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Gr. 7/8 Mathematics Tournament

June 20, 2019

SMB hosted the board's Gr. 7/8 Mathematics Tournament of Friday, June 14.  The Sisters of Notre Dame presented the winning team with a trophy named after their Congregation to St. Paul's.  SMB's top team finished just out of the medals in fourth place.  Congrats to Caleb J who placed...
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Gr. 5/6 Math Tournament

June 14, 2019

Two teams from SMB participated in the First Annual Board Mathematics Tournament, which was hosted by our school.  Teams from all around the board came to SMB to test their Math skills.  The winning trophy was named after the Sisters of Notre Dame to mark their 400th anniversary.  A...
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Jump Rope for Heart

June 07, 2019

Our Jump Rope for Heart Event was a success, raising well over $3,500.00 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Jumpers from all of our classrooms took advantage of the perfect weather to get outside and jump rope for heart.  Thank you to our school community for your support.  You...
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SMB Participates in the Sisters of Notre Dame 400th Anniversary Eucharistic Celebration

May 31, 2019
​ A delegation of our students accompanied our Special Events Choir to the Eucharistic Celebration for the 400th year of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys' birth.  The Sisters of Notre Dame, with whom our school shares its namesake, hosted the celebration as the kick-off to the 400th year festivities.  Our choir sang "St. Marguerite,...
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Roots of Empathy

May 31, 2019
​ Today was Baby Oliver's last classroom visit for our Roots of Empathy Program.  Ms. Laframboise/Rots Kindergarten classroom had the opportunity to watch Baby Oliver grow and learn new things over the past school year.  We will miss you Oliver!  Come on back and visit us anytime!
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School Track and Field Meet

May 27, 2019
​ The weather was fantastic for our school's annual track and field meet, which took place at CaraCo Field on Monday, May 27th.  Students from Gr. 3-8 participated in the event.  Those who did well enough to qualify for the board track and field meet will compete later in June.  
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Early Years & Child Care Services Survey - City of Kingston

May 23, 2019
​ Help shape the future of early years and child care services in Kingston and Frontenac County!
 
The City of Kingston provides direction and oversees Child Care and EarlyON programming in Kingston and Frontenac. As the child care and early years’ service system manager, the City plays an important role in...
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2019/2020 School Year Calendar

May 22, 2019
​ The 2019/2020 School Year Calendar has now been approved. To view the full calendar:  2019-2020 ALCDSB School Year Calendar .pdf
 Please note the following dates: First Day of School - Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Christmas Break - Monday, December 23, 2019 - Friday, January 3, 2020 March Break -...
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Three Sisters Garden

May 17, 2019
​ We successfully applied for and received an Indigenous Education Grant to help us create our Three Sisters Garden, which is located in a green space near our portables.  The garden is a space for reflection and appreciation as well as an outdoor classroom space.  The Three Sisters Garden is so named...
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Jump Rope for Heart Kick-Off Assembly

May 17, 2019
​ On Wednesday, May 15th SMB held a kick-off assembly for this year's Jump Rope For Heart Event, which takes place on Friday, June 7th.  The assembly, which was facilitated by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, enlightened our students about the need to keep our hearts in good health as well as...
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Board Cross-Country Meet

May 14, 2019
​ Congratulations to all our cross-country runners who braved the colder weather and the rain to participate in this year's board cross-country running meet at Fort Henry.  We had close to 100 participants this year.  Your dedication and hard work paid off in some rewarding results.  Thanks for representing our school...
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Our New Director Visits SMB

May 10, 2019
​ Our School Board's new director, Mr. David DeSantis, visited our school on Thursday, May 9th.  Mr. DeSantis visited classrooms, met many of our staff and students, and had a chance to learn a little bit about our school.  Welcome to SMB, Mr. DeSantis!
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French as a Second Language in ALCDSB

May 09, 2019
​ The ALCDSB offers a range of FSL programs which focus on the development of communication skills taught in authentic, meaningful contexts.   All of our programs reflect the Ontario Ministry of  Education's Vision for FSL:    Students in English-language school boards have the confidence and ability to use French effectively...
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Art Club Celebrates Catholic Education Week

May 08, 2019
​ Our Art Club used the Catholic Graduate Expectations to design an incredible mural for our main entrance in celebration of Catholic Education Week (May 5-10).  Thanks to all of our Art Club members for doing such a great job.  It's a meaningful banner that is a nice way to welcome...
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Catholic Education Week Mass

May 08, 2019
​ As part of our board's Catholic Education Week Celebrations, all schools in our board were invited to the board's Catholic Education Week Mass on Tuesday, May 7th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Belleville.  Representatives from each of our classrooms from Gr. 5-8 attended the Mass on behalf of SMB. ...
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Best Foot Forward Eco-Conference

May 04, 2019
​ On Friday, May 3rd, three members of our Eco-Team participated in the board's annual Best Foot Forward Student Eco-Conference at The Frink Centre in Bellville.  Students enjoyed a number of workshops that focused on environmental education, Indigenous Education, and Eco-Schools.  This is in support of our efforts become a platinum...
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First Eucharist

April 29, 2019
​ Congratulations to our Gr. 2 students who celebrated the Sacrament of First Eucharist on Sunday, April 28th at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.  Special thanks to our parents for helping to prepare our students so well and to all the good work done in the classrooms.  It was a...
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Earth Day Clean Up

April 23, 2019
​ As part of our ongoing EcoSchools efforts, SMB participated in a Pitch-In Clean-Up of our school yard and surrounding neighbourhood today.  As Earth Day happened to take place over the Easter holidays this year, we had to move our clean up plans to Tuesday, April 23rd.  Students cleaned up our...
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SOCKS Kingston Initiative

April 23, 2019
​ SMB collected over 1, 150 pairs of socks for our SOCKS Kingston Initiative this year.  Special thanks to Ms. Lollar's class for collecting and sorting out all the socks.  Thanks, as well, to the many donations that we received this year from our school families.  
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School Spirited Support Campaign

April 23, 2019
​ Thank you to our school community for your support of our recent Student Spirited Support Campaign, which raised $782.30 for Kingston Street Missions.  Students brought in their loonies for several themed days, which included crazy hair day, twin/triplet day, jersey day, hat day, and pajama day.  All donated funds were...
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Stations of the Cross

April 18, 2019
​ Thank you to Ms. Bogle/DeSa's Gr. 5 class who put on this year's Stations of the Cross for our school.  As always, it was a somber and meaningful presentation.  Thank you to the many parents who joined us this morning as well.  Happy Easter everyone!
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Raising Resilient Children Parent Information Night

April 04, 2019
​ On Wednesday, April 3rd, our school joined with six other schools to offer an information night by Dr. Alex Russell  on Raising Resilient Children.  He offered some strategies and approaches for parents on how to handle anxiety with their children.  The night was made possible through each of the seven...
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Math Night

April 02, 2019
​ We had an excellent turnout for our Primary Math Night on Monday, April 1 at SMB.  Queen's University's Faculty of Education facilitated the evening that included a wide array of math games and riddles to solve with parents/guardians.  Thank you Primary families for a great turnout!
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Fresh Radio Visits Gr. 4

March 25, 2019
​ Thank you to Monica and Al from 104.3 Fresh Radio for talking to our students about what makes an effective media campaign.  Be sure to look for something to come out of our Gr. 4 class in the near future that builds on the all the good tips they learned...
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Beacon of Hope Award

March 21, 2019
​ Congratulations to Megan Driver who is this year's Beacon of Hope Award Recipient for our school.  The Beacon of Hope Award is given annually to one student in each of the elementary schools in our board.  Megan is an "unsung hero" who has made significant contributions to the life of...
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Big Kids Entertainment Production of Little Red Riding Hood

March 21, 2019
​ Big Kids Entertainment treated our school to a performance of Little Red Riding Hood this morning, which focused on the theme of healthy digital citizenship through the lens of this popular children's story.  Great work Mr. Griffin on narrating the performance and to Ms. Rutkowska for Polish accent and cameo appearance. ...
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Rube Golberg Competition

March 08, 2019
Today, our Gr. 8 students faced off against each other in our annual Rube Golberg Competition.  Some creative and innovative designs were on display with lots of original thought, hard work, and teamwork added in.​
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Tim the French Stunt Ventriloquist Visits SMB

March 07, 2019
​ Our French teachers successfully applied for a $400 French grant earlier in the year and were able to bring back Tim the Stunt Ventriloquist.  Our Gr. 1-8 students enjoyed his juggling, puppets, and comedy while continuing to learn French in a fun way.  
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Ash Wednesday

March 07, 2019
​ Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of our Lenten Journey.  Lent is a time when, as a Catholic faith community, we focus on prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.  Michel from St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church led us in our Ash Wednesday Liturgy of the Word and distribution of ashes.  We will be...
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First Reconciliation

March 06, 2019
​ Congratulations to our students who celebrated the Sacrament of First Reconciliation on Thursday, March 28th at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.  Thank you to all of our families for preparing our students so well and to our staff members who worked hard in class and at the church to make...
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Basketball Tournaments

March 04, 2019
​ Congratulations to all of our basketball teams for their great sportsmanship, effort, and teamwork over the past 2 months.  The teams has their board tournaments last week with SMB making it to the finals or semi-finals in all but one division.  Thanks to all the parents and friends who came...
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Pink Shirt Day

February 27, 2019
​ There was a pink wave that hit our school today as we celebrate Pink Shirt Day!  Pink Shirt Day is a reminder to us all to be kind to others.  We challenge everyone in our school community to do something extra nice or say something extra kind to someone else today.  Keep calm...
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Call for Catholic Education Week Award Nominations!

February 19, 2019
Catholic Education Week May 6-11, 2019 During the week of May 6-11, 2019 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society those fundamental values...
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Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Poster Contest Winners

February 15, 2019
​ Congratulations to Grace G who was the school winner in the Knights of Columbus Alcohol Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.  Congratulations as well to MacKenzie O who was the school winner for the Drug Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.  Thank you to all those who entered the contest this year and special...
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Celebrating Flag Day

February 15, 2019
​ To celebrate Flag Day, our school gathered in the gym for a special rendition of O' Canada and a Flag Day Assembly.  Some information about how our Canadian Flag came to be was shared by our Gr. 5 students.  Great to see so much red/white and Canadian colours today!  Attached...
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Paging Collin Johnson!

February 14, 2019
​ Congratulations to Collin Johnson, a Gr. 8 student at SMB, who has recently been selected to serve as a Legislative Page at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.  The Page Program is a full-time educational program that engages young students in the parliamentary and political process.  Collin will be participating at...
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Grade 7-8 Skills Ontario Challenge

February 08, 2019
​ To encourage authentic STEM-related experiential learning and pathways exploration and to increase awareness of career opportunities in skilled trades and technologies, SMB is participating in the Skills Ontario competition.  Ms. Coppen's Gr. 8 Class is competing in a regional challenge competition on February 26 at Loyalist College.  Good luck SMB!
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Welcome to Kindergarten!

February 01, 2019
  The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board looks forward to welcoming your child to our kindergarten classrooms!
Online Pre-Registration  New this year! ALCDSB offers pre-registration online for all incoming kindergarten students.  Pre-Registration Online Form
This application will take approximately 15 minutes. After you complete this form,...
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MADD Smart Wheels Bus

January 31, 2019
​ Some of our Jr. classes participated in the MADD Smart Wheels program today.  The MADD bus became a virtual reality classroom in which students were able to put on some high tech virtual reality goggles to simulate real-life scenarios.  The message reinforces safety on our roadways and taking care of...
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Book Exchange

January 28, 2019
​ In support of Family Literacy Day, SMB hosted its annual Book Exchange on Friday, January 25th.   Students were able to bring in books that were no longer read or used at home in exchange for a new book or two that someone else brought in.  We also held a Pyjama...
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Gr. 5-8 Kingston Police Internet Safety Presentations

January 15, 2019
​ Our Gr. 5-8 students were engaged in a very informative presentation by Constables MacMillan and Anderson about internet safety on Monday, January 14th.  Topics included being smart about what is posted on social media, protecting your privacy, cyber-bullying, being smart about who you trust on social media, and not sharing...
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Advent Food Drive for St. Vincent De Paul

December 21, 2018
​ Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year's Advent food drive for St. Vincent De Paul.  Once again, we are able to make a sizable donation, which assists those who need a helping hand over the holiday season.  Our total food collection weighed in at over 1 ton!  Way...
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Advent Mass and Bake Sale

December 19, 2018
​ Our Advent Mass was well-attended this year at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.  Our Kindergarten students led us off with a couple Christmas songs before Fr. Amato led us in the celebration of Mass.  Thank you to all of our students who particpated in the Mass by helping out...
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Royal Canadian Legion Literacy Contest Winners

December 18, 2018
​ Our school did very well again this year with our submissions to the annual Royal Canadian Legion Literacy Contest.  An incredible seven students placed in the top three for their category and ages.  Congratulations to all our entries and especially to the following students: Jacob V - 3rd place Elijah...
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Sr. Girls' Volleyball Championship

December 14, 2018
​ Our Sr. Girls' Volleyball Team took on the team from St. Martha's on Wednesday, December 12 at Regiopolis Notre-Dame for the board championship.  Despite our effort and determination, the girls lost to St. Martha's in two sets.  As always, the girls did show great sportsmanship and represented our school very...
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Poinsettia Fundraiser

December 12, 2018
​ Thanks to everyone for their support of our annual Poinsettia Fundraiser, which brought in $1,846.00 profit for our school.  Special thanks to Sheri LaDuca for leading the organization of our fundraiser, to our parent volunteers who helped sort out and distrubute the flowers, and to everyone who purchased flowers this...
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Advent Prayer Services

December 10, 2018
​ Today we continue with our Monday Prayer Services during this time of Advent.  Each Monday morning, we gather in our gym to contemplate the season in hope for the birth of Jesus.  Thank you to Ms. Bulmer and her class for leading us in prayer each week.
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Jingle Bell Walk

December 07, 2018
​ The sun was shining for our annual Jingle Bell Walk on Friday, December 7th.  All of our students were able to get active and have fun as we made our way through the parks and neighbourhood around our school.  Thank you to all those who have brought in non-perishable food...
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UPDATE: School Threats, Dec. 5 & 6

December 05, 2018
December 10- Update from Kingston Police Investigation Continuing into Threats against Local Schools   The threats made to several local schools on December 5 and 6, 2018 has been investigated by the Kingston Police. They have been found to be unsubstantiated and no actual danger existed at any of the schools...
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Snowplough Safety Presentations

December 05, 2018
​ Our younger students were treated with a visit from the snowplough today.  During the visit, we learned about snowplough safety as well as how the streets are cleared of snow in the winter.  Remember to be safe in the snow!
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SMB Indigo Night

November 29, 2018
​ Thank you to our School Council for organizing another successful Indigo Night for our school.  Thank you to all of those who came out to support our school by shopping at Indigo on Wednesday, November 28th.  During the event, 20% of sales were donated back to the school, providing approximately...
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Kindergarten Prayer Service

November 28, 2018
​ Our Kindergarten classes were treated by a visit from Michel Quenneville, our seminarian from St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, who led our Kindergarten classes in a morning prayer service.  Michel visits our school after our monthly Masses to reinforce the Gospel messages that our students hear.
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Confirmation

November 26, 2018
​ Congratulations to all our of students who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday, November 25th at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.  Thank you to Archbishop O'Brien, Fr. Amato, and Kevin from the church Youth Ministry for helping our school staff and parents prepare our students in receiving the...
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Gr. 3/4 Kingston Police Internet Safety Presentation

November 19, 2018
​ Constable Bryan McMillan from Kingston Police visited our Gr. 3 and 4 students today to help us learn more about internet safety.  He talked about being smart about what we post online and who we talk to online.  He also answered lots of questions about policing in Kingston.  Thank you...
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SMB Yearbook

November 13, 2018
​Please see the attached flyer for information on ordering the 2018/2019 SMB Yearbook. The order deadline is Nov. 30th.
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Chapters Night Fundraiser at Indigo

November 13, 2018
​Please see the attached flyer for details on our annual fundraiser. We hope to see you on Wed., Nov. 28th between 5pm - 9pm at Indigo. Thank you for your support!
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Poinsettia Fundraiser

November 12, 2018
​Please see the attached letter regarding the Poinsettia fundraiser at SMB. Thank you for your support.
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Remembrance Day

November 09, 2018
​ Today we offer gratitude and prayers for those who have sacrificed on our behalf so that we may live in peace today.  We offer a special thank you to Major Justin Behiels and Major Ray Vanderberg for making our Remembrance Day Assembly more meaningful by sharing their knowledge, experience, and WWII...
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Inclement Weather Information

November 09, 2018
​Please see the attached letter regarding information on bus delays/cancellations and student attendance on inclement weather days.
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After School ABA Program - Autism Skills Groups

November 05, 2018
​ The After School ABA Program is offering FREE Autism Skills Groups to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The groups will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, behaviour/emotional regulation, daily living and communication.  For Belleville and area, including Napanee :
For more information:  ASAP Flyer - Updated October...
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Treaties Recognition Week Nov. 4-10

November 05, 2018
In 2016, the Ontario government passed the Treaties Recognition Week Act to honour the importance of treaties and to help all Ontarians learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships. This legislation designates the first week of November as Treaties Recognition Week and is intended to bring awareness to the treaty...
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Bus Safety Presentations

November 05, 2018
​ Buster the Bus visited our school again this year for our annual bus safety presentations.  Tri-Board Transportations facilitates the Safe Rider Program in which interactive assemblies are offered for our K-3 and 4-8 students.  Buster the Bus visits our younger students while the older students participate in a trivia game...
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#Jakestrong Thank You

October 31, 2018
​ Message from Jake Cooper's mom   "Thank you so much from the bottom of our Jakes heart,  I can't wait to show him and put the banner up in his room.  Money will be going into trust for Jake.  Please thank the organizer, staff and all the entire school community. ...
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Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2018
​ There were a number of activities taking place today at SMB in anticipation of Halloween.  Our Kindergarten students wore their costumes for a visit to Trillium Ridge to treat the residents with a collection of superheroes, characters, and special guests.  Back at school, our primary students enjoyed our Spookarama activities,...
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Picture Retake Day is Wed., Nov. 14

October 30, 2018
​Please see the attached flyer regarding Picture Retake Day.
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Student Spirited Support Kick Off Assembly

October 29, 2018
​ Senior students who facilitate our Student Spirited Support Team led our school for our kick-off assembly today.  The mandate of the group is to serve as peer helpers for students who may be looking for extra support when dealing with other students, managing school work, having some issues outside of school,...
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Jamaica Mission Fish Fry at Holy Cross CSS - Nov. 9th

October 29, 2018
​Please see the attached letter regarding this fun event taking place at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School on Friday, November 9th. Thank you for your support!
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Progress Reports and Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 29, 2018
​Please see the attached letter regarding Progress Reports and how to schedule Parent-Teacher Conferences online.
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Hot Lunch 2018-2019

October 29, 2018
​Pleae see the attached letter regarding Hot Lunch.
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SMB Night at the Kingston Frontenacs Game

October 29, 2018
​ On Friday, October 26th, the SMB Special Events Choir opened up the Kingston Frontenacs game with the singing of our National Anthem.  Thank you to all of our choir members for doing such a great job in getting the game started well.  Unfortunately, the Frontenacs lost the game to the...
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#Jakestrong

October 29, 2018
​ In light of the recent incident at Holy Cross in which students from our family Catholic secondary school were involved in a serious car accident, SMB hosted a "jersey day" to support one of the families to help offset some of the costs associated with the hospital visits.  Together, we...
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Kingston Frontenacs Visit SMB

October 17, 2018
​ SMB welcomed #10 Cameron Hough and #11 Bryan Laureigh from the Kingston Frontenacs yesterday who came to our school to visit classrooms in support of our upcoming SMB Frontenacs Night.  On Friday, October 26th, our special events choir is singing the national anthem at the Frontenacs game at the Leons...
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Bus Patroller Training

October 16, 2018
​ On Tuesday, October 16th and Thrusday, October 18th, several students from SMB joined students from other schools to participate in bus patroller training.  Our bus patrollers help our bus drivers with our youngest riders as well as in emergency situations.  Thanks to all of our student volunteers and thanks to...
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ALCDSB Shares Experiences with FreshGrade [video]

October 02, 2018
FreshGrade is a digital portfolio and assessment platform that makes learning visible for educators, parents/guardians and students.  Check out what ALCDSB educators and students have to say about their experience with FreshGrade!



 
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Bill Richardson Visit SMB for Kingston WritersFest

October 01, 2018
​ Author Bill Richardson visited SMB on Monday, October 1st as part of Kingston's Writer's Fest Celebration of Literacy and the Authors @ School Program.  Mr. Richardson shared his new book, The Bunny Band, with Ms. Sheppard and Ms. Albrough's classes.  Each class read the story with Mr. Richardson, which was...
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Ambush Rocks Our Open House Again!

September 29, 2018
​ We had cooperative weather,  another great turnout, and the best entertainment for our annual Open House BBQ on Thursday, September 27th.  We offer a special thank you to our School Council who did the lion's share of the organization, set up, and clean up.  Thank you to our local health...
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Terry Fox Walk

September 27, 2018
​ The weather was perfect today as our school particpated in our annual Terry Fox Walk in support of cancer research.  We are still counting money as it continues to trickle in, hoping to surpass the $40,000 mark over the last 10 years.  Thanks to everyone in our school community for...
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See You at the Pole

September 27, 2018
​ Ms. Bulmer's class led our intermediate students today at our Meet You At the Pole prayer service.  Last year, we held this worldwide prayer service at our flag pole, but the rain moved us indoors for this year.  Thank you to all of our student leaders who helped the school...
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ALCDSB Celebrates 20 years (Video)

September 26, 2018
 
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Bounce-A-Thon

September 21, 2018
​ Thanks to a $500 dollar grant from our local Kingston Health Unit, our school was able to purchase some new balls for our gym equipment room.  The deal was that we had to do something active at the school to get the grant, so today we hosted a Bounce-A-Thon in...
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School Cash Online

September 10, 2018
​Please see the attached letter regarding School Cash Online.
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Ms. Bogle's Class Retreat

September 10, 2018
​ On Friday, September 7th, Ms. Bogle's class spent the day at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church to participate in a class retreat.  Taking care of our their spiritual wellness, Ms. Bogle's class engaged in various activities and were able to spend some time with Fr. Amato.  The day finished...
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Japanese Visit

September 07, 2018
​ Our annual visitors from Sakurano-Seibo Junior College in Japan visited us on Friday, September 7th.  Ms. Cambell and Ms. Lollar's classes gathered in the gym to partake in some origami folding, ball games, and top spinning while learning a little bit about Japanese culture.   Our visitors toured our school and...
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Inpirational Painting

September 05, 2018
​ Our school is brighter and happier thanks to a team of parent and student volunteers who offered their time and talents over the summer months to come in and do some painting.  We have many new inspirational quotes and advice in our hallways and washrooms to encourage our students to be kind...
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Butterflies Everywhere!

September 05, 2018
​ As part of our Butterfly Trail initiative that began several years ago now, we have continued the tradition of purchasing butterfly kits of our Kindergarten and Primary classroom.  Each class hosts 6 monarch butterfly caterpillars and 2 chrysalises.  Students help to look after the caterpillars until they form into their chyrsalis. ...
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New Play Structure @ SMB

September 05, 2018
​ Thanks to the awesome fundraising efforts of our School Council and they support of all of our school community, we were able to purchase and install our newest play structure in our school yard.  Designed our Kindergarten/Gr. 1 students, it has already become a popular destination for recess and outdoor...
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Gold EcoSchool

June 20, 2018
​ Due to the hard work of our EcoTeam and our school community, we have achieved gold ecoschools status for the 2017-18 school year.  This marks the 11th consecutive year that our school has been either a gold or platinum certified EcoSchool.  Way to go SMB!  
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SMB Wins the Board Track and Field Championship

June 20, 2018
​ Our students did exceptionally well this year at the board Track and Field Meets on Monday, June 18 (Tyke and Pee Wee) and June 19 (Bantam).  Many of our athletes placed in the top 5 boardwide, leading our school to our first ever championship in track and field.  Below is...
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Volunteer Luncheon and Volunteer of the Year Award

June 13, 2018
​ As you know, SMB is a busy place with lots going on pretty much all the time.  It is only possible to offer all of these opportunities because of all the great work that our volunteers do each year.  On Wednesday, June 12th, our school held our annual Volunteer Luncheon...
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Flag Football Champs!

May 30, 2018
​ Congratulations to our flag football team who won the board tournament on Tuesday, May 29th.  Our team went undefeated for the day, prevailing over St. Francis in the championship game.   Congratulations team to great sportsmanship and results!
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Fun Fair

May 29, 2018
​ SMB held its most successful Fun Fair to date on Saturday, May 26th.  The weather was fantastic and our community support was excellent for this annual event.  We extend a huge thank you to our School Council who spent countless hours organizing for the big day and getting ready for...
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School Track and Field Meet

May 29, 2018
​ On Monday, May 28th, our school held its annual track and field meet at CaraCo Field.  The weather cooperated and the events ran well, allowing us to finish all the events except for the 1,500m race, which will be held at the school in the near future.  Those who were...