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Shrove Tuesday ~ February 13th

We look forward to a pancake treat on Shrove Tuesday and we than the CSC for coordinating and providing the pancakes for students.

Students should eat a regular breakfast and bring a regular lunch. The pancakes are a treat which will be served throughout the morning as a snack.  The pancakes have been purchased through Kids Kitchen, so they are nut free. Should ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday ~ February 13th"

Gr. 4 ‘My Healthy Lunch Challenge’

 

Congratulations to Mrs. Puopolo & Mr. Facca’s Gr. 4 classes who participated in York Region’s ’My Healthy Lunch Challenge’ during the week of January 22-26, 2018.

My Healthy Lunch Challenge is a program for students, teachers, and families of elementary school-aged children. Students and families are challenged to pack healthy, litterless lunches that include three or four food ... Continue reading "Gr. 4 ‘My Healthy Lunch Challenge’"

Junior Achievement – Gr. 4 ‘More than Money’

 

The Grade 4 students in Mrs. Puopolo’s and Mr. Facca’s class will be learning about financial literacy by participating in activities offered by the Junior Achievement Organization.  During the workshop “More than Money” on Feb 16th, volunteers from the local business community will engage our students in activities about:  the role of money everyday life, managing a personal bank account by making ... Continue reading "Junior Achievement – Gr. 4 ‘More than Money’"

The Underground Railroad ~ February 1st ~ Gr.2-8 Presentation

St. John Paul II CES welcomes the award-wining author and presenter, Loretta Penny, with her presentation of ‘The Underground Railroad’ for students in Grades 2-8.

Through a series of stories, Ms. Penny brings history to life – travelling along the secret network or routes, students will vicariously assume the role of a freedom seeker and gain a greater understanding of the challenges of ... Continue reading "The Underground Railroad ~ February 1st ~ Gr.2-8 Presentation"

Earth Ranger’s Presentation ~ Dec. 5th

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"

Advent Celebrations

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"

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