School News & Announcements

Wish List for 2017-2018 School Year

posted Jun 26, 2017, 12:43 PM by Kim Jimmo




June 2017


Dear Parents/Guardians:


It is hard to believe that the school year has come to an end! It has been a year filled with excitement and joy and we are looking forward to working with all of you in the fall.


Although our school will continue to provide all of the essential student supplies next year, parents generally purchase a few extra school supplies for their children during the summer months. In order to provide consistency for all children, the following is a list of suggested supplies that parents may wish to purchase for their children before school begins next September.






A pair of non-marking running shoes for indoor gym (velcro recommended unless your child can tie his/her own shoes)

A backpack big enough to fit a binder (no wheels)



A box of tissue

LARGE glue sticks (at least 2 per term)

A bottle of soap (pump)

4 tennis balls per chair

A box of large Ziploc bags

An extra set of clothes in a labeled    

    Ziploc bag

A yoga mat for rest time and one small



Please label all articles for your child.



Grade 1 -3



A pair of non-marking running shoes for indoor gym

A backpack big enough to fit a binder



One pencil box


LARGE glue sticks (at least 2 per term)

A package of 8-12 pencils crayons

A box of large Ziploc bags

Kleenex (2 boxes per term)

4 tennis balls per chair (not cut)

Yellow highlighters

1   1 inch binder with 3 plastic page protectors

5 dividers for French

Hand sanitizer

Hand soap



Please note that all students from grades 1 to 3 will be required to purchase a school Agenda in September. Agendas will be sold to all students during the first week of September.

Grade 4-6



A pair of non-marking running shoes for indoor gym

A backpack big enough to fit a binder



A soft pencil case

A pencil sharpener (small enclosed hand-held one with closed lid)

A pair of scissors

A package of multicolored highlighters

Large glue sticks

A package of 8-12 colour pencil crayons

4 tennis balls per chair

Kleenex (2 boxes)

A French-English dictionary

A box of large Ziploc bags

1 medium bottle of white glue

Hand sanitizer

Hand soap



Please note that students from grades 4 to 6 receive all communication electronically. You have the option of purchasing an agenda  if you wish.

Wishing you a safe and restful summer!  See you in September!

Scholastic Book Fair is coming to St Clare

posted Apr 19, 2017, 8:40 AM by Kim Jimmo   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 8:41 AM ]

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)


April 24th


April 25th


April 26th


April 27th


April 28th




Set up

Ms Svec’s Gr.2

Ms. Moorman’s Gr.6

Ms. Grenier’s Gr. 5

Ms. Martinuzzi’s Gr.5




Set up

Ms. Marchant’s 4/5

Ms. Rayner’s  Gr.6

Ms. Corriveau’s   Gr. 4 Imm





Ms. Fitzpatrick’s Gr.1

Ms. Adams Gr 1

Ms. Shaw’s Gr.3

Ms. Cervo’s  Gr. 3

Wrap Up




Ms. McLaughlin’s

Gr. 2

Wrap up

****Kinders are welcome anytime*****

Popcorn Day - May 5th

posted Apr 19, 2017, 8:34 AM by Kim Jimmo

School Council is having a Popcorn Day, May 5th. Orders are due by Thursday, April 27th. 

St. Peter's News Rain Barrels and E-waste

posted Apr 10, 2017, 7:08 AM by Kim Jimmo   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 7:13 AM ]

Rain Barrels For Sale

$55 each.
Order Online at:

Rain barrels must be PRE-ORDERED by MAY 3rd.
Pick Up: Saturday May 13th at St. Peter High School from Noon - 3pm.
For flyer contact: 613-837-9377 (Ext 391)

Electronic Waste Information at Ray Friel Sunday, May 7

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

posted Mar 28, 2017, 8:14 AM by Kim Jimmo

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

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

St. Matthew High School

6550 Bilberry Drive, Orleans


Ottawa’s Favourite Crossing Guard Contest

posted Mar 28, 2017, 8:00 AM by Kim Jimmo

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.

To nominate your Crossing Guard click on


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.

Dr. Manion - April 6, 2017

posted Mar 8, 2017, 7:20 AM by Kim Jimmo

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: 

Additional information here

Divine Infant News

posted Feb 23, 2017, 11:43 AM by Kim Jimmo

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper 
Tuesday Feb 28th @ 5:00pm - 7:00pm int he parish hall $5.00/person or $15.00/family

Ash Wednesday Masses at 9:00am and 7:00pm

Teaching Mass for 1st Eucharist students 
Wednesday March 8th 2 6:30pm 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 on​ Thursday nights in the parish hall 8:00pm - 9pm
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

Get the Parenting Edge at Family Services Ottawa!

posted Jan 17, 2017, 8:01 AM by Kim Jimmo

Hi Everyone,


Join us for Effective Parenting through Positive Discipline SEMINAR  on Thursday January 26


FRIENDS for Life (an anxiety prevention program for children 10-12 years with mild to moderate anxiety) starts Wednesday January 25. (Offered only once a year!!)


Parenting through HIGH CONFLICT Separation and Divorce starts Tuesday January 31 or Thursday February 2.


 Flyers are attached.


For information and registration, please contact us at 613-725-3601 ext. 207 or visit us at to register online.


Thank you!

Winter Dance

posted Jan 17, 2017, 7:40 AM by Kim Jimmo

Information about the Winter Dance can be found here

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