Hail Mary, full of grace. Holy Mary, Mother of God
Our Lord is with you. Pray for us sinners,
Blessed are you among women, now and at the hour of our death.
And blessed is the fruit of your womb, Amen
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Congratulations to all our students for a year of hard work, dedication and commitment to learning. You, the students, have made the staff of Holy Ghost School very proud of your many accomplishments.
To our grade 8 students, we wish you much love, happiness, good health and success as you begin the next step in your education. May the blessings of our friend, Jesus, be upon each and every one of you now, and through the summer months.
To the parents, we thank you for the countless hours you devote to your children in their quest for higher learning. We are grateful for the encouragement you provide for your children to be the best that they can be.
To our many parent volunteers, thank you for all your tremendous support of our efforts this year. Together we have learned from one another, supported one another and moved education to new heights.
Every year we get better and better!
RED RIVER HERITAGE FAIR
Congratulations to the Grade 6 students who represented our school so well at the Red River Heritage Fair at the University of Winnipeg on May 1st. The students had a wonderful time observing the hundreds of amazing projects by grade 4 to 11 students from across Manitoba, participating in several hands-on workshops, interacting with the judges and answering their questions, and meeting students from across the province.
Each year the grade 6 students participate in various fun and educational workshops. This year’s workshops included: soap stone carving; making aboriginal leather necklaces called spirit pouches; an amazing scavenger hunt; and an interesting talk on The Untold Stories of Winnipeg. As well there was aboriginal drumming during the lunch hour and an Open House and Awards Ceremony in the evening. It was an action-packed day, one that will remain fondly in our memories! All of our students received medals for their wonderful projects.
In addition, some of our students were fortunate to receive SPECIALTY AWARDS, as follows:
CANADA’S HISTORY AWARD (Awarded to the Top 3 Projects in the entire fair!)
YOUNG CITIZENS AWARD
(The Young Citizens were awarded a camera to create a video of their project; the public may vote for their favorite video on-line between June 11 and July11 at http://www.canadashistory.ca/Kids/YoungCitizens/Profiles/2014/Jacob-G . The winners will then fly to Ottawa to meet the Governor General and to participate in Canada’s History Forum.)
FRENCH AWARD (For a project dealing with French culture and achievements.)
PARKS CANADA AWARD (For a project that took place in a current National Historic Park.)
RELOCATE REGGIE AWARD (For artwork depicting Reggie the Bison at a historic site in MB.)
Congratulations to all for their great work, the above mentioned students & projects, as well as:
Chains of Discrimination - by Red D and Katelyn M
The Chinese Immigrants in Canada – by Reianne J and Danielle B
The Halifax Explosion – by Vanessa and Ronan Q
HOLY GHOST STUDENT WINS YOUNG CITIZENS AWARD–
PLEASE VOTE FOR HIM ON-LINE!
Congratulations to Jacob G for winning one of the Young Citizens Awards at the Red River Heritage Fair on May 1st of this year. Jacob presented a very moving and touching tribute to the Polish-Canadian War Hero, Andrew Charles Mynarski. The project was so interesting that he had the judges crowding around his project to listen!
Jacob’s task after winning the award was to create a video of his project. 200 Young Citizens from across Canada will be doing the same.
On-line voting by the public will take place from June 11 to July 11, 2014. Please go to http://www.canadashistory.ca/Kids/YoungCitizens/Profiles/2014/Jacob-G between June 11 and July 11 and cast your vote for Jacob’s project on ANDREW CHARLES MYNARSKI, a truly amazing and inspiring Canadian War Hero! Please encourage all your family and friends to vote also!
Principal: Ms. J. Siska