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Bus 257 1 hour delay - Tues. Jan 9th, 2019

January 08, 2019
​ 257-1AM Stock Transportation Limited 45 minutes Delayed Harrowsmith PS St. Patrick CS Harrowsmith   9:29 AM 2019-01-08

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Bus 744 - Some roads not travelable (Tues. Jan 9th, 2019)

January 08, 2019
​Go to https://transportation.triboard.ca/Cancellations.aspx to get current busing notifications for your child.
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Harrowsmith Social & Athletic Club Breakfast/Parade/Open House invitation

November 20, 2018
​Saturday morning, December 1st Breakfast, Parade, and Open House event.  See attached flyer for information.
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FundScrip Gift Card orders available for pick up

November 19, 2018
Hello Everyone, The FundScrip gift cards are now available at the school for pick up.  If you wish for your gift cards to be sent home with your child, please email    spcshparentcouncil@gmail.com    and we will make the arrangements for you.   Thank you again for your support....
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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...
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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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Harrowsmith Social and Athletic Club Hallowe'en Family Games Day

October 23, 2018
​Saturday, October 27th 11am-1pm 4041 Colebrooke Rd Harrowsmith, ON Wear your costume and join in for games, cupcake decorating and more... Canteen will be open for snacks, hotdogs, drinks.  Prizes for best costume!  Admission is by donation.
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Enchanted Forest Book Fair

October 22, 2018
​Tuesday, November 6th - 9am to 3:30pm (2 volunteers needed for per 3 hour 15 min shift) Wednesday, November 7th - 9am to 3:30pm  (1 volunteer needed for per 3 hour 15 min shift) Thursday, November 8th - 9am to 3:30pm  (2 volunteers needed for per 3 hour 15 min shift) Friday, November 9th -...
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Parent Council Christmas Tree Fundraiser

October 16, 2018
​Go to  https://alcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/7527/187/False/True (copy and paste link in search engine) to select your own Balsam Fir or Fraser Fir from The Christmas Farm (3229 Forest Road, RR3, Harrowsmith, ON 613-372-5443) ranging in size from 6ft to 12ft.  All orders and payment due by Monday, October 29th.  Print out your reciept and...
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FundScrip Parent Council fundraiser

October 09, 2018
Parents and family are encouraged to pay for your everyday expenses and gifts with gift cards bough from FundScrip.  Each purchase automatically includes a donation to the campaign.    You are not out of pocket, and you get to shop where you would shop normally. Orders due by November 5th, 2018. ...
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Pay for student items online this year!

October 09, 2018
​Parents take the time to register your child for https://alcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/ so that you can participate in hot lunch days (weekly); milk; class trips; and special items such as our yearbook.  All items are online this year in an attempt to make our school a safer place. If you have any questions please...
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Annual Flu Shot Clinic

October 09, 2018
​Dates:   Tuesday October 23rd 10am to 3pm.  Tuesday, November 6th 4pm to 8pm. Where?   Free Methodist Church 3876 Harrowsmith, Rd.  Harrowsmith, ON
Remember to bring your valid health card (OHIP)!
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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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ALCDSB Celebrates 20 years (Video)

September 26, 2018
 
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Cashonline October 2018 orders - REVISED

September 26, 2018
​Parents please note that there was an error on three of the original Cashonline items (subs, pizza, and Mac & cheese).  We added the option of ordering a bigger portion this year, but it was accidently made manditory on the original item.  It was corrected yesturday so now families can order a single...
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International Student Exchange Program

August 30, 2018
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE – ONTARIO , a registered not-for-profit corporation, offers to Ontario students reciprocal exchanges to Europe and Quebec through the school year and during the summer. Programs are open to students in grades 7 & 8 and to high school students. Note!! There are places available now for students...
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2018/2019 School Year Calendar

August 21, 2018
​​​ The School Year calendar begins development in February for the following school year.  After several consultations and approval by the Board, it must then be submitted to the Ministry of Education for approval.  Once approved, the calendar will be posted.​   The school year calendar for 2018/2019 has now been...
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After School ABA Program - Autism Skills Groups

June 19, 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:  Autism Group Flyer (June...
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Popcorn Sales Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 15

May 09, 2018
​Popcorn will be sold Tuesdays and Thursdays again starting Tuesday, May 15th.  $1 a bag.  Salt and vinegar, Cheese, Kaboom, Dill Pickle, and Butter.  This is a grade 7/8 fundraiser to support their year end trip.
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Holy Cross Spring Carnival

May 02, 2018
​See attached invite for the upcoming Spring Carnival on Friday May 4th.
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UPDATE: Agreement reached regarding First Student Canada buses

April 25, 2018
An agreement has been reached in contract negotiations between First Student Canada and school bus drivers and monitors represented by Unifor. This is very welcome news for all involved, and means that school bus services will not be interrupted.  First Student Canada is one of 30 operators under contract with Tri-Board Student...
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Popa John Popcorn sales on Tuesdays and Thursdays until further notice.

April 20, 2018
​Popcorn to be sold at lunch for $1 a bag.  Flavours include Salt and Vinegar, Dill Pickle, Cheese, Kaboom, and Plain.  This is a grade 7/8 end of year school trip fundraiser.  Tuesday and Thursday only.
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Elementary & Secondary Summer Programming

April 11, 2018
Elementary Summer Programs The Algonquin and Lakeshore District School Board Summer Literacy and Numeracy programs will run from July 9 th - July 27 th with the SEVENs Mathematics program running from August 20 th – 24 th .   Primary Literacy and Numeracy Skills (Grades K-2) Primary Literacy and Numeracy...
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April 12, 2018 Jersey Day ($1 donation collected)

April 09, 2018
On behalf of the staff and students of the ALCDSB, we wish to express our deepest sympathy to the families and communities across Canada who have been affected by Friday's tragic accident involving members of the Humboldt, Saskatchewan Broncos hockey team.  Hockey is a sport that is near and dear to...
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Graduate and Sibling Photo Day - Thursday, April 5, 2018

April 04, 2018
Line Up:
1st - Senior Kindergarten Grads
2nd - Grade 8 Grads
3rd - Grade 4 students who need sibbling photos (estimated to start at 11:30am) - these students need to leave the school at noon for their swim trip.
4th - Sibling photos for those with...
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St. Patrick Catholic School Prayer Service Friday, March 23rd 11:30 am (note location change)

March 23, 2018
​Families are asked to note that due to Father coming down with a flu bug today we will not be having mass this morning at the church.  Instead the staff will hold a prayer service in the gym.  Parents planning to attend are invited to the school instead.
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"How to Practice Mindfulness with your Kid(s)" session April 25th (please re-register/register using link).

March 23, 2018
"How to Practice Mindfulness with your Kid(s)” session, with Terry Haynes of Kingston Mindfulness Centre, has been rescheduled for  April 25th at 6:30 pm .  The registration is open again for anyone who is interested in this excellent (and free!) event.  Please follow this link to register -  https://stph.wufoo.com/forms/m17g6k7p0mid8ou/    If...
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June 2018 Hot Lunch Orders

March 20, 2018
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Wednesday hot lunches for June 2018 are available on our School Cash online website for your convience at https://algonqinlakeshore.cshoolcashonline.com - please note that each item expires two weeks prior to the actual Hot Lunch day to give the office the time to place the order...
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March Break (March 12-16th)

March 07, 2018
​Classes resume Monday, March 19th
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Catholic School Council meeting - Wednesday, March 21 at 6pm

March 07, 2018
​Meet Wednesday, March 21st at 6pm in the Learning Commons.
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Friday March 9th Skating Trip

March 07, 2018
Grades 1/2-4/5 will be skating from 10-11am and Grades 5-7/8 will be skating from 11-12pm.  Don't forget your skates, helmet and gloves.  Also remember to pack it all in a sturdy carry bag (not plastic).  ***For those who are still owing payment please note that you can pay online by visiting ...
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Lost and Found display

March 07, 2018
St Patrick CS Harrowsmith Families are asked to find a moment to come sort through our Lost and Found display this week.  Coats, snowpants, boots, shoes, mitts, ectra all without a home are displayed.  We will be packing up the unclaimed items for donation Friday afternoon at 3:40pm.
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Registration for 2018-2019 School Year is open

February 27, 2018
​Parents are encouraged to stop in at your earliest convenience for a 2018-2019 registration package for your child.  The sooner you begin the registration process the better.  Our office hours are 8:30am to 4pm, if you are unable to make these times feel free to email Mrs. Miller at milleran@alcdsb.on.ca and a...
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Temporary Road Closure (Wilton Rd at HWY38) Feb 27-Mar 2, 2018

February 27, 2018
​ The contractor, Morven Construction will begin installing the storm sewer on February 27, 2018. Wilton Road will be closed at Road 38 and traffic will be redirected down Robinson Rd to Colebrook Rd and out to Road 38. Ottawa St will also be closed where it meets Wilton and Road...
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Why Learn French?

February 23, 2018
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Welcome to Kindergarten! Registration is now happening.

February 05, 2018
​ Kindergarten in the ALCDSB focuses on faith formation, academic success and programs for children, all within a play-based learning environment.  Teachers and Early Childhood Educators work together to develop your child’s natural curiosity and excitement for learning.  Our schools ensure a caring and safe environment for your children, all while...
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Call for Catholic Education Week Award Nominations!

January 16, 2018
Catholic Education Week May 6-11, 2018 During the week of May 6-11, 2018 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...
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Christmas Lunch

November 13, 2017
​Our second Christmas lunch will be taking place December 18, 2017
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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​.​
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Rocks & Rings

January 27, 2017
​JK/SK  students enjoyed learning the basics of curling.  Students from JK - Gr. 4 got a chance to try their hand at sliding the rocks and sweeping.
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Celebrating Christmas

January 16, 2017
​Our students and staff were treated to a Turkey dinner with all the dressings.  Our thanks to the Parent Council  members for cooking and serving and  members of the Knights of Columbus who came to help out.
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Kingston Frontenac Visit

January 16, 2017
​Students enjoyed a visit to their classrooms from 2 members of the Kingston Frontenacs in December.  Students were excited to ask questions and get autographs.
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South Frontenac Food Bank

January 16, 2017
​Thanks for the generosity of our families for their non perishable food donations for the South Frontenac Food Bank. Also for all the socks, mitts and hats donated for the "Socks for Tuk" campaign
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South Frontenac Food Bank

January 16, 2017
​Our kindergarten students presented a cheque in the amount of $590.00 to members of the South Frontenac Food Bank
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Halloween At St. Patrick

October 17, 2016
​Students will enjoy Halloween celebrations at St. Patrick C.S. with dancing in the gym in the afternoon.  Primary, Junior and Intermediate dances will take place.  We ask that students do not wear costumes but rather dress in black and orange attire.  Gr. 8 class will be preparing halloween "goodie" bags that...
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South Frontenac Food Bank

October 17, 2016
​We will continue to support our local food bank by collecting non perishable food items and "Toonies for Turkeys" .  Thank you to those who continue to donate and we ask our school community to continue to do so, we will be collecting for the upcoming Christmas season as we have families that need...
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October updates

October 06, 2016
​ Showing School Spirit: This month we are going to hold two spirit days. On Friday October 7th we will be showing support for Canada's baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays by wearing our favorite combination of blue and white, Go Jays Go!!!! Also, October 31st will be Orange and Black...
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Parent Council Meeting

September 12, 2016
​The Parent Council will be holding their first meeting of the new school year on Thursday, Sept. 22.  All parents of the school community are invited to join the meeting.  Elections will be held for new parent council committee.
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Welcome Back

June 24, 2016
​We welcome back students and staff returning to St. Patrick Catholic School on Tuesday, September 6 and we also welcome any new students that will be joining our school community.