News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
SCS Home > News

Students Participate in “Thriller Contest”

St. David Catholic School students perform the “Thriller Dance” to promote school spirit and the upcoming “Thrill the Night” event to be held in the Donavan - the school’s neighbourhood community.

October 23, 2009 - Zombies, ghouls, look-a-like Michael Jacksons and everything and anything in between stomped, hopped and danced to the sound of one of the most popular rock songs of all time - “Thriller” in the St. David Catholic School gym. Students and teachers from the JK-8 school performed the “Thriller Dance” to promote the fact that on October 24, 2009, the "Thrill the World" organization will attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for number of people (world-wide) simultaneously performing the “Thriller Dance” and the "Thrill the Night” event that is happening in the Donovan on October 24, 2009.

Jennifer Gran, Grade 5 Teacher at St. David Catholic School was the catalyst behind the event with which whose success caught both the students and teachers by surprise. “This morning’s Thriller Contest was truly amazing, ” stated Gran. “The whole school, from the little Jk’s to the Grade 8’s participated in a friendly little in-school contest between the four school houses. Points were awarded for the house whose students displayed the most original dance and house spirit. In the end Laurier House was awarded 5,000 points and claimed the title of “Thriller Dance” Champions.”



More stories in the news...

•  Students at St. Charles College celebrate St. Jean Baptiste Day
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools to participate in Franco-Fun day activities!
•  St. Francis receives visit from Trillium!
•  International Students celebrate with end of year party!
•  Boys’ with Braids event aims to bring cultural awareness and sensitivity training to youth at St. Benedict
•  St. Albert Adult Learning Centre hosts Provincial conference
•  St. Charles College Student Wins Business Plan Challenge!
•  In honour of our employees - 2018 Retirement Dinner!
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools receives visit from Anphat Investment & Consultancy Agency
•  Phoenix is a big deal around St. Benedict’s
•  St. Benedict students are embracing the universal language of coding!
•  St. Benedict heads to Chicago for Business
•  Class helps build community garden!
•  St. Benedict student wins Best Crown Advocate
•  SCC Teacher to be inducted in Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame
•  Bear Necessities campaign for Hospice wraps up
•  Turning points Essay Contest Winners honoured at annual event
•  Families come together to read and learn on Catholic Education Week
•  Students participate in Catholic Youth Day during Catholic Education Week
•  Secondary Students Dominate at Skills Ontario Competition
•  St. Benedict Pow wow educates locals and internationals alike
•  Holy Trinity School Holds Special Mass to Honour Catholic Education Week
•  St. James School Hosts Math Fair for Grade 4 and 5 Students!
•  Students complete DELF Testing for 2018
•  STEM Club at St. Benedict wins 2018 Clean Air Sudbury Contest!
•  St. Charles College completes outstanding production of Aladdin Jr!
•  St. David hosts Children's Mental Health Week Proclamation!
•  Immaculate holds May is for Mary assembly to begin Catholic Education Week!
•  Marymount Academy hosts successful first annual Walk, Bike or Run Fun Day!

  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved