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"
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"
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"
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!"
Thank you, to all the participants in our 2nd SJP II Mental Health Symposium which was held on October 26th, 2017. The morning began with Dr. Bucci and Ms. Rodrigues’ presentation for the Grades 4-8 classes, about the importance of mental well-being and it’s connection to the young brain. The students had an opportunity to participate in various break-out sessions.
Many ... Continue reading "Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th"