February 4 2015 Edition

Ste-Foy Elementary School students exceed expectations

Our community was once again very pleased with the recent end-of-cycle-three results. Our students had outstanding scores. The fall 2014 results inform us that 100% of these students met or exceeded the expectations in both English and French language arts as well as in mathematics.

Another result that we monitor closely is student-reported bullying incidents.

Exchange students spend a week at Quebec High School

Wednesday evening. Twenty-four Quebec High School (QHS) students were eagerly awaiting the arrival of their new friends from Bell Island, Newfoundland.

The students are participating in the YMCA Youth Exchange Program, a program QHS has been involved in for the past five years. They are excited to be host families and are looking forward to a fun-filled week of activities!

New at St. Pat’s in 2014-2015

St. Patrick's High School aims to provide every student with the opportunity to explore a Profile in Arts, Athletics, Languages, Leadership, Music and Vocals, Science and Technology and Woodworking. We believe that this orientation will help students develop the knowledge, social skills, confidence and sense of belonging needed to live a successful high school experience.

Everest School has a new wing: the A. Casadei Pavilion

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Photo: Photo provided by Julie Philip Joycey

Construction on Everest Elementary School's new wing is officially complete, and the shiny new structure even has a name: the A. Casadei Pavilion, named in honour of the father of the person who made the largest donation to the fundraising campaign.

Students in P.W. Sims Business Program seeking internships

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Photo: Janet Amos

Once again, students in the P.W. Sims Business Program at Champlain-St. Lawrence are preparing for internships that will take place this spring. As part of their business program, second- and third-year students are asked to do three-week and six-week internships respectively in the workplace.

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Holy Trinity music series off to an excellent start

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Photo: Photo by Shirley Nadeau

Dean Christian Schreiner warmly welcomed some 130 people to the first of four concerts at the Cathedral in Old Quebec last Thursday evening. To begin, violist Béatrice Cadrin charmed the audience with selections by Schumann, Fauré, Godard and von Weber. She was accompanied by pianist Arturo Nieto-Dorantes.

And the winners of the snow sculpting competition are...

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Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwin

The results of the Student and the National Levels of the 43rd International Snow Sculpting Competition were revealed on February 1. The students' sculptures were in the reserved area by Bonhomme's Ice Palace, while works by the national competitors could be seen on the Plains of Abraham.

La Maison des 100 Thés: an aromatic treasure trove

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Photo: Photo by Kasia Borkowska

Barbara Herdegen opened her tea shop La Maison des 100 Thés nine years ago, in Saint-Sacrement, near her daughter's elementary school. Four years ago she relocated to her present location on Avenue Maguire, where her daughter now occasionally helps in the shop.

Stepping into the shop, one immediately feels enveloped by its warmth and timeless charm.

And the winners of the snow sculpting competition are...

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Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwin

The results of the Student and the National Levels of the 43rd International Snow Sculpting Competition were revealed on February 1. The students' sculptures were in the reserved area by Bonhomme's Ice Palace, while works by the national competitors could be seen on the Plains of Abraham.

Ice replica of Iron Throne unveiled at Quebec Winter Carnival

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Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwi

The Quebec Winter Carnival joined HBO Home Entertainment on January 28 to release the fourth season of the TV fantasy series Game of Thrones on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital HD. To mark the event, sculptor Marc Lepire created an ice replica of the series' iconic Iron Throne next to Bonhomme Carnaval's Ice Palace.

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