Monthly Archives: September 2018

Food Drive Continues……

Hello Families,

Our Thanksgiving Food Drive will continue until October 5th. We give thanks for what we have already collected. Please continue to support our community if you are able.

Thank you for the support,

St. Anne School Staff


Orange Shirt Day……

On Monday October 1st, the students and staff of St. Anne’s School will be observing Orange T-Shirt Day.  September 30th is the official orange shirt day in which we remember the survivors and those lost in the aboriginal residential schools. In honour of this day, we invite your children to wear Orange on Monday Oct 1st.  There will be activities and reflections for students and staff to complete.  Please wear orange to remember the history of our First Nations peoples.

Here is the story of how Orange T-shirt day came to be.


Catholic School Council Elections……

Hello Families,

Our first School Council meeting of the year will be held on Tuesday, October 2nd @ 6:00 in the library.

At that time we will be holding elections for this year’s executive. The executive positions are:

  • Chairperson
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

To be considered for one of these positions you must complete the attached nomination form and hand it in to the main office by Monday, October 1st.

School Council Nomination Form

Parents are always encouraged and welcome to participate in monthly school council meetings.

Responsibilities of Members……                      

  • Attend all regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Participate in discussions at meetings.
  • When possible, attend School Council events.
  • Be open to grow personally in faith- based education.
  • Work co-operatively together to develop common goals at the board and school level.
  • Serve as an advocate and voice to the members of the school community.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

The School Council Executive……

  • Members of School Council will elect a Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • The Principal or Teacher Representative may not serve on the executive.
  • The Executive positions will be a one-year term and may be renewed yearly.
  • The Chair and the Principal will set the agenda for each meeting, with input from other members of the Council.

School council meeting topics must be approved in advance and meetings will focus on agenda topics only.

We look forward to working with you.

Join us on October 2nd and submit nomination forms to the office by Monday, October 1st.

Thank you,

St. Anne School Staff

Buses running late……

Hello Families,

FYI: With the new school year and adjustments to routes, a few buses were running late this afternoon.

Thank you,

St. Anne School Staff

St. Anne September Newsletter

Hello Families,

Please see the attachment for our September Newsletter. If you are aware of new families to our school community, please forward this message and encourage them to sign up for NewsWire so they are up to date on all that is happening at our school.

St. Anne Newsletter – September 2018

How to Receive the School Newsletter, Notices,

and School Information Electronically!!!

NewsWire is our main communication tool to share with you what is happening in our school. We can reduce the amount of paper we use and get school information out to you quickly. Sign up today for our “NewsWire” Service and receive all school newsletters and notices automatically in your e-mail inbox.

Registering for our St. Anne NewsWire is quick and simple. All you need to do is follow these easy steps to register:

  1. Log on to the WCDSB main web page (
  2. At the top of the page, use the drop down menu to find our school and open our school web page
  3. You will see the Click here to subscribe registration link in the bottom left corner of our school web page
  4. Enter your email address
  5. Click the register button
  6. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to click on that confirms your registration

You will now receive school information we send out automatically in your e-mail inbox!!

You can un-register or add new e-mail addresses at any time.

You can also review messages posted on our school webpage:

Thank you,

St. Anne School Staff

St. Anne C. – First Day Procedures……

This is it…… we go 🙂

Welcome back….

Hello Families and welcome back to another exciting school year. We sincerely hope that everyone is having an enjoyable summer spending time with family and friends.

We have an exciting year of school planned for you. The staff and School Council are already working hard to ensure our school is a great place to learn and grow.

Please share this message if you know of any new families to our community who have not yet signed up for our NewsWire.

The first day back at School is Tuesday, September 4th. Supervision begins on the yard at 9:05 with the opening bell @ 9:20.

Weather permitting, we will gather on the black top as a community for O Canada and prayer. We will then break out by division to announce class lists.

Please note the following:

  • Primary students (grades 1-3) will gather in the gym and teachers will call class lists
  • Junior students (grades 4-6) will gather by the portables and teachers will call class lists
  • Intermediate students (grades 7-8) will gather by the basketball nets and teachers will call class lists
  • JK/SK students will have already received a separate phone call about their staggered entry start date. JK/SK students do not attend on the first day of school.
  • In the event of rain we will gather in the gym

Once lists are called, teachers will take students to class to begin the day and parents are asked to depart at that time.

Please note that our meet the teacher BBQ is scheduled for Tuesday, September 11th.

2018-2019 will be a great year of school. Please enjoy the remainder of the summer and we will see you all September 4th.

Kind regards,

St. Anne School Staff