Year: 2019

Yamo! Yamo! Greetings from West Africa! by Fano Soro is coming to St. Joseph’s!

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!"

School Bus Cancellations due to Inclement Weather

In the event that school transportation is cancelled due to inclement weather and/ or poor road conditions and the school remains open:

Luke 4:18 initiative: Operation Northern Neighbours

 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"

Luke 4:18 Initiative: Donate your Halloween Candy Today!

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!"