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Safety Information at Canadian Martyrs!

Hey Crusaders!

Please take a look at the following resources that have been shared with your children.

We have discussed this with the classes and those students on the bus.

We have also been looking to discuss “Bullying” with our students at their class meetings so that we can all know what it looks like and what it doesn’t.

These are great conversation starters for conversations at home.

Stay Safe Crusaders!

School Yard Safety – Canadian Martyrs

Bus Safety Rules and Regulations – Canadian Martyrs

Bullying Overview – 2019

By |2019-09-23T15:23:28-04:00September 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Safety Information at Canadian Martyrs!

Umbrella Project is in full swing!

Dear Crusaders!

On Friday, we will have our first Umbrella Project Assembly of this year.  We will conduct a quick overview of the project and introduce our first skill to work on this year.  In October, we will focus on Empathy.  Do you know what Empathy is?  We will investigate this and we will all know on Friday!  Have a discussion about it this weekend.

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Take care Crusaders!  Show Empathy!

By |2019-09-23T14:38:13-04:00September 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Umbrella Project is in full swing!

Annual Terry Fox Walk is this week at Canadian Martyrs!

Hello Crusaders Community!

On Thursday, October 26th, 2019 at 1:00pm our students will gather in the gym to view a short video about the life and mission of Terry Fox.  He is a great Canadian Hero and a role model for us all.  During some very challenging life situations he had a choice – he made the choice to raise awareness and money to search for a cure for cancer.  We continue his work this week!

We will gather in the gym for a short while and then we will hit the sidewalks!  If you are in the area, you will see us walking around our school property and around our neighbourhood!  We will do this to raise awareness and we ask for donations to raise money to be donated to the cause!

Did you know that in just over 10 years, our school has raised a total of $61,000!  That is something to be so proud of and I am so thankful to be in such a generous community!  This year, we will collect donations again and continue to add to our total.

Donate what you can.  Come walk with us.  Continue to support this great cause and let Terry’s legacy live on!

Looking forward to it Crusaders!

By |2019-09-23T11:43:58-04:00September 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Annual Terry Fox Walk is this week at Canadian Martyrs!

Canadian Martyrs after hours…

Dear Crusaders Community,

The Waterloo Regional Police are investigating an act of vandalism at our school over the weekend.  On Friday and Sunday, police were notified that our building had been hit with spray paint.

Our board’s maintenance department and professional clean-up crews acted quickly and we are so thankful for their support.  Police are asking that anyone with information on the graffiti contact them or Crime Stoppers.

We would ask that our neighbours and community members be diligent in keeping an eye on our building after hours and if you see anything suspicious, contact the police.

At this time, we do not feel that there is any safety concerns to any staff or students.

Thanks Crusaders!

By |2019-09-23T11:10:55-04:00September 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Canadian Martyrs after hours…

Mad Science is coming back to Canadian Martyrs!

Hey Crusaders,

Please see the attached flyer for the Mad Science program coming back to Canadian Martyrs in October.  Please know that this program to totally optional, and it will be offered on Thursday’s at lunch starting at the end of October.

Mad Science Canadian Martyrs Kitchener

Have a great long weekend Crusaders!  Enjoy your day off tomorrow!

By |2019-09-19T22:32:22-04:00September 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Mad Science is coming back to Canadian Martyrs!

Hey Crusaders! Did you know???

Good Morning Crusaders!

Did you know that the Nutrition for Learning program is coming to Canadian Martyrs?  This means that we will be getting several, school-safe snacks that we are able to provide to our classrooms.  We will deliver these bins and if students are feeling hungry, and they have finished their food from home, they can take a snack!  This has proven to be great for kids and for learning!  Thank you Nutrition for Learning!

Did you know that this year, we will continue to partner with our friends at KidsAbility to offer services for several of our students?  They are a huge supporter of our kids and our larger community!  Thank you KidsAbility!

Lastly, did you know that the “SMILE COOKIE” campaign is a huge supporter of both of these programs?  The entire dollar spent supports both Nutrition for Learning and KidsAbility!  Next week, when you are buying your Smile Cookies, you are supporting both of these important programs – and our students!  Purchasing a Smile Cookie is a little thing that makes a big difference – and they taste pretty good too!

Looking forward to seeing the SMILE COOKIES and the programs that they support!

By |2019-09-13T10:32:37-04:00September 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hey Crusaders! Did you know???

Open House Evening is tonight at Canadian Martyrs!

Dear Crusaders,

We hope that you are all able to join us this evening to have a meal, catered by Remember Me Family Inc.  A burger combo or veggie dog combo (including chips and a drink) is just $6.50 each.  Water, pop and chips can be purchased separately for $1.00.

Food will be served from 4:30pm – 5:30pm.

At 5:00pm we will open our doors and we invite all of you to come inside, after you are done eating, to take a self-guided tour and visit your child(ren)(s) classroom.  We have been working so hard this past week and a half and we are excited for you to see our spaces!

We will wrap things up at 6:30pm.

We are looking forward to seeing you all!

Canadian Martyrs Staff

By |2019-09-11T14:07:48-04:00September 11th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Open House Evening is tonight at Canadian Martyrs!

Called to Belong Twilight Retreat Opportunity

Dear Crusaders,

Please see the message below from our School Board’s Faith Formation team:

WCDSB “Called to Belong” Twilight Retreat Opportunity for Parents/Guardian

Our Board’s theme for this year is: Called to Belong!  The experience will be facilitated by Fr. Joseph de Viveiros, C.R., the Spiritual Animator for the Board.  Come and discover more about the spiritual journey upon which our staff and students have embarked.  All are welcome to come and learn and pray around the awesome mystery of God’s universal love!

You may join us at the location that is most convenient to you.  All retreats begin at 7:00 p.m. and are 2 hours in length. Please sign up at this link:

“Called to Belong” Twilight Retreat”. Light Refreshments will be served.

Cambridge – Wednesday September 25th –  St. Mary of the Visitation Parish (16 Cooper St, Cambridge, ON)

Waterloo –  Thursday September 26th – St. Michael Parish (80 University Ave W, Waterloo)

Kitchener – Wednesday October 9th – St. Anthony Daniel Parish (29 Midland Dr, Kitchener, ON)

“All are one in Christ Jesus.” Gal. 3:28

By |2019-09-09T14:56:09-04:00September 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Called to Belong Twilight Retreat Opportunity

Pizza Monday’s are BACK Crusaders!

Dear Crusaders,

Pizza Monday’s are BACK!

Please take a look at SchoolCash Online for the Term 1 Pizza orders.  We are hoping to get all orders in by Friday, September 13, 2019 so that we can get everything ordered for Monday!  We are able to keep the price the same this year, at only $1.50 per slice.  Order yours today!

By |2019-09-09T14:45:26-04:00September 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Pizza Monday’s are BACK Crusaders!

First Day Package Forms are online…

Hello Crusaders!

What a great first week at Canadian Martyrs!  We got to see so many familiar faces this week, and we welcomed so many new Junior Kindergarten students as well!  We also had lots of students in all grades that were new to us this year and we are so excited that you have decided to join us!  We sincerely hope you all had a great first week and that you are looking forward to more learning and fun next week.

Please take a moment this weekend, if you have not already done so, to complete all of the “First Day Package” forms online using School Cash Online.  When you login to the School Cash Online account, all of the necessary paperwork will be in your “cart”.  Once you complete it, you will no longer see it in your cart.

Thank you to all of you who have already completed these forms.  We really appreciate your help in getting these done so quickly.

Looking forward to another great week!

Canadian Martyrs Staff

By |2019-09-06T16:49:58-04:00September 6th, 2019|News|Comments Off on First Day Package Forms are online…