Year: 2018

Pencils 4 Girls’ Education

On Tuesday, May 8th & May 11th the Student Leadership Team are selling hand-made decorated pencils to the students at SJPII to raise money for education in less developed countries. The decorated pencils are priced at $1 or $2 depending on the design.

In less developed Countries, females are often not granted the same educational opportunities as males and are required to stay ... Continue reading "Pencils 4 Girls’ Education"

Pause to Play Initiative

Join our Junior Division (Gr. 4-6) in putting down those screens and getting active – it’s time to pause to PLAY!

In partnership with York Region Public Health, the annual Pause to PLAY challenge will be running from April 30 to May 4, 2018.  It encourages students to put their TVs, gaming devices, tablets and computers on pause for one full week and ... Continue reading "Pause to Play Initiative"

Author’s Visit on May 3rd – L.M. Falcone

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"