Lent is a time of year when Christian people begin their journey toward Easter. During this time, we reflect on our lives and repent for the ways in which we failed to fully live out the call of our Baptism. The word “lent” means “springtime.” It comes from the same root as “lengthen,” since at least in our northern hemisphere, the days begin to lengthen ... Continue reading "Lenten Mass"
Ash Wednesday is on Wednesday, March 6, and marks the start of a 46 day period of penitence and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday. The time between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday is also known as Lent. The ashes we use on Ash Wednesday come from the burning of the branches of palms blessed the year before on Palm Sunday. Ashes are a symbol ... Continue reading "Ash Wednesday Liturgy"
The French and Italian Departments have organized a fun-filled Carnaval/Carnevale Week, taking place from Tuesday, February 19, to Friday, February 22. The Theme for this year’s Carnaval/Carnevale is “Le Carnaval au Soleil!”
It is Civvies Day…ALL WEEK DURING CARNAVAL/CARNEVALE 2019!!!
Tuesday—Movie Day! Civvies Day Dress Attire: Wear your Favourite cozy Track Pants & Sweatshirt. Wednesday— ... Continue reading "Carnaval/Carnevale Week!"
During the month of February, students in Grades 1, 2 and 3, will participate in the Making Tracks Program during their Physical Education class. This Program is developed by The York Region Health Department. This Program is designed to encourage students/children and their families to: safely use active transportation; to better preserve the environment; to increase people’s physical activity; and to improve traffic safety. The ... Continue reading "Making Tracks Program"
Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007, when two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, decided to take 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. ... Continue reading "Pink Shirt Day in Support of Bullying Prevention"
On Wednesday, February 20, Edge Imaging will be at BT taking Graduation Photos for our Grade 8 students, as well as, our Senior Kindergarten students. To ensure a great photo session, please have your child wear a white collared dress shirt. Our male students may wear a necktie, if they wish. Two weeks after photo day, you will receive your child’s proofs. At this time, ... Continue reading "Graduation Photos"