SJPII looks forward to welcoming L.M. Falcone, former children’s television writer and award-winning author of middle-grade spooky fiction and detective mysteries for Grades 1 – 4.
Ms Falcone wrote for children’s television shows such as The Littlest Hobo and Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? This lead into a career writing spine-tingling novels for children. Her books include The Mysterious Mummer, Walking ... Continue reading "Author’s Visit on May 3rd – L.M. Falcone"
Tips to reduce screen time:
- Embrace spring by heading outdoors to play
- Go for a family walk
- Start a new novel
- Begin a new hobby
- Keep track of your screen time and reduce your time on social media/gaming/programs
- Schedule family game nights (cards, board games)
- Exercise everyday
... Continue reading "Power off and …Unplug for Health and Well-being!"
The SJPII Environmental Club has been working very hard to raise awareness about the importance of taking care of the Earth. During the month of March, our club members created posters, presentations and announcements to encourage everyone to participate in the global Earth Hour event on Saturday, March 24th, 2018. Here at SJPII, we celebrated Earth Hour by turning off our lights and electronics on ... Continue reading "SJPII Earth News!!!"
The 3rd Annual Talent Night is happening on April 12th, 2018. Doors open at 6 pm for the raffle, refreshments and other fun activities. Show starts at 7 pm, which include singing, dancing, and instrumental acts, as well as magic shows, and a comedy act. If anyone would like to donate items for the raffle (where all proceeds will be going to ShareLife), please contact ... Continue reading "Talent Night ~ April 12th"
Can a dog change his spots? Would a dog learn to love a bath? Well, Harry the Dirty Dog sure can! On March 6 the primary division attended a performance adapted from the book of the same title: Harry the Dirty Dog at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Students were treated to a morning of spirited theatre with singing and dancing from ... Continue reading "‘Harry the Dirty Dog’ – Richmond Hill Theatre"
On Wednesday March 21st, we had the pleasure of welcoming two representatives from the Junior Achievement Program into our classroom. They taught us a variety of different things. First, they taught us that you can make money in different ways such as; selling goods, providing services or investing in a financial institution. They also explained how money travels through businesses, people and banks. They taught ... Continue reading "Junior Achievement: ‘More Than Money’ Gr.5 Presentation"