May / June 2024 News at-a-glance

Please continue to watch for Newswire Reminders from the Office or D2L messages in classrooms!



*Folk Dancers presented to the school May 7th and the Cambridge community at 7 p.m. at Galt Arena Gardens

*Grades 4 – 8 have been training for Track and Field. Our event will be held at St. Benedict           Wednesday May 15th.

*Intermediate Soccer May 23rd at Riverside Park

*Grades 4 – 8 have been training for Cross Country. The meet is June 4th at Shades Mill

*June 11th Regional Track Meet at Resurrection

*June 17th Coed Intermediate Ultimate Frisbee

*June 18th Junior Boys’ and Girls’ 3-Pitch


St. Benedict SS hosts our Grade 7’s May 28th.

‘Blue Jay’ Hotdog day lunch fundraiser June 6th


Catholic Education and Mental Health Week was May 6th – 10th.

Catholic School Council’s next meeting is Wednesday May 15th, at 6:15 p.m.

Thank you for attending our STEAM night. We appreciate all the volunteers that helped make it          happen!

BINGO dates needing volunteers are Sunday May 26th, and Tuesday June 4th. Contact the School Office if you can volunteer 2 hours!


Dental Screening for our JK and Grade 2 students is Wednesday June 5th.



*May Crowning of Mary was May 9th

*Year End Mass is Monday June 17th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Church.

*Food Drive for St. Vincent DePaul May 21st to June 10th.


Grade 7 and 8 to Tree Top Trekking May 21st.

Grade 8 Graduation will be Tuesday June 25th at the school.


Hot lunches are organized by our Catholic School Council. New vendors are being added, so keep watching for changes. Orders are found on School Cash Online. Orders need to be in the previous Sunday by 12:00 p.m. Please check weekly to confirm your order. Remember pizza vendors alternate!


Kindergarten ‘meet the teacher’ welcome evening is Thursday May 30th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Last day of this school year is Thursday June 27th – Regular dismissal at 3:20 p.m.


April Deep Learning Theme was Global Citizenship and Sustainability

May Deep Learning Theme is Inclusion and Belonging

June Deep Learning Theme is Self-Directed Learning



Nutrition for Learning is available to all our students every day!


Our Superintendent Mrs. Varano visits the school May 16th.


PD Day is Friday May 31st – No School for students.

Parking Lot Safety! Our parking lot is ONLY for staff, approved transportation vehicles and parents contacting the Office for a specific need. PLEASE find drop off and parking areas safely in the community!


Term 2 Report Cards will be sent home Tuesday June 25th.


SPIRIT Days are:

*May 30th ‘ER’ Day. Dress up as anything ending in ‘ER’!

*Friday June 7th Students vs Staff Day.

*Thursday June 27th Canada Day: wear red and white

Supervision begins at 8:35 p.m. when our Parking Lot Gates close. No Students should be on the school property until 8:35 a.m. when staff supervision begins!


Trips with families are common. Please contact the school Office if the student (s) will be away for any period. Please continue to contact the classroom teacher for absences and copy the office to ensure safety.


Victoria Day is Monday May 20th – NO SCHOOL

All volunteers (classroom, drivers, trips etc.) will need a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.

Once completed the application and have received the vulnerable sector check please forward to


Wednesdays are our SPIRIT days. Wear ‘Scottie’ gear or our school colours of Green and Black! Also watch for themed days and activities from our Student Leadership Team.


Mr. J. Schnarr