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Internet and Social Media Safety - District letter to parents

The Roncalli Times Newspaper
  October 2015



At Roncalli Elementary, we inspire each other to learn every day in a constructive, nurturing and respectful environment. We strive to work cooperatively, encourage responsibility and recognize diversity. We are a proud community! Roncalli Elementary School serves 460 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The school's current population is organized in 21 classroom groupings. Roncalli Elementary School is a neighbourhood school serving the Airport Heights community. The boundary for the school covers the western side of Torbay Road from Airport Road to Harbour View Avenue including the Hussey Drive area, Major's Path and streets adjacent to it and Airport Heights Drive and streets that branch from it. The housing development in our surrounding neighbourhood is proceeding and thus there is greater opportunity for increased student enrolment at Roncalli. Approximately 15% of the students travel to and from school by the school bus service.


Supply Lists for 2017-2018

Grade One
Grade Two
Grade Three
Grade Four
Grade Five
Grade Six

2017-2018 School Calendar
Upcoming Events

School is out for summer. 

School office is open on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 8:30 - 3:00).

Important Dates
Tuesday, September 5 - Administration Day (office open 8:30-3:00)
Wednesday, September 6 - Grade 1 - 6 classes begin @ 8:40, doors open 8:25
Wednesday, September 6 - Kindergarten students classes begin @ 10:00

Please check the website for bus routes and times.
Grades 1 - 6 busing will begin on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
Kindergarten busing will begin on Monday, September 11, 2017.
Students approved for special transportation please contact Mr. Lynch for details (

New School Start Time
Our new school start time beginning September is 8:40 am. Doors open at 8:25.  Classes will be dismissed at 2:45.

School Lunch Program
School lunch program will not begin until later in September.  More details to follow.

Roncalli's Grade 5 Students Participate in the Launch of Canada Posts Canada 150 Stamp #6 - Terry Fox - Marathon of Hope


Current Newsletter and Memos


September 9, 2016

September 22, 2016

October 13, 2016

October 27, 2016

November 10, 2016

November 24, 2016

December 8, 2016

January 5, 2017

January 19, 2017

February 2, 2017

February 21, 2017

March 24, 2017

April 6, 2017

May 4, 2017

May 18, 2017

June 15, 2017


Note:  The use of a video/electronic surveillance system is used inside/outside of the school building.

Internet and Social Media Safety - 'Digital Citizenship' -
 Social Media Use policy - Acceptable Use of Technology policy
Letter to Parents and links

Information Regarding Head Lice

Memo from the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District -
Soy Butter Products

View the 2017-2018 School Calendar

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Keep informed.



We have a number of students in our school with severe life threatening anaphylactic allergies.
We ask you to take careful consideration and not send your child to school with food products that contain
peanuts/nuts, fish/shellfish, kiwi and egg (such as boiled, scrambled sandwiches, deviled eggs, egg salad sandwiches not baked in ingredients). 
If you have any concerns or questions about this matter please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Tremblett or Mrs. Smith @ 576-4731.

Reminder:  Peanut Butter replacements such as WOW Butter and Soy Butter are not allowed.

NUTELLA - is not allowed at school it contains hazelnuts.


Beverage Container Recycling Day

Fridays are Beverage Container Recycling Day at Roncalli.  Students are asked to bring their recyclables from home to donate.

Please remember to:
*  empty and rinse containers.
*  remove caps and straw.
*  include beverage containers only.
* do not include milk cartons.


Links for Students

More Starfall
Literacy Center
Super Why
Build Your Wild Self
Five Frames
Ten Frames
Base Ten
Up to 10
Splat Squares