School News & Announcements
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to St Clare School
Monday April 24th - Friday April 28th.
Every book purchased at the Scholastic Book Fair helps put great new books and resources into our school’s learning commons.
Students will find hundreds of quality books at our Scholastic Book Fair with a wide assortment for all reading levels.You will also find the class visiting schedule below. Parents are welcome to visit the book fair anytime.
Book Fair Sign-up St Clare 2017
(Set up Monday morning , Wrap up Friday afternoon)
****Kinders are welcome anytime*****
School Council is having a Popcorn Day, May 5th. Orders are due by Thursday, April 27th.
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
St. Matthew High School
My name is Kelly Banks and I am the Program Manager for the Adult Crossing Guard program in the City of Ottawa. I am contacting you today to tell you about an exciting contest happening this Spring and the opportunity for your school to win a $300 Canadian Tire gift certificate. As I am sure you can appreciate, Adult Crossing Guards have a very important (and sometimes stressful) job. Students and parents depend on their Crossing Guard to help them cross the road safely all year long, in all kinds of weather and traffic.
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To that end, we would like to give students, parents, school faculty and the community in general the opportunity to recognize the Adult Crossing Guards efforts. The Ottawa’s Favourite Crossing Guard contest will run from March 27th through April 30th. The winner receives a $500 cash prize and is awarded the Marie Armstrong Crossing Guard award.
Did you know… Up to 1 in 5 of our children may develop a mental health disorder. Let’s work together for our children! Please join us for an information session with: A Parent’s Toolbox: Mental Health of School-Aged Children Parents will learn: Signs and symptoms of potential mental health issues in primary school-aged children. The role of schools in children’s mental health. How to promote resilience and wellness in your child. The importance of self-care as a parent and how this impacts your child’s wellness and coping. Dr. Ian Manion, Clinical Psychologist Director of Youth Mental Health Research, Institute of Mental Health Research at The Royal Thursday April 6, 2017 7:00 - 8:00 pm St. Clare Elementary School Gym 2133 Gardenway Drive, Orleans (please use the child care entrance) Please RSVP by April 3, 2017 to Stacey MacKay at: email@example.com.
Shrove Pancake Supper
@ int he parish hall $5.00/person or $15.00/family
Ash Masses at
Teaching Mass for 1st Eucharist students
2 in the church
Parish Lenten mission : The Gift is an inspiring and practical series aimed at people of all ages to help them encounter the Holy Spirit and empower them to share their faith. It’s a great way to deepen their faith and understand the role of the Holy Spirit in their lives and enrich one’s Lent and Easter seasons. Six Sessions Weekly onnights in the parish hall
The presentations are relaxed, personal and informative, rooted in the Bible, the Catechism, Evangelii Gaudium, and reflections on the Holy Spirit from Pope Francis. This Lenten mission series is available for all parishioners regardless of where they are in their faith journey. There is NO COST to participate more information at Divineinfant.on.ca
Join us for Effective Parenting through Positive Discipline SEMINAR on .
FRIENDS for Life (an anxiety prevention program for children 10-12 years with mild to moderate anxiety) starts . (Offered only once a year!!)
Parenting through HIGH CONFLICT Separation and Divorce starts or .
Flyers are attached.
Did you know that popcorn kernels can pop up to 3 feet into the air? Or that it would take more than 352 028 160 popped kernels of popcorn to create a trail between Montreal and Vancouver? One thing everyone does know is that popcorn is a tasty snack! You can order as few or as many bags for your child as you would like, to bring home to share with the family. Papa Jack popcorn is made in a nut-free facility.
Please fill out this pre order form and either pay by using the School Cash Online icon on our school website, or send your child to school with the $2.00 per bag payment by January 20th.