In March, the Environmental Committee will be promoting Earth Hour. Earth Hour is an initiative from the World Wildlife Fund that asks everyone to turn off all lights and electronics for one hour on March 24 at 8:30-9:30 p.m. This event aims to create awareness of people taking responsibility towards a how much we consume throughout the year.
People around the world participate ... Continue reading "Eco School News ~ Earth Hour"
On February 23rd, Ms. Coniglio’s Grade 5 class welcomed the Scientists in the School. The students explored the Human Body and its functions. The workshop allowed the students to test their reaction rate and measure their lung vital capacity. The students utilized stethoscopes to measure heart rate, build a filtering urinary system and working lungs, identify bones using X-rays and locate and manipulate joints on ... Continue reading "Scientist in the School—Gr.5 Human Body Session"
The Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Ab Falconi as the new Director of Education for the York Catholic District School Board, effective April 1, 2018. Mr. Falconi replaces retired Director of Education, Patricia Preston, and Acting Director, Diane Murgaski.
“We are pleased and excited to welcome Mr. Falconi as our new Director of Education,” said Elizabeth Crowe, Chair of the Board. ... Continue reading "York Catholic District School Board Names Ab Falconi as New Director of Education"
School Screening Association will be visiting our school this year on February 20, 2018 to conduct their clinic. Did you know 7-10 children in every class of 30 have an undetected hearing or vision problem. Could your child be one? Your child’s hearing and vision should be screened every year.
A permission form will be sent home with your child early in February. ... Continue reading "Hearing and Vision Screening ~February 20th"
We look forward to a pancake treat on Shrove Tuesday and we than the CSC for coordinating and providing the pancakes for students.
Students should eat a regular breakfast and bring a regular lunch. The pancakes are a treat which will be served throughout the morning as a snack. The pancakes have been purchased through Kids Kitchen, so they are nut free. Should ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday ~ February 13th"
Benefits of Active Winter Play
- Time in nature can help reduce mental fatigue and improve concentration
- You’ll drink more water
- Boost happiness and decrease stress
- Boost of Vitamin D
- Strengthens our heart muscle and other muscles too!
- Social emotional connections
- Curriculum connections
Sometimes you look out the ... Continue reading "Embrace the Outdoors in the Winter"