It is with great pride that we share the beautifully crafted tree created by our students and staff in celebration of Holy Name’s 50th Anniversary. Ms. Tiz from Messy Hands/Stretching Canvas lead felting raw wool workshops for our Kindergarten to Grade 8 students. Every student and staff had a hand in working collaboratively to stretch the yarn. The Holy Name Ever Growing in Thee ... Continue reading "“Ever Growing in the Tree Collaboration Activity for Holy Name 50th Anniversary”"
Every April, Autism Speaks and Autism Speaks Canada kick off World Autism Month. On Monday, April 1st, 2019, Holy Name CES, joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, will up in light blue in recognition of people living with autism. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place during this first week of April to increase ... Continue reading "Autism Awareness Week … April 1-5!"
Holy Name will participate in a “Rock Your Socks” event on Thursday, March 21st, 2019! All staff and students are invited to bring in a toonie, along with wearing wacky, mismatched socks. Students are designing wacky socks on a template to be added to a large mural that will be displayed in our school in celebration of people with Down Syndrome. All proceeds collected that ... Continue reading "World Down Syndrome Day Celebrated by Holy Name!"
We remain committed to the safety and well being of all our students. With that in mind, we respectfully remind you that we have some children with life-threatening allergies to certain foods. We continue to ask for your co-operation in ensuring that the food you send with your child does not contain, peanuts, nuts and nut related products. We ask that ... Continue reading "Protection of Anaphylactic Students"
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 is National Pink Shirt Day to help end bullying. The original event was organized in 2007 by two male grade 12 students in Nova Scotia after a male grade 9 student was horribly bullied for wearing a pink shirt on the first day of school. The next day those two grade 12 students bought ... Continue reading "Pink Shirt Day is coming to Holy Name!"