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 Wednesday March 21st, we had the pleasure of welcoming two representatives from the Junior Achievement Program into our classroom. They taught us a variety of different things. First, they taught us that you can make money in different ways such as; selling goods, providing services or investing in a financial institution. They also explained how money travels through businesses, people and banks. They taught ... Continue reading "Junior Achievement: ‘More Than Money’ Gr.5 Presentation"
In March, the Environmental Committee will be promoting Earth Hour. Earth Hour is an initiative from the World Wildlife Fund that asks everyone to turn off all lights and electronics for one hour on March 24 at 8:30-9:30 p.m. This event aims to create awareness of people taking responsibility towards a how much we consume throughout the year.
People around the world participate ... Continue reading "Eco School News ~ Earth Hour"
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"