Good Afternoon Bears Families:
We are excited to kick off this month with a new skill that will help your children feel good about who they are, boost their confidence and stand up for their beliefs.  That skill is ​authenticity​! To learn more about this, read this blog post: http://www.umbrellaproject.co/2017/10/04/what-does-it-mean-conversations-with-your-kids/

It is very important for students to take some steps to take care of their health. There are many cases of students being sick and having to go home. Avoiding illness can be achieved by taking some small steps that would reduce one’s chances of becoming ill. Please read the article at the following link for some student wellness tips:  https://familydoctor.org/tips-for-healthy-children-and-families/

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Calling all St. Bernadette Cubs
We are booking registration for Kindergarten 2020.  Please review the following letter:
Kindergarten Registration 2020.
Please register:
– Online at https://register.wcdsb.ca/
Download a package at https://www.wcdsb.ca/our-schools/register-for-school/entering-kindergarten/
– visit us in the school’s office for a hard copy
Important information:  JK_REGISTRATION_LETTER_-_CATHOLIC     Nutri_e-STEP-flyer_adaptation
3 year looksee checklist brochure
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Reminders/Announcements…..
1.  News from the Mill Courtland Centre:  Winter 2020 Newsletter MCCC
2. Personal Financial Literacy Presentation: flyer WCDSB MONEY 101 Winter 2020
3.  ARTSHINE-Winter 2-St.Bernadette-Kitchener  – are you interested?
4. Winter Walk Day Flyer
5.  Grade 8s – Let us guide you through what to expect in secondary school, review course selection, pathways career planning and resources and supports available. Guidance and School Administrators will be available to answer your questions:  SAVE the Date SMRY  
6. Bishop Banquet Flyer 2020
7. LEG Up Valentine Flyer 2020 WRFN Camp and Rec fair2020