Category: General

SLR Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

Celebrate the Spectrum. World Autism Awareness Day (April 2) was recognized on April 1 at SLR. The day was fully packed with numerous activities including the creation of a flag where every student and staff member in the school left their mark by dipping their finger in paint and placing their imprint on the flag. Different colours were used and different sizes of prints were ... Continue reading "SLR Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day"

Challenger Baseball Through Jays Care

San Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Elementary School is proud to partner with the Toronto Blue Jays in supporting the Challenger Baseball program.

Every Tuesday and Friday our staff and senior student mentors support our students with exceptional needs as they engage and participate in activities which promote group dynamics, sport, play and recreation.

Did you know? – Only 56% of children and ... Continue reading "Challenger Baseball Through Jays Care"

The Great Big Crunch

On March 31 at 2:00 pm our entire student body and staff engaged in The Great Big Crunch. This activity was organized by our Catholic School Council in support of healthy and active living as well as in support of our local business and smart choices with respect to food, snacks and treats.

At 2:00 pm on March 31, 2022 students simultaneously bit ... Continue reading "The Great Big Crunch"

Project Lenten Outreach

Our community’s response to Project Lenten Outreach was spectacular! Our community partners and our families provided an abundance of toiletries, personal care items, hygiene products, undergarments, clothing and other necessities in support of our local friends and families in need.

During Lent, we are called to consider the challenges faced by those less fortunate, and we are asked to reach out in the ... Continue reading "Project Lenten Outreach"

Co-Curriculars Are Back! Spartans, Ahoooo!

The easing of restrictions has meant that our students are now the beneficiaries of the incredible wealth and talent of our staff who are facilitating co-curricular activities for students. Since the lifting of restrictions our staff has offered opportunities for activities such as cybersecurity, chess, volleyball, Challenger Baseball, skipping, choir, Stations of the Cross Tableaux, Floor Hockey, Skiing, Dance, and school masses.

These ... Continue reading "Co-Curriculars Are Back! Spartans, Ahoooo!"

Mismatched Socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Monday, March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day.

Did you know that Down Syndrome occurs when there is a duplication of the twenty-first chromosome in human DNA? We are blessed to work with many students, parents and community partners who live and thrive with Down Syndrome. Their gifts of perseverance, resilience, empathy, kindness and love enrich our lives in very significant ways. ... Continue reading "Mismatched Socks for World Down Syndrome Day"