Welcome Back

Dear St. Bernadette Families,

Another beautiful summer has passed. We hope that everyone enjoyed their time with family and friends. We welcome many new families to St. Bernadette’s and staff members are busy preparing for a new school year.

Classes begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019. You will receive an email on Monday, September 2nd indicating your child’s teacher. Upon arrival, students (Gr. 1- 6) will gather in the playground at the back of the school. Grade numbers will be posted and teachers will have class lists to help organize the students. Students are asked to line up accordingly. Teachers will meet students in their lines. If it rains, Gr. 1 – 6 students will gather in the gym. Kindergarten students will gather in the Kindergarten yard on the east side of the school where teachers will meet them. If it rains, the teachers will guide students into their kindergarten rooms from that yard.


9:10 a.m. Classes Begin
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Morning Recess
12:05 p.m. – 12:25 p.m. Lunch
12:25 p.m. – 1:05 p.m. Lunch Recess
2:25 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Afternoon Recess
3:40 p.m. Dismissal

For busing, please check the transportation website for eligibility and route information at www.schoolbuscity.com. Please remember that cars are not to enter the busing area in front of the school (8:30 – 9:10 AM and from 3:15 – 4:00 PM) due to the number of buses. If you are driving your child to school, please park on the East side of the building and walk with your child to the school property. Please ensure that you pay attention to the town’s by-law parking signs as they will ticket parents. Please refrain from engine idling.

We have a Safe Arrival Program at St. Bernadette’s CES. If your child will be absent or late please call our Safe Arrival reporting line at 1-855-856-7862 or visit the website: go.schoolmessenger.ca .

PURCHASING SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Your child’s teacher will let your child know what will be needed. Please do not purchase items that may not be necessary.

If you should have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 905-722-6226. The office is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Enjoy this last long weekend of the summer. May God bless us with beautiful weather!

Mrs. deHaas