Jakub Grysiewicz-Loeppky in Grade 7 French Immersion has won this year’s Young Authors Awards/Prix Jeunes Écrivains for his opinion text, “Est-il bon de conduire des voitures électriques?” in the French Grades 7-8 Nonfiction category at the provincial level. His work will be published in a commemorative booklet featuring all the winning entries from students across the province. Congratulations, Jakub, on this fantastic achievement! ... Continue reading "Congratulations to our Young Authors Awards/Prix Jeunes Écrivains Winner!"
Carnaval was a great success! Everyone had a lot of fun participating in the activities below.
The following students/classes were winners in the events listed as follows:
Please find below information from St. Joseph the Worker Parish regarding First Holy Communion (for students in grade 2 and up) and Confirmation (for students in grade 7 and up).
Congratulations to the St. Joseph the Worker community on achieving the $25,000 milestone through fundraising for Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope. Please the letter below.
Please see below the activities being planned at St. Joseph the Worker for Catholic Education Week. Please check back for updates.
Congratulations to the following students who were recipients of October’s Virtue of the Month for Compassion. These students demonstrated compassion by:
- seeking to understand others by listening
- forgiving others, and
- celebrating God’s love for creation
Congratulations to the following students who were recipients of November’s Virtue of the Month for Justice. These students demonstrated Justice by:
- treating others in a just, equitable, and unbiased manner
- playing by the rules, taking turns, and sharing
- being respectful of others, and
- seeking peaceful solutions to problems.
Congratulations to the following students who were recipients of September’s Virtue of the Month for Courage. These students demonstrated courage by:
- standing up for what is right and just;
- facing challenges, fears and difficulties with fortitude; and
- taking responsibility for reaching their potential.
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:
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"
- be sincere, trustworthy, and truthful even when it is difficult
- stand by what is right and just
- be considerate of others when I speak, write and listen
Jesus, Prince of all Heavenly truths, Your Words are carved for eternity! You have commanded the virtue of honesty, It is the power against all deceptions. Direct Your ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Honesty"
Students from FDK to Grade 8 participated in JungleSport the week of April 11. Students had the opportunity to discover, explore, and challenge themselves in a variety of ways including the low ropes obstacle course, using rocks walls and rope ladders, and climbing, swinging, leaping and flipping their way through the challenge by choice climbing activities. Below are some pictures of students demonstrating their skills ... Continue reading "JungleSport Fun!"
Please see the Easter Message below from our Trustee, Ms. Jennifer Wigston.
Please see below a letter of thanks from York Regional Police for all your contributions during their Holiday Heroes drive. Thank you for all your support!