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Hastings County Child Care and Early Years Parent Survey

March 19, 2019
​ Hastings County Children’s Services is in the process of developing a 5-year plan for child care and other early years programs.  Parents know the needs of families and children better than anyone!  Your ideas and insights  are  very  important to the planning process.  Please take a few minutes to answer...

Ash Wednesday Liturgy

March 06, 2019

Here is a copy of the Liturgy that we did with our Kindergarten students today when they received their ashes.  The prayers are excellent to say together as a family and you could do the whole Liturgy once a week with the whole family.  God Bless Your Family.  Lead Us...
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St. Paul's Parent Workshop

February 22, 2019
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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...

Offer from LifeTouch

February 13, 2019
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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,...

The Play is Here!

December 14, 2018
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St. Paul's Play is Awesome!

December 12, 2018

The Play is Almost Here!

December 07, 2018
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Feed the Meter

December 06, 2018

December Newsletter

December 06, 2018
​Please click on the link at the end of this message to see our December Newsletter.    

Renewing the Promise

November 28, 2018

School Council Minutes for October

November 14, 2018
Please see our October Minutes. ​ Oct2018Minutes.pdf

Safe and Caring Catholic Schools Book

November 14, 2018

Please find attached our Anti-Bullying plan for this school year.  Our main goal is to engage and support all students and the adults who care for them in the creation of a safe and inclusive learning environment.  ClimateBooklet2018.pdf​ ...

School Code of Conduct

November 14, 2018
​ Please find attached our School Code of Conduct.   code of conduct.pdf

School Improvement Plan

November 14, 2018

Please find attached our School Improvement Plan for this school year.  This is a document that will change when we have reached certain milestones and we are excited about the goals we have set.  BIPSAW 2018-2019 .pdf​ ...

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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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!


ALCDSB Celebrates 20 years (Video)

September 26, 2018

Parent Wellness Night

May 22, 2018

Student Benefit Silent Auction

April 12, 2017
Food For Learning Funds our Breakfast and Lunch programs.  They are having a Silent Auction on May 11th at the Greek Hall.  Tickets are $20 and you can get them at the door, or from Mr. French. There are great items for auction. ​

Food For Learning Newsletter

April 12, 2017
Here is the latest Food for Learning Newsletter.  An Apple a Day - Spring 2017.pdf

Our Beacon Of Hope

March 31, 2017
​ We are very proud of our Beacon of Hope Ty.  He is an outstanding young man who exemplifies our Virtues every day.  We are very blessed that Ty and his Family have embraced our St. Mary community.  Congratulations Ty. 

Save the dates Summer Literacy and Numeracy Camp 2017

March 09, 2017
  Once again, our School Board will be offering a Literacy/Numeracy Camp for Kindergarten – Grade 2 students from July 6-26, 2017. The camp will run daily from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at various sites which will be announced in the near future. The day will consist of literacy and numeracy activities...

Resources for Parents

March 08, 2017
Our Catholic Parent Council works very hard to keep parents informed with the latest information and resources.  Here are a list of resources and websites they thought you would like to have. These are a variety of resources for math, French and literacy supports....

School Code of Conduct

March 07, 2017
Please find a PDF of our School Code of Conduct.  We believe in Redemption and Forgiveness as a Catholic Faith Community and our Code of Conduct reflects this.  We believe that our conduct is founded on rich, rewarding and spiritually balanced interactions based on student growth, not penalizing all behaviours.  If...

Safe and Caring Catholic School Booklet

March 07, 2017
​Please find attached a PDF of our Safe and Caring Catholic Schools Manual.  If you have any questions do not hessitate to contact the school.  CaringBook2017.docx

Parent's Guide to FreshGrade

March 07, 2017
Please find attached a PDF version of our Parent's Guide to FreshGrade.  There was an accompanying letter and Consent Form sent home March 7th, that needs to be returned to the school.  If you have any questions contact your child's teacher.   Parent Guide to FreshGrade (1).pdf

Call for Nominations

February 03, 2017
​During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community partners who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.  Why not nominate someone from your community for one of the many Catholic Education Week awards?? Click for full details​.​

Register for Kindergarten

January 16, 2017

Student Council Raises over $500 for Christmas Sharing Baskets

December 19, 2016
​Student council has been busy over the last few weeks raising money for the Christmas sharing baskets. Through candy grams and pizza sales they were able to raise over $500 and use that money to purchase additional clothes items for families. The students had to use authentic math and estimate what...

Advent Liturgies Continue Wednesday

December 19, 2016
The 4th Week of Advent and the theme of Peace will be celebrated this Wednesday in the gymnasium around 8:20am on Wednesday. Parents welcome to attend.
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St. Mary wins People's Choice for Best Float at the Santa Claus Day Parade!

December 08, 2016
​ On December 12th, St. Mary was awarded the "People's Choice for Best Float" with its touching theme, A Soldier's Christmas. Mayor of Quinte West, Jim Harrison, presented the award to Ms. Bayer, Mr. French and Mr.Zaffino on behalf of everyone who contributed to this very special float; inspired by the many...

Christmas Mass

December 07, 2016
​ Thank you to Father Paul and the Junior Choir lead by Mrs. Lynch for leading us in prayer and song for our December Mass. Students learned about the importance that Mary played in the birth of Jesus and how we will praise Mary on December 8th, during the Feast of...

John Brisbois Acclaimed as Chair of ALCDSB

December 07, 2016

We congratulate our Trustee, Mr. John Brisbois, as the acclaimed Chair of the Board of Trustees for ALCDSB. Please read the full article attached. John Brisbois Acclaimed as Chair of ALCDSB.pdf
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Knights of Columbus "Keep Christ in Christmas" Contest

December 07, 2016

This is an exciting opportunity for students to be creative and possibly win cash prizes with this year's Knights of Columbus Christmas Poster Contest! The contest rules and forms are included in the following attachments.
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Children's Safety Village Event: Christmas in the Village this Friday!

November 30, 2016

On Friday, December 2nd, from 6-8 pm, the Children's Safety Village ( 93 Dundas Street East, Belleville ) will be hosting a Christmas event. Please click the attachment for more information.  christmas in the Village 2016 sponsored.pdf ...

Boomerang School Begins Monday, November 21st

November 20, 2016

On Monday, November 21st, St.Mary will begin its journey in becoming an Eco School. The first step is becoming a Boomerang School. Starting on Monday, second floor students (Mrs. Wright, Ms.Malone, Mme Blouin, Ms.Demaiter, Mrs.Miller, Ms.Walsh) will begin the week as Boomerang classes. Mr.French was able to talk to all...
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St.Mary will have a Live Nativity for Christmas!

November 14, 2016
​ Please join us for our upcoming Christmas celebration. St.Mary will host a "Live Nativity" on Thursday, December 8th, from 6-7:30pm.
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Book Fair This Week!

November 07, 2016
​ The book fair is all this week and will be open on the night of Parent Teacher Interviews as well.
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Belleville Youth Room - Quinte Wellness Centre Events

November 04, 2016

Attached are the November events and calender items for the Belleville Youth Room at the Quinte Wellness Centre on Cannifton Road in Belleville.​ It includes the "Just Dance" event on November 7th, Youth Movie Night on November 21st, and a calender of events for the Youth Room in the month...
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Kernals Popcorn: Form Due Nov.15

November 03, 2016
​ Parent Council will be selling popcorn at the school, to be distributed November 24th, Dec. 23rd and Jan 27th.   We will be offering 3 flavours (white cheddar, dill pickle, and ketchup). Forms will go home the first week of November, with a return date of Nov. 15th .  The cost is...
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Remembrance Day Liturgy: Parents Welcome!

November 02, 2016
​ On Friday, November 10th, St. Mary's will be having a community gathering in honour of Remembrance Day. There will be a guest speaker, liturgy, and a class presentation. It will begin sharply at 10:15am in the gymnasium. We are proud to invite all parents, especially those in the military to...
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Special Presentation for our Junior students: Tony Melendez

October 29, 2016
​ St.Mary's is proud to present inspirational guest speaker Tony Melendez to our Junior students on Friday, November 4th. For more information about Tony's truly remarkable journey, please read the included attachment. 
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OPP News Release: Suspicious Person

October 21, 2016
​   Please click on the following link to read the news release regarding a suspicious person in the Trenton community. This is an excellent time to have important conversations with your child about personal safety. Included in the media release is a selection of key topics. There is also a link to...
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Register Now: Techfest - November 5th - Holy Cross, Kingston

October 20, 2016
​ This free and exciting event is open to all members of the St. Mary community. View the poster for more information. TECHFEST REGISTRATION POSTER 2016.pdf
Click to Register
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Children's Safety Village Event: Christmas in the Village -Belleville

October 19, 2016

On Friday, December 2nd, from 6-8 pm, the Children's Safety Village ( 93 Dundas Street East, Belleville ) will be hosting a Christmas event. Please click the attachment for more information. christmas in the Village 2016 sponsored.pdf
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Congratulations 2016/17 Catholic Parent Council!

October 17, 2016

Congratulations All Members of our 2016/17 Cathlic Parent Council!
Chris Wright - Chair
Murray McClafferty – Vice President
Michelle Macland - Secretary
Lindsay Warlich - Treasurer
Daniele Porter Norm Fortin Tara Blight Nicole Ytsma Melissa Wells Tiffany Murray
Mathieu Leclerc
Sue Mitten Shannon Leckie Liz...
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Halloween at St.Mary: Wear Orange and Black

October 17, 2016
​ Students are encouraged to wear black and orange for Halloween. Face painting is allowed as long as it does not promote horror/gore which can be frightening to students.
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Caring and Safe Schools

October 14, 2016
​ A special announcement from our Superintendent of School Effectiveness about providing a safe and caring community for all our schools is available in the following link: Caring and Safe Schools.pdf
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Overwhelming Response for Thanksgiving Lunch

October 03, 2016

Thank you to all volunteers who filled out our request form for the October 7th, Thanksgiving Lunch. There was an overwhelming response, we will be contacting volunteers shortly. We thank you for your interest in this event!

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Breakfast Club Open!

October 03, 2016
​All students are welcome to enjoy the Breakfast Club. It begins each morning at 7:50am.