In spring of 2013, a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school. Orange Shirt Day was inspired by the experience and story of Phyllis (Jack) Webstad whose shiny new orange shirt was taken away on her first day of school at the Mission. Her story and Orange Shirt Day has become an ... Continue reading "ORANGE SHIRT DAY ~ Monday September 30, 2019"
Come and meet your child’s teacher and learn about the classroom routine and focus for the year. It all begins at 6:30 pm in our gymnasium for a brief presentation. First session at 7:00 pm and the second session 7:20 pm. Hope to see you there!
By: Sydney, Nicole, Calista, Kathlyn
Our topic: A summary of the eco team’s activities this year
When did it happen: It started in September
Where did it happen: It happened at St. Brigid CES
Who will we interview about it: I will interview Ms. Whiton and ... Continue reading "St. Brigid’s EcoAvengers"
Spring is here which means it’s time to Pause And Play! All across York Region schools are encouraging all kids to put tablets, T.V.s, computers and gaming devices on “pause” during the week of April 8 to April 12. You may be thinking “why?” Well, because of the warmer weather coming, it is nicer to play outside. By playing outside rather than ... Continue reading "PAUSE TO PLAY CHALLENGE April 8-12"
A new school year brings changes in routines, bringing with it moments that can be both exciting or stressful. Remember to include physical activity during the day for positive effects on physical, mental and emotional health.
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In Physical Education classes, York Catholic teachers teach the virtue of Compassion and Inclusion so that all students benefit.
Adaptive Play ideas for parents, coaches and teachers.