Welcome to St. Gregory School for the 2016-2017 academic year and welcome to our website! We look forward to greeting all the St. Gregory families and welcoming returning as well as new students to the school.
St. Gregory School is a JK to Grade 8 community school with approximately 150 students. We are located in Powassan, a small rural community. St. Joseph Church is the local parish.
Thank you for choosing Catholic Education. Our staff is blessed to be involved in the special role of being both your child’s educator and spiritual partner. We look forward to this journey together. At St. Gregory School, we strive to meet the individual needs of all students entrusted to our care within a nurturing Catholic learning environment. Our goal is to provide all students with a high quality education rooted in our Catholic faith to prepare all students for lifelong learning.
Our school currently has six regular classrooms. Our team of approximately 15 professionals offer a variety of teaching strategies linked to the Ontario curriculum. Our dedicated staff engages in professional development and initiatives linked to our School Improvement Plan and Ministry of Education initiatives.
Our school is equipped with a variety of technologies including mobile labs (both Apple and PC), SMART Boards, iPads and iPods, document cameras and data projectors. We have an active student body with many in-school activities as well as out-of-school excursions and school sporting events.
Parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to become involved in the school community. Your support, both in respect to your child’s education as well as in the growth and development of the community at large only forges and deepens the strength of our community.
I feel blessed to be returning to St. Gregory and look forward to meeting and working with each of you. Should you have any questions, concerns or comments please do not hesitate to contact me either by e-mail at email@example.com or at the school (705-724-3482).
~ School News ~
THE EDGE Youth Group: Calling Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8's!! Check out what living on “The EDGE” is all about. Join us as we kick off another new season with a FUN/SOCIAL Night ( free refreshments) on Monday, September 26, 2016, at 6:45 pm in the downstair’s hall of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Clark St. , Powassan. THE EDGE is an awesome Catholic youth ministry that uses live music, drama, small group discussions, guest speakers, games, Scripture, crafts and other cool stuff to explore issues about our Faith, solid values, youth concerns and happy living!! Double bonus: snacks and prizes! The EDGE meets Monday evenings from 6:45 to 8:30 pm . Every night has a different theme and activities. If you are in Grades 5, 6, 7, or 8, you SO need to be at the EDGE , regardless of what school or church you may attend, or where you live. And it's all FREE. Chill out with your friends and make new ones. No need to pre-register. Call Pauline @ 705-724-5964 or Jeannine @ 705-724-3424 for more information. Let us know if you need transportation.
~ Board News ~
Are you a parent or guardian who is considering French Immersion for a student entering JK or SK in September 2017? Attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the amazing opportunities at Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board:
- Tuesday, January 24, 6:00 p.m. at St. Theresa School
Thursday, January 26, 6:30 p.m. at St. Luke Elementary School
Free childcare and refreshments provided! Kindly RSVP to (705) 472-1201 ext 2213.
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