Do you have a child entering Grade 1 for the 2020-2021 school year?
Come out and learn all about St. Joseph Aurora and the French Immersion Program on Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00 pm!
The French Immersion online application for Grade 1 for the 2020-2021 school year opens November 13 until January 24, 2020!
Visit the York Catholic District ... Continue reading "French Immersion Parent Info Night for Gr 1 2020-2021: November 27 at 7:00 pm"
Tuesday, November 19 the Aurora Cultural Centre is pleased to present the theatrical show Yamo! Yamo! Greetings from West Africa! (in French) to our grades 1-4 students in our Gym. This performance is offered at no charge as part of the Kaleidoscope in the Schools Program.
A spirited and interactive performance, ... Continue reading "Yamo! Yamo! Greetings from West Africa! by Fano Soro is coming to St. Joseph’s!"
The members of the Catholic School Council voted the following for the Extreme Cold Weather Temperatures:
- Temperature and/or wind chill -20 degrees Celsius: Indoor routine
- Temperature with wind chill -17 to -19 Celsius: 20 min. indoors & 20 min. outdoors
Parents are asked to please ensure their ... Continue reading "WINTER WEATHER – INDOOR ROUTINE PARAMETERS"
In the event that school transportation is cancelled due to inclement weather and/ or poor road conditions and the school remains open:
- Please use the Safe Arrival System if your child(ren) is absent due to inclement weather. Students who are unable to attend due to buses being cancelled, must still be reported absent using the Safe Arrival System. ... Continue reading "School Bus Cancellations due to Inclement Weather"
As a school / Luke 4:18 team, we have committed to sending Christmas envelopes to 55 elementary students in Northwest Territories, and 10 intermediate students in Nunavut this year. If there is sufficient interest, we can commit to more children at another Northern school. Each envelope is standardized to some extent with the opportunity for each sponsor to individualize their package. ... Continue reading "Luke 4:18 initiative: Operation Northern Neighbours"
Families are invited to send in all of the excess Halloween candy to the office! Dr. Andrew Simone, founder of Canadian Food for Children Foundation, collects candy and ships it abroad. The candy gets shipped directly to agencies who work with children in need. Dr. Simone explains that for these malnourished, and often dehydrated youngsters, the sugar stimulates ... Continue reading "Luke 4:18 Initiative: Donate your Halloween Candy Today!"
Discover the physical, mental, and academic benefits when you choose to walk to school. Visit Ontario Active School Travel for more information on the benefits of active school travel and iWalk Month.
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.
For more information visit ParticipACTION.