It takes a village to raise a child

And a community to nurture a culture

The community came together to celebrate Founders’ Day on Friday, the Feast of the Sacred Heart.

The morning began with a prayer service organized by Ms. Ling and Ms. Riediger. His Grace, Archbishop Gagnon was present and shared a homily on the value of honoring the past, just like the entire Archdiocese is doing on its 100th anniversary. He shared a touching story of how students can give glory to God and proclaim Christ in the way they speak and conduct themselves. FoundersDay

The students then travelled around the neighborhood exploring sites significant to the school, including the cemeteries where former priests and families are buried. FoundersDay1

The Grade 8 class were given an exclusive tour by a school alumni, John Dussessoy. Apparently the school has quite a colorful collection of spirits!

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The day ended with an ice cream social. Thanks to al the parent volunteers, the staff, the alumni and the Pastors who helped us celebrate our history!

Tumbling for Joy

Leads to achieving silver at Provincial Gymnastic competition!

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Dylan competed in the Provincial Level 1 competition for gymnastics and won silver in overall and received one first, three seconds, and two thirds in individual events.

Congratulations, Dylan! We are proud of you!

Jumping for Joy

And helping the cause!

JumpOn Friday, June 5th, the students and staff at St. Charles participated in a Jump Day to raise money for “Jump Rope For Heart” – The Heart and Stroke Foundation. The grade 6 and 8 students led mixed grade groups to 15 different fitness stations which were created and led by grade 7 students. Students were skipping, dancing and having fun while getting fit all afternoon.

St. Charles raised over $4000, well done!!!!

SCCS Flash Mob Alert

Fr. José ….. we are sad to see you go!

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Fr. José Eduardo Medeiros will be leaving as pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Church for Brazil.

We at St. Charles have a special musical bond with Fr. José. We loved singing with Fr. José’s baritone voice, at mass and our concerts . As a thank you for the wonderful years we have had with you we prepared our own surprise flash mob of Dona Nobis Pacem (Give Us Peace). Enjoy the videos of our talented violinists and singers.

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We pray that god will bless you on your new adventure. Peace be with you everywhere you go.