On February 28, Paul Davis will be visiting our school for both our students and parents. During the day, he will speak to our gr. 4-8 students about Social Networking and On-line Safety. Then in the evening, he will speak to Parents about the various things they need to know on the subject, to help them help their children. It will be an interesting evening ... Continue reading "Social Networking & On-line Safety Feb. 28 @7"
Our students had a fun time on February 1st with DrumFit; and the best part is that we get to keep the balls and drumsticks for a few weeks. Teachers and students are taking advantage of the resources and accompanying videos during gym classes.
We have a new school song after Julie K visited our school on February 5th. Approximately six students from each class composed the song with Julie K and then they recorded it that afternoon. In a few weeks, a CD and digital version will be available to us so we can all learn the song.
We had a great Carnival week! We had theme days such as wacky hair/hat day, red & white day, jersey day, pyjama day, etc. and we had sculpture and door decorating contests. The Play Day on Thursday, was such fun for the K-3 classes with the gr. 7 & 8 leaders. Thank you to Mme. Cozza, Mme. De Rose and Ms. Rinella for organizing Carnival ... Continue reading "“Carnaval” Feb. 5-9"
Our January Liturgy to celebrate the New Year is on January 16, however the time has changed from 10:45 am to 1:15 pm. We thank Ms. Diodati’s grade 4’s who are leading us in this prayer celebration. We hope our parents can join us to start the new year together.
- Time in nature can help reduce mental fatigue and improve concentration
- You’ll drink more water
- Boost happiness and decrease stress
- Boost of Vitamin D
- Strengthens our heart muscle and other muscles too!
- Social emotional connections
- Curriculum connections
Sometimes you look out the ... Continue reading "Embrace the Outdoors in the Winter"
Think of all of the health benefits when we resolve to move more in our day. Our spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, academic achievement improves, we have fewer cravings, and benefit from better quality of sleep. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy new year’s resolutions.