News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


St. Anne Catholic School Raises $17K for Cancer

photo
St. Anne top ‘Relay for Life’ fundraisers including (left to right) Carter Abbott, Anthony Bertrand, Victoria Dawson, Haili Bertrand, Marrisa McNaughton, and Jacob Carosi

May 26, 2016 - On Friday, May 6, 2016, staff and students at St. Anne Catholic School reached what at first seemed like an impossible goal: they raised over $17,043.83 for cancer! A ‘Relay for Life’ campaign to raise funds for the disease was launched at the school for the third consecutive year. The initial goal set by the staff and students was to raise $1.00 more than last year’s total of $13,870.00. Little did anyone know at the time that the students at the Catholic School in Hanmer would surpass all expectations!

The campaign, organized by Lillian Novosel, a teacher at the school, came to an exciting conclusion at the end of Catholic Education Week. Since the students were able to reach their fundraising goal, they will be rewarded with a number of special activities in recognition of their efforts. Mr. Mathieu, Principal at the school, commented that “the staff and students did an amazing job in coming together for a cause that touches everyone. Once again, we are reminded of how special the St. Anne Catholic School community truly is.”

Relay for Life is an event that helps build community spirit by bringing students and staff together for cancer, a cause that affects everyone. It is a great event for people of all ages, interests, and ability levels. Relay for Life provides a leadership opportunity to students who can help plan and participate in the event. This student-led initiative teaches us all about the value of charitable causes and volunteer involvement. Way to go Angels!

Share


 

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