Ash Wednesday is a very important day in the church on which we enter into the season of Lent. It is a day of fasting and abstinence. We invite you to join us for our Ash Wednesday liturgy at 9:30 am in the gym with Father Michael who will be leading us in prayer as we begin our Lenten journey in preparation for Easter. ... Continue reading "Ash Wednesday Liturgy"
- 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"
In celebration of Black History Month, guest speaker Nadine Williams will be at Holy Name on February 15th. She is a poet and author, who inspires students by sharing her story as an immigrant with humble beginnings, drawing an awareness to the struggle and successes of her journey. She leaves students with the message that all is possible when we persevere and believe. Please join ... Continue reading "Holy Name welcomes Nadine Williams! Please join us on February 15th!"
The Quebec Winter Carnival is celebrated in February and to commemorate this wonderful occasion, Holy Name will host a variety of fun-filled activities, while learning about the traditions surrounding this event. This promises to be exciting time, as students and staff show their Carnaval spirit with special theme days. Please refer to the school calendar and February newsletter for dates/times of these activities. ... Continue reading "Vive le Carnaval! February 7-13th…Celebrate with HNE!"
A reminder to all parents/guardians that Friday, January 19th is a PA Day for elementary schools in the York Catholic District School Board. Schools will be closed for students. Regular classes resume Monday, January 22, 2018.
Our first mass in 2018 will be take place on Thursday, January 18th in the school join at 9:30 am. We invite all families to attend this celebration as we gather as a community in celebration of our faith with Father Micheal Martell of Sacred Heart Parish. We will also be recognizing our Virtue recipient of Unity by administering student certificates at the end of ... Continue reading "School Mass – January 18th…Please join us!"