HUGE Congratulations goes to our intermediate badminton teams. The girls finished first and second and the boys finished, first, second and fourth in their respective tournaments.
Rebecca and Sherry went on to finish second in the tier one tournament and took on the city’s best at the board finals. They played extremely well, finishing second and taking home the silver medals.
Congratulations to the junior boys’ basketball team. They went into the semi-finals against Roch Carrier and won that game bringing them to the finals against Bridlewood. Despite not winning the final game, they battled hard, played with team spirit and demonstrated excellent teamwork. Congratulations on winning the silver medal!
Thank you to the CHEO committee for organizing a VERY successful and fun Walkathon for CHEO. This year, the weather cooperated and students, staff and parents enthusiastically walked through the Beaverbrook community to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. We are very proud to announce that WEJ’s Walkathon for CHEO raised a grand total of $9,676.98!! Woohoo! Thank you WEJ community for being “superheroes for CHEO” and helping to make a difference in the life of a child.
Hopefully you were part of the audience, Thursday May 21, at the Earl of March for the final band concert for WEJ. It was outstanding!
Congratulations to all who helped with our fundraisers for the Nepalese Earthquake Relief Efforts. With profits from the band bake sale, freezie sales, personal donations and yearbook contributions; we raised a total of $1,700.00.
In appreciation for the wonderful volunteers at WEJ, we thoroughly enjoyed welcoming them to the ‘Thank You Breakfast’ on Friday May 22.
Thank you to our WEJ School Council for hosting the Spring Fair BBQ and Social Friday May 22. Although it was a little chilly, the food, fun and community get together was a great success.
Thank you Mr. Bradley for organizing the hugely successful Gaelic Football workshops. A new sport for many . . .
Merci Mme Noel for your primary classes presentations of French plays. They all deserve a big round or applause of their acting abilities.
The Nutty Scientists paid a visit to WEJ on Friday May 29th. The Grade 3 students
A huge thank you to Mr. Steiner for organizing the Senior Band trip to New York City! Members of the band and the staff had a memorable four day trip, with highlights including Top of the Rock, tours of Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall, visits to Time Square, Soho, a trip on the Staten Island Ferry and of course a Broadway musical “On The Town”.
Although the weather has not totally cooperated, the Regional Track and Field days for both juniors and intermediates have taken place. The Intermediates got their WEJ Track and Field Day in without rain, however, we are hoping that the juniors day will take place this Thursday.
A magnificent presentation of Alice in Wonderland graced WEJ’s stage Friday June 12th. Classes and parents were entertained with songs, dance and WEJ talent. A heartfelt thank you to Ms. Stephens for overseeing this production.
Girls on the Run and Girls on Track are finishing with a 5 KM run/walk Thursday June 18th.
Our Kinder students have participated enthusiastically in workshops given by Scientists in Schools.
The last few days will be filled with a number of activities. These include Grade 6 field trip to Montreal Wednesday June 17th, Kindergarten Play day, Friday June 19th, Awards Assembly for Grades 1 – 7 also Friday, June 19th, Carleton University Sport Day for Intermediates, Monday June 22, Grade 6 Leaving Assembly also on the 22nd, the Grade 7 Leaving Assembly on Tuesday, June 23 and the Grade 8 Graduation at the Earl of March, Wednesday, June 24th.
Stay tuned . . .