From the Principal

Holy Week

Dear St. Paul Families, The Lenten Season started on Ash Wednesday with all of our students receiving their ashes.  As the season comes closer to its end, we should be discussing with our children at home the upcoming very important days of the Easter Triduum – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.  Holy Week is upon […]

NO SOUP FOR YOU!

Dear Parents, Looking ahead to the student resource pick up tomorrow, I had a good chuckle when one parent compared the pickup process to Seinfeld’s “Soup Nazi” ordering line.  It is, in fact, an excellent analogy, and if mistakes are made tomorrow morning I’ll try not to yell “NO PACKAGE FOR YOU!”  I will, however, […]

Preliminary Info Regarding Child Care for Essential Service Workers – March 31, 2020

Dear St. Paul Families, Thank you once again for your patience as we get up and running.  We will be mindful of not overwhelming you with emails and other forms of communication, but please know that there is a great deal of information to communicate and collect during these upstart days. This email is in […]

Materials/Resources pick up on Friday – March 30, 2020

Hello Parents,   We had a very productive day today as we began the process to launch your child’s learning program next Monday, April 6th.   I am excited for the incredible collaboration that was demonstrated by our talented staff, and the innovative ideas that were put forth.  Please watch for communication from your child’s teachers.   This coming […]

Bookmark this website! – March 27, 2020

Dear St. Paul Parents, This afternoon, the Ministry of Education launched Keep Learning – https://www.openschool.bc.ca/keeplearning/, so families can find ideas for everyday educational activities, links to free learning resources, as well as how to help children learn and how to ensure their well-being while they’re at home.  Please note: Teachers and schools will have primary responsibility for continuous learning. This is […]

School Update – March 26, 2020

Dear St. Paul Parents, I hope you are all doing well and staying safe and healthy in these uncertain times.  It feels like such a long time ago that we said goodbye to the children for Spring Break, and with this dramatic shift in what the learning environment will look like, I am confident that […]

COVID-19 Update – March 23, 2020

Dear St. Paul Families, I hope that you are all doing well and finding ways to stay active and engaged during these challenging times.  In addition to the emails that I have been sending, I will now also be posting the updates here on my blog as well. I wanted to update you on two […]

Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving

The Lenten Season is upon us, a time when we start to prepare for Easter, beginning with Ash Wednesday yesterday.  During Lent we observe a period of fasting, repentance, moderation, and spiritual discipline.  Making God the centre of our life is what the Lenten Season is all about, and when we do this, then we […]

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