September 6- Weekly Update

Dear Parents and Guardians:

In order to provide greater communication to our parent community, we will be providing weekly updates on Friday that outline activities and reminders for the upcoming week.  Please read the weekly update for September 9th, 2019.

Thank You
Thank you for an amazing first week at St. Leo.  I appreciate your cooperation and understanding with regards to our morning routines.  Safety will continue to be priority for the staff and school.  I look forward to meeting all of you in the upcoming weeks.


A warm welcome to our new staff members who have joined us this year:
Madame Marrone – FIELP
Mlle. Padovani- FI Gr. 1/2
Mlle. Tavares – FI Gr. 3 until the end of January
Ms. DeDominicis- Gr. 4
Ms. Fabiano – Gr. 6/7
Mlle. Warden – French Specialty
Mr. Vanderzwet – French Specialty
Ms. Diamond – ½ day Special Education
Ms. Mainella – ELP ECE
Ms. Tedesco – Instrumental Music until the end of December

Inclement Weather Morning Procedures

In case of inclement weather in the morning, students will be allowed to enter the school.  Teachers will be at three entrance points to allow students into the school (front door, Junior Playground Doors, and Primary Yard Entrance Door closest to the triple hoop).  Kindergarten students will go directly to their classrooms.  Students in Grades 1-8 will take direction from the teachers as to whether to go to the gym or to their classroom.  Parents are permitted to walk their child to the appropriate entrance door. 

Softball Tryouts

Boys and Girls Softball Tryouts will begin next week for students in Grades 5-8 interested in the Intermediate Softball Team.  Girls tryouts will take place Monday and Wednesday afterschool from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m.   Boys tryouts will take place on Tuesday and Thursday afterschool from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Monday and Wednesday morning from 8:00-9:00 a.m.  Forms have been distributed and students must return their form in order to participate.

Cross Country Running Club

The St. Leo Cross Country Running Club will begin on Monday, September 9th at 8:00 a.m for interested students in Grades 3-8.  Forms were distributed today and students must return their form in order to participate.  Practices will take place every morning Rain or Shine until the Meet which will take place on Monday, October 7th.  In case of rain, practices will take place in the gymnasium.


Our first Catholic School Parent Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 18th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the school library.  The meeting will consist of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) as well as the voting for the new executive.  All are welcome.
CSPC Nomination Letter to Parents.pdf 
AGM Elections and Inaugural Meeting.pdf 
Catholic School Parent Councils.pdf 


Please remember to pay for student agendas (Gr.1-8).  Payment can be made online or in cash.  Payment is due by Friday, September 20th.

Safe Arrival                                                                  

Parents are encouraged to use our new safe arrival messenger to report absences.  Absences can be reported in the following ways:

  • Call 1(833)251-3286 (toll-free)

  • Online

  • SchoolMessenger Mobile App


R. Rivers