During the month of February, our daily prayers and announcements will be centred around love, compassion, and understanding of, and for, one another. This theme fits in nicely with our Valentine’s Day celebrations and the virtue of Wisdom. Our yearly Carnaval festivities also take place during the week of Feb. 4th-8th, and as always, it is sure to be a fun-filled week of games and ... Continue reading "February News"
Happy New Year to the St. Angela Merici community. On behalf of the entire staff, we hope the year ahead holds nothing but good fortune, and good health for all the children. May 2019 be a year filled with peace and happiness for one and all. “Look back and thank God, look forward and trust God.” (Anonymous)
Dear St. Angela Merici Community, may God continue to bless you and your families through the Christmas season. On behalf of the entire staff, allow me to wish you all a very peace-filled Christmas celebration and a joyous New Year’s! All the best for the holidays and through 2019! School resumes Monday, January 7th, 2019.
As the calendar turns to December, and we celebrate the Advent season in anticipation of the arrival of baby Jesus, it is a good opportunity to reflect upon new beginnings for ourselves, and the rebirth of our Christ-centered spirit that lives inside of us. As we look upon the baby Jesus, think of the mystery of God’s love for us and ... Continue reading "‘Tis the Season"
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"
Resolve to move more in your day and your physical, emotional, and mental health will benefit. Your spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, your ability to focus on tasks and cope with challenges will improve, and your overall brain function will improve. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy New Year’s resolutions.
Healthy eating and nutrition are connected with mental health and well-being and promote academic success. The York Catholic District School Board supports the Ministry of Education’s Food and Beverage Policy and promotes healthy school nutrition environments.
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