Roncalli Elementary, 130 Airport Heights, St. John's, Newfoundland.
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2017-2018WELCOME TO RONCALLI ELEMENTARY

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 450 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.

 

 
 
Report cards will be released on Tuesday, November 28 th

Parent - Teacher Interviews Thursday, November 30th

Christmas Holiday Dec. 22nd  @ 1:00 - Jan. 8th


2017-2018 School Calendar
 
Upcoming Events

School office is open  @ 8:30-3:00.  Mrs. Corrigan can be reached @  576-4731.

Important Dates

Date Event Grade/Class Location Time
         
Nov. 27 OPTIS opens for PTI registration All grades www.res.k12.nf.ca 3:00 pm
Nov. 28 Report cards are released All grades    
Nov. 29 NLTA Christmas Suite 4, 5 and 6 Choir Arts and Culture Centre 7:00 pm
Nov. 30 Early Dismissal
Parent- Teacher Interviews
All grade levels School 11:30
1:0 0- 4:00
5:00 - 7:00
Dec. 7 Primary Christmas Concert Gr. 2 and 3 School Gymnasium 7:00 pm
Dec. 8 Airport - Christmas Carols Gr. 5/6 Crane St. John's Airport 11:30 -1:00
Dec. 11 Sheraton Hotel - Christmas Carols Gr. 5 Allen-Baker/Crane Sheraton Hotel 12:00 noon
Dec. 13 Airport - Christmas Carols Gr. 6 Hawco St. John's Airport 11:30 - 1:00
Dec. 21 Airport - Christmas Carols Gr. 6 Burke St. John's Airport 11:30 - 1:00
Dec. 21 Sheraton Hotel - Christmas Carols Gr. 5 Walsh Sheraton Hotel 12:00 noon
Dec. 22 Grade 1 Assembly All classes attend School Gymnasium 10:30 am
  Early Dismissal - Break begins All grade levels   1:00 pm
  No School Lunch Program      
Jan. 8 School reopens after Christmas Break All grade levels   8:25 am
doors open
 

Busing
There has been a minor change in our school's bus route. Click here.

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.

Lunch Times
Kindergarten Lunch - 11:25 - 12:20
Grade 1 - 6 Lunch - 11:55 - 12:45

School Lunch Program
Registration for 2017-2018 is now open at schoollunch.ca

If you require a paper registration form please visit schoollunch.ca/resources or have your child pick on up at the school office.

Menus are available for viewing on School Lunch's website.
Click here for more information on the school lunch program.

Current Newsletter and Memos  2017-2018

September 8, 2017

September 21, 2017

September 24, 2017
Letter from the Chair of the Board of Trustees

Digital Citizenship-Internet and Social Media Safety Letter to Parents
Darryl Feener - AD of Programs (Acting)

October 12, 2017

October 26, 2017

November 16, 2017

 

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

Information Regarding Head Lice

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

View the 2017-2018 School Calendar

TWITTER
Follow us on Twitter for reminders and upcoming events, bus delays, school closures/early closures. 
Keep informed.
@RoncalliSchool

 

Allergies

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, sesame seeds 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

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