November is upon us and it is a month of remembering– first, all the souls of our loved ones who have passed on to eternal life; all the saints of our Catholic lore, and last, the time to remember those military personnel who have passed on defending the liberties and freedoms we enjoy today. We welcome the community to join us in our annual Remembrance ... Continue reading "November is to Remember"
As the season turns to Fall, and the calendar turns to October, we jump into a very busy month at school. Our Thanksgiving celebration was lovely, as Fr. Joe reminded us just how lucky we are to have what we have, and the importance of demonstrating and expressing our gratitude to God, as well as to our family and friends. The major school fundraiser for ... Continue reading "Fall Update"
The new school year is off and running. Many thanks to the staff- teaching, custodial, and office, for their assistance in preparing for the beginning of the school year. Thank you, as well, to the St. Angela Merici families for your support in making for a smooth transition to the new year for the children. Establishing a partnership between home, school, and the parish, is ... Continue reading "September News"
Welcome back to the St. Angela Merici community. I hope you had a safe and enjoyable summer break. The staff is already back at work this week, preparing for the arrival of the students. We are all very excited to get the school year underway, and look forward to meeting and greeting your children on Tuesday, September 4th. Please be sure to look for an ... Continue reading "Welcome Back!"
The word Lent comes from the root word “lengthen”, reflecting the belief that as the days are getting longer with the arrival of Spring, we are witness to so much new life, and growth, all around us. As Christians, we too are called to experience a spiritual rebirth and renew our faith during Lent. We practice prayer and acts of charity with our students. We ... Continue reading "March: Our Lenten Journey Continues"
Get the flu shot as early as possible
The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.
You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean?
Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to and from school or to the ... Continue reading "Active School Travel. Move more, move better."
Health & Physical Education: Start the new school year with healthy habits