February 8, 2008 -
St. Mary Catholic School in Capreol celebrated Pancake Tuesday with students, staff, parents, grandparents, and some special guests - children from the Capreol Child Care Centre, along with students and staff from the St. Albert Adult Learning Centre, both of which are housed in the St. Mary Catholic School building.
Many thanks to those who prepared and served the feast. Pictured serving some of the students is Mr. Barry MacDonald, a Trustee for Sudbury Catholic Schools, and Mrs. Linda Larocque, a parent volunteer for the school. Ash Wednesday services were held the next day. Ashes were provided by Reverend Brendan Doherty of Our Lady of Peace Parish and distributed by the staff to the students.
Mrs. Laura Stirrett, a curriculum co-ordinator read “The Tale of Three Trees,” a traditional folktale, to the children in Kindergarten to Grade 4, the story of three trees and the important roles they played in the life of Jesus.