We are very excited to be holding our Halloween Dance-a-thon on Tuesday, October 31st. We ask all fundraising pledges to be brought prior to or on that date so that we can begin to calculate top prize winners. In order to ensure a fun Halloween experience for all students we request students choose costumes that are appropriate for an elementary school. Please recognize that many ... Continue reading "Dance-a-thon Schedule"
Christianity’s victory over paganism explained through origins of Hallowe’en
Catholic Register – Oct. 30, 1995
By David M. Kelly
It is difficult to imagine a Christian festival with children running around dressed as ghosts, devils and teenaged mutant ninja turtles. An yet, for all its pomp and would-be “scariness,” Halloween – the evening before All Saints’ Day ... Continue reading "Christianity’s victory over paganism explained through origins of Hallowe’en"
This morning we had three buses and presenters teaching students about the importance of following bus rules both on and off the bus and especially the importance of crossing carefully when getting on or off the bus.
Today students were able to enjoy a beautiful day at home while staff worked on professional development. We worked in as a school as well as in our grade divisions analyzing past report cards and EQAO marks as we developed school goals and action plans for the year.
Please continue to send in non perishable food items, as well as soaps, toothpaste, and toothbrushes so that we can send them with Father Brian and Mother Joy. Thank you for your continued support.
Our Halloween Dance-a-thon Fundraiser has begun with students starting to bring in their money and receiving early bird prizes. Individual pledges of $25 or more are eligible for a tax receipt. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards replacing old technology as well as subsidize trips and/or presenters such as Jungle Sports, Scientists in the School, and Robotics.
The community is invited to ... Continue reading "Halloween Dance-a-thon"