Carnaval Week at St. Marguerite d’Youville will be starting on Tuesday, February 18. The week will be filled with many fun activities for all students! A list of activities, by day, is as follows:
Tuesday, February 18
– Bonhomme visits SMD;
– Red, White and Blue Day;
– Door Decorating Contest Begins; ... Continue reading "Carnaval Week at SMD!"
Active School Travel February Newsletter
Make a commitment this February to journey outside and celebrate winter by walking to and from school or the bus stop.
Our next Catholic School Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the school library. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend.
Shrove (Pancake) Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday. Though named for its former religious significance, it is chiefly marked by feasting and celebration which traditionally preceded the observance of the Lenten fast. Shrove (Pancake) Tuesday is February 25. This year, our Catholic School Council has once again purchased pancakes from Sunset Grill. Each student will receive 1 large pancake on Shrove Tuesday. The pancakes ... Continue reading "Shrove (Pancake) Tuesday"
We will celebrate Ash Wednesday with a school liturgy lead by our Grades 1/2, 2/3 and 3 Teachers, Ms. Iannuzzi, Ms. Lavallata and Ms. Zarpellon-Liang and students on Wednesday, February 26, at 10:45 a.m. Parents/Guardians are welcome to join us.
Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007, when two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, decided to take a stand against homophobic bullying after a Grade 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. David and Travis bought dozens of pink shirts and distributed them to their male classmates to wear the next day. ... Continue reading "Pink Shirt Day in Support of Bullying Prevention"