Today we enjoyed a fantastic interactive workshop. The sounds of African drums and percussion instruments rang through our school today as Mr. Baba Williams came to teach all students from JK to Grade 8 about African Drumming. He performed a concert in the gymnasium and then all students participated in an interactive workshop. Staff and students learned how to drum and sing various songs in ... Continue reading "Baba Williams – interactive African presentation"
We had a fabulous learning experience today with all our students and staff participating in our Virtue Morning. All students gathered in the gym, reviewed the four virtues and sang chants in their Virtue houses. Then they began their first activity. Today’s activities centred around Carol McCloud’s book entitled, “Have You Filled a Bucket Today”.
One activity had the students listening this story, ... Continue reading "Virtue Morning"
Today Father John came to lead us in our spiritual growth as we learned about the meaning of Lent. We listened to various readings read by our intermediate students and listened to the gospel.
Father John explained that this was the time where we could make some changes. Lent was not just about giving up things like candy. It was about doing something ... Continue reading "Ash Wednesday Liturgy"
Lord our God, We ask you to bless these ashes, Symbol of our desire, To turn away from sin, And to follow Jesus your Son.
May your Holy Spirit give us the strength, To pray, do good works and make sacrifices.
This holy season of Lent, As we joyfully wait to meet Jesus, Risen from the dead at Easter. ... Continue reading ""
Students had so much fun during the carnaval week! There were several activities and on Friday afternoon, they enjoyed the many activities outdoors! Parents volunteered to serve hot chocolate at one of the stations. Finally, the students, staff and volunteer parents enjoyed delicious beavertails which we made at school!
National Flag of Canada Day or Jour du drapeau national du Canada is celebrated on February 15th to pay tribute to the inauguration of the Flag of Canada on February 15, 1965.