Halloween is just around the corner. Help ensure it doesn’t become ‘scarier’ for students with nut allergies. Home-made treats can easily be ’contaminated’ and become a very real danger for our anaphylactic students. Consequently, we request that home-made snacks/treats NOT be brought into the school as the risk to student safety is deemed too great. Purchased items that are labeled nut-safe are a good alternative. ... Continue reading "Keep Our School Nut Safe"
For parents of students in Year 1 (JK) of Kindergarten
This year’s team is off to a ‘running’ start. With the exception of the extremely hot days in September, students (Gr.4-8) have begun training for our Area Cross Country Meet which will be held at Bruce’s Mill on Wednesday, October 4th. It was a beautiful day for running and our students represented St. John Paul extremely well. Many thanks to Mrs. Collins & Ms. Mandville ... Continue reading "Cross Country Team"
The St. John Paul II community wholeheartedly endorsed the participation of our students in the Terry Fox Run/Walk on Friday, September 29th. Students gathered in the gym for prayer and a motivating video. They did a ’warm-up’ and headed out on their walk.
Thank you for your support! We congratulate the students for their enthusiasm and participation in this tremendous endeavour. A special ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Walk ~ Sept. 29th"
Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"