Parent Action Items: 

  • Please take a moment this week to review your child’s learning management system (D2L or Google Classroom). All parents have access and all teachers are regularly updating the system with the amazing things happening in the classroom! Please contact your child’s teacher if you are unable to access it.
  • February 1 is Winter Walk to School Day. Walking and wheeling to and from school are great for the environment and it’s fun even in the winter. All students (JK to Grade 12) can participate and register here for a chance to win one of ten $25 Indigo gift cards! Bussed students can walk to their bus stop.
  • Friday is Toonie for Tummies Day. Please take a look at this video. Every child who returns the Toonie Card with a donation is able to wear a hat on Friday. No cash online for this event.
  • Kindergarten registration is now open online for families who have children born in 2018 or 2019 and who have not attended school.
  • All computers borrowed for learning at home must be returned asap. Those not returned by February 3 will be subject to payment.

This Week at a Glance:

Monday, January 30, 2023 

  • Boys Basketball Tryout

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 – February is Black Heritage Month

  • Hot Lunch Day
  • Winter Walk to School Day
  • Our Superintendent Jennifer Ritsma visits
  • Bonus Music Class for Grades 4-8!

Thursday, February 2, 2023 – We are learning about Viola Desmond

  • Spirit Wear Day
  • Grade 4 students go to Tiny Home Takeout

Friday, February 3, 2023

  • Social Justice club is hosting Lids for Kids! Please being back your Toonie for Tummies card. If you make a donation, please feel free to wear a hat for the day!

Information Items:

  • This month, we are celebrating Black Heritage and history. 
  • We are also learning about the Catholic Graduate Expectation of being a Caring Family Member
  • Finally, our school spirit wear shop will be open February 5-19. Make sure to check it out next weekend. The link will be in the memo.
  • Through our partnership with the Knights of Columbus, we will be selling local Maple Syrup. A separate newswire with details will be coming.

Weekly Prayer

God, please help me to make peace with yesterday and have an open mind and heart for today. Help me to be a blessing. Help me to see the good around me, the good in others, and the good in myself. Fill me with happy thoughts and a thankful heart. Guide me into living like you, with selflessness and love.

Important Dates:

  • February – Black Heritage and History Month
  • February 1 – Winter Walk to School Day- please register your child
  • February 3 – Lids for Kids- make a donation to Nutrition for Learning and wear a hat for the day!
  • February 6 – Q Mack Guest Speaker for the whole school
  • February 7 – CSAC Meeting #4 6-7:30 pm
  • February 2, 9 & 23 – Grades 4, 5 & 6 Visit Tiny Home Takeout
  • February 9 & 10 – Indigenous Map Activity at St Clement
  • February 9 – Grade 5 Photography Experience
  • February 15 – Grade 8 Grad Photos
  • February 17: Term 1 Reports & Term 2 IEPs go home
  • February 21 – Pancake Tuesday
  • February 22 – Ash Wednesday
  • February 28 – Boys Basketball Tournament at St David’s
  • March 7 – CSAC Meeting #5
  • March 8 & 9 – Humane Society Visit
  • March 25 – Grade 2 Reconciliation
  • March 31 – PD Day
  • April 7 – Good Friday
  • April 10 – Easter Monday
  • April 11 – CSAC Meeting #6
  • April 12 – SK Vision Screening
  • April 16 – Grade 2 First Holy Communion
  • April 26 – Grade 7 & 8 Retreat Day Trip to Camp Brebeuf
  • May 1-5 –  Catholic Education Week & Family BBQ
  • May TBD – CSAC FOS Meeting #7
  • May 5 – Mission Day/Jump for Heart
  • May 15-17 – Grade 8s at Mount Mary
  • May 25- Track and Field with St Teresa @ St David’s
  • May 29 – Grade 7 Confirmation
  • June 2 – PD Day
  • June 12 – Special Olympics
  • June 26- Grade 8 Graduation