Brampton West Family of Schools - Schools in Action 2012/2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 - Page 7

I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. Philemon1:6 St. Lucy Catholic Elementary School St. Lucy Citizenship Club St. Lucy Environmental Fair St. Lucy students, parents and staff collected milk bags in order to make sleeping mats for the people of Haiti. Our Citizenship Club, comprised of students from grades 4-8, is currently weaving several of these mats every In the spring of 2012, St. Lucy Catholic School Council hosted an Environmental Fair in an effort to support the school’s initiative to become classified as an EcoSchool. Our Catholic School Council received money to run the fair through the Ontario Parents Reaching Out Grant. The goal was to provide our community with an opportunity to learn about environmental initiatives and practices currently in use that could be easily incorporated at home. Representatives from:The Credit Valley Conservation Authority(CVCA), Steel Tree Structures, Hydro One Brampton, Region of Peel, Brampton Clean City, Osram Sylvania, and Nissan Canada participated in the event by setting up a table with handouts and giveaways highlighting their role in conservation within the Region of Peel. For the viewing pleasure of our community members, Nissan Canada even parked a brand new, fully electric car in front of the school. Attendees that evening included Brampton Mayor, Susan Fennell and Councilor John Hutton. Julie Tollis, Principal Andrea Lang, Vice Principal EcoSchool Silver Certification Healthy School Initiatives Think Pink: Stand Up Against Bullying Citizenship Club Youth Faith Ambassadors week. Under the guidance and care of ERW, Barb Reidy, the students sort, cut, tie and weave the donated bags into colourful mats during lunch recesses. The mats are washable, dry quickly and have proven to be invaluab HHYYX[X[\ݚY[[YYH[[\ݙ\\Y\X\[Z]K XH[\ۛY[[]\\[۝\[X  XHY[ZHYH[Z[[\ۛY[[]\ˈY[[[[\\[[[[HHHܝ[]Hܚ[H[[ۈ][X\X][[[H[Y]و\[\Y[[H[Yˈ^H\HZYYYH[[\X]]YH\X\ [\H]YH\XX\H[YKXXHوH[H\H[[ܝ\H\[[B˙؋ܙPQHX[][X][ۋXܘ]ۋ[ܙX]]]H[H \[\BB