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2017-2018

Check Here to see "What's New" at Pope Francis

- Letters that have been sent home and other important information

International Language Special Meeting

International Languages Special Board Meeting - revised.pdfInternational Languages Special Board Meeting - revised.pdf

Child Care Retro Fit Update

Pope Francis Catholic School - Child Care Retrofit - Status June 2018.pdfPope Francis Catholic School - Child Care Retrofit - Status June 2018.pdf

 

Gr. 8 Graduation

On June 21st the Gr. 8 students had their graduation. Congraulations graduates, we wish you well on your jouney to High School.



SK Celebration of Learning

On June 21st, the SK students had an oppertunity to celebrate their moving to Gr 1. Thank you to the whole ELP team for putting on a great event.



Vote for your Favourite School Crest

Click on the link below and vote for your favourite Pope Francis School crest.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfTNENLNuVGSDtU9H1tnkIG58r_3hD0pDj6wRhcOzpzakse5Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

Soccer and BBQ

On June 18th a large number of our adults joined us at the school to play some soccer and have a BBQ. A great time was had by all and it was a great event Thank you to all the staff and parents who helped make this a great day. 



Before and After School Care at Pope Francis

Before and After School Care.pdfBefore and After School Care.pdf

Order your 2018-2019 Agenda Early and Save Money

2018-2019 Agenda Order form.pdf2018-2019 Agenda Order form.pdf

New Bell Times for September 2018-2019

ILPROGRAMParentsGuards.pdfILPROGRAMParentsGuards.pdf

Bell Time change.pdfBell Time change.pdf

 

Fun Fair

Please plan to attend the annual Pope Francis Fun Fair.

Fun Fair FLYER 2018.pdfFun Fair FLYER 2018.pdf



Soccer and BBQ

Please plan to attend a fun afternoon of Soccer and BBQ!

Soccer BBQ invitation.pdfSoccer BBQ invitation.pdf

Appreciation Tea

On May 18th Pope Francis School hosted a Appreciation Tea for all our school community members, to show our appreciation for all that they do for our school. Thank you to everyone who attended the very popular event.



Meagan's Walk

On May 11th, the school participated in Meagan's walk. All the students participated and joined together to show support. $425 was raised and donated to the foundation. Thank you to all the families for your support.


Lego Math Night

On May 8th many families from Pope Francis School joined together for some fun and learning using Lego. Mr. Lego and lead the students and parents in some exciting history of Mathematics as well as some very important contributions that Math has made to our everyday lives. Then the students had an opportunity to test out their new learning with hands on activities to build towers, bridges and an number of other structures. Thank you to all the families that attended.



 

Teen Ranch

From April 30-May4th the Gr 7 & 8 student participated in an overnight excursion to Teen Ranch. On this experience the students had an opportunity to ride and horse, go ice skating, swing on a giant swing and live in community together.




June Mental Health Newsletter

June Mental Health newsletter 2018 - Copy.pdfJune Mental Health newsletter 2018 - Copy.pdf

 

Parent Meeting at Bishop Morocco/Thomas Merton

All parents are invited to an information session at BMTM in regard to a proposed building project.

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 WHEN?      TUESDAY, MAY 22,    7:00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

 

WHERE      Right beside BM/TM,   by LOBLAWS  
                        Idea Centre in the former Zellers location
                        2280 Dundas St. West (by LCBO and Loblaws)
                       
WHY?         YOUR input is extremely important 
 

 

WHO?        Parents / Guardians from Catholic Schools in the area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parent Survey About School Culture

Please consider completing the survey.

Parent Survey info letter.pdfParent Survey info letter.pdf

Parent Voice 2018.pdfParent Voice 2018.pdf

 

A New Way to Report Absences

Safe arrival.pdfSafe arrival.pdf

 

Summer School Registration Form

Grade 6, 7 and 8 students interested in participating in summer school please complete the forms below and return them to the school by May 31st.This year, Pope Francis is a summer school location.

Summer School Program.pdfSummer School Program.pdf

 

LEGO Math Night

Pope Francis Math Night Flyer Nefertiti Gr 1 to 6 May 8 2018.pdfPope Francis Math Night Flyer Nefertiti Gr 1 to 6 May 8 2018.pdf

Pope Francis Math Night Flyer Venice Gr 7 to 8 May 8 18.pdfPope Francis Math Night Flyer Venice Gr 7 to 8 May 8 18.pdf

 

Grade 8 Students Attending High School Information Night

St. Mary Acd ParentNightFlyer 2018.pdfSt. Mary Acd ParentNightFlyer 2018.pdf

May Mental Health Newsletter

May Mental Health Newsletter 2018.pdfMay Mental Health Newsletter 2018.pdf

Meagan's Walk

MeagansWalk 2018.pdfMeagansWalk 2018.pdf

 

St. Francis of Assisi Clothing Drive

St. Francis clothing drive.pdfSt. Francis clothing drive.pdf

 

Fun Fair Donations Needed

Fun Fair Raffle Baskets 2018.pdfFun Fair Raffle Baskets 2018.pdf

 

Appreciation Tea

Tea Invitation 2018.pdfTea Invitation 2018.pdf

 

Thank you TD Bank

The TD bank at Ossington and Dundas has donated $500 to Pope Francis school.

Thank you to the staff at TD for their very generous contribution!



Junior Girls Volleyball

On April 4th the Junior Girls Volleyball hosted their divisional tournament at Pope Francis. The Girls played very well and finished 3rd in the tournament. Great job girls! Congratulations to all the teams that participated in a very competitive and high skilled tournament.


Junior Boys Volleyball

On April 3rd the Junior Boys Volleyball Team participated in the divisional tournament at Pope Francis school. The day was filled with high energy action and some great competition. Congratulations to all the teams that participated.



 

Stations of the Cross

On March 29th the students in Gr. 3 and 4 worked together to present a re-enactment of the stations of the cross. It was a moving reminder of the last few hours of Jesus's life on earth.


Pizza Order Form- May/June

Pizza Order Form May June.pdfPizza Order Form May June.pdf

April Psychology Newsletter

April  Mental Health newsletter 2018 -.pdfApril Mental Health newsletter 2018 -.pdf

Popcorn Order Form

Popcorn Order April May.pdfPopcorn Order April May.pdf

Online Payment Option

KEV letter.pdfKEV letter.pdf

March Psychology Newsletter

PSYCHOLOGY NEWSLETTER Social-emotional learning 2018 (002).pdfPSYCHOLOGY NEWSLETTER Social-emotional learning 2018 (002).pdf

 
Child Care Update

CSPC Big Box Fundraiser

 
Beginning on Thursday February 15th, Pope Francis School will be participating in a CSPC fundraising initiative. Please consider participating in the effort. Please return order forms by March 5th.

 Card letter home.pdfCard letter home.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrove Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Tuesday February 13th, Pope Francis School participated in a Shrove Tuesday celebration. Shrove Tuesday is a traditional day of celebration where Catholics around the world eat foods to "clear out" their cupboards in preparation for the 40 days of Lent. Thank you to the many parent volunteers who made hundreds of pancakes for the students.


Valentine Dance  

On Thursday February 8th, the students at Pope Francis school participated in a Valentine's Dance. All the students had a great time. Thank you to the Gr. 7&8 students who organized the dance. Thank you to Ms. Morais for popping the popcorn for the dance.

 





Winter Carnival

On Friday February 9th the students were visited by a special winter guest. Bonhomme visited the classes and shared a hot chocolate treat.



Parent Internet Safety Session at Stella Maris

Parents, please consider attending an information session in regard to internet safety.

FEB22-PAUL-DAVIS-REV2.pdfFEB22-PAUL-DAVIS-REV2.pdf

 

Parent Teacher Conference Form

Parent-Teacher Interviews February.pdfParent-Teacher Interviews February.pdf

 

February Mental Health Newsletter

February MH  newsletter 2018.pdfFebruary MH newsletter 2018.pdf

 

Pope Francis to Receive a Child Care Centre

Parent Letter for Pope Francis C.S.--New Child Care.pdfParent Letter for Pope Francis C.S.--New Child Care.pdf

 

Pope Francis Sweater Order Form

Sweater Order Form.pdfSweater Order Form.pdf

 

Morning Nutrition Program Donation Letter

Donation letter February.pdfDonation letter February.pdf

 

Toronto Fire Fighters Visit Pope Francis

On Thursday January 18th, the Toronto Fire Fighters visited our school to teach the Kindergarten to Gr. 3 students about fire safety. One of our teachers even joined in on the learning.



Pop Corn Order Form

Popcorn Order Jan Feb.pdfPopcorn Order Jan Feb.pdf

 

Psychology Department Parent Event 

Save the date Psychology Month Symposium 2018 flyer.pdfSave the date Psychology Month Symposium 2018 flyer.pdf

 

Pizza Order form

Order form January.pdfOrder form January.pdf

 

Christmas Sweater Day

Some of the students displayed their Christmas spirit with their wardrobe. Christmas sweaters were on for all to enjoy as we neared Christmas Day.



 

Christmas Concert

On December 13th the staff and students of Pope Francis worked together a night of Christmas Cheer.

All the students were involved in a wonderful night.

Also on the night was a Silent Auction, 50/50 draw and some Christmas treats. Thank you to the staff and Parent council for helping to make a very special night for all.





Student Drop off on Roxton

Roxton Parking letter.pdfRoxton Parking letter.pdf

Dress Down Day Reminder

dress down reminder.pdfdress down reminder.pdf

Candy Cane Order Sheet

Candy Canes form.pdfCandy Canes form.pdf

Pope Francis Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert flyer.pdfChristmas Concert flyer.pdf

Christmas Concert Pizza.pdfChristmas Concert Pizza.pdf

December Mental Health Newsletter

December MH Newsletter 2017.pdfDecember MH Newsletter 2017.pdf

Remembrance Day Assembly

On November 10th, the students and staff gathered to show our respect and reverence towards the many individuals that supported and represented Canada during times of war. Thank you Ms. Baciao and Ms. Rego for organizing the assembly. LEST WE FORGET



 

Senhor Santo Cristo Site being Used By UTS

SSC Community Letter.pdfSSC Community Letter.pdf

Pop Corn Order Form

2017PopcornOrderForm.docx2017PopcornOrderForm.docx

Book Fair At Pope Francis

Pope Francis Book Fair Letter to Families.rtfPope Francis Book Fair Letter to Families.rtf

Parent Teacher Conference Letter

Parent-Teacher Conference form.pdf   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween Dance

On October 31st the staff and students participated in a Halloween Dance. Thank you to the Intermediate students who helped to organize and run the dance.








 

Coding is Coming to Pope Francis

https://hatchcoding.com/registration/schools?country=ca 

 

Hatch Canada will be hosting an after school coding program at Pope Francis CS on Wednesdays for grade 3+ students from January 17, 2017 to March 7, 2017 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. There is a cost associated with the program. More information will follow.

 

Hatch’s prime class introduces students to code using JavaScript, a leading  real world language. Students can start from the basics or from an advanced level and explore over 600+ projects and activities. Fun themes such as Minecraft, Pokemon and Star Wars engages students as they build critical 21st century skills. No student will be left behind with Hatch’s self-paced, mastery-based learning platform. Coding is made fun through practice of fundamental computer science concepts in a creative and inclusive learning environment. Students will progress through projects as they master key skills to become the next generation’s S.T.E.M. leaders and coders. 

 

1st Communion and Confirmation Update 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greetings Parents & Children,

The First Holy Communion classes begin Sunday, October 29 at 10:30 AM OR Saturday, November 4th at 4:00 PM. Classes will be held in the church.

Please be prepared to attend mass following class as we will be distributing a cross pendant to each child. The intention of the pendant is to identify the children who are preparing for First Reconciliation & First Eucharist to the parish community, to encourage prayers for the children.

Kindly contact the office should you have any questions.

Thank you.

 

Secretaries Office

 

St. Francis of Assisi Parish

72 Mansfield Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2B2

 

Tel: 416-536-8195, Fax: 416-531-6883

 

City Cross Country 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 of our Pope Francis athletes competed in the highest level of competition on Oct 24th. Congratulations and we are all proud of your efforts.


November Mental Health Newsletter

November MH  Newsletter.2017 -.pdfNovember MH Newsletter.2017 -.pdf

 

Weekend International Language at St. Luigi

Saturday international language classes Registration 17-18.pdfSaturday international language classes Registration 17-18.pdf

Halloween Dance Information

Halloween letter.pdfHalloween letter.pdf

Regional Cross Country

On Tuesday October 17th, 16 students participated in the Regional Cross Country meet. It was a beautiful day and some tough competition. Well done students, we are proud of your efforts and success!




Parent-Teacher Conference Survey

Parents, please complete and send in the survey below in regard to the time of parent-teacher conferences.

Parent Teacher Conference Survey.pdfParent Teacher Conference Survey.pdf

Morning Meal Allergies

Please complete the form below if your child has any food related allergies and return it to the school.

Morning Meal Allergies.pdfMorning Meal Allergies.pdf

Cross Country

On October 10th the Cross Country team participated in the Divisional meet at the beaches boardwalk. Congratulations to the 16 athletes that will be moving on the next level of competition.



Flu Information

Flu_Letter_Schools_2016_09_28.pdfFlu_Letter_Schools_2016_09_28.pdf2017 Flu Clinics Poster.pdf2017 Flu Clinics Poster.pdf

Terry Fox Walk 2017-2018

Although the weather was a bit warm, it did not prevent us from participating in our Terry Fox walk/run. On Tuesday September 26th, the students from Pope Francis walked together to support Terry Fox and cancer research.

 

Thank you to all the people who donated funds. We were able to raise over $250 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Thank you Ms. Di Ciocco and Ms. Rego for organizing a great event.
You may still donate via an online donation.

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 October Edition of the Mental Health Newsletter

October MH Newsletter 2017.pdfOctober MH Newsletter 2017.pdf

 

Lyme Disease Information

LymeDiseaseFS_eng-May-2017-AODA.PDFLymeDiseaseFS_eng-May-2017-AODA.PDF

 

Terry Fox Walk Run Information Form

Terry Fox Letter home.pdfTerry Fox Letter home.pdf

 

Grade 8 High School Open Houses

All parents and students in Grade 7 and 8 are encouraged to attend the High Open houses

https://www.tcdsb.org/school/OpenHouses/Pages/Default.aspx

 

CSPC- nomination form

CATHOLIC SCHOOL PARENT COUNCILnomination form (002).pdfCATHOLIC SCHOOL PARENT COUNCILnomination form (002).pdf

 

1st Communion and Confirmation Registration

GETTING READY FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION AND CONFIRMATION 2018.pdfGETTING READY FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION AND CONFIRMATION 2018.pdf

 

French Immersion at St. Vincent De Paul

French immersion meeting letter.pdfFrench immersion meeting letter.pdf

 

Volunteers Needed for the Morning Meal Program

If you are interested in volunteering to assist with the morning meal program please see the flyer and contact the school.

Volunteer letter.pdfVolunteer letter.pdf

 

Pizza Order Form

Pizza Order 1.pdfPizza Order 1.pdf

 

Morning Meal Donation Form

Morning Meal 1.pdfMorning Meal 1.pdf

 

Please see the September Edition of the Mental Health Newsletter

Sept. MH Newsletter 2017 -pdf.pdfSept. MH Newsletter 2017 -pdf.pdf

 

Information Package

Please complete and return the "pink package" by September 22.

Pink Package.pdfPink Package.pdf