This Lenten season, Holy Spirit Catholic School, along with the other YCDSB Aurora and Oak Ridges schools are hosting a food drive in support of the Aurora Food Pantry.
The Aurora Food Pantry serves approximately 7000 people a year, in our Aurora and Oak Ridges communities. Those living with food insecurity include people who are new to the country, have had a sudden ... Continue reading "Aurora Food Pantry Drive"
Our 2017 Terry Fox School Walk, held back in September, was a great success! We are happy to share our final results.
The Holy Spirit School community was able to generously donate $1,249.30 for cancer research in Terry’s name.
The Terry Fox Foundation has extended a heartfelt thank you to our school community for carrying on Terry’s legacy. In their letter ... Continue reading "A ‘Terry Fox’ Thank You"
We are excited to announce that Holy Spirit will be hosting a second school-wide Family Wellness Night, open to students and parents alike! Our first Family Wellness Night was such a success last year that we thought we would do it again! It will be held at the school on Tuesday, March 6th from 6 pm to 8 pm.
This year’s Family Wellness ... Continue reading "Family Wellness Night"
Next week will be a very busy week at Holy Spirit CES. We will be coming together as a Catholic School community to celebrate a few liturgical and secular dates.
As we enter into the Lenten season, we begin by observing SHROVE TUESDAY on Tuesday, February 13th. The students and teachers will observe this day by having pancakes on Tuesday morning. A big ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, Valentine’s Day & 100th Day"
Carnaval is coming to Holy Spirit the Week of February 5th. During our Carnaval celebrations, students will participate in a number of exciting activities. Each day of the week will have its own spirit day. Please encourage your child(ren) to participate enthusiastically.
MONDAY – Jeans and Jewels Day
TUESDAY – Crazy Hat Day
WEDNESDAY – Backwards Day
- 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.