Join our Junior Division (Gr. 4-6) in putting down those screens and getting active – it’s time to pause to PLAY!
In partnership with York Region Public Health, the annual Pause to PLAY challenge will be running from April 30 to May 4, 2018. It encourages students to put their TVs, gaming devices, tablets and computers on pause for one full week and ... Continue reading "Pause to Play Initiative"
SJPII looks forward to welcoming L.M. Falcone, former children’s television writer and award-winning author of middle-grade spooky fiction and detective mysteries for Grades 1 – 4.
Ms Falcone wrote for children’s television shows such as The Littlest Hobo and Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? This lead into a career writing spine-tingling novels for children. Her books include The Mysterious Mummer, Walking ... Continue reading "Author’s Visit on May 3rd – L.M. Falcone"
The SJPII Environmental Club has been working very hard to raise awareness about the importance of taking care of the Earth. During the month of March, our club members created posters, presentations and announcements to encourage everyone to participate in the global Earth Hour event on Saturday, March 24th, 2018. Here at SJPII, we celebrated Earth Hour by turning off our lights and electronics on ... Continue reading "SJPII Earth News!!!"
The 3rd Annual Talent Night is happening on April 12th, 2018. Doors open at 6 pm for the raffle, refreshments and other fun activities. Show starts at 7 pm, which include singing, dancing, and instrumental acts, as well as magic shows, and a comedy act. If anyone would like to donate items for the raffle (where all proceeds will be going to ShareLife), please contact ... Continue reading "Talent Night ~ April 12th"
Can a dog change his spots? Would a dog learn to love a bath? Well, Harry the Dirty Dog sure can! On March 6 the primary division attended a performance adapted from the book of the same title: Harry the Dirty Dog at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Students were treated to a morning of spirited theatre with singing and dancing from ... Continue reading "‘Harry the Dirty Dog’ – Richmond Hill Theatre"
On February 23rd, Ms. Coniglio’s Grade 5 class welcomed the Scientists in the School. The students explored the Human Body and its functions. The workshop allowed the students to test their reaction rate and measure their lung vital capacity. The students utilized stethoscopes to measure heart rate, build a filtering urinary system and working lungs, identify bones using X-rays and locate and manipulate joints on ... Continue reading "Scientist in the School—Gr.5 Human Body Session"