News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


St. Charles Elementary Kicks Off Dearness Conservation

photo
Elder, Vince Pawis sits in the center of a human Medicine Wheel created by St. Charles Elementary Catholic School community

October 14, 2011 - Students at St. Charles Elementary Catholic School gathered in the gymnasium on October 14, 2011 in a traditional way for their Dearness Conservation kickoff. Students and staff support, promote and practice programs that foster stewardship of the earth which are integrated with the Medicine Wheel teachings, Catholic Graduate Expectations and Virtues of the month.

St. Charles teachers and students were assigned a Direction and asked to dress in the colour corresponding in the Medicine Wheel (East-yellow, South-red, West-black and North-white). They were called down to the gym by Direction starting with the East and ending in the North. Students wrapped around the gym forming a human Medicine Wheel as they sat attentively and listened to the teachings of Elder, Vince Pawis. Following the teachings, Gr. 5 teacher, Ms. Cormier explained the importance of the Dearness Conservation Program and how each student is responsible for making a commitment to a healtheir Mother Earth.

The students are excited to learn about their role as stewards of the earth and how they can make a difference.

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  Holy Trinity teaches students about the Seven Grandfather teachings!
•  Students create their very own masterpieces at St. Paul
•  Students thrive under Northern Fruit and Veggie program!
•  Crystal balling their 2024 High School Grad
•  Pius Students 'Activate their Recess' to promote fitness and physical activity!
•  Give your Input: Proposed 2018-2019 School Calendar
•  Friday January 12 2018- Bus Transportation Cancelled!
•  Their Story Begins Here - Kindergarten Registration info night taking place January 24!
•  St. Francis School Raises Over $2000 for Ronald McDonald House!
•  St. Benedict Students donate more than 1500 toys to Salvation Army!
•  Students spread joy and cheer with cards to celebrate Advent!
•  Immaculate Cougars raise 1500 cans for St. Vincent de Paul!
•  Coding Crusader saves the day and brings students some coding fun!
•  Tuesday December 12 - Transportation Cancelled!
•  Students Shop with a Cop to foster positive community relationships!
•  Chair and Vice-Chair Re-Elected!
•  St. Charles Students Explore Social Skills for Success by LDAS!
•  Grade 7 and 8 students craft and send Christmas cards for Noah!
•  Students receive special visit from local miner and book author!

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved