Our Lady of Pompei: Giving Kindness to the Homeless

Agatina Nicita, Our Lady of Pompei Daycare Technician In keeping with Ms. Pia’s annual “Giving Kindness to the Homeless” initiative, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students at Our Lady of Pompei Elementary School helped to create “Care-Peace” bags filled with socks, soap, a toothbrush and toothpaste.  Students took great pride in preparing these special gift bags. After the…

Our Lady of Pompei Winter Clothing Drive

Agatina Nicita, Our Lady of Pompei Daycare Technician In order to help children in need this winter season, Our Lady of Pompei Daycare set up a clothing drive and asked our school community to participate in collecting winter clothing that children had outgrown and was still in good condition. We were happy to receive many hats, scarves,…

Our Lady of Pompei : Grade 6 Tea Party

On Tuesday, June 5th, the Grade 6 students were treated to their very first English Tea Party, complete with real tea cups, English tea and treats. Some of the students said it was an amazing experience. It was fun learning the proper etiquette for attending the tea party. We all got dressed up into our…

Our Lady of Pompei: Living the Sport Life

Monday, March 19 was a pedagogical day and our daycare hosted the company SportLife, “a team sports program that allows young athletes to simulate the career of pro athletes!” “It was so much fun!” said Andrew. “I liked speaking on the microphone. It was like being at a real game. They made us feel like real professional…

Our Lady of Pompei: Athletics Heart Day

Taking Care of Your Heart is Very Smart! Heart Month was at the forefront of a recent pedagogical day at Our Lady of Pompei B.A.S.E. Daycare. Concordia Athletics animated physical activities for a healthy heart and daycare educators organized several other fun, heart-themed games and crafts. Students participated in many activities, including making slime in…

Our Lady of Pompei: Winter Carnival

Cold Days, Warm Hearts When there’s a deep freeze, give me some games please! Children love winter, especially when they can have fun with their friends. Our Lady of Pompei Daycare celebrated Winter Carnival with fun games and activities all day long during a recent pedagogical day. The children loved the Skating Relay Race, Winter…

Our Lady of Pompei: Let’s Warm the World

This year’s Grade 5 and 6 students chose to make scarves for the homeless to help them stay warm during this cold weather. Even if we made mistakes while knitting, we learned as we worked and we were all so proud when our projects were finished! This particular project made more students want to join…

Our Lady of Pompei: Holiday Fun

Our Lady of Pompei Daycare staff and students celebrated the beginning of the Holiday Season with fun and unique activities. Everyone gathered in the gym where a wide variety of games and activities had been prepared by the educators: From the Polar Relay to the Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four and the soccer table. We…

Our Lady of Pompei: Puppet Show

Cycle 1 and 2 students at Our Lady of Pompei put on a puppet show performance at their last class of the session. They used the paper bag puppets, plate puppets, and minion finger puppets they spent the session creating, to act out mini skits. Students channelled their exuberant energy into their newly acquired improvisation skills…