School News

AOK Program and Parents for Children’s Mental Health Supports

Dear St. Bernadette Families

Please find attached two excellent community resources to support parents and their children. I especially would like to highlight the AOK program on Mondays and Wednesday from 9:30- 11:30 in our school. This play based program is for children 0-6 years old and all family members are welcome. Please circulate this flyer to friends and neighbours in your community. ... Continue reading "AOK Program and Parents for Children’s Mental Health Supports"

ECO Week – April 16-23

Dear St. Bernadette’s Families,

A reminder of our Plastic Bag Challenge. Elementary schools from across Canada are being challenged to collect as many plastic bags as they can for recycling. Schools that collect the most bags per student and show their enthusiasm for the challenge are eligible to win prizes to support environmental initiatives in their school.

St. Bernadette’s has accepted ... Continue reading "ECO Week – April 16-23"

Inclement Weather Day

Dear St. Bernadette’s Families,

Hope you are staying warm and dry.

Due to inclement weather, hot lunch has been postponed. Once we have rescheduled the date, we will send a Synervoice message to all families.

The Catholic School Council meeting for this evening has been cancelled.

Thank you,

Mrs. deHaas

ECO School Update – Litterless Lunches

Dear St. Bernadette Families,

For the remainder of the year, Wednesdays have been designated as Litterless Lunch Days at St. Bernadette’s in an effort to reduce waste. Our ECO team has calculated through a waste audit, that each student generates approximately 8.6 kg of waste and 8.8 kg of recycling per year at school. We hope to reduce this number by encouraging families ... Continue reading "ECO School Update – Litterless Lunches"

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Board News

York Catholic District School Board Names Ab Falconi as New Director of Education

The Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Ab Falconi as the new Director of Education for the York Catholic District School Board, effective April 1, 2018. Mr. Falconi replaces retired Director of Education, Patricia Preston, and Acting Director, Diane Murgaski.

“We are pleased and excited to welcome Mr. Falconi as our new Director of Education,” said Elizabeth Crowe, Chair of the Board. ... Continue reading "York Catholic District School Board Names Ab Falconi as New Director of Education"

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