Our major fundraiser at St. Marguerite d’Youville this year is our Halloween Dance-A-Thon to enhance our technology and learning resources in the school. The Dance-A-Thon will take place on Thursday, October 31. Students are invited to wear a costume or black and orange clothing on that day.
The Pep Rally will take place on Wednesday, October 9 at 2:45 p.m. All pledge sheets ... Continue reading "Halloween Fundraiser"
St. Marguerite d’Youville was the first native Canadian to be elevated to Sainthood. She was born October 15, 1701 in Varennes, Quebec. She was the eldest of six children born to Christophe Dufrost de Lajemmerais and Marie‐Renée Gaultier. Her father died when she was seven years old, leaving this family of six in great poverty. It was only through the influence of her great grandfather, ... Continue reading "Thanksgiving / Feast Day Mass"
On Wednesday, October 23, SMD welcomes guest speaker Aubrey Clarke to our school. Clarke will present to our FDK to Grade 6 students in the gym. Clarke is a talented author and musician, writing several children’s books including Charlene the Mean Queen and It’s Not Over Until It’s Over and the lyrics to the song “Fly Fly Way Up High”, which is featured in his ... Continue reading "Aubrey Clarke Author Visit"
This year, picture day is scheduled for Tuesday, October 22. Picture Re-take Day is on Tuesday, November 12.
Get ready SMD for another exciting year of active living and healthy eating. We all know that being physically active and eating a healthy diet are essential to living our best lives. Here at SMD, we want to support good, nutritious food choices by providing our students with a healthy snack once per week. The snack program will begin mid October and will run through ... Continue reading "Healthy Snack Program"
Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"