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Gr. 8 Virtual Graduation - Tuesday, June 22 at 6:00

June 11, 2021
Please see the attached letter for more information on our Virtual Gr. 8 Graduation Ceremony.

Retrieval of Student Belongings/Return of Borrowed Devices

June 11, 2021
Please see the attached letter for more information on gathering personal belongings of students and report cards and dropping off borrowed laptops/iPad (if applicable).

Talent Show

June 07, 2021
Please see the attached letter for students who wish to particpate in this year's Talent Show.

Vaping and Cannabis Use Webinar for Parents

June 04, 2021
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB), in collaboration with the Lung Health Foundation (LHF) invite parents/guardians, educators, and school staff to register for a free webinar event that will take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The webinar will support participants to: •...

Gr. 8 Orientation at Holy Cross

May 27, 2021
Please see the attached memo for our Gr. 8s who are attending Holy Cross next year to participate in the Gr. 9 orientation program.

Principal/Vice-Principal Changes for the 2021-22 School Year

May 27, 2021
Please see the attached memo regarding principal and vice-principal changes for next year.

Vaccination Clinics for Some Students

May 27, 2021
Please see the attached memo for vaccination info for some of our older students.

May 31st School Council Meeting

May 25, 2021
Please see the attached letter for more information regarding our last virtual School Council Meeting on Monday, May 31st at 6:00. Everyone is welcome to attend.

May 24 Weekend Scavenger Hunt

May 19, 2021
Hey SMB! Looking for a cool activity to help get you outside over the upcoming long weekend? Our school board is hosting a Scavenger Hunt for all students. All you have to do is tweet your completed postcard (attached) with the following hashtag #alcdsbscavengerhunt on Twitter. All postings will be entered into...

Yearbook Update

May 03, 2021
Please see the attached letter the cancellation of the 2019-20 Yearbook.

Plantables Spring Fundraiser

April 28, 2021
Please see the attached information regarding our spring Plantables fundraiser. Happy gardening!

An Nguyen, SMB's Beacon of Hope Award Recipient for 2020-21

April 26, 2021
Please see the attached letter congratulating An Nguyen as our 2020-21 Beacon of Hope.

Knights of Columbus 50/50 Draw

April 22, 2021
Please see that attached notices regarding entering the Knights of Columbus 50/50 draw. Good luck everyone!

Hope in Times of Uncertainty: Raising Resilient Children Webinar - April 28

April 20, 2021
Please see the attached flyer for information for those interested in registering for the webinar.

The ALCE Foundation Silent Auction Fundraiser

April 19, 2021
The ALCE Foundation Silent Auction fundraiser site will go live in less than 1 hour! Please be sure to check out all the amazing items that have been donated! There are lots to view and bid on! https://maxsold.maxsold.com/auction/napanee-ontario-canada-seller-managed-charityfundraising-online-auction-dairy-avenue-29764/bidgallery/ Feel free to share this link, or refer your friends and family to our...

Speech and Hearing Awareness Month

April 19, 2021
In Canada, the month of May is designated to raising awareness for better speech and hearing, which also includes language, literacy, swallowing, and balance—the fields of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Please see the attached flyers for more information.

April 26th School Council Meeting

April 19, 2021
Please see the attached letter for information regarding our April School Council Meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Spring Break Health Unit Letter

April 08, 2021
Please see the attached letter from our health unit regarding keeping everyone covid-safe during the Spring Break.

Revised COVID Screening Tool for Parents

April 07, 2021
Please the attached revised COVID screening tool from our local lhealth unit

Easter Parish Video

April 01, 2021
Please use the link below to view the latest video that our Parish has created for Easter. The video includes students from our school as well as other schools in St. Paul the Apostle Parish. Here is the link: https://vimeo.com/531387267 Happy Easter everyone!

Stations of the Cross

March 31, 2021
Mr. Griffin’s Gr. 6 Class took on the responsibility of offering our school the Stations of the Cross this year. Due to Covid, a video of the Stations of the Cross was made and shown to students and staff in all classes on Thursday, April 1st. We would like to share...

Asymptomatic COVID Testing

March 24, 2021
Please see the attached letter for information regarding having your asympomatic child tested for COVID.

World Autism Day - Wear Blue

March 19, 2021
Please see the attached letter regarding World Autism Day on Tuesday, April 6th. Don't forget to wear blue!

Gr. 8 Grad Photos, Sibling Photos, and Retake Photo Information

March 16, 2021
Please see that attached letter for our next photo day on March 23.

COVID Update - Ms. MacLeod/Ms. Valente's Classroom

March 15, 2021
Please see the attached letter indicating no COVID risk in Ms. MacLeod's Kindergarten classroom.

COVID Update - Ms. Conlon's Classroom

March 15, 2021
Please see the attached letter indicating no COVID risk in Ms. Conlon's Gr. 2/3 classroom.

Covid Update - Ms. Campbell/Ms. McLaren's Classroom

March 15, 2021
Please see the attached letter indicating no COVID risk in Ms. Campbell's Kindergarten classroom.

Bus Lane Parking Letter

March 12, 2021
Please see the attached letter for ways that you can help the school with our before and after school parking.

St. Patrick's Day Letter

March 09, 2021
please see the attached letter regarding St. Patrick's Day. Don't for get to wear green on Wednesday, March 17th!

Easter Seals/EcoSchools Sweater Day

March 04, 2021
This year, we are taking on the challenge of combining our Easter Seals efforts with our EcoSchools efforts. On Friday, March 12th, everyone is encouraged to wear a sweater for “Sweater Day”. This could be your favourite sweater, your tackiest sweater, your warmest sweater, etc. The idea of the sweater is to...

Lent School/Parish Video Message

February 24, 2021
Please enjoy our Parish/school video message for Lent. Special thanks to Ms. Bulmer's Gr. 5 class for contributing this month. Please use the following link to view the video. God bless! https://vimeo.com/516264200

Pink Shirt Day Letter

February 19, 2021
Wednesday, February 24th is Pink Shirt Day. Our school community is invited to wear pink on this day to spread our message of being kind to others and treating others as you would like to be treated. Please see the attached letter for more information.

February School Council Meeting

February 12, 2021
Please see the attached letter for information regarding our next School Council Meeting on Monday, February 22nd. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Covid Variant Letter

January 28, 2021
Please see the attached letter from our health unit regarding extra precautions around the newest variant of Covid.

Welcome Back to In-Class Learning on Monday, January 25th!

January 22, 2021
Welcome back everyone! It is great to be able to welcome everyone back into our building on Monday, January 25th! So far, our school has done a great job following protocols and helping to keep everyone safe. We thank our parents/guardians for your vigilance as we make our forward in this challenging...

School Council Meeting Letter - January 2021

January 18, 2021
Please see the attached letter regarding our next School Council Meeting on Monday, January 25th from 6:30-8:00 via Microsoft Teams. All are welcome to attend.

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Day Prayer Service

January 11, 2021
Tuesday, January 12th is the feast day of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys. As we are not able to gather in our gym for our usual school prayer service in honour of St. Marguerite, we would like to share a shorter, but meaningful version to view from home. For those who would like use...

Merry Christmas!

December 17, 2020
We just wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. All the best in 2021! Stay well!

Week 3 SMB Advent Prayer Service

December 11, 2020
Please cut and paste the link below to view our school's Week 3 Advent Prayer Service. Merry Christmas everyone! https://sway.office.com/tAZ8D18UnWhyKQpI?ref=email

December Parish Advent Video

December 11, 2020
Please cut and paste the link below into your web browser to view the Parish Advent video that includes some of our students. https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fvimeo.com%2F489433820&data=04%7C01%7Cminutill%40alcdsb.on.ca%7Cb80685ff82fb4ec5ac8d08d89d248bb4%7C04e36a796c9a424eaef567a4321604c1%7C1%7C0%7C637432127582848740%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=a71jBUJ2bUteZpnSifbpwx0F9E75EPs7PpV%2BmZELOmA%3D&reserved=0

Annual Advent Joseph Street Mission/St. Vincent De Paul Food Drive

December 04, 2020
Please see the attached letter for more information about our Annual Advent Joseph Street Mission/St. Vincent De Paul Food Drive. Thank you for all of your support!

Week 2 Advent Prayer Service

December 04, 2020
Please enjoy our Advent Prayer Service for week 2 of Advent. Just click on the speaker icon in the middle of the screen to enable the audio for each of the slides. Merry Christmas everyone!

MDI Gr. 4 and Gr. 7 Student Survey

December 02, 2020
Dear Parents and Guardians of Students in Grades 4 and 7, Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has partnered with the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) at UBC to invite students to take part in completing the Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI). The MDI is a self-report questionnaire that asks...

Advent Prayer Service - Week 1

November 27, 2020
Please cut and paste the attached link into your web browser to view our school's Prayer Service for Week 1 of Advent. Thank you to our students and Madame Babic for putting it together for us. https://sway.office.com/aTTJy3ZzwIyE2B0y?ref=email

SMB Indigo Event

November 26, 2020
Please see the attached letter and flyer regarding our annual SMB Indigo Event. We are all online this year. It's a great way to support our school while getting some Christmas shopping done! See the link in the attachments to get started. Thank you for your support!

Student-Led Parish Videos - October and November

November 25, 2020
Please see the attached letter to view the student-led videos created by Fr. Amato in lieu of our monthly school Masses. We hope you enjoy watching our videos!

Poinsettia Pick-Up Letter

November 25, 2020
Please see the attached letter regarding our Poinsettia Fundaiser pick-up date on Wednesday, December 2nd between 4:00-6:00. Thank you for all of your flower purchases!

Photo Retakes Day Day - Dec. 10

November 24, 2020
For famlies who wish to have photo retakes done, please see thet attached letter and return it to the school before Dec. 9th.

SMB Remembrance Day Ceremony

November 13, 2020
Each year on Remembrance Day, our school comes together to be thankful and to reflect upon the sacrifices that others have made on our behalf so that we may live as we do today in the wonderful country that we have. This year, we couldn’t gather as a whole school community in...

2019-20 SMB Yearbook For Sale

November 11, 2020
For those famlies who may be interested in purchasing a yearbook from the previous school year (2019-20), please see that attached notice from our Yearbook Committee.

Lunchtime Milk Program

November 06, 2020
Please see the attached letter for those who may be interested in purchasing milk at lunchtime for students.

Picture Days

November 03, 2020
Please see the attached notices and our school calendar regarding our upcoming Picture Days.

School Cash Online

November 03, 2020
Please see the attached letter which provides information on how to pay for school activities, fundraisers, and other school fees online. Please note that you only have to register once for the duration of your child's time at our school.

Poinsettia Fundraiser

November 03, 2020
Please see the attached letter which outlines our Poinsettia Fundraiser for this year. Thank you in advance for your support of our school!

Parent-Teacher Interviews

October 26, 2020
Please see the attached letter regarding parent-teacher interviews for progress reports. Please note that progress reports go home on Tuesday, November 3rd.

Family Ceiling Tiles Legacy Initiative

October 15, 2020
Please see the attached letter regarding our ceiling tiles initiative. Please contact Mr. Minutillo or Ms. Fraser, if interested.

Girls Inc.

October 15, 2020
Please see the attached letter for girls in grades 4-8 who may wish to particpate in the fall program.

The Edge - St. Paul the Apostle Youth Program

October 07, 2020
Edge Youth Ministry is going online! Our last Edge night was over 6 months ago (our awesome St. Patrick's Day Night). Our Core Team misses you all so much and can't wait to get started in a new format this year. We also can't wait to meet so many new youth!...

Updated COVID Screening Tool for Students

October 02, 2020
Attached is the October 2nd updated screening tool from our local health unit. You may also find the online screening tool for students at: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/school-screening/

Orange Shirt Day

September 22, 2020
On Wednesday, September 30th, we are asked to reflect nationally on the Residential School System in Canada. Orange shirts are worn in memory of all the Indigenous children whose culture, language, and freedoms were lost, oppressed, or challenged. As schools and a nation, we remember our Calls to Action. Reconciliation is about...

COVID-19 Update - September 22, 2020

September 21, 2020
Dear parents/guardians, Please see attached the updated protocols through KFL&A Public Health and the new online screening tool in collaboration with our public heath units. 2020-09-21_COVID19-School-Screening-Tool_8.5x11.pdf 2020-09-17_My Student Did Not Pass COVID19 Screening.pdf These updates will take effect starting tomorrow, September 22, 2020. The province has provided an online screening tool that...

Terry Fox Fundraiser

September 18, 2020
Please see the attached letter about our upcoming Terry Fox fundraiser.

Main Office Update

September 15, 2020
Please see the attached letter regarding our new secretary at SMB. All the best, Ms. McCready, and welcome Ms. Lackey!

Student Accident Insurance

September 15, 2020
Please see the attached letter for those famlies who may wish to purchase student accident insurance for this school year.

Student COVID-19 Screening Letter

September 14, 2020
Good morning. We have been asked by KFL&A Public Health to share the attached protocol (see pdf attachment) to assist families in making decisions around COVID-assessment and school. Please note that COVID-19 screening is the daily screening that families do at home each day prior to coming to school (not the COVID-19...

School Council Elections

September 09, 2020
Please see the attached note for our upcoming virtual School Council meeting on Monday, September 28th at 6:30. All are welcome!

Nut Allergy Nofication

September 04, 2020
Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe by refraining from sending nut products to school! Please see the attached note for more details.

September Newsletter

September 04, 2020
Please see our attached September Newsletter. All future school happenings and upcoming events will be posted on our school website. Parents/guardians can also check our school calendar on this webpage for upcoming dates.

First Day of School Reminders

September 02, 2020
Please see the attached note for some first day of school reminders. Welcome back!!!

Kindergarten Update

August 28, 2020
Please see the attached letter for an update on our Kindergarten program.

Gr. 1-8 School Supplies Letter

August 27, 2020
Please see the attached letter outlining the necessary school supplies needed for our Gr. 1-8 students.

First Day of School Staggered Start Dates

August 27, 2020
Welcome Back! Please see the attached letter outlining when all of our students' first day of school will be this year.

Kindergarten School Supplies Letter

August 18, 2020
Please see the attached letter for Kinderparents wondering what items students may need to bring to school this year. Welcome (back) to SMB!

COVID-19 Information Update - March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020
Dear Parents and Guardians, As you are aware, all publicly funded schools in the province will be closed for the two weeks following March Break (until Sunday, April 5, 2020). As well, in the past week, the federal and provincial governments have announced additional closures and further restrictions on travel and...

COVID-19 Information Update - March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020
Dear ALCDSB families, guardians and students, The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. As you all have heard, the Ministry of Education, under direction of the Ministry of Health, has made the decision to close schools in the province in...

KFLA Health Unit COVID-19 Update - March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020
March 11, 2020 Dear ALCDSB families, guardians and staff in the KFL&A area, The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. We work in collaboration with all of our public health units who have asked us to share information about COVID-19....

COVID-19 Information

March 03, 2020
Dear Parents/Guardians, The health and wellbeing of all Board students, staff, volunteers and community members is a priority for the Board. We work in collaboration with all of our public health units who have asked us to share information about COVID-19. On January 30, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to...

Health Unit Notice - Children and Stress

March 02, 2020
Some stress is normal and helps us feel alert and energized, but too much stress is not good for anyone. Too much stress interferes with a child’s ability to focus and think, makes it more difficult for children to get along with others, and can affect a child’s physical, emotional, and mental...

Labour Update - Feb 28, 2020

February 28, 2020
Dear Parents/Guardians, I am writing to you today to provide an update with regards to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) job action. OECTA has announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Due to these full withdrawal of services,...

Labour Update - Feb 24, 2020

February 24, 2020
Dear Parents/Guardians, I am writing to you today to provide an update with regards to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) job action. The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board has received notice that parties involved in provincial negotiations will be returning to the central bargaining table on Monday, February...

Pink Shirt Day

February 24, 2020
On Wednesday, February 26th (Ash Wednesday), our school will be celebrating Pink Shirt Day again this year. Pink Shirt Day is a chance for us to spread a message of positivity and to remind our school community to exercise empathy in our everyday lives. As in previous years, we encourage everyone to...

Friday, February 21st Teacher Job Action Update

February 18, 2020
I am writing to you today to provide an update with regards to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) job action. OECTA has announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Friday, February 21, 2020. In addition, OECTA will begin rotating full withdrawals of...

Report Card Comments Parent Letter

February 18, 2020
Please find enclosed in this envelope your child's report card for the current evaluation period. As you are aware, our teachers are currently in labour negotiations with the Ontario Government and are exercising a withdrawal of services, including the full completion of report cards. While we trust that the information included in...

Teacher Job Action Update

January 30, 2020
I am writing to you today to provide an update with regards to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) job action. On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 OECTA announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 if an agreement is not...

Coronavirus Information

January 28, 2020
As you may be aware, a new illness called novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been spreading in areas of southeast Asia, originating in Wuhan (Hubei province), China. At this time returning travelers from affected areas are advised to continue regular activities but monitor for signs and symptoms of respiratory illness. If symptoms develop,...

New Secretary and ECE at SMB

January 24, 2020
Please join me in welcoming Mrs. Agazzi-McCready who will be our new full-time secretary, beginning February 3, 2020. Mrs. Agazzi-McCready brings with her years of secretarial experience in the Finance Department at our board office. We are excited to welcome her to the St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School community. Thank you to...

Director's Job Action Letter to Parents

January 15, 2020
I am writing to you today to provide an update with regards to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) job action. On Monday, January 13, 2020 OECTA announced that they would be taking part in a one-day full withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 if an agreement is not...

Principal Absence

January 08, 2020
I just wanted to inform our school community that I will away for a short period of time to undergo some minor surgery, beginning on January 15th. At this time, I expect to be away from school for 5-10 days, depending on how the surgery goes. Because Mr. Gencarelli is currently serving...

Healthy Teeth

January 08, 2020
Please see the attached KFLA Health Unit regarding brushing your teeth.

Bricks 4 Kidz Lunch Time Lego Program

January 07, 2020
Please see the attached information and registration forms for the Bricks 4 Kidz lunchtime Lego program, which is facilitated by the Boys and Girls Club. Please note that there is room for 30 students on a first come-first served basis (registration and payment provided to the school). There is one registration form...

SMB Staffing Update - Janurary 2020

January 06, 2020
As you know, Ms. Birtch has accepted a permanent position at Holy Name Catholic School in Kingston Mills. Our board office is currently in the process of finding a permanent secretary for us at SMB, which will likely happen in the next 2-3 weeks. In the meantime, we welcome Ms. Vogel to...

Farewell to Ms. Birtch and Ms. Campbell.

December 20, 2019
We offer congratulations to Ms. Campbell (not the Ms. Cambpell that teaches with Ms. Maclaren in Kindergarten, the Ms. Campbell that helps out in Ms. Laframboise and Ms. MacLeod's Classrooms) as she will be leaving us this year to have a baby! Enjoy your new addition to your family! We offer a...

Advent Mass

December 09, 2019
Everyone is invited to join us for our annual Advent Mass on Tuesday, December 17th at 6:00 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Please see the attachment for more information.

Jingle Bell Walk - Reminder

December 06, 2019
This a friendly reminder that SMB’s Jingle Bell Walk will take place on Friday December 13, 2019. We are very thankful for all the donations that have already been sent it! Please read the attachment for more information.

Screen Free Bedrooms

December 03, 2019
Too little sleep can lower problem-solving skills and has been linked to higher rates of depression. See the attachment from KFL&A for more information.

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Performance

December 03, 2019
The Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame are celebrating the 400th Birthday of their foundress, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, which is on April 17, 2020. Parents/guardians are invited to St. Marguerite Bourgeoys - Her Life Told in Story and Song on Wednesday, December 11th at 9:30 am or 1:30 pm. Please read...

Jingle Bell Walk

November 22, 2019
The Advent season is fast approaching and it is time to start preparing for Christmas. The annual Jingle Bell walk will kick off on Monday November 25th, 2019. This year’s initiative will support Kingston Home Base Housing - Joseph Street Mission fundraising for the Christmas season. Each class will be assigned an...

SMB Night at Indigo

November 13, 2019
Our School Council team has been hard at work organizing a St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Evening at the local Indigo Book Store at the Cataraqui Town Centre on Friday, November 22nd from 5:00-9:00 pm. Please see the attached letter for more information.

Grade 5 Active Pass

November 11, 2019
Kingston Gets Active’s Grade 5 ActivPass is a unique opportunity for students to enjoy physical activity at participating recreation centres, during designated times, free of charge until August 31, 2020. The schedule can be found at www.KingstonGetsActive.ca

Red Shirt Day - November 20, 2019

November 06, 2019
Red Wednesday in Canada will be observed on Wednesday November 20th, 2019 to bring awareness to the 327 million Christians in the world who experience some form of persecution or discrimination. Please see the attachment for more information.

Poinsetta Fundraiser

November 05, 2019
We are very pleased to once again offer this poinsettia fundraiser just in time for the Christmas season! The flowers we received last year were absolutely beautiful and the fundraiser turned out to be a huge success! These are sure to compliment every home and make excellent holiday gifts! Please see attached...

SMB Night at the Fronts!

November 05, 2019
Mark the date: Wednesday November 27, 2019 – SMB Night at the Fronts Game! It’s SMB night at the Frontenac’s Game and our Special Events Choir will be singing the national anthem on centre ice! Please see the attachment for more information.

Remembrance Day Display

October 26, 2019
Our school community would like to turn the front foyer into a “Hall of Remembrance” this November and we need your help. We plan to make a visual commemoration of our community’s past and current serving military personnel to help students, staff and families visualize the impact our own community has had...

Dress Purple Day - October 24, 2019

October 15, 2019
Every October during Child Abuse Prevention Month, Children’s Aid Societies across the province raise awareness about the rights of children and youth to safety and well-being, and the responsibility of adults and community services to help children, youth, and families who need support. Read the attached letter for more information.

Supporting Healthy Schools - Eating Vegetables

September 26, 2019
Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Just like any other food group, eating a variety of vegetables is important because no single vegetable provides all of the nutrients you need. Please read the attachment for more information!

Orange Shirt Day

September 26, 2019
On Monday, September 30th, students and staff across our school board are encouraged to wear an orange shirt. This represents solidary and a desire for reconciliation to better understand the history and impact of Canada’s Residential School System. As such, all students are invited to join us wearing an orange shirt on...

SMB Spiritwear

September 23, 2019
Interested in ordering SMB Spiritwear? Please view the attachment for more information!

Open House

September 23, 2019
On Thursday, September 26 from 5:30-7:00, we will be hosting our annual BBQ and Open House. All families are welcome to attend. Please read the attachment for more information.

Early Expressions Speech and Language Program

September 18, 2019
Please see the attached announcement from the health unit regarding speech and language programming for students in Junior Kindergarten.

Terry Fox Walk

September 17, 2019
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School is pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring a Terry Fox walk to raise money for cancer research on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Please see the attachment for more information.

Parking Lot Assistance

September 12, 2019
In an effort to ensure our school community, especially our students, are safe at school, we are asking parents to help us out with our school parking lot. Please read the attachment for more information.

Nut Allergy Alert

September 06, 2019
Our school community needs to ensure the safety of all its students and provide those children with this severe allergy a safe learning environment. As such, parents are to ensure that their children do not bring any food items containing peanuts/nuts to school for snacks and lunches. Please read the attachment to...

Threats to School Safety - Keeping Our Students Safe

September 06, 2019
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board has a primary responsibility to ensure the safety of students and staff inside board buildings and on board property. Please read the attached document to review our Emergency Response Procedures.

Student Agendas

September 06, 2019
Student agendas are a useful communication tool between school and home. Please review the attached letter to see which classrooms are using a student agenda this year.

September 2019 Newsletter

September 06, 2019
Please read our September 2019 Newsletter for important information about our school.

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!

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!

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.

Dress Loud Day

May 06, 2019
Please see the attached letter regarding Dress Loud Day on May 16th.

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.

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

Holy Cross Spring Carnival - May 10

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

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

Totus Tuus

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

February Theme Days

February 08, 2019
Please see the attached note regarding upcoming theme days in February.

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...

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!

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.

Sit Less

January 21, 2019
A healthy message from our local health unit urging kids to sit less.

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.

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...

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!

Snowsuit Exchange

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Staffing Updates for October

October 10, 2018
Please see the attached letter for some staffing updates occurring in October at our school.

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.

SMB School Photo

October 02, 2018
Please see the attached note regarding the school picture scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4th

Picture Day - Tues., Oct. 9th

October 01, 2018
Picture Day for SMB is on Tuesday, October 9th.

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.

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...

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!

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.

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!

Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

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

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.

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.

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!

September 2018 Newsletter

September 05, 2018
Please enjoy reading our SMB September Newsletter.

School Supplies Grade 2 - 8

August 23, 2018
Please see the supply list for Grades 2 - 8.

Grade 1 School Supplies

June 29, 2018
Please see the attached information regarding grade 1 school supplies. Thank you.

Elementary Athletics Code of Conduct

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