The Christmas scene, the Advent wreath, Advent celebrations, special announcements, and daily prayers, combined with the support from our parent community, are all signs that the light of Jesus shines in our hearts and is very much alive at St. John Paul II.
Advent Mass: Thursday, December 7th at 8:50 a.m. (Gym ‘A)
We welcome Fr. Mark and we ... Continue reading "Advent Celebrations"
The Earth Rangers will be coming to our school to present to the Grade 1-6 classes. Their presentation is a 45-minute dynamic, interactive, multi-media experience that features LIVE Animal ambassadors demonstrating their natural behaviors. They use science-based information to educate children about the importance of protecting biodiversity while highlighting different conservation initiatives across Canada.
Students will learn about the animal conservation projects Earth ... Continue reading "Earth Ranger’s Presentation ~ Dec. 5th"
Over the course of the past several weeks, hurricanes, tropical storms and violent earthquakes have devastated a number of countries in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Hurricanes Irma, Jose, Maria destroyed thousands of homes, businesses and churches and left thousands of people without water, shelter or power. Places such as Anguilla, Antigua, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Florida, Puerto Rico, St. Martin and ... Continue reading "Humanitarian Relief for Mexico & Caribbean ~ Civvies Day Nov. 30th"
Next week is Anti-Bullying Week. We’d like to call it Pro-Compassion Week. Our school-wide focus continues to be acting with kindness and compassion.
In September, Chris Vollum’s on-line presentation encouraged students to act with integrity. To apply their values before they post a message by checking: does it represent who they are and how they want to be known; is it kind; is ... Continue reading "Anti-Bullying Week"
Our Remembrance Day Ceremony was held on November 10th and it was a very touching and moving experience. We thank Mrs. Poupolo, Mr. Facca’ & Mrs. Gruppuso and their classes for facilitating the liturgical service. It was a very meaningful and moving ceremony for this solemn occasion.
Post Cards for Peace… Mrs. Acchione’s Class
Our Grade 2 Class sent ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day Ceremony & Post Cards for Peace"
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!"
Daily Physical Activity (DPA) enhances student well-being and academic success. It is the policy of the York Catholic District School Board to promote and sustain a Healthy School environment to encourage an active healthy lifestyle. #DPAEveryday.