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Jump Rope for Heart

June 03, 2019
Please see the attached notice regarding our Jump Rope for Heart Event, which takes place on Friday, June 7th. Our school goal this year is $3500.00. Thank you very much for all your support!
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Fun Fair Volunteers

May 14, 2019
If you are interested in volunteering with our annual Fun Fair on Friday, June 7th, please see the attached letter. Thanks for helping out!
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Parking Lot Safety

May 09, 2019
Please see the attached letter regarding helping us to be as safe as we can in our parking lot.
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Dress Loud Day

May 06, 2019
Please see the attached letter regarding Dress Loud Day on May 16th.
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Gr. 6-8 Summer Programs at ALCDSB

May 01, 2019
Please see the attached notice regarding our school board's summer programs designed for students in Gr. 6-8.
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Welcome to French as a Second Language!

May 01, 2019
Please see the visits the attached links for information on French Language instruction in our school board. Welcome to French as a Second Language in ALCDSB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipEP1tOBnjc&t=28s Join our FSL team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wZNLpj1R5g&t=1s My favourite thing to do in French class (St. Mary, Trenton): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRJQeC4KxRY
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Holy Cross Spring Carnival - May 10

April 25, 2019
Please see the attached poster for infomation regarding the upcoming Spring Carnival at Holy Cross.
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Homestays for International students

April 16, 2019
We are in need of homestay families for international students that are coming to us this fall in the Holy Cross area. Please share the information below with your families in newsletters, on your website, etc. The Homestay Family is an important part of the International Education experience for international students. Students...
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Cross-Country

April 09, 2019
Cross-Country running begins on Tuesday, April 9th. If the weather is poor in the morning (eg. heavy rain), the regularly scheduled practice will be cancelled. If it is raining lightly, there will likely be practice. If practice is cancelled, a message will be posted on the school Twitter account (@alcdsb_marg). Practice begins...
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School Spirited Support/SOCKS Kingston Campaign

April 03, 2019
Please see the attached letter regarding our upcoming events for our School Spirited Support Week and our annual SOCKS Kingston Campaign.
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Holy Week at St. Paul the Apostle Parish

March 29, 2019
Please see the attached letter from Fr. Amato regarding Holy Week events at our Parish.
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Welcome Ms. Glenn

March 26, 2019
Please join us in welcoming Ms. S. Glenn as one of our office secretaries. Ms. Glenn is replacing Ms. Sheridan for the remainder of the year as Ms. Sheridan is no longer able to continue with us. Thank you Ms. Sheridan for joining us again for this year. We wish you only...
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April is Get Active Month in Kingston

March 26, 2019
Please see the attached information from our local health unit regarding the many activities that are offered in Kingston to help everyone to get active.
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Cannabis: Weeding Out the Truth Parent Presentation

March 19, 2019
Parents are welcome to attend this free workshop on Thursday, April 11 from 7:00-8:30 at Frontenac Secondary School about cannabis. See the attached poster for more details.
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Gr. 1-3 Family Math Night

March 08, 2019
You’re Invited to Family Math Night – Monday, April 1st. Dear Parents/Guardians, We are writing to invite you to a Family Math Night, hosted by Queen’s University, for our primary students (grades 1-3), here at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School. The event will take place in the school gymnasium on Monday, April...
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Physical Literacy Workshops for Parents

February 28, 2019
Please see the attached flyer for information on Physical Literacy Workshops for Parents in various locations in the Kingston Area.
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Raising Resilient Children Parent Information Night by Dr. Alex Russell - April 3 @ Holy Cross

February 26, 2019
Please see the attached flyer for information about this upcoming parent information session. This presentation was made possible by a successful application for a Parent Reaching Out (PRO) Grant that was put forward during the last school year. Everyone is welcome to attend! There is no cost to attend this free event.
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Totus Tuus

February 21, 2019
Please see the attached notice regarding the Totus Tuus Summer Camp for students.
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February Theme Days

February 08, 2019
Please see the attached note regarding upcoming theme days in February.
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Need your High School Diploma? Looking to get into College?

January 30, 2019
Loyola School of Adult and Continuing Education offers many options to support you in achieving your goals including high school credit courses, an accredited Personal Support Worker program and English as a Second Language classes. If you are over 18 years old and ready to take the next step in achieving your...
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Angst Parent Movie and Information Night About Anxiety in Youth-

January 30, 2019
Please see attached poster promoting “Angst” being shown at BSS (February 7) and KCVI (February 20). For more information check out www.angstmovie.com .
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Happy Retirement Ms. Porter!

January 28, 2019
After many years of working with our students, Ms. Porter, an Educational Assistant here at SMB has decided to retire. Her last day will be Thursday, January 31st. Ms Truscott will take over for Ms. Porter following her retirement. Congratulations Ms. Porter! We will miss you!
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Holy Cross Registration for Grade 8 Students

January 28, 2019
Please see the attached letter that was given to Grade 8 students as part of the Holy Cross Registration package.
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Sit Less

January 21, 2019
A healthy message from our local health unit urging kids to sit less.
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Family Literacy Day - Sunday, January 27th

January 21, 2019
Sunday, January 27th is Family Literacy Day. In support of the special day, we have attached some great ideas for families. Have fun!
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Book Exchange

January 15, 2019
Please see the attached letter regarding our upcoming Book Exchange on Friday, January 25th.
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Healthy Smiles Ontario

January 14, 2019
This school newsletter insert promotes Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO), which provides no-cost dental care to eligible children and youth ages 17 and under. Parents can call KFL&A Public Health to find out if their child is eligible.
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Self-Regulation Parent Information Night

January 08, 2019
Please see the attached notice regarding a information night open to everyone regarding self-regulation of Kindergarten-aged children. The kindergarten team at the École catholique Cathédrale Early Years Campus has organized an information night with Dr. Tess Clifford, Director of the Psychology Clinic at Queen’s Department of Psychology. The topic for the evening...
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Screen Free Family Meals

January 08, 2019
Please see the attached notice from the KFL&A Public Health Unit regarding having screen free family meals at home.
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St. Mary's Cathedral Youth Singers

January 08, 2019
NEW SINGING OPPORTUNITY! We are offering a new youth choir for children ages 8 and up based at St. Mary's Cathedral beginning mid-January. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore a rich tradition of music, and learn about singing in a dynamic group setting! Our rehearsals will be held on Thursdays, 4:30-6:00pm...
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Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Poster Contests Open

January 08, 2019
The Knights of Columbus invite students at our school's students to submit an entry to their Alcohol Awareness and Abuse and/or Drug Awareness and Abuse Poster Contests. Entries can be dropped off at the school before Friday, January 25th. Please see the attachements for further information. Good luck everyone!
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Advent Mass

December 07, 2018
Please join us for our Advent Mass on Tuesday, December 18th at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church at 5:30. Bake sale to follow Mass. Please see the attached letter for more details. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Snowsuit Exchange

November 05, 2018
Please see our notice regarding this year's snowsuit exchange at SMB.
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Remembrance Day Assembly

November 05, 2018
Please see our two Remembrance Day notices. Parents/guardians are welcome to join us for our Assembly on Friday, November 9th at 10:45.
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Holy Cross Mike Mundell “All You Can Eat” Fish Fry & Vendors/Craft Sale

October 29, 2018
Mike Mundell “All You Can Eat” Fish Fry & Vendors/Craft Sale Friday, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 @ HOLY CROSS 3:30 – 6:30 p.M. The staff and students from the 2019 Jamaica Mission Team invite you to join them for a “Fish Fry” on Friday, Nov. 9th in the cafeteria at Holy Cross. There...
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Navigating Everything Parent Evening @ RND - Nov 6.

October 24, 2018
The RND Catholic School Council is hosting a parent evening, with Brett Ullman, called Parenting: Navigating Everything. It will take place on Tuesday, November 6th at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Please see the attached poster for more details.
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Purple Day

October 22, 2018
Wednesday, October 24 is purple day in our school board and across the province in support of raising awareness for child abuse. Staff and students are enouraged to wear purple on this date. There is no cost.
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Our Nation's Heroes Hockey Game - Sun., Oct. 28

October 16, 2018
Please see the attached letter regarding complementary tickets for the hockey game of Sun., Oct. 28 at 2:00pm between Our Nation's Heroes and Montreal Canadians Alumni.
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Kingston Frontenac Hockey Game - Fri., Oct. 26

October 16, 2018
Please see the attached flyer regarding the SMB Kingston Frontenacs Hockey Game on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:00pm.
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Our Nation's Heroes Hockey Game

October 16, 2018
Please see the attached notice for anyone who would like complementary tickets to the upcoming "Our Nation's Heroes" hockey game at the Leon's Centre on Sunday, October 28th. Thanks to Ms. Alderson for generously offering this opportunity to our school community.
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Jersey Day for #5jakestrong

October 11, 2018
Reminder tomorrow is Jersey Day for a loonie! We are hosting a “jersey day” in support of #jakestrong, the student at Holy Cross who was seriously injured in September. We are asking those who choose to wear a jersey to bring in a loonie. Please keep the family in your thoughts and...
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Staffing Updates for October

October 10, 2018
Please see the attached letter for some staffing updates occurring in October at our school.
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Jersey Day in Support of #jakestrong

October 05, 2018
Students and staff are invited to wear their favourite jersey for $1 on Friday, October 12th in support of #jakestrong. Please see the attached letter for more details.
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SMB School Photo

October 02, 2018
Please see the attached note regarding the school picture scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4th
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Picture Day - Tues., Oct. 9th

October 01, 2018
Picture Day for SMB is on Tuesday, October 9th.
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The Maltby Centre Youth Walk-In Clinics

September 27, 2018
Please see the attached notice available to youth under the age of 18 for free.
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Teen Mental Health Speaker Series at Holy Cross on Oct 4 @ 7:00

September 26, 2018
Please see the attached poster for those interested in attending the free Teen Mental Health Speaker Series.
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Boomerang Lunch Program

September 24, 2018
At St. Marguerite Bourgeoys we have adopted a Boomerang Lunch program to help us make a difference in our environment. The boomerang lunch program focuses on important objectives! We hope to reduce waste and encourage students and families to review and rethink about the way they prepare and package lunch and snack...
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Terry Fox Walk

September 20, 2018
Please see the attached notice regarding our upcoming annual Terry Fox Walk on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in support of cancer research. Everyone is welcome to join us on our walk!
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Bill Richardson Authors@School Visits Ms. Albrough and Ms. Sheppard's Classes

September 19, 2018
Please see the attached note regarding author Bill Richardson visiting Ms. Sheppard and Ms. Albrough's classes on Monday, October 1 during the Kingston Authors@School program.
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Bounce-A-Thon

September 19, 2018
Please see the attached notice about our school's Bounce-A-Thon taking place on Friday, September 21st in support of physical activity.
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Boomerang Lunch

September 19, 2018
Please see the attachment for our latest Eco-Initiative regarding "Boomerang Lunches". Thanks for helping to make SMB a greener place!
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Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

September 12, 2018
Please see the attachment for those interested in viewing this free film screening.
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Open House BBQ

September 11, 2018
Please join us for our Open House BBQ on Thursday, September 27th from 5:30-7:00. Details are attached.
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School Council Elections

September 10, 2018
Please see the attached letter regarding School Council Elections. Our first offical meeting and elections take place on Tuesday, September 25th. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in School Council.
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KFLAPH Kids Need to Move More to Boost Their Brain Heath

September 10, 2018
Please see the lastest living healthy notice from our local health unit.
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SMB School Spirit Wear

September 10, 2018
SMB school clothing is back! Anyone can order school spirit wear anytime by following the instructions in the attached infomation letter. We are looking forward to seeing some more SMB swag in the hallways!
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September 2018 Newsletter

September 05, 2018
Please enjoy reading our SMB September Newsletter.
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School Supplies Grade 2 - 8

August 23, 2018
Please see the supply list for Grades 2 - 8.
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Grade 1 School Supplies

June 29, 2018
Please see the attached information regarding grade 1 school supplies. Thank you.
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2018-19 School Year Calendar

May 29, 2018
Please see the attached document for the 2018-19 Board Calendar.
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Elementary Athletics Code of Conduct

September 07, 2017
Please refer to this Elementary Athletics Code of Conduct.