There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to do it.

~ Amanda Gorman

Parent Action Items: 

  • Please remember that all parents must come directly to the office when coming to the school
  • Spirit Wear Sales are on until February 19. Check out the online store here.
  • Please dress your child in red, pink or white for February 14th.
  • Please make sure that you can access your child’s learning management system (D2L or Google Classroom). This is where the teacher posts announcements, upcoming events, important due dates, and course learning materials.
  • Please continue to have conversations with your children about keeping a safe distance while playing and not being hands-on.
  • Please consider being a Lunch Hour Supervisor! Chat with Mrs MacDonald for more information.
  • Planning ahead…Shrove Tuesday, February 21 – Lunch Lady will be preparing pancakes for everyone in our school community, Nothing is required on your part. But if you or any of your students have dietary restrictions, please complete  Dietary Restriction Form by February 15th at noon.

This Week at a Glance:

Monday, February 13, 2023- We are learning about Yolanda James

  • Boys Basketball  Practice
  • Kids are making Valentines for Vets

Tuesday, February 14, 2023- We are learning about  William Hall

  • Happy Valentines Day! Please wear pink, hearts, red, white or anything that you love!
  • 100 Days of School
  • Grades 7 & 8 Girls lunch in focusing on STEM – Pizza will be provided
  • Candy Gram Delivery

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 – We are learning about Michealle Jean

  • Hot Lunch Day
  • Grade 8 Grad Photo Day
  • Girls Volleyball Practice
  • Primary Thinking Classroom focus
  • Umbrella Project Assembly introducing Mindfulness

Thursday, February 16, 2023 – We are learning about Senator  Anne Claire Cools

  • Spirit Wear Day
  • Girls Volleyball Practice
  • Grade 5 students have a field trip to Tiny Home Takeout- thank you to the volunteers!

Friday, February 17, 2023- We are learning about  Lucy & Thornton Blackburn

  • Report Cards and IEPS go home
  • Father is speaking to Grades 3-8 about Reconciliation

Information Items:

  • Due to staffing shortages. There will be no Primary Health or Junior/Intermediate Music until further notice
  • This month, we are celebrating Black Heritage and history. 
  • We are also learning about the Catholic Graduate Expectation of being a Caring Family Member

Weekly Prayer

Lord, we thank you for our family 

For the talents and good things that you have given each of us 

Please guide us, protect us and equip us 

This day and every day As we grow together in Your love Amen.

Important Dates:

  • February 16 & 23 – Grade  5 & 6 Visit Tiny Home Takeout
  • February 14 – 100 Days of School & Valentine’s Day – Wear Red, White, Hearts or Frills!
  • February 15 – Grade 8 Grad Photos
  • February 17th: Term 1 Reports & Term 2 IEPs go home 
  • February 21 – Pancake Tuesday Lunch for the Whole School 
  • February 21 – Girls Volleyball Tournament at St David’s
  • February 21 – Libby Barrie comes to primary classes
  • February 22 – Ash Wednesday
  • February 22 – Pink Shirt Day
  • February 23 – Grade 8 vaccination catch-up clinic
  • February 28 – Boys Basketball Tournament at St David’s
  • February 28 – Libby Barrie comes to junior and intermediate classes
  • 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 Vison 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 2 – ESQ Returns!!
  • 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