Year: 2017

SJPII CSC Fund Raiser – THANK YOU!

The St. John Paul II CSC Annual Fund Raiser was a fabulous success. The students had an absolute blast at the Hallowe’en dance-a-thon. The costumes were very creative and lots of fun. The DJ kept the dancing going all day long! Students also enjoyed class pumpkin & door decorating, the ‘Gr. 6 Haunted House’, as well as a variety of in-class activities that led up ... Continue reading "SJPII CSC Fund Raiser – THANK YOU!"

Treaty Recognition Week ~ Nov. 6-10th

Throughout Treaty Recognition Week, we continue to grow in getting to know our Indigenous neighbours through an ongoing journey of healing and reconciliation.

As we begin this journey together, we gratefully acknowledge that our school rests on land that was the traditional territory of the Chippewas of Georgina Island.  During Treaty Recognition Week, we acknowledge the many Treaties that the Canadian ... Continue reading "Treaty Recognition Week ~ Nov. 6-10th"

One for Haiti ~ Food Drive

On behalf of the SJP2 Leadership Committee, thank you to all the students and their families who participated in the ‘One for Haiti’ food drive. Over 800 items were donated to help people in Haiti who are in need.

The following classes donated the most non-perishable food items: in the Primary Division, congratulations to Ms. Busto’s grade 3 class; in the Junior Division, ... Continue reading "One for Haiti ~ Food Drive"

Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th

Thank you, to all the participants in our 2nd SJP II Mental Health Symposium which was held on October 26th, 2017. The morning began with Dr. Bucci and Ms. Rodrigues’ presentation for the Grades 4-8 classes, about the importance of mental well-being and it’s connection to the young brain.  The students had an opportunity to participate in various break-out sessions.

Many ... Continue reading "Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th"

Keep Our School Nut Safe

Halloween is just around the corner. Help ensure it doesn’t become ‘scarier’ for students with nut allergies. Home-made treats can easily be ’contaminated’ and  become a very real danger for our  anaphylactic students. Consequently, we request that home-made snacks/treats NOT be brought into the school as the risk to student safety is deemed too great. Purchased items that are labeled nut-safe are a good alternative. ... Continue reading "Keep Our School Nut Safe"

CSC Halloween Dance-a-thon Fundraiser ~ Oct. 31

Children are encouraged to wear a costume to school on October 31st.  This is the fun-filled CSC Halloween Dance-a-thon for all students. The dance-a-thon is the main fund raiser for the St. John Paul II Catholic School Council.

The funds raised from your generous donations contributed to specialized programs and initiatives at our school. Our main focus last year was on technology & ... Continue reading "CSC Halloween Dance-a-thon Fundraiser ~ Oct. 31"