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October Virtue Winners-Compassion

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the winners of October’s Catholic Virtue, COMPASSION. See the list of students below.

 

 

 

Kindergarten: ... Continue reading "October Virtue Winners-Compassion"

Teacher Grade Students Ms.Idzik/Ms.Pelosi Kindergarten Megan O., Helene L., Bridget S. Ms.Parkes/Ms.Defend Kindergarten Joshua P., Joshua B., William Ms. Spatafora Kindergarten Natalia R., Paislee W Ms.
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SBN’s Christmas Marketplace Is Coming To Town

Please join us at The 3rd Annual St. Brendan CES Christmas Marketplace!

Date:  Friday, November 17, 2017                                                                           Time:  5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

50+ Vendors, Pizza & Santa Photos!

SANTA PHOTOS

We are now accepting pre-orders for Santa Photos. Order early and take advantage of discounted prices!

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SBN’s Tree of Hope

St. Brendan’s Eco team worked hard to promote the “Recycle My Cell” initiative last year and with all their efforts they collected the most cell phones in the entire province. The winnings from this initiative went towards our own “Tree of Hope” at St. Brendan.

On Thursday October 26 2017, the students planted their prayers and hopes for our nation in celebration of ... Continue reading "SBN’s Tree of Hope"

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Trashless Thursday’s Begins

Trashless Thursday’s begins Thursday October 19, 2017 and every Thursday thereafter for the duration of the school year.

Please have your child bring reuseable containers to reduce the amount of waste produced. All garbage will be sent home that is not food waste and recyclables. Thank you for helping keep SBN as Green as can be! The Gryphons Green Team
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Early Years Experiences Survey For Parents

Parents of students in Year 1 of kindergarten, have an opportunity to fill in a survey to help the Ministry of Education identify early years experiences that impact student learning and engagement.  Sharing your experiences about child care and participation in community activities will provide insights to support a successful transition to kindergarten and from kindergarten to grade one.

This voluntary parent survey ... Continue reading "Early Years Experiences Survey For Parents"

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Drop & Go Program

The St. Brendan Drop and Go program will not be running this school year. Unfortunately this parent volunteer run program does not have the number of volunteers needed for the program to run efficiently and more importantly safely. If throughout the year we receive more interest from those in our St. Brendan Community who are able to volunteer we will certainly look into bringing the program
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Terry Fox Run

On Monday October 2 2017, the students watched a brief presentation in the gym regarding Terry Fox’s perseverance and courage. The students walked/ran around the schoolyard with school spirit as they wore their red and white colours for the event. The school reached their goal in raising $1104.40 for Terry Fox.

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St. Brendan C.S. Catholic School Council 2017-18

Congratulations to this years St. Brendan Catholic School Council 2017-18.  The Catholic School Council folder on the website will be updated shortly.

  1. Dana Arcinas
  2. Maria Guerrieri
  3. Luisa Amabile
  4. Karen Matthews
  5. Michelle Pagniello
  6. Helen Pedro
  7. Amy Pirovolakis
  8. Darlene Tan-Man
  9. Kathryn Thompson
  10. Kim Fernandez-Grisales
  11. ... Continue reading "St. Brendan C.S. Catholic School Council 2017-18"
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SBN Catholic School Council Nominees 2017-18

Please see the list of nominees for the 2017-18 St. Brendan Catholic School Council (in no particular order).

Elections will take place Thursday September 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Library Learning Commons.

  1. Dana Arcinas
  2. Maria Guerrieri
  3. Luisa Amabile
  4. Karen Matthews
  5. Michelle Pagniello
  6. Helen Pedro
  7. Amy Pirovolakis
  8. ... Continue reading "SBN Catholic School Council Nominees 2017-18"
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New Blacktop Playground

St. Brendan recently received a variety of organized games and activities on the schoolyard this past week. Ms. Hulshof’s class provided input as well as designed and revised all of the activities that were included on the playground. Students have several options to not only engage in cooperative play but to also be active with their peers during recess. Providing opportunities for positive interactions, allows ... Continue reading "New Blacktop Playground"

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Terry Fox Run & Canada 150 Tree Planting

St. Brendan will be having its own Terry Fox event on Wednesday September 27th 2017. A Toonie donation will help us reach a goal of $1000 for the Terry Fox Foundation. 

As a part of our continual Canada 150 celebrations we will also be planting a Red Maple Tree on the west side of the school. Students are encouraged to wear red and ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Run & Canada 150 Tree Planting"

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SBN Catholic School Council Nominations

We welcome all parents interested in becoming part of the St. Brendan Catholic School Council. CSC Nomination deadline is Monday September 25, 2017.  Please refer to the SBN CSC Constitution located on our website for details.  Nominees must be in attendance at the election September 28, 2017 at 6:30pm.

Please see Nomination sheet attached.

October Spirit

St. Brendan kicked off the month of October with their annual Thanksgiving Mass, with Fr. Michael Hughes. It was at that Mass where Fr. Michael spoke about giving thanks and the importance of working with each other. In working together, the students showcased their school spirit by singing the songs/chants they created in their Cross Divisional groups after mass. Our students also showed school spirit ... Continue reading "October Spirit"