If you did not have the opportunity to participate in our virtual Welcome to Kindergarten or are new to St. Joseph the Worker, please visit our website here: https://sites.google.com/view/welcome-to-kindergarten-sjw/home for information about our Full Day Kindergarten program. We are excited to meet your children in the Fall!
A great way to begin Catholic Education Week with these beautiful posters by our Kindergarten students thanking front-line workers:
Every year, the first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Week. It is a week where we draw attention to the mental health issues that children and youth face, raise awareness of these issues, decrease stigma and provide understanding of the help that is available. This year, through Distance Learning, we continue to focus on the mental health of our students and families. Below ... Continue reading "Mental Health Week Activities"
A big THANK YOU to SJW’s Catholic School Council for generously committing to half the cost of our new project and board and providing funding for additional STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) based resources. The new board makes storytime so much more engaging for our students and teaching more efficient for the Teacher Librarian. Other purchases have been made towards items such ... Continue reading "FUNDRAISING"
The safety of your children is of utmost importance to us. It is imperative that the staff know the identity of all visitors to the school and the purpose of their visits. All parents, visitors and/or volunteers must sign in at the office and pick up a visitor’s tag.
It is truly a privilege to have volunteers from the Rosary Apostolate visit St. Joseph the Worker. Volunteers are called “Rosary Visitors”. They will bear witness to their faith by teaching children to love Jesus with the Heart of Mary by praying the Rosary. They will follow the themes and meditations as outlined by the Rosary Apostolate. The Rosary visitors will visit our school once ... Continue reading "Rosary Apostolate at SJW"
Recent events in Canada and the United States have ignited discussion and action focused on the experiences of anti-Black racism. The work needed to dismantle anti-Black racism is complicated, and differentiated depending on our own identities. It will require us to be committed to supporting each other and holding each other accountable.
Congratulations to Amelia and Thomas, winners in the 2019-2020 provincial Young Authors Awards/Prix des Jeunes Écrivains. Thomas and Amelia will be receiving their awards at the Spring Council of Presidents on June 4-5, 2020. These awards are quite an honour and demonstrate their dedication and perseverance to their French language studies. Thank you to Mme Cummings for supporting them in this endeavour. Keep up the ... Continue reading "Congratulations to our Provincial Young Author Winners"