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:
Stewardship provides positive effects on Mental Health and Well-being. When we give of our time and talents to help others in need, we are doing God’s work. This act of generosity produces oxytocin in our brain causing feel-good endorphins.
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!"