Day: February 10, 2017

Shrove Tuesday

 

 

Shrove  Tuesday (February 28, 2017), the day before Ash Wednesday (March 1st, 2017) marks the beginning of Lent. Shrove Tuesday is a reminder that as Christians we are entering a season of penance and reflection in the preparation for the coming of Christ. As is tradition, on Shrove Tuesday, members of the Maple Lions Club will be ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday"

Pink/Civvies Day Feb 22

Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, took a stand against homophobic bullying after a grade 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. David and Travis bought dozens of pink shirts and distributed them to their male classmates to wear the next day. The word got out ... Continue reading "Pink/Civvies Day Feb 22"

World Read Aloud Day Feb 16

World Read Aloud Day is an opportunity to celebrate reading and storytelling with your entire community, including the one created in our school. World Read Aloud Day recognizes that literacy begins with teachers and families who foster a love for reading in their students and children. On Thursday, February 16, 2017 let’s celebrate reading and spread the word about World Read ... Continue reading "World Read Aloud Day Feb 16"