Bully Prevention and Intervention Awareness Week is November 19-23. Bullying is a form of repeated aggression intended to cause fear, distress or harm to another individual or group of individuals. Bullying occurs in a context where there is a real or perceived imbalance of power between the child who bullies and the child who is victimized (adapted from PPM 144). At Our Lady of the ... Continue reading "Bullying Prevention and Intervention at OLA"
A poppy is a symbol of peace and remembrance. On Friday, November 9th our Gr. 6 and 5/6 classes will lead our school in a Peace Chain at 10:45 a.m. All staff and students will line the hallways of our school to form a peace chain and we will honour veterans who have given their lives as well as those who continue to work towards ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day"
In Physical Education classes, York Catholic teachers teach the virtue of Compassion and Inclusion so that all students benefit.
Adaptive Play ideas for parents, coaches and teachers.
The students demonstrated wonderful school spirit by participating in our fundraiser. The fundraiser is now over. Families that have not yet returned their money or unsold chocolates are asked to do so on Tuesday, October 23. Tuesday morning will be the last day that we will be having a daily draw for prizes. All students will be rewarded with a Hallowe’en Spook-a-thon on October 31st. ... Continue reading "Hallowe’en Spook-a-thon"
Congratulations to the OLA All Stars Cross Country team on winning first place standings at the Meet on October 11th at Bruce’s Mill. Congratulations also to the Grade 5 and Grade 7 students for winning the grade pennant. Congratulations to your athletes who displayed perseverance, strength, and overall good sportsmanship in their respective races. They should be proud of their efforts and those of their ... Continue reading "Cross Country Champions"
Hello O.L.A. Community! Our Eco Club is up and running once again this year! The Ontario Eco Schools Program is an environmental education program that incorporates environmental education with environmentally-responsible actions. We were awarded Platinum Certification in June 2018, the highest level, and we look forward to maintaining this standing. We have several students in grades 4-8 that have joined the environmental club to help ... Continue reading "A Message from the OLA Platinum Certified ECO Club"