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Rowan’s Law Day (#RowansLawDay) During the week of September 28 to October 2, 2020, schools across Ontario are expected to recognize this law by educating and engaging students, staff, and parents/guardians in activities that increase awareness about concussions and to share Rowan Stringer’s story. We will be wearing PURPLE on Thursday, October 1st to recognize this law with Rowan’s favourite colour.
What is Orange Shirt Day? In the spring of 2013, a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school. Orange Shirt Day was inspired by the experience and story of Phyllis (Jack) Webstad whose shiny new orange shirt was taken away on her first day of school at the Mission. Her story and ... Continue reading "ORANGE SHIRT DAY- Every Child Matters~ held on Wednesday, September 30th"
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope and we would like to celebrate this at St. Brigid. Sometime during the week of Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, 2020, each class will individually walk or run for Terry Fox. Because of the many new procedures at our school, we will NOT be collecting ANY money from students. If you wish ... Continue reading "40th Anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope~"
Dear St. Brigid Families,
I hope that this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. The September reopening is a significant undertaking in light of the complexities brought on by the pandemic. I take great comfort in knowing that as a community, we will continue to work together to ensure a safe and successful return to our school.
We are so grateful to you for helping to spread a spirit of Hope in our homes, school and parish especially during this time.
Wishing you many blessings as we begin Catholic Education Week
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The Bike to School Challenge, during the month of September, is a great way to include physical activity during the day. For more information visit Bike Month 2020.
In Physical Education classes, York Catholic teachers teach the virtue of Compassion and Inclusion so that all students benefit.
Adaptive Play ideas for parents, coaches and teachers.