Month: October 2017

One for Haiti ~ Food Drive

On behalf of the SJP2 Leadership Committee, thank you to all the students and their families who participated in the ‘One for Haiti’ food drive. Over 800 items were donated to help people in Haiti who are in need.

The following classes donated the most non-perishable food items: in the Primary Division, congratulations to Ms. Busto’s grade 3 class; in the Junior Division, ... Continue reading "One for Haiti ~ Food Drive"

Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th

Thank you, to all the participants in our 2nd SJP II Mental Health Symposium which was held on October 26th, 2017. The morning began with Dr. Bucci and Ms. Rodrigues’ presentation for the Grades 4-8 classes, about the importance of mental well-being and it’s connection to the young brain.  The students had an opportunity to participate in various break-out sessions.

Many ... Continue reading "Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th"

Keep Our School Nut Safe

Halloween is just around the corner. Help ensure it doesn’t become ‘scarier’ for students with nut allergies. Home-made treats can easily be ’contaminated’ and  become a very real danger for our  anaphylactic students. Consequently, we request that home-made snacks/treats NOT be brought into the school as the risk to student safety is deemed too great. Purchased items that are labeled nut-safe are a good alternative. ... Continue reading "Keep Our School Nut Safe"

CSC Halloween Dance-a-thon Fundraiser ~ Oct. 31

Children are encouraged to wear a costume to school on October 31st.  This is the fun-filled CSC Halloween Dance-a-thon for all students. The dance-a-thon is the main fund raiser for the St. John Paul II Catholic School Council.

The funds raised from your generous donations contributed to specialized programs and initiatives at our school. Our main focus last year was on technology & ... Continue reading "CSC Halloween Dance-a-thon Fundraiser ~ Oct. 31"

Cross Country Team

This year’s team is off to a ‘running’ start.  With the exception of the extremely hot days in September, students (Gr.4-8) have begun training for our Area Cross Country Meet which will be held at Bruce’s Mill on Wednesday, October 4th. It was a beautiful day for running and our students represented St. John Paul extremely well. Many thanks to Mrs. Collins & Ms. Mandville ... Continue reading "Cross Country Team"

Terry Fox Walk ~ Sept. 29th

The St. John Paul II community wholeheartedly endorsed the participation of our students in the Terry Fox Run/Walk on Friday, September 29th. Students gathered in the gym for prayer and a motivating video. They did a ’warm-up’ and headed out on their walk.

Thank you for your support! We congratulate the students for their enthusiasm and participation in this  tremendous endeavour. A special ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Walk ~ Sept. 29th"