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Enriching the Curriculum through Black History and Culture

Students at St. Brendan participated in many activities during Black History Month as can be seen below, but the highlight was the presentation by Por Amor who took us on a trip through Ghana to find a griot. Students had the opportunity to learn about umoja which means unity, a game called oware, kumba which means creativity and so much more ... Continue reading "Enriching the Curriculum through Black History and Culture"

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Free Throw Competition

Congratulations to Stefania, Stouffville’s grade 6 Free Throw Champion! St. Brendan students competed against each other with students within their age group, and those who executed the highest number of baskets out of their group were selected to move forward to the next round. Those students were:

Grade 4 – Desmond B, Ailish Grade 5 – Anthony S., Juliana H. Grade 6 – ... Continue reading "Free Throw Competition"

York Catholic’s Diane Sharp named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals

The York Catholic District School Board is proud to announce that Diane Sharp, Principal of St. Brendan Catholic Elementary School in Stouffville will be honoured as one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals by The Learning Partnership.

The prestigious title is awarded to only 30 principals from across Canada each year. It recognizes the unique and vital contributions of school principals in publicly-funded ... Continue reading "York Catholic’s Diane Sharp named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals"