March 29th Weekly CSPC Newsletter

Good evening Parents.  As we enter our most important time of the Catholic year, we your Council wish all of our families at St. Leo a most blessed Holy week!  We thank God for the many blessings bestowed on us as a school community and stand by one another with prayers and support in our times of need.  

Please find below some of the many things going on at our school and within our community.

An enormous shoutout and thank you to the Nutrition Program and to Claire McMullen for feeding our children healthy snacks every morning.  On Friday she got them to eat beans and THEY LIKED THEM!!!

Check out our new parent website at  The calendar and all pertinent information is there. Please let us know how we can make it serve you better. 

Ukelele lessons will begin again on Tuesdays at lunchtime.  Look in your child's backpack for sign up form.

Next CSPC (formerly CSAC) meeting will be this Wednesday, April 1st in the School library at 6:30p.m.  Topics for discussion include Edge Imaging, Spring Fling, TCDSB Budget Deficit and 2015 School Greening.  Please join us and be a part of the change!  All are welcome! 

Good luck to our Chess Players as they compete this Tuesday!  

First official consultation for Schoolyard greening will take place this week.  Please contact the Ecoteam via this email if you are interested in helping out with the planning of our schoolyard transformation! 

Save the date for the Annual Spring Fling - Thursday June 4th, 2015.  This is our big community event where we need all parents to chip in and help.  We need volunteers to make it a reality and remember all funds go directly back to making your child's education the best it can be!

Congratulations to our Boys and Girls Volleyball teams!  The Lion roars and we are proud of our sportsmanship, performance and effort!  

We are thrilled to announce an additional 25 BRAND NEW HELMETS and road hockey sticks dedicated to our skate locker.  Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so generously to give our students the opportunity to skate!

A huge shootout to Jackie McGrath, Brandi Ward and Sue Italiano for yet another fantastic and successful pasta lunch!

Check out the Church!  The renovations are almost complete and it is absolutely beautiful!!!  Reminder that Mass on Good Friday is at 3:00p.m.  Easter Vigil begins at 8:00p.m. on Saturday evening and Sunday Mass schedule is as normal - 8:30a.m. - Italian 10:00a.m. - Children's Mass 11:30a.m.  and 1:00p.m.  


Submit your 5 to 30 second video telling us why you love Etobicoke by April 10th, and vote for your favourite videos. The top 10 winning videos as selected by a combination of votes and a panel of judges, so make sure to get the word out! If your video is selected it could be featured at the Cultural Hotspot launch and in the opening video at the Lakeshorts Gala. Prizes include coveted tickets to the Lakeshorts Gala and Scotiabank Loved & Local screenings, and all selected videos win a spot in the running for the People’s Choice Award (cash prize of $200). #iloveetobicoke - Learn more at!

Please support our generous sponsors as they have supported us!

Have a wonderful week everyone.  Please do not hesitate to let me know if you any questions. concerns or ideas how to make our school even more awesome!

Best, Michelle