Day: February 28, 2018

Eco School News ~ Earth Hour

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"

Scientist in the School—Gr.5 Human Body Session

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"

York Catholic District School Board Names Ab Falconi as New Director of Education

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"