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Weekly Update Feb. 10-14th

Love is the fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand.  ~ St. Teresa of Calcutta

We Welcome Playground Pros

This organization is in to promote kids being active and to promote their summer sports camp at Lumen Christi.  Students in Gr. 1-3 will participate in a Phys. Ed. class lead by representatives on Monday and Tuesday this week.

Indigo Fundraiser Event in Milton

YOU’RE INVITED!  Please join our School Council Members for a fun shopping event, where 15% of all eligible sales will go towards Guardian Angels School, for the enhancement of:

  • student program and support materials
  • Gym and sports equipment and student athletic initiatives
  • Offset the cost of student agendas, activities, clubs and trips

Simply identify yourself as a Guardian Angels supporter, for your purchase dollars to count towards the school.  Your support is instrumental in providing those necessary EXTRAS for our children.

We are celebrating St. Valentine a couple of days early on Wed. Feb. 12th due to our Black History Month presentation on Thursday and the PD Day on Friday. Participate in this fun spirit day by coming dressed in your Valentine’s finery!

February is Black History Month 

Founder and Award-Winning Presenter of Environmental, Black History and Social Justice issues at Down to Earth Education, Loretta Penny will be presenting to the students at GA in recognition of Black History Month.  This week she will present to the Kindergarten and Primary classes her presentation titled “Safari in Kenya” from 9:00-10:00 on Thursday.  For more information about Loretta Penny, click here.

PA Day & Family Day

Friday, February 14th, is a Professional Development Day focused for school staff. Monday, February 17th, is Family Day. There is NO SCHOOL for students on BOTH days. We wish all our Guardian Angels families a wonderful Family Day weekend surrounded by loved ones.

Celebrating Our Catholic School Graduates!

We are excited to announce the launch of our new HCDSB Alumni Award. The HCDSB Alumni Award has been designed to celebrate the graduates of our system who embody the attributes of the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations (OCSGEs).

Beginning this school year, and each year moving forward, we will recognize seven (7) HCDSB Alumni Award recipients during Catholic Education Week. Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2020 HCDSB Alumni Awards – deadline for submissions is Monday, March 30, 2020. Learn more about the selection criteria and nomination process here.

Health and Safety Tips 

Promoting Well-Being – How Teaching Kids Empathy Can Prevent Bullying

~https://www.verywellfamily.com/

  • Kindness and compassion are qualities all parents hope to instill in their kids. But achieving this goal requires more than simply asking your child to do nice things for other people. In fact, authentically kind people are motivated by feelings of empathy. They can see things from another person’s perspective and understand how they might be feeling1. They also can anticipate what might make a person feel better. When they can do these things, they are truly empathetic.

·       How to Teach Children Empathy

·       Make Sure Your Child’s Emotional Needs Are Met

·       Ensure Kids Can Identify and Share Their Feelings

·       Encourage Kids to Explore Other Perspectives

·       Model Empathy Using Everyday Opportunities

·       Teach Kids to Find Common Ground With Others

·       Encourage Kids to Imagine How Someone Else Feels

·       Talk to Kids About How Their Behavior Impacts Others

Read more at https://www.verywellfamily.com/teach-empathy-and-prevent-bullying-460744

Upcoming Events

Feb
10
Mon
Playground Pros Presentations in Gym
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all day
Feb
11
Tue
Indigo Fundraiser Event @ Indigo Store in Milton
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

YOU’RE INVITED

Please join us for a fun shopping event, where 15% of all eligible sales will go towards Guardian Angels School, for the enhancement of:

  • student program and support materials
  • Gym and sports equipment and student athletic initiatives
  • Offset the cost of student agendas, activities, clubs and trips

Simply identify yourself as a Guardian Angels supporter, for your purchase dollars to count towards the school.  Your support is instrumental in providing those necessary EXTRAS for our children.

Feb
12
Wed
Valentine’s Colours Spirit Day (Non-Uniform)
Feb 12 all day
Feb
13
Thu
Black History Month Presentation by Loretta Penny
Feb 13 all day
Feb
14
Fri
PD Day
Feb 14 all day

This PD Day is a Ministry of Education mandated day of learning to raise awareness of and discuss issues around Equity and Inclusion.

Valentine’s Day
Feb 14 all day
Feb
17
Mon
Family Day
Feb 17 all day
Feb
18
Tue
Ice Hockey Tournament at StoneRidge, Burlington
Feb 18 all day
Public Speaking Competition
Feb 18 @ 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Feb
19
Wed
Boys Basketball Tournament at JV
Feb 19 all day
Elementary Vice-PrincipalWeekly Update Feb. 10-14th