April is Earth Month. This year, April 22, 2020 also marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Students and staff across York Catholic celebrated our planet earth by promoting ways to protect it through live-demonstrations, artwork, cleaning up their neighbourhood and more.
Take a look at some of these Earth Month celebrations below:
Guardian Angels CES
Students at Guardian Angels CES in Woodbridge demonstrated their tips on how to protect planet Earth, from conserving water as we brush our teeth, to recycling and more!
Light of Christ CES
Students at Light of Christ CES in Aurora discussed the importance of the ocean, headed outdoors to do a natural material hunt and sort their findings. They then turned their treasures into a creative piece!
Two students and siblings, Lucas and Isabella, missed their school so much, they created a sign and posted it on their school for their friends to see.
Our Lady of Grace CES
Grade 2 student, Hunter S., from Our Lady of Grace CES in Aurora, wrote his very own story on how Hunter, Filip and Lucas joined together to save the world from COVID-19. Spoiler alert: they all live happily ever after!
Prince of Peace CES
Students at Prince of Peace CES in Keswick, celebrated Earth Month by using recycled materials to create a wreath, planet, ship, bouquet and even a rocketship!
St. Agnes of Assisi CES
Grade 1 students at St. Agnes of Assisi CES in Vaughan, shares five ways they can help protect the earth.
St. Augustine CHS
Two teachers, Ms. Iorio and Ms. Lee at St. Augustine CHS in Markham, performed a duet reminding students about the importance of recycling.
St. Brigid CES
Students at St. Brigid CES in Whitchurch-Stouffville, creates artwork to honour Earth Monday and God’s creations.
St. Cecilia CES
Students at St. Cecilia CES in Maple, shares how they show love to their earth.
St. Elizabeth Seton CES
St. Elizabeth Seton CES students in Newmarket showcased their Earth Month creations, from artwork, to building a birdfeeder, enjoying a hike, clearing garbage from their neighbourhood, planting in their garden and more!
St. Gregory the Great CA
Students at St. Gregory the Great CA in Woodbridge, submitted their Earth Day poster to the City of Vaughan to raise awareness for Earth Day initiatives.
St. Joseph the Worker CES
St. Joseph the Worker CES students in Thornhill, created wanted posters for endangered plants and species.
St. Mary CES
Students at St. Mary CES in Nobleton, were challenged to use their creative skills to create art pieces with recycled materials.
St. Mary Immaculate CES
Students at St. Mary Immaculate CES in Richmond Hill, create posters to promote Earth Day initiatives.
St. Paul CES
Students at St. Paul CES in Newmarket, promotes Earth Day initiatives through artwork, poems, planting, demonstrating how to recycle and more.