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Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario

Is excited to introduce our new spiritual theme:  Be Holy – Joy Springs from a Loving Heart! ❤️ The theme will inspire our students, staff, and Catholic school community to work together to grow in holiness, through the joy of a loving heart.

“We are all called to be holy by living our lives with love and by bearing witness in everything we do, wherever we find ourselves.” – Pope Francis

To read more about our spiritual theme visit our website at:


McCarthy Uniform Summer Store Hours

Summer Greetings!

Our students, extended family, teachers and staff have worked diligently, played fairly, competed with determination, and studied hard during this past school year.  Most importantly, however, they have supported one another to achieve, grow, learn, and succeed. Every member of our St. John family heads into summer having achieved personal bests and embracing enhanced potential! 

In June, we wished a fond farewell to Mr. John Healey; in September, we look forward to welcoming one of our very own St. John’s alumni into the Principal role. Mrs. Deanne Strong will bring her energetic St. John Spirit and will share her enthusiasm for everything Spartan.   

Our St. John family wishes your family a well-deserved rejuvenating summer holiday.  We hope to see you at the Orientation BBQ on Thursday, August 30th.  In the meantime, if you have any questions about our programs, courses, athletics, or clubs, please peruse this website and/or call 613-267-4724.   

Enjoy your summer, be safe, share an act of kindness, and dream big. 

CDSBEO 2018-2019 School Year Calendar

Please see links below for Calendars

School Year Calendar – 2018-2019 – Calendar

School Year Calendar – 2018-2019 – Panel (1)


Host an International Student

Please see the poster below for more information 

Agenda for Professional Development Day Thursday August 30th, 2018

Please follow the link below to access the agenda.

PA Day Aug 30th Agenda


Used Uniform Sale Wednesday August 22; 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

St. John Parent Council has set a date for the next used uniform sale. Mark Wednesday, August 22 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on your calendar and take advantage of gently worn uniform items at 50% current retail price.

You might also have some uniform clothing at home that your son or daughter no longer wears. If you would like these items sold on consignment, please complete the used uniform form found on our website and bring it, along with the uniforms, to the main office at the school no later than Wednesday, July 4th. The form can be found on our webpage under the “Parents” tab and is also available from the main office.

Please note – parents wishing to donate items to the school are not required to complete the form.

We are always looking for volunteers to help at the consignment sales. If you are available and willing to help, please contact the school.

Borrow eBooks & Audiobooks: CDSBEO is extremely excited to promote OverDrive, an online library where staff and students can access eBooks and audiobooks FREE!

Please note that OverDrive automatically grants students access to eBooks and AudioBooks that are appropriate for their age. OverDrive resources are divided into three categories: Juvenile, Young Adult and Adult. For more information please see the parent letter and poster below.

OverDrive- Parent Information Letter

Plenty Canada’s Youth Art Series is hosting 4 events starting this summer.

On July 18th in Perth at the Crystal Palace, they will be having a Live Art Battle and on  August 3rd in Smiths Falls at the Station Theater an Improv Competition.  Also they will have a musical and poetry event that will be announced at a later time. Spectators are encouraged to come and watch the events, and for those interested in more information and/or registering they can visit or contact

Next Year’s Timetables

Students currently in Grades 9-11 have received a copy of their next year’s timetable. Parents are asked to sign and return this by June 12th in order to confirm their choices or requested changes.

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