“Then turning to his disciples he spoke to them by themselves, ‘Blessed are the eyes that see what you see, for I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see, and never saw it; to hear what you hear, and never heard it.” Luke 10:23 – 24 Daily Health Check
Friday, October 1, 2021
Happy October! This month, let us focus on gratitude. Years ago, I used to have a gratitude journal. I remember hearing about the practice on Oprah, who I watched all through my high school and university years, and I used to write in one. Now, I do try and remember to show gratitude in my daily prayers. This week I challenge our students to focus on gratitude – stay tuned for an optional bingo card coming home on Monday!
Today your oldest child is bringing home a pamphlet called “Equipped” from the R.C.A.V. to start the conversation in your family on smart Catholic parenting in a sexualized culture. This Sunday is deemed as Safe Haven Sunday. Click here for more information: https://family.rcav.org/safehaven/
Yours In Christ,
Mrs. Maria Fonseca
Mandatory Mask Mandate
As announced by the Provincial Health Office today, the mask mandate has been changed to cover ALL students at school (K-12). This will start on Monday, October 4th. Please send a mask with your child and an extra one in the backpack will be helpful. We do have some small reusable masks available at the office if your child needs one.
Music Zoom Bingo
Saturday, October 2nd
6:30 – 9:00pm
Play on Zoom from home!
Bingo cards are $10.00 each and we play 3 patterns.
Please check school website for more information or email [email protected]
THANK YOU to our Parent Fundraising Team for all their hard work!
Shout out to John Cashin from Remax Realty for sponsoring this event!
Fitness-A-Thon October 15th
Our second tally is on Monday October 4th!
Please fill in, cut and send in the bottom of the pledge tally sheet so we can continue tracking our progress!
This year if we reach our goal of $15,000.00 the whole school will get a movie afternoon, complete with popcorn and snacks! (That works out to $65.00 in pledges per child).
All students who bring in their slips get their names in a draw for prizes!
The funds will be used for renovations for our beloved school!
Art Club for Gr. 6 & 7 runs every other Tuesday after school from 3-3:45. This Tuesday, October 5th is the first session.
Good Luck Athletes!
Good luck to our Volleyball and Cross Country teams as they begin their tournaments this month! It is so nice to see them participate again this year!
Thank you to all our coaches for giving up their time to help our students succeed!
Food Bank Masses
Our second Mass of every month will be a Food Bank Mass. We are asking for non-perishable food donations that will be given to our Parish food bank, as well as St. Vincent de Paul.
This month’s collection will be on October 22nd
Uniforms – Summer Options Ending
The last day to wear skorts (girls) and navy blue shorts (boys) is on October 7th, 2021. (Summer options typically run from September to Thanksgiving.)
Summer options of skorts and shorts will be allowed again after Spring Break.
Please be aware that if you are leaving the country, it is deemed International travel and we must follow the Minister of Health’s guidelines. Students who are not vaccinated are not able to return to school for 14 days after arrival back into Canada. They do not have to self-isolate or quarantine, but they cannot return to school. For a list of other places they cannot attend, please see the guidelines below: COVID-19: For unvaccinated children under 12 without symptoms and travelling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians www.canada.ca
Parent Evening – Save The Date
This year we are offering three free evenings for parents to listen to some information and engage in conversation with one another. Our first evening is on November 4th at 6:30 pm. At this time, it will be virtual but will update you in the event we can have it in person.
The topic for our first evening is Church At Home.
Mark your calendars!
6: Cross Country finals (by invitation only)
8: NO SCHOOL – Pro D Day
11: NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Day
15: FItness-A-Thon – NOON DISMISSAL
25 – 26: Gr. 7 Outdoor Ed. Day Camp
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