Our community will know that the Sisters of St. Ann are at particular risk of COVID-19 because of their age. All Sisters in BC are healthy, COVID-free, and doing well. However, the Congregation in Lachine has been impacted, with the virus hitting the Motherhouse. Four Sisters have passed away, and several others have been diagnosed with COVID. We share this prayer...
We hope you and your families have stayed well and have adjusted to the many changes over the last few weeks. Students have responded amazingly well as we have transitioned to online learning and seem to be well prepared for our final weeks of school.
With Friday’s announcement of the Ministry of Education’s K-12 Education Restart Plan, parents have been given the choice of sending their children back to school on a part-time basis, starting June 1. At the high school level, the 20% participation target means students may return to school one day per week. While we are excited for the return of students to our hallways and classrooms, we will be using the next week to finalize plans to ensure the restart of school is as safe as possible. Once our plans are approved by the Ministry of Education, specifics will be sent home to families. In the meantime, we have outlined a tentative plan to help families make the decision regarding their daughter’s return to school.
"Taking Action" with Dr. David Suzuki: VMUN 2020 These words certainly rang true during the 19th iteration of Vancouver Model United Nations. Hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Vancouver, delegates spent the weekend immersed in a world of fruitful deliberation and debate, tackling a multitude of issues ranging from the EU’s pressing concern about the rise of illiberal democracies, to the UNDP’s heated debate on gender-based poverty. Accompanied by delegations from around the world, LFA students were encouraged to keep open minds and to work closely with one another.
Last Friday was the National Finals for Poetry in Voice, Canada’s National Poetry recitation competition. Our very own Joyce Chen '21 finished second in this prestigious competition. It is a remarkable feat to even make the finals, considering more than 20,000 students participated from coast to coast in local, regional, and national competitions. Well done Joyce!