Special Education and Your Child - Workshops for Parents of Children with Special Needs

posted Oct 17, 2017, 1:22 PM by Stephen Gay

Workshop session descriptions: you may choose 2 options from sessions 1 - 4 (each is 1-hour in length) or choose only #5 (2-hour session)

1. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies & SEL language​ in the classrooms

2. Deep Learning: learning environments for students with special needs

3. Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) - Unlocking the Curriculum

4. Literacy and Numeracy for Students with ADHD

5. Assistive Technology (2-hour session)

Register Now:

Monday, November 6, 2017

6:30 - 9:00 PM

Notre Dame High School

710 Broadview Ave

Celebrating Fatima at St. John the Apostle Parish

posted Oct 11, 2017, 6:46 AM by Stephen Gay

Our Lady of Fatima Devotional Day and Parish Living Rosary:  You are invited to come out on Friday, October 13th at 6:45 pm to St. John the Apostle Parish (2340 Baseline Road) to honour the 100thAnniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima.  

Join the family of St. John the Apostle Parish, as we become the living beads of the Rosary and pray with Our Lady of Fatima statue. (A plenary indulgence is available on the 13th of every month.) A short video and refreshments in the glass house will follow.    All are welcome to attend. 
For more information, contact the Parish Office at (613) 829-1760.

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Council Meeting Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.

posted Sep 25, 2017, 2:09 PM by Stephen Gay

Please join us for our first Parent Council meeting tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons.  Thank you. 

The A, B, C's of ADHD

posted Sep 13, 2017, 6:19 AM by Stephen Gay

The A,B,C,'s of ADHD: What Parents Need to Know

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobiological disorder that affects 7% of children and 5% of adults. It can cause a wide variety of impairments in academic, family, and social functioning. It is estimated that 25% of children with ADHD have a learning disability. The goal of this workshop is to provide an overview of ADHD, its causes and symptoms, how it impacts on children's lives and treatment options.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

Immaculata High School

140 Main Street


Please Return Council Nomination Forms

posted Sep 13, 2017, 6:17 AM by Stephen Gay

Nomination forms were sent home on the first day of school with the newsletter.   Please return these nomination forms to the office as soon as possible.  Nomination forms are available in the office. Thank you. 

Action Plan for Supporting Big Emotions

posted Sep 13, 2017, 6:14 AM by Stephen Gay

Action Plan for Supporting Big Emotions - Yours and Your Child’s

This highly interactive workshop will have you working on your own and in groups to understand your emotional triggers and your child’s and find better calming techniques and solutions to create more harmonious relationships in your home.
Speaker: Joanne Boyd

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

St. Mother Teresa High School

440 Longfields Drive, Barrhaven

School Bus and Pedestrian Safety Day !!!

posted Aug 29, 2017, 2:05 PM by Stephen Gay

School Bus and Pedestrian Safety Day!NEW!! Please encourage your KG parents to register online for the upcoming School Bus and Pedestrian Safety Day on Sunday September 24 2017.  There are 8 locations available throughout the city.  This is an important learning opportunity for KG students and their parents! Use the link below to register.

First Day of School: September 5th!

posted Aug 25, 2017, 7:51 AM by Stephen Gay   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 1:46 PM ]

September Start

Students in Senior Kindergarten to Grade 6 will begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. Weather permitting all students will meet in the schoolyard beginning at 8:15 a.m. Teachers will post their class lists outside on a large sheet of chart paper. After the bell, teachers will escort their classes inside. If it is raining, students will meet in the gym or other designated areas in the school.

We ask that the Kindergarten students wear a name tag with the address of either home or caregiver tucked into backpacks. Parents will be allowed into the school on the first day of school to their child find their class.

School Starts September 5th!

posted Aug 16, 2017, 8:32 AM by Stephen Gay

It is hard to believe that the summer is almost over.  We will be welcoming students back to school on September 5th.   I am looking forward to meeting everyone!   

Mr. Gay 

Adelberg / Slipacoff Community Award- Melissa Webb

posted Jun 28, 2017, 1:05 PM by Tracy Mertz

Today our community celebrated the excellence of our School council chair, Melissa Webb with the Adelberg/Slipacoff Community Award. Melissa was nominated for this award by parents and staff Melissa is an integral part of our school community as School Council Chair.  In the words of some of her nominators " Melissa has played an integral part in every School Council initiative this year, including the Dance-A-Thon, Pizza Days, Spirit Wear, Advent Concert Decorating, Cake Raffle,Yearbook and Backyard BBQ. As Chair of the School Council, she gives so much of her time to ensure the success of all our activities, not only in the planning and organization but also in being present at most of the events. She also makes a huge effort to support both her children in their classes by attending special events (e.g. making gingerbread houses at Christmas) or field trips (e.g. Museum of Nature). She shows that she truly cares about our school through her commitment to continued involvement in school life and activities.

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