Uniform Orders

Uniform Orders

Dear Parents, Cambridge Uniforms has requested that families do their best to order their uniforms before August 15. As you can imagine August 15 to September 15 is the peak of their season. Although they will do their best to accommodate orders placed during this time frame, it would be greatly appreciated if orders could be placed before  August 15.…

Gr. 7 Valedictorian Speech

Gr. 7 Valedictorian Speech

Adelina: Good evening teachers, parents, staff, Father Jerry, Mr. Field and the greatest friends of all time that made this year truly magical and unforgettable. My name is Adelina Popa and this is Jai Singh and we are very grateful to be the Valedictorians of the 2016-2017 school year. Jai: The first day of school…

Gr. 6 Entrepreneur Project!

Gr. 6 Entrepreneur Project!

Over the past month, the Grade 6 students worked on something a little more ambitious and meaningful than the typical school project. Their first step was to come up with a product that they believed would appeal to their fellow students (which was the easy, creative part)! The more difficult steps followed: 1) Figuring out…

Pat Hamilton

Pat Hamilton

Surrounded by family and friends, Pat passed away on Friday, March 10, at Lions Gate Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Pat was born in Belfast, Ireland, to Brigid (nee Campbell) and Robert Hamilton. She left Belfast during what she called “The Troubles”, and had many stories about life in Northern Ireland in her youth. Pat…

I’ll Miss You St. Ed’s!

I’ll Miss You St. Ed’s!

In the Spring of 2006 I received a phone call offering me the position of principal at St.Edmund’s School. Although such an opportunity was one I had been eagerly awaiting, I could not have imagined how much this school would change my life. Being a part of this faith community has been a formative influence…

Cascadia Visit

Cascadia Visit

As a Catholic School, we are always looking for service opportunities for our students. There are many such options within our school, such as watching the younger grades, monitoring the office phone, and even organizing events for the younger students. Occasions such as Sports Day, Penny Carnival, and 100 Days of School are all student-led…

Spirit Day!

Spirit Day!

With Mr. Dotto telling us for the last two weeks about an amazing experience Spirit Day would be, our expectations were very high! Some of the things we were looking forward to were meeting students from other schools, hearing songs & stories from Spiritual leaders, and bonding together as a class! We knew the day…

Iron Chef Style Cook-off

Iron Chef Style Cook-off

We have the Grade 7 class cooking at our 8th annual Iron Chef: St. Edmund’s! If you haven’t heard of Iron Chef yet, it is a TV series that originated in Japan. A chef would challenge one of the Iron Chefs with an expertise in a single cooking style (Japanese, Chinese, Italian, French), then the…

Student Inspired by Saint

Student Inspired by Saint

  At St. Edmund’s Elementary School, we all know how powerful forgiveness can be when it changes people’s lives. Just before the Spring Break, Principal Mr. Field had an experience with a student that reminded him exactly how worthwhile working with youth can be. It was a typical day, with no special events after school.…

Stewardship Grant from City

Stewardship Grant from City

We would like to present another post written by one of our students, Jai Singh, to discuss the motivation behind applying for the Environmental Stewardship grant and to highlight the key experiences from our students, Jai Singh and Kithara Kekulthotuwage. They recently accepted the Environmental Stewardship grant for St. Edmund’s from the District of North…