Bulldog Bulletin #4
December School Newsletter

November in Review:

Progress Report Cards went home Nov. 5 – we have asked students, with the help of their parents and teachers, to set learning goals and an action plan for Term 1.

On Nov. 6th, our Gr. 8s visited St. Mary’s High School and got a taste of high school life

Parent & Teacher Conferences took place the afternoon and evening of Nov. 7th

Father Venil from St. Aloysius Parish was here and celebrated All Souls & All Saints Mass on Nov. 12th

All students participated in Bus Evacuation Training on Nov. 14th

On Nov. 20th our Gr. 6-8 students attended a Laurier Golden Hawks Hockey Game.

On Nov. 22nd our Student Council launched our newly developed Charter of Respect at a school-wide assembly. 

On Nov. 26th our Girls’ Basketball Team competed in the WCDSB Regional Tournament and looked to defend their title.  They fell a little short, losing in the ‘A Finals’ game.  Congrats on a super season!

Parents of children in Grade 8 were invited to attend Gr. 8 Parent Night @ St. Mary’s HS – Nov. 28th @ 7 p.m.

We conducted our first of two mandated School Lockdown Drills the morning of Nov. 29th

Coming Up in December:

December 5 – Advent & Christmas Mass in our school gym @ 10:00 a.m.  As always, parents and family members are welcome to join us!

5 – D Team Volleyball Tournament hosted by St. Kateri (p.m.).  This tournament is for Gr. 6 and 7 boys on our Development Volleyball team.

6 – PA Day.  Staff will be participating in Spiritual Development and Well-Being Workshops

10 – Catholic School Advisory Council Meeting, 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Meetings are open to the public (school community); however, agenda items must be approved ahead of time.

13- School-wide Games Afternoon (for fundraising more than $9000 school-wide).  Students are invited to bring their favorite, Catholic Elementary School Appropriate Board Games and Video Games today.

13 – Final Day for Angel Tree gift donations

18 – Christmas Concert Rehearsal – for students and staff (a.m.)

19 – Christmas Concert for Parents (Beginning @ 8:45 a.m. and starting with Gr. 8 classes).  Parents – parking is very limited at our school.  Please park only in designated parking spots or on one of the side streets.  We will send a tentative schedule out closer to the date.

20 – Red, White and Green Day.  Students and Staff are encouraged to show their Christmas Spirit on the last day before the Holidays!