St. Edmunds Newsletter – June 2021

St. Edmunds Newsletter – June 2021

What an incredible year it has been and it is hard to believe that there are just a little over 4 weeks to go in the school year!   Enough can’t be said for the amazing commitment that the children, staff, and families put into continuing our quality student programming while adapting to a year of…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – May 2021

St. Edmunds Newsletter – May 2021

Last week our teachers sent home interim reports and as we approach the final two months of the school year we would like to congratulate all our students who have shown improvement in achievement over this past year.  I am grateful for the continued partnership between staff and parents working together to help our children…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – April 2021

St. Edmunds Newsletter – April 2021

It is surreal to think back to where we were last year at this time with so much uncertainty and unknowns around COVID-19.  One thing that is certain, however, is that it is through our faith that we can remain strong and focus on our blessings. As Pope Francis says, “Charity, love, is sharing with…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – March 2021

St. Edmunds Newsletter – March 2021

On February 17h we began the season of Lent with an Ash Wednesday prayer service in all our classes. Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter in the Christian Calendar, is a time for prayer, penance and works of almsgiving and charity for others.  During this time, we recognize our need for God’s forgiveness…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – February 2021

St. Edmunds Newsletter – February 2021

This month we celebrate our students and Catholic School.  We are proud that St. Edmund’s provides opportunities for personal excellence in educational academic and extra-curricular activities. With our philosophy of educating the whole child, the spiritual development of the children is integrated into all areas of the curriculum.  We look forward to celebrating your child’s…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – December 2020

St. Edmunds Newsletter – December 2020

Sunday, November 29th marked the beginning of Advent and our preparation for the birth of Christ.  Our community is blessed with many talents and gifts and I invite you to make this season one of peace and sharing. It has filled my heart to witness the dedication and devotion of both the staff and parents…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – November 2020

St. Edmunds Newsletter – November 2020

The month of November begins with All Saints’ Day on the 1st followed by All Souls’ Day on the 2nd. It is important for us to pray for the saints and the martyrs who were living examples of Christian witness, especially our patron St. Edmund whose feast day is November 16th.  It is also a…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – October 2020

St. Edmunds Newsletter – October 2020

It’s been an exciting first month of school and students are settling into routines! In October, we give thanks to God for this wonderful autumn season and all our blessings. We are grateful to be back at school, learning and supporting each other. Thank you to all our parents who attended our virtual Meet the…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – September 2020

St. Edmunds Newsletter – September 2020

A warm welcome back to all students and families of St. Edmund’s Elementary School, with a very special welcome to our new families who are joining our community this year. I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer holiday and took the opportunity to spend time together with your close ones. Our entire world has faced…

St. Edmunds Newsletter – May 2020

St. Edmunds Newsletter – May 2020

During the month of May, we reflect on Our Blessed Mother’s example of faith, courage, perseverance and fortitude.  May God bless all mothers and give us the love and wisdom to raise and guide our families as our Blessed Mother modelled for us.  We will continue to ask her to intercede for us and may…