade 2 Sacramental Preparation Retreat
  • M4 Girls Vball Tournament
  • M5 Boys Bball Tournament
  • M6 Grade 7 & 8 Mental Health Guest Speaker
  • M7 Reconciliation at school
  • M8-15 March Break
  • M25 Grad Photos
  • M29 Good Friday
  • A1 Easter Monday

 

 Where Each One Counts! 

  • Monday, February 5- Be You Assembly, Chess Club
  • Tuesday, February 6: Pita Day,  D & D at lunch, Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess, 6 pm Grade 8 Parent Meeting
  • Wednesday, February 7: Lunch Box Day, Winter Walk to School Day 
  • Thursday, February 8:  Please wear your spirit wear!! Pickleball for Grade ⅚ pm recess
  • Friday, February 9: Pizza Day. Jersey Day!!! Last day to bring in forms and pay for the Ski Trip!! Salute a Saint

Thought for the Week: In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up. Taylor Swift

Prayer: Please bless this winter, with the rain that creates crystals on bare trees.
Please bless the snow that creates a cold blanket to protect Mother Earth.
Please bless the evergreen that will last all year. Please help us to see your beauty in everything.
Please let it bring us to be closer to you. Amen.

We will be having a pancake snack first thing on Shrove Tuesday, February 13th. Please complete this form ONLY IF YOUR CHILD HAS DIETARY RESTRICTIONS. Please do so by Wednesday the 7th.

The Saints Hit the Slope trip is now available through cash online. The bus company has agreed that we can bring our helmets and boots if you would like. If parents would like to meet us at the hill with skis or snowboards you are welcome to. The lesson is mandatory according to OSBIE, as skiing is deemed a high-risk sport.  The necessary forms will be distributed to those who have paid. All payments and forms are due by February 9th (Please note the date change). It is filling up fast!!  Late forms and payments will not be accepted. If parents do not wish to sign up students on the excursion, yet still drop them off, they will not be in the group and we will not be responsible. Please note that our $50 rate (that includes bus, equipment, lesson, lift pass, return pass)is less expensive than buying a day pass.

The remainder of the Big Boxed Cards are to arrive this Friday. Thank you for all your support. We sold 200 boxes!!!!!

Grade 8 parents!! There is a very important parent meeting on Tuesday, February 6th at 6 pm. We will be discussing Mount Mary, Grade 9 transition, and Graduation.

Very important Reminder! 2024-2025 Extended Day

Pre-registration is now open!

 Families interested in the program are encouraged to pre-register using the link below:

https://regionofwaterloo.onehsn.com/wcdsb/

Reminders:

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

  • Be You Assembly 
  • 6 Grade 8 Parent Meeting – 6 pm
  • 7 Winter Walk to School Day
  • 9 Last day to purchase & return paperwork for Saints Hit the Slopes
  • 13 Shrove Tuesday & Valentine’s Celebrations- Pancakes for all! 
  • 14 Ash Wednesday
  • 15 Term 1 Reports Go Home
  • 19 Family Day- No School!!
  • 26 Grade 4-8 Chicopee Ski Day
  • 26 Grade 2 Half-Day Communion Retreat

 

#20 Saints Family Memo January 29-February 2

 Where Each One Counts! 

  • Monday, January 29 – Chess Club
  • Tuesday, January 30: Pita Day,  D & D at lunch
  • Wednesday, January 31: Lunch Box Day-Chess Club at Lunch. 
  • Thursday, February 1:  Please wear your spirit wear!! Pickelball for Grade 5/6
  • Friday, February 2: Pizza Day

Thought for the Week: “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer

Prayer: As we enter the month of February and lean into the love of Christ, let’s beg God for our children to learn the reality of true love, God’s love. Let’s ask God to impart in our hearts the reality of His unconditional love.

Please ask your child about what they predict the groundhog will see on February 2nd.

Thank you for your amazing participation in our Big Box Card fundraiser. Most of the Assorted Cards will be sent home on Monday.

The Saints Hit the Slope trip is now available through cash online. The necessary forms will be distributed to those who have paid.  Late forms and payments will not be accepted.

Grade 8 parents!! There is a very important parent meeting on Tuesday, February 6th at 6 pm. We will be discussing Mount Mary, Grade 9 transition, and Graduation.

Reminders:

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

 

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