Month: April 2019

Speed Stacking Team Represented St. John XXIII CES Well!

Congratulations to our speed stacking team who worked hard and performed phenomenally well this past Saturday. Students competed in individual and team events.   Under the direction of Mrs. Christidis, Mme. Hodara, Mrs. Lahoud, and Mrs. MacLean, many students placed in the top ten and won ribbons and medals. Several of our students placed in the top three and also qualified for the finals in May.  ... Continue reading "Speed Stacking Team Represented St. John XXIII CES Well!"

Earth Month Activities Continue

We are excited to continue to celebrate Earth Month.  This coming Friday, we will enjoy a dynamic presentation entitled, Oceans Alive!  Loretta Penny from Down to Earth will be sharing her vast experience and information about how we, too, can be Stewards of the Earth. We thank the Catholic School Council for paying for this presentation through fundraising efforts.

Following the presentation, students ... Continue reading "Earth Month Activities Continue"

DrumFit has Arrived at St. John XXIII CES

The students in all grades are enjoying our DrumFit, which has arrived at our school.  Classes are signing up to partake in this fitness/music experience which will be at our school for a month.  It is also one of the activities we are offering during our Education Week Family Fitness Fun and Learning Night. A form went home a few weeks ago for families to ... Continue reading "DrumFit has Arrived at St. John XXIII CES"

St. John XXIII student featured in Canada Learning Code video

Clara F., Grade 4 student at St. John XXIII Catholic Elementary School in Unionville is featured in this Canada Learning Code video, which highlights the many ways that STEM and coding education is transforming lives.

In the video Clara speaks about learning to code at the age of 6 thanks to a coding workshop she participated in where students were taught ... Continue reading "St. John XXIII student featured in Canada Learning Code video"

Easter Mass

Today we enjoyed a beautiful Easter Mass led by Father John.  The primary students and staff organized the mass. The decorations were spectacular; the choir angelic; the message moving!  Thank you to all who worked hard on making this such a wonderful experience.

Passion Play was at Hollywood Level of Production

Congratulations to the intermediate students who were involved under the direction of Mr. Yu in an amazing performance of the Passion Play.  The angelic voices sang while students enacted the different stages of the cross.  While doing so, others shared prayers and reflections which encouraged us to be there for those in need, preserve when things get tough, forgive like Jesus did, be a faithful ... Continue reading "Passion Play was at Hollywood Level of Production"