The French and Italian Departments have organized a fun-filled Carnaval/Carnevale Week, taking place from Tuesday, February 20th to Friday, February 23rd. The theme for this year’s Carnaval/Carnevale is “Les Carnaval des Olympiques!” A calendar highlighting the week events, activities and theme days will go out to the youngest family member for all students in grades 1 to 8 this week. The Carnaval/Carnevale week will include: ... Continue reading "Carnaval 2018"
Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007, when two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, decided to take a stand against homophobic bullying after a grade 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. David and Travis bough dozens of pink shirts and distributed them to their male classmates to wear the next day. ... Continue reading "Pink Shirt Day in Support of Bullying Prevention"
Kindergarten Registration Update:
Registration packages are currently available, from the office, for the Kindergarten program for September 2018. Parents/guardians have the option of completing a print copy of the Kindergarten registration form and, beginning on February 15th, 2018 you will have the option of completing the Kindergarten registration online. Both the paper and online Kindergarten registration form can be accessed from the board’s ... Continue reading "Kindergarten Registration for September 2018"
Lent is a time of year when we begin our journey towards Easter. During this time, we reflect on our lives and repent for the ways in which we failed to fully live out the call of our Baptism. On Thursday, February 15th, we will mark the beginning of Lent with a school Mass, in our gym, at 9:30 a.m. Our Lenten Mass will be ... Continue reading "Lenten Mass"
For over 20 years, Skills Ontario has been hosting Cardboard Boat Races across Ontario, testing the student’s ability to build a floating structure that will outperform all others in speed and weight challenges.
Teams of four are provided all the necessary materials to build a boat in just two hours. Students must bring their problem-solving, teamwork and design skills as they create a ... Continue reading "Skills Ontario Boat Race and Video Challenge"
Think of all of the health benefits when we resolve to move more in our day. Our spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, academic achievement improves, we have fewer cravings, and benefit from better quality of sleep. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy new year’s resolutions.