School Staff 2016 -2017

PrincipalMartine Mitton
Teacher DesignateKim Whattam
Office Administrator Kim Jimmo
JK/SK  TeamsTrish Bogaert
Josee Caron (ECE)
JK/SK  Teams
Amanda Gaudet
Meghan Strachan (ECE)
JK/SK  TeamsLaurie Kline
Angela Warmington (ECE)
ASK program Erin Osheskie
Grade 1
Jean Adams
Grade 1Pauline Fitzpatrick
Grade 2Joanne McLaughlin
Grade 2Suzanne Svec
Grade 3 Anna Cervo
Grade 3     Kathy Shaw 
Grade 1, 2, 3 FrenchJulie Boyer 
Alyssa Blier-Kitchen
Grade 4, 5, 6 

Kyla Marchant
Alane Martinuzzi
Karen Moorman
Lisa Pelletier
Sherry Rayner
Grade 4, 5, 6 FrenchLise Corriveau
Nadia Grenier
Roxanne Joly
 Educational AssistantsAudrey Barrett
Colleen Burton
Jennifer Samuel
Vanessa Velcani
Sandra O'Neil
Jacqueline Ridyard
Maria Skau
 Resource TeachersKim Whattam
Jennifer McKittrick
 Learning Common TechLorraine Hall
 Custodial StaffJean-Pierre Lebrun
Suzanne Hickey
  
               


MONTHLY FAITH ASSEMBLIES – AWARD CEREMONY

Each month, our school focuses on one of the Gospel Values. Each Gospel Value is based on four criteria, which teachers look for in their students each month.

OCTOBER
Gospel Value  -  "Dignity of Persons". Staff look for students who show respect for self and others; listen actively and respectfully; make good decisions in many situations; model humility.  

NOVEMBER
Gospel Value - "Community".  Staff look for students who resolve conflicts well; cooperate well with others; promote safety in school and on the schoolyard; including others.


DECEMBER
Gospel Value - "Hope".  Staff look for students who set high expectations for themselves; inspire others to do their best; commit  to learning; always try their best.

JANUARY
Gospel Value -  "Justice".  Staff look for students who give generously to those in need; participate as a peacemaker; treat everyone equally; demonstrate fairness in others.  


FEBRUARY
Gospel Value - "Love".  Staff look for students who demonstrate patience; forgive others when they make a mistake; know how to be a good friend; being a helper to peers and staff.

MARCH
Gospel Value - "Faith".  Staff look for students who actively participate in Religion and Family Life classes; actively participate in prayer, masses and liturgies; treat others as Jesus taught us to do

APRIL
Gospel Value - "Care for God's Creation".  Staff look for students who help keep the classroom tidy; model energy conservation; care for others; demonstrate care for the environment

MAY
Gospel Value - "Excellence".  Staff look for students who demonstrate responsibility, initiative, a commitment to learning; demonstrate a leadership role




About Our School


St. Clare Catholic School

Opened in the 1993-1994 school year, St. Clare School is located in Fallingbrook South, a subdivision of Cumberland. Our school is proud of its traditions of cooperation and caring. Our dedicated & nurturing staff encourages children to grow and develop to their fullest potential. We are blessed with committed parents, volunteers from our community and a very active School Council.

School Hours and Bells

9:15

Start morning sessions

10:30 - 10:45

Morning Recess

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch

2:15 - 2:30

Afternoon Recess

3:45 

Dismissal



The St. Clare School community believes that a Catholic school is one in which the teachings of Jesus Christ are integrated into the day-to-day curriculum and social fabric of school life. The strength of our school comes from the Catholic faith that the staff, students and community share. We aspire to have our students develop a way of living that embodies the life of Jesus Christ. The staff and students of St. Clare School have many opportunities to pray and demonstrate their Catholic faith. These opportunities include: school-wide and classroom liturgies and masses, retreats, fundraising for charities and community service. Father Frank Brewer and Father Hezuk Shroff are invited to visit the school regularly and to participate in liturgical celebrations. The St. Clare School community has a strong partnership with parish, school and home. Our parish representative serves as the liaison with our school and our parish.

The students at St. Clare School are exposed to a variety of activities. We are confident that our students benefit from the exciting co-curricular activities we offer, including:
  • Drama Club
  • Primary, Junior and Christmas Choirs
  • Leadership Program
  • Interscholastic Sports, grade 6 Ski Trips
  • Trips to local museums to support the curriculum
  • Variety of school presentations, Art Appreciation
The school has extensive facilities including:
  • 3 kindergarten classrooms
  • 15 classrooms
  • Large gym with stage
  • Special Education Resource room
  • Kindergarten Assessment Class
  • Learning Commons (Library)
  • MakerSpace room
  • Wide range of Technology available to students
  • Childcare facility
  • Large yard adjacent to a park
  • 2 Play Structures

Activities, Clubs & Teams


SCHOOL SPORTS

School Activities/Clubs
Choir
Drama
Leadership Activities
Drums Alive

Eco News 

St. Clare is a proud Ontario Gold Eco School!  Our Eco Team has several helpers in a variety of activities including: blue box and black box recycling in all classrooms, milk carton recycling and composting. Litterless lunches take place every Tuesday. Please remember to use re-useable or recyclable containers. We also have Eco Helpers who conduct energy audits each lunch hour to ensure lights are turned off when a room is empty. Thank you to all of the students who have committed their time to the Eco Team!