Dragon Update for Oct 2 – 6
Another busy and eventful week at St. Dominic’s! Thank you for joining us for our Opening BBQ and Meet the Teacher Night. The hallways were busy with excitement as students toured their parents throughout the school. Student work was celebrated and parents could engage in learning conversations with their teachers. St. Dominic’s values the home-school connection and we thank you for fostering this as well!
Welcome to Ms. Detzler and Mr. Ford! Ms. Detzler will be joining us in the Kindergarten room replacing Mrs. McCutcheon while she is on maternity leave. Mr. Ford will be replacing Mr. Jackson as head custodian. Welcome to St. Dominic’s!
The Terry Fox Run/Walk was an enormous success for our school. The students were gathered in the gym for a mini-pep rally before they went out to show their support for Terry. Mr. Runstedler engaged the students in a Dragon chant before our walk. The excitement could not be contained as students walked, skipped and ran to the music all to support Terry Fox’s Mission to provide funds for cancer research. Many thanks to Mrs. Herzog for her tireless commitment in raising funds and organizing this school wide event!
Quotes of the Week!
Grade 8 student – “I can help you with that bulletin board. I love helping around the school.”
Grade 3 student – “Hey Mrs. Papp. It is really hot outside. You better wear a hat so your head doesn’t burn!”
Grade 4 student – “I am running in the Terry Fox run for my uncle and my dog. They should be remembered every day.”
Grade 6 student – “I love wearing a sports uniform and playing for the school team.”
Teacher – “I love how everyone is working together for the Terry Fox run. Look at all of the smiles on the faces.”
Teacher – “Look at the art work my students did. I am so impressed with their effort. They make me proud!”
Parent – “I just want to say thanks for the coaches who put together the teams for the tournament. It is such a busy time for everyone but they are still committed.”
Thanksgiving Food Drive – the food drive will take place from Thursday Oct 5th – 15th. Please be generous as you consider donating non-perishable food items for those in need. Thank you to our students who will be leading this initiative!
Take a look at the video of our very own Food Bank of Waterloo Region!
Dates to Remember!
- Wed. Oct 4th – School Liturgy at 9:45am
- Thurs. Oct 5 – Thanksgiving Food Drive begins!
- Friday. Oct 6th –WLU Soccer Game – Grade 7 and 8 classes
- Mon. Oct 9th – Thanksgiving Holiday
- Tues. Oct 10th – School Council @ 6:15pm
- Thurs. Oct 12th – Grade 8 Explore your Future at Conestoga – AM only
- Thurs. Oct 12 – Grade 7 Needles