“Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.”

- Ephesians 4:32

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About Mrs. Kirstin Roche

Mrs. Roche received her Bachelor of Arts (French, 2006) and Education (Core French, 2007) from Simon Fraser University. She began her career at St. Michael’s, teaching Grade 2, Grade 6, and French for Grades 1 through 7 over the span of seven years. Mrs. Roche moved to Ottawa for three years, where she primarily taught French Immersion and began furthering her studies in the areas of Special Education and Reading. Mrs. Roche is beyond thrilled to return to St. Michael’s in the capacity of Learning Resource Coordinator and is looking forward to making many new memories in our faith community.

Recent Posts

Archangel Book Nook Episode 6

Mrs. Kirstin Roche Events, Upcoming Events

Mystery solved!  Listen here to find out who did all the reading – which teachers performed which roles?  Winning guesses from each class will be announced at school Tuesday morning! A big thank you to Carlo from Classmates for helping pull this podcast series together, and of course to Charles and Brandon P. for the music!  And a standing ovation …

Archangel Book Nook Episode 5

Mrs. Kirstin Roche Events, Upcoming Events

The last of our Literacy Week Series, this episode has an interview with not one but TWO teachers (is one of them yours?  Tune in here  to find out!).  We also hear the fractured fairy tale, “The Wolf Who Cried Boy” by Bob Hartman.  Don’t forget to fill in your Mystery Teachers page and hand it in to Mrs. Roche or …

Introducing Our Podcast: The Archangel Book Nook!

Mrs. Kirstin Roche Events, News, Upcoming Events

St. Michael’s is thrilled to debut its new initiative, a podcast called The Archangel Book Nook!  This podcast will feature books being read aloud – sometimes by one teacher, sometimes by many teachers!  We will also have feature interviews discussing the reading experience and more.  Click through to hear the debut episode, and listen closely at the end for more …

POPEY: Final Learning Menu (Thinking)

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Menu #11 is dedicated to the Thinking Core Competency and Play! For our last menu, the POPEY team is sharing some of their favourite activities that help creative, critical, and reflective thinking, including connecting to these through play. These activities can be used at home or at school.   https://popey.ca/sites/default/files/2020-June-learning%20menu%20%2311.pdf?mc_cid=157244bc0d&mc_eid=6af2c9066f

Get Kids Talking with POPEY #10: Communication!

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Menu #10 is dedicated to the Communication Core Competency. As June continues, the POPEY team is sharing some of their favourite activities that help support connecting and working together with others. These activities can be used at home or at school. https://popey.ca/sites/default/files/2020-June-learning%20menu%20%2310.pdf?mc_cid=a4f56579fe&mc_eid=6af2c9066f

ADHD: A Definitive Guide

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If you want to know more about ADHD, take a look at this blog “ADHD 101: A Definitive Guide for Students (+ Tools and Resources)” This is a worthwhile read that encompasses signs and symptoms, benefits and struggles, frequently asked questions, and many tips, tricks, and resources.  Check it out! https://ivypanda.com/blog/adhd-definitive-guide/