Announcements


French Practice with Voila Learning

posted Nov 20, 2017, 1:01 PM by Stephen Gay   [ updated Nov 20, 2017, 1:06 PM ]

Click on the attached newsletter to access this virtual academy designed to help your children learn French.   Parent Information Letter
Go to this address to watch a video of what Voila Learning has to offer you:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0kSPMy9Fj4à


Sacramental Preparation at Saint John XXIII

posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:42 AM by Stephen Gay   [ updated Nov 2, 2017, 7:04 AM ]

The Parent Sacramental Registration and Orientation meeting will be held at the church on Sunday, Dec. 3.

At 1:00 p.m. we will be meeting with the parents of the First Communion children and at 2:00 p.m. with the parents of the Confirmation children.

Parents will need to bring a copy of their child's Baptismal Certificate.  For parents who cannot make that afternoon session, we will be having a joint First Communion/Confirmation makeup meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 p.m.

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: bit.ly/CSPA_SpecEd17

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

Register: bit.ly/CSPA_ADHD17


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.


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