From the Principal

A time to wait and prepare.

Dear Parents, This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. Having spent most of my teaching career in a primary classroom, I found Advent to be the most joyous liturgical season to share with children.  With a busy calendar full of family, personal, and professional obligations each December, it is very easy to become distracted […]

Heartfelt Thanks

Dear St. Paul Community, It is with tremendous gratitude and appreciation that we say a heartfelt thank you to this most generous and giving community.  Our annual Walkathon was once again a huge success, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication of the students and families who gathered pledges, the parents who volunteered […]

What Do You Want of Me, Lord?

Dear Parents, On behalf of all the staff at St. Paul School, as well as Msgr. Luterbach and Fr. Benedict, we welcome you to a new school year!  It is a sincere pleasure and honour to serve another year as your Principal.  This year our Archdiocesan theme is “What do you want of me, Lord?”.  […]

Happy Summer!

Summer has arrived!  We now have some time to enjoy the sunshine, spend time with family, visit new places, and try new things.  I encourage everyone to do as much of this as you can, for before we know it, these hardworking teachers will be coming back in through the front doors to prepare for […]

And suddenly it’s June.

In these last few weeks teachers are busy using their evenings and weekends to complete assessments, write Communicating Student Learning progress reports, plan year end activities, and wrap up the school year.  June is a busy month, but also brings with it a sense of achievement and reward.  This year has brought many wonderful things […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

In the church for the month of May we honour Jesus’ mother Mary.  Through all of His suffering, she was always by His side to love and support Him.  We too should look to our own mothers and give them the respect and appreciation they truly deserve.  My own Mom celebrated her 82nd birthday this year, […]

Sexuality and Your Child

This coming Monday evening we have a very important parent meeting for all parents in Grades 4 to 7.  We are all aware that parents are the first teachers of their children, and helping children form a healthy understanding of human relationships, sexuality, and dating through the lens of our Catholic faith is of significant importance.  It […]


This coming Easter Sunday we will be able to proclaim Alleluia, Alleluia! Christ is Risen!  This is the truth on which we build our faith, and now we are challenged to proclaim and live this truth, which is not as easy as it sounds.  Looking back to Holy Week at our school, I would like […]

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