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St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish and St. John Elementary Feast Day Celebrations


STEO Information for 2019-2020

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June Triple P Parenting session

Online TEEN Program poster

Online Program poster

June Newsletter 2019

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Kindergarten 2019 Graduation Letter

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Bravo Breakfast- Cornwall

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CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights

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LEGO 2 Movie Night May 30th!!!!

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St. John’s Parent Council Presents

LEGO Movie 2

Thursday May 30, 2019 @ 5:30 p.m.





















Please fill out form and return by May 28th

Junior Golf Camp and Registration Form

Click here for:  2019 Advanced Junior Camp Registration Form

Click here for: JUNIOR CAMP POSTER

May 2019 Newsletter

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Bravo Breakfast Awards- Savannah Cinkant

Smiths Falls Area Students Recognized With Bravo Breakfast Awards

 Kemptville, ON (Thursday, April 4, 2019) – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario celebrated the first of four area Bravo Breakfast Awards this morning at Hanley Hall in Smiths Falls, recognizing students from the Smiths Falls area schools with the prestigious award. One student from each elementary and secondary school is chosen to receive this award annually, which acknowledges students living out the board theme Be Holy – Joy Springs from a Loving Heart! This is the eleventh year the Board has hosted the celebration.

“Thank you for your acts of service – the big things you do that we have noticed and even more importantly, thank you for all of the little things you do that go unnoticed,” began Director of Education John Cameron, in his address.

“Each of you has been a role model of kindness and service to others in your school, church and community. Thank you for making a difference, thank you for your loving heart, thank you for spreading joy in our schools!”

Also in attendance to bring greetings was Trustee for Lanark County, Jennifer Cooney, as well as Robin Reil, Trustee for City of Brockville, Town of Smiths Falls, and Leeds County.

“Please know that your positive contributions enhance the lives of all with in your school and your school community,” remarked Trustee Cooney. “Your teachers and peers are all so grateful for the ways you support those around you in so many ways.”

The following students were recognized at the April 4 Bravo Breakfast:

Carter Reid, Holy Name of Mary Catholic School, Almonte

Lyle Waugh, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, Lanark

Aaliyah Langford, St. Edward Catholic School, Westport

Jamie Britton, St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, Smiths Falls

Kate Jewell, St. Gregory Catholic School, Carleton Place

Savannah Cinkant, St. John Catholic Elementary School, Perth

Mya Byers, St. Mary Catholic School, Carleton Place

Brayden Gauthier, Notre Dame Catholic High School (elementary), Carleton Place

Noah Willows, Notre Dame Catholic High School (secondary), Carleton Place

Zoey Cook, St. John Catholic High School (elementary), Perth

Emma Kealy, St. John Catholic High School (secondary), Perth

Cameron Lloyd, St. Luke Catholic High School (elementary), Smiths Falls

Carson Pratt, St. Luke Catholic High School (secondary), Smiths Falls

Adrienne Tuffin, St. James Catholic Education Centre, Smiths Falls

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario operates 39 elementary and 10 secondary schools across eight counties. The CDSBEO offers excellence in Catholic education through provincial-leading programs to approximately 12,800 students.


CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights

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SEAC Minutes for March

Click here for: SEAC Minutes – March 27, 2019

French Immersion Booklet

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Kindergarten Classroom Routines and Friendship Event- June 14th from 9:15-10:15 a.m.

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April 2019 Newsletter

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Earth Hour from the Green Team

May/ June Food Order Form

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March 2019 Newsletter

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Baby Sitting Course March 15th

When to Keep your Child Home? Information

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French Immersion Information Evening

St. John Elementary School will be hosting a French Immersion information evening on March 5th at 6:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. This information session is for parents of students who are currently attending, or will attend school in September 2019 and who are interested in learning more about French Immersion.

Lunchtime fun with LEGO!!

Stingrays Promo Flyer

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Winter Nature Hike

Plastic Spoon Initiative

Christmas Concert 2018 Photos

St. John Elementary Skating Rink Photos

Recess Fun in the Snow!!

Intramural Volleyball


Our roots of empathy program in kindergarten classes!

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Let the games begin! Games club is open for grades 5-6 on Wednesday and grades 3-4 on Thursday recesses.

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Many thanks to madame Boucher for teaching students about Ste. Catherine and the French culture today

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Congratulations to our Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day contest winners!

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St. John Elementary gives back to the community by entering a tree in the Festival of Lights.

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Christmas Concert Preparations

Rehearsals are in full swing – Performance dates are Wednesday, December 12, 1:00 p.m. AND Friday, December 14, 9:30 a.m.

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Remembrance Day Preparing

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights

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St. Matthew CSS – Premier’s Award for Accepting Schools (photo left to right: Todd Lalonde (Chair), Joy Martel (Principal, St. Matthew CSS), Andrew Lovett (Vice-Principal, St. Matthew CSS), Tyler Luchuk (student), Ron Eamer (Vice-Chair), John Cameron (Director of Education)

Scientists in the Classroom

Scientists in the Classroom

Here are some pictures from our Scientists in School workshop today. This workshop was donated by Shauna Doyle. She is coming back to lead a different workshop for grade 2s on November 13. We are very lucky to have her. These workshops cost around $200 each!

The Perth Library

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Click here for: PDUPL November News 2018

January and February Food Order Form

Click here for: Food Order January 2019

To save paper and money, we are no longer sending paper food order copies home. 

Food orders can be accessed through School Cashonline.

If you are not registered through School Cashonline and need assistance registering please contact the school office.

If you do require a paper copy of the food order form, please send a note with your child to their teacher.

SEAC Minutes- October 24, 2018

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Inclement Weather Information

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November Newsletter 2018

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Fire Safety Week Prevention Poster Contest

Ella Jarbeau is the winner of the Fire Safety Prevention Poster Contest!! She was accompanied by her sister Avery for a McDonald’s lunch on Tuesday, October 30th, where the two sisters took a ride in the FIRE TRUCK to McDonald’s as part of the prize. Congratulations Ella!!!

Board Meeting Highlights

Click here for: CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights – October 16, 2018 (1)

Outdoor Clean Up at St. John Elementary

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SEAC Minutes- September

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CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights

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October Newsletter 2018

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The CDSBEO Personal Support Worker (PSW) Program

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Parent Involvement Committee Application Forms

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Fresh from the Farm letter

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Agenda Payment Letter

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August Board Meeting Highlights

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September 2018 Newsletter

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Catholic Ratepayers Information 2018

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Methods of Communicating Bus Cancellations

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School Day Schedule

St. John’s School Day Schedule

8:30 am – Buses Arrive & Yard Supervision Begins
8:40 am – Classes Begin
10:10 am to 10:25 am – Morning Recess
11:25 am to 12:00 pm – Lunch Recess
12:00 pm to 12:20 pm – Transition Indoors & Students Eat Lunch
12:20 pm – Afternoon Classes Begin
2:50 pm to 3:00 pm – Afternoon Recess
3:00 pm – Dismissal
3:01 pm First Wave of Bus Departures, Arthur Street
3:05 pm Second Wave of Bus Departures, Arthur Street

Earth Week Activities

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