Repeat Champions

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The grade 7 boys volleyball team have repeated as the CISVA champions. After going undefeated in league and tournament play, the boys won the championship title again this year. There are approximately 36 school in the Catholic Schools volleyball league and we are very proud of our boys accomplishments. Thank you to all the parents who helped with driving and cheered us throughout the season. Congratulations boys, this is quite an accomplishment.


St. Augustine School
2154 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver B.C. Canada
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Include your child's name, your name, the date and the reason for the absenteeism. Hit "send" and you're done!

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Last week the Knights of Columbus held their annual free-throw contest for our students. Over 50 students from grade 4 through 7 signed up to show their skills and have fun with their friends. A number of alumni came by to help out and many parents watched and cheered on the contestants.

A big thank you to all the Knights for coming by and running the competition. Thank you also to Mr. Yaptinchay for organizing the event and the teachers that helped with set up and the distribution of the pizzas. Congratulations to all of the participants.


Photos: Donna O'Hara

Thursday, January 5th, 2017
at 7:00pm in the School gym. 

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Fall Campaign 2016

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At the start of the second week of this year’s Fall Campaign, school families spoke at all four weekend masses (Oct. 29/30) about the “why?” of St. Augustine School. This was followed by Fall Campaign Chair Rob Napoli's testimonial at all masses during the November 5/6 weekend.

Their stories were personal and passionate: the strength of the school and parish communities working together, the role of the school helping families bring their children to a deeper relationship with Jesus, and the power of faith in the face of adversity.

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We are the Flynns. I am Shawn and I teach at the St. Mark’s, the Catholic College at UBC.

My wife Kaitlin, works full time in Insurance, and is on the Parish Education Committee for St. Augustine’s, and our 4 children are Judah (grade 5), Aaron (grade 3), Adina (grade 1), and Dominic (who is not yet in the school).

We have been asked to briefly reflect on St. Augustine’s... read more


Good evening everybody.

My name is Jean Lozano, a parent at St. Augustine's school and a fellow parishioner. My wife Gina and I are blessed with two wonderful boys. Jules, who has graduated from St. Augustine’s and is now Grade 10 at St. Patrick's. And Guilly, who is now at Grade 7 at St. Augustine’s.

Last week, a video titled "The Why of St. Augustine's School" was shown at the end of the Mass and it moved me... read more


Good morning,

My name is Elicia Maine and this is my son Fen. Fen is in grade 5 at St. Augustine’s School, part of the St. Augustine’s choir which just sang for us, and is an altar server here in the parish. The Baptisms this morning brought me back to Fen’s baptism here... read more


Dear parents,

On the weekend, I spoke at mass about why we give each year. I thought I would share an extract of my story. I grew up in Melbourne, Australia.  My parents were immigrants and worked very hard their whole lives to raise four children and give us every educational opportunity they never had in post war Italy... read more

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The Grade Five class hosted a beautiful and solemn school assembly for Remembrance Day. With each student doing his/her part, an atmosphere of reverence and respect was present in the room. The school heard a brief history of the World Wars, a message of peace focusing around Pope Francis's visit to Auschwitz, Poland and a need to help refugee families from Syria here in Canada and at St. Augustine.
Thank you to the parents who were able to attend. Never forget... always remember.

Photos: Michael Yaptinchay

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On Sunday we began the season of Advent and on Monday, the students took part in an Advent assembly and Family Group activity. The assembly, hosted by the grade 6 students, reminded the students about the symbols and meaning of the season. After the assembly, the students went to their Family Groups and the grade 7 students led an activity in which each student make his / her own Advent wreath. We hope that all our families will take some time during the Advent season to pray together around the wreath and to discuss the many ways in which we can be the hands and feet of Jesus and help those in need.

Photos: Donna O'Hara

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