From the Principal

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 […]

Who was St. Paul?

Each year close to Feast Day time, I write the same Principal’s blog about St. Paul. I feel it’s important to know and be reminded often of the history of the Saint that our beloved school is named after. As a young man, Paul was known as Saul, and fiercely persecuted any followers of Jesus.  […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, and all the best to our St. Paul families for 2020!  With January comes a new season of reflection, planning, and learning. Through December we had the anticipation of Advent, the celebration of Christmas, and now the “opening” of the gift of Christmas through the Feast of the Epiphany today, January 6th. […]

We wait and prepare…

The month of December brings with it Advent, the first phase of this holy season.  Christmas follows and then the Epiphany; they all tie into our Christian beliefs during this busy time of our lives.  We anticipate with Joy the coming of our Saviour, the Incarnation, and His Baptism – all gifts God has given […]

With Deepest Appreciation and Thanks

It is with tremendous pride that I write this blog post to thank you for your efforts in our Walkathon fundraising this year.  We put out the call, and you certainly answered! I excitedly share with  you that our Walkathon total for this year is a whopping $76,059.55!  That is an increase of $11,531 over […]

Joyful Halloween!

So much fun this morning for our Halloween dress down day!  The laughter, the creative costumes, and the enthusiasm for the day bring such joy and excitement to our learning environment.  Both staff and students alike work tremendously hard each and every day, however just as important is the opportunity to flood our bodies and […]

Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten.  This well-known poem by Robert Fulghum reminds us of the fundamental life lessons that we learn at 5 years old, and which apply throughout our lifetime. Simple rules such as “play fair, don’t take things that aren’t yours, and say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody” […]