Category: General

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"

YR Safety Week

Across York Region, September 25th –29th was  “Safety Awareness Week”.  We practiced emergency procedures to familiarize staff and students with the  precautionary steps to take should a situation arise (i.e. warning of severe weather; an intruder; evacuation). Throughout the year, practice drills will be initiated to ensure our school community can respond appropriately in the event of an  emergency.


WE Day 2017


We Day 2017 was an amazing and inspiring event. We all are so  happy that we were granted the opportunity to attend this one in a lifetime experience. We had the opportunity to see some amazing speakers and performances including; Prince Harry, George Takei, Lily Singh, Hedley, and our favourites -Marc and Craig    Kielburger! All of the speakers had so many things ... Continue reading "WE Day 2017"