Celtics Chatter, Friday, September 16, 2022


Dear Families,

As we already had the days booked off for Sept. 19-20, we are not going to be taking any additional days off to commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Our staff will go ahead with our retreat plans as we already have speakers and a venue booked. Please pray for our staff as we journey with each other to build a closer relationship with our Lord.

It was lovely to see so many families at the Parish Festival and last night at the Information Night. It is a great way to welcome you all back into the schools as we strive to have a fuller community life. I have attached the slides below for those who missed the information from last night. I just wanted to acknowledge two very important staff members who were missed last night during our introductions, Mrs. Kravjanski, our Learning Support Coordinator and Vice Principal and Mrs. Stradeski, our Learning Support Teacher.

Please send your child with OUTDOOR CLOTHING. We try to go outside as much as possible and today, quite a number of them did not have sweaters or jackets. Thank you!

Yours In Christ,

Mrs. Maria Fonseca

Information Night PPT


Welcome Back 2022 (2).pdf Download 1.0 MB

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Our Fitness–a-Thon is on Oct 7, 2022 and we NEED about a dozen parent volunteers to help with our stations from 10:30-11:45. We have mass at 9am and will be dismissing at noon.

The stations will be set up in the gym and outdoors. Parents will need to give be at the stations to ensure that the students know what to do when they get there. Staff will be with each class for supervision.


Thank you!

Used Uniform Sale- THUR. SEPT 22

The sale will be from 2:00 to 3:15pm in the breezeway.

Cash or cheque only please

Dress for the Weather

Just a reminder that students need OUTDOOR shoes and to come dressed for outside weather.


Food Bank Masses

Every third Friday of the month, we have a school mass where the students are invited to bring in a non-perishable item for St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank. This organization helps local seniors, families and those who are unable to get groceries. Here is a list of items that are most in need:

  • Canned proteins (tuna, luncheon meats, etc)
  • Chunky soups or stews
  • Canned vegetables and fruits
  • Pasta sauce and pastas
  • Breakfast cereals and instant oatmeal
  • Small jars of peanut butter and jam spreads
  • Crackers, biscuits
  • Grocery gift cards

Any donations are greatly appreciated! Our next Food Bank Mass is Sept 23.

Sunday Pancake Breakfast

Sunday Pancake Breakfast

Thomas Haney Council 5566 is hosting our next monthly pancake breakfast on Sun. Sept. 18 after the 9AM and 11:15AM masses in the gym.

Admittance is by cash donation please.

Our Knights have also generously donated pancake breakfast vouchers as monthly prizes for a draw. All students who are celebrating their birthday during the month will be put in the draw and winners will be able to bring their family to breakfast for free.

Music Dept Info

GR. 6&7 Band

– Gr. 6&7 Concert Band every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday – please make sure students bring their instruments and Essential Elements Book

Liturgical Choir Practices

  • Gr. 3,4 – Wednesday September 21st – choir practice @ 12:00pm
  • Gr. 3,4 – School Mass Friday, September 23rd – morning practice @ 8:15am
  • Gr. 5,6,7 – Wednesday September 28th, October 5th – choir practice @ 12:00pm
  • Gr. 5,6,7 – School Mass Friday October 7th – morning practice @ 8:15am
  • Gr. 3,4 – Wednesday October 12, 19 – choir practice @ 12:00pm
  • Gr. 3,4 – School Mass Friday October 21st – morning practice @ 8:15am

Wasteless Lunches

We are a “wasteless lunch” community. This means any garbage that comes in lunches, such as wrappers and plastic containers MUST BE TAKEN HOME. We do not have recycling facilities for plastic containers. You can help eliminate the garbage by using reusable lunch containers.

Upcoming Events:


19-20: Staff Retreat (No School)

23: Terry Fox Assembly & Walk

23: School Mass (Gr 7)- Food Bank Mass

28: Adoration & Benediction

29: Celtics Day- Orange Shirt Day

30: National Truth and Reconciliation Day (No School)


03: Picture Day

05: C.I.S.V.A Cross Country Meet (by invitation)

07: School Mass(6B)

07: Fitness-a-Thon (NOON DISMISSAL)

10: Thanksgiving(No School)

18 &19: Gr 7 Outdoor Ed Day Ed

21: School Mass (6M)

27: Celtics Day

28: Parent- Teacher Conferences (No School)

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Mrs. Antoniak sporting her Celtics gear. The staff at the Parish Picnic
Mrs. Antoniak sporting her Celtics gear.The staff at the Parish Picnic

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