We celebrate the virtue of Reverence in April. The meaning of Reverence is “a feeling or attitude of deep respect tinged with awe; veneration”. The word reverence as a virtue is used in relationship with religion. This is because religion often stimulates the emotion through recognition of God. Reverence involves a humbling of the self in respectful recognition of something perceived to be greater than ... Continue reading "APRIL: VIRTUE OF REVERENCE AND CELEBRATING EASTER"
CATHOLIC SCHOOL COUNCIL
Parent Council will be attending the Maple Family of Schools Workshop on April 10th hosted at St Joan of Arc CHS. Guest speaker is a clinical Psychologist who will be speaking about Anxiety in Children.
There will be no other CSC meeting for the month of April.
The EcoTeam prepared a banner for the City of Vaughan Earth Hour competition. The banner displays how they would like our earth to look like in the future. It is Earth Day on Monday, April 22nd and students will participate in some Earth Week activities from April 23-26.
Our students in grades four to eight have been busy researching, preparing and presenting speeches to their classes. On Wednesday, April 24th, representatives from the Junior (9:15 a.m.) and Intermediate classes (1:15 p.m.) will compete in our gym. We thank our classroom teachers for working with students and we thank Mrs. Barbato and Mrs. Anderson for organizing this event.Parents are welcome to attend.
EASTER MASS will take place on April 25th at 1:30 in the gym. Thank you to the grade one classes for organizing this mass. All are welcome.
Active School Travel April Newsletter
Tips to reduce screen time:
- Embrace spring by heading outdoors to play
- Go for a family walk
- Start a new novel
- Begin a new hobby
- Keep track of your screen time and reduce your time on social media/gaming/programs
- Schedule family game nights (cards, board games)
- Exercise everyday