Category: General

World Down Syndrome Day

The date itself has been selected for very clever reasons; it is held on the 21st day of the 3rd month, which is a hat-tip to the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which leads to Down syndrome.  We invite everyone to wear brightly colored socks, long socks, printed socks, different socks…you decide!

Curling Anyone?

The Egg Farmers Rocks & Rings program presented by Curling Canada visited LOC for a full school day.  They took over the gym as classes took turns visiting for 40 minute sessions of fun and instruction. Unique indoor floor curling equipment was used to provide a true curling experience without requiring ice!

CARNAVAL

Carnaval

Light of Christ CES is extremely happy to be bringing “CARNAVAL” back throughout the week of February 11th.  The spirit of culture surrounding our French program will most definitely come to life with a week full of activities including morning bingo, special themed days, colouring contests, performances, crafts, games and so much more.  We thank Mme. Colella, Mme. Fratto for ... Continue reading "CARNAVAL"

Happy New Year!

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, has more than 4,000 years of history and is the longest holiday of the year.  In the 21st century, the national holiday begins on the first of the Lunar Calendar and lasts until the 15th of the first month.  Kicking off the main festivities is the Little Year on January 28th, with the Spring Festival officially beginning February ... Continue reading "Happy New Year!"

We celebrate Black History Month!

In February, we celebrate Black History Month.  During this time every year, Canadians are invited to take part in events that honour the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout  history, have helped to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we know today.  At Light of Christ CES we will continue to learn about the experiences of many inspirational people in ... Continue reading "We celebrate Black History Month!"