Parkdale: Chinese New Year Celebrations

Students from Parkdale B.A.S.E. Daycare were excited to celebrate the Chinese New Year as they proudly paraded through the school corridors displaying the colourful dragon they had made in daycare. They spent two weeks creating their masterpiece! The children sang songs and made music as they spread cheer and well wishes throughout the school. Happy Chinese New Year…

John Caboto: Pine Tarts & Black History

When two daycare students walked into their Cooking Club activity one February day, they didn’t know a simple treat their grandmothers used to make for them could mean so much more than just a delicious combination of dough and pineapples! While many students in schools and daycares put together presentations, art work and more to…

Our Lady of Pompei: High Tea

Adam Rahmani, Grade 6 student Ms. Rosa’s Grade 6 students had the privilege of attending a traditional English tea party during our after school daycare program. We were served traditional English Tea, complete with scones, crumpets, pastries and jam; and what’s a tea party without the cucumber sandwiches, which were delicious! Ms. Rosa was born in…

Parkdale: Let’s Taste Mexico!

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor With the B.A.S.E. Daycare Food Revolution Day Celebration coming up later this month, we thought we’d give you a little taste of the cooking that goes on in our daycares! On a frigid Friday in March, B.A.S.E. Daycare students at Parkdale Elementary School warmed up with a culinary trip to…

St. Raphael: Food and Culture

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor B.A.S.E. Cooking Club students at St. Raphael’s spent the month of February cooking African and Caribbean dishes with Ms. Melina in honour of Black History month. On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, students, staff and parents gathered to celebrate the end of their month of learning. Here’s a little video of that…